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Re: safe cooking

Originally Posted by mitiempo View Post
Microwaves can make sense on a boat. A lot more sense than an electric stove. Many boats have them. They do require an inverter though. They are not the main stove but an addition to whatever the main stove is. A microwave of say 1000 watts will use somewhere near 100 amps DC, but as it is only used for a very short period of time the total DC usage is pretty low. 5 minutes of use is about 8 amp hours.
thanks. i don't really have the galley space but i was curious.

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