Doubling voltage and power in a light bulb
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Jun22-10, 06:20 PM
Ok, so lets say that the light bulb is 100 ohms. At 120V it would consume 1.2A and 144 Watts. We connected by mistake to 240V, then it consumes 2.4A and 576 Watts. Most likely the light bulb is not designed to take that much current and it fries.