# If 1 watt = 1 J/s then how many watts does 5 GHz generate. How does this compare with a 2000 watt microwave?

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- roderick_youngLv 71 month ago
As the others have mentioned, frequency does not translate to power. However, if what you're really asking is how much power does a wi-fi router put out at 5 Ghz, it's about 1 watt, so 1/2000 of the microwave oven.

To be technical, low channels, 23 dBm; mid channels, 30 dBm, and high channels, 36 dBm, corresponding to 0.2 watt, 1 watt, and 4 watts. The link below might help.

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- billrussell42Lv 71 month ago
5 GHz is a frequency, 5 000 000 000 Hz

it has nothing to do with power in watts.

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- 異域秦後人Lv 71 month ago
WATT IS ENERGY UNIT, GHz IS FREQUENCY UNIT. THEY HAVE NO DIRECT RELATION. YOU ASKED HOW MANY WATT A 5 GHz ABLE TO GENERATE IS A MEANINGLESS DUMB QUESTION.

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- MorningfoxLv 71 month ago
5 GHz is a frequency. You could have 5 GHz at 0.001 watt, you could have 5 GHz at 10 thousand watts.

As for the "if 1 watt = 1 J/s", there no "if" about it. By definition, 1 watt = 1 J/s.

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