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Standard Microwave Amperage Draw


  • What is the maximum amp draw of a standard, non-convection microwave (MW24)?
  • What is the max amp draw of the MS24 standard microwave?
  • Standard microwave amperage draw


The MW24 and MS24 are approximately 14 amp rated (steady-state) - 1.65 kW @ 120 VAC = 13.75 Amps.

  • They are designed to be connected to 120VAC, 15 Amp dedicated fused electrical circuits.
  • Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters (GFCI) are not recommended for use with these products.

Refer to the Wolf Design Guide for design specifications.


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