It's my understanding that the amperage ratings on appliances are full load,
after the device is running.
The couple times I've measured a window AC, it's been 25 to 40 amps to get
it started, and then 8 or 9 to keep it running. About that much.
How about an actual use test? I had some gas left in the generator (Coleman
2200 watt) and for curiosity tried it on my living room AC. 10,000 bTU with
a rotary compressor. Worked nicely. As expected, ran through fuel pretty
fast, which was what I wanted. Wanted to run the tank dry so I could put the
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