Originally Posted by pyoungbl
For our purposes the measurement in watts is correct. To your question; I think the basic G650GS draw (ECU, fuel pump, lights) is about 250~275 watts out of the 400 available. Be aware that when the fan kicks in that draw jumps quite a bit. I'm not sure of the number but I can clearly see the change on my volt meter.
I guess you can calculate it that was as well. I've always wanted to know how many amps the item draws because I have an idea of how many amps my alternator puts out.
I guess manufacturers quote it both ways as well. Here is the specs on the tourmaster heated gear.
I stand corrected.