How Many Watts of Electricity does a Ice Machine and Water Dispenser use?

Real power-use measurements from a ice machine and water dispenser.

How Much Power does a Ice Machine and Water Dispenser use

Ice Machine and Water Dispenser: 1010 Watts


  • This large Hoshizaki ice machine and water dispenser uses 1,010 watts during the ice making cycle.
  • At idle, presumably when the ice reserve is full, the machine only uses 83 watts

Power Use

  • Watts: 1010
  • Kilowatts: 1.01 Kw.

Operation Cost

  • cost per minute: 20 hundredths of one cent (0.2 ¢)
  • cost per hour: 12.1¢
  • cost per day: 97¢
  • cost per month: $18.43

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Power use of these items was actually tested. Individual items will vary, but these are the actual measurements.