# Question: How many amps does a pool pump use?

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Since its an aboveground pool pump its an uprated model and draws in the vicinity of 10 to 12 Amps at 120 volts. It might draw less depending on your plumbing.

## How many amps do I need for a pool pump?

If you need to know the electrical requirements for your inground pool, here is a list of common pool equipment and the approximate volts and amps required for each: Pool Pump: 240v, 10amps. Salt Water Chlorinator: 240v, approx 5-8 amps. Pool Heat Pump: 240v, 50 amps .How many amps does a pool pump use?HorsepowerAmpsVoltage1.5 HP10.4 A120 V3 more rows•Jun 3, 2020

## How many amps does a 2hp pool pump draw?

A 2 hp pump wont pull twice as many amps as our 1 hp example motor UST1102, but it will be more, about 25% more, up to 20/10 amps. The EE version of our example motor, the UCT1102 The Conservationist, uses 11 / 5.5 max load amps, or a reduction of just over 25%.

## How much electricity does a 1hp pool pump use?

Pool Filter Pump Running the typical pump will add 13 to 40 cents to your electricity bill per hour.

## How much current would a 1.5 HP 240v motor draw?

The 1.5 HP Baldor motor that turns at 1725 will draw 18 amps according to its name plate.

## How many HP is 15 amps?

At 100% efficiency, the most a 15-amp, 120v outlet in a home circuit can supply is 15 x 120 or 1800w; 1800 divided by 746 equals 2.41 hp.