Convert Amperes to Megaamperes

Enter the electric current in amperes below to get the value converted to megaamperes.

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1 A = 1.0E-6 MA

How to Convert Amperes to Megaamperes

To convert a ampere measurement to a megaampere measurement, multiply the electric current by the conversion ratio. One ampere is equal to 1.0E-6 megaamperes, so use this simple formula to convert:

megaamperes = amperes × 1.0E-6

The electric current in megaamperes is equal to the amperes multiplied by 1.0E-6.

For example, here's how to convert 5 amperes to megaamperes using the formula above.
5 A = (5 × 1.0E-6) = 5.0E-6 MA

Amperes and megaamperes are both units used to measure electric current. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.

Amperes

The ampere, commonly referred to as just "amp," is the electrical current constant equal to the flow of one coulomb per second. According to an SI brochure, the ampere is a constant current that when passsed through two straight and parallel conductors that are spaced one meter apart, will produce a force equal to 0.0000002 newtons per meter of length.

The ampere is the SI base unit for electric current in the metric system. A ampere is sometimes also referred to as an amp. Amperes can be abbreviated as A, for example 1 ampere can be written as 1 A.

Ohm's Law states the current between two points on a conductor is proportional to the voltage and inversely proportional to the resistance. Using Ohm's Law, it's possible to express the current in amperes as an expression using resistance and voltage.

IA = VVR

The current in amperes is equal to the potential difference in volts divided by the resistance in ohms.

Megaamperes

One megaampere is equal to 1,000,000 amperes, which are the electrical current equal to the flow of one coulomb per second.

The megaampere is a multiple of the ampere, which is the SI base unit for electric current. In the metric system, "mega" is the prefix for 109. A megaampere is sometimes also referred to as a megaamp. Megaamperes can be abbreviated as MA, for example 1 megaampere can be written as 1 MA.

Ampere Measurements and Equivalent Megaampere Conversions

Common ampere values converted to the equivalent megaampere value
Amperes Megaamperes
1 A 0.000001 MA
2 A 0.000002 MA
3 A 0.000003 MA
4 A 0.000004 MA
5 A 0.000005 MA
6 A 0.000006 MA
7 A 0.000007 MA
8 A 0.000008 MA
9 A 0.000009 MA
10 A 0.00001 MA
11 A 0.000011 MA
12 A 0.000012 MA
13 A 0.000013 MA
14 A 0.000014 MA
15 A 0.000015 MA
16 A 0.000016 MA
17 A 0.000017 MA
18 A 0.000018 MA
19 A 0.000019 MA
20 A 0.00002 MA
21 A 0.000021 MA
22 A 0.000022 MA
23 A 0.000023 MA
24 A 0.000024 MA
25 A 0.000025 MA
26 A 0.000026 MA
27 A 0.000027 MA
28 A 0.000028 MA
29 A 0.000029 MA
30 A 0.00003 MA
31 A 0.000031 MA
32 A 0.000032 MA
33 A 0.000033 MA
34 A 0.000034 MA
35 A 0.000035 MA
36 A 0.000036 MA
37 A 0.000037 MA
38 A 0.000038 MA
39 A 0.000039 MA
40 A 0.00004 MA

More Ampere Electric Current Conversions

SI Units
Convert to Milliamperes
1 A is equal to 1,000 milliamperes
Convert to Kiloamperes
1 A is equal to 0.001 kiloamperes
Centimetre–Gram–Second Units
Convert to Biots
1 A is equal to 0.1 biots
Convert to Abamperes
1 A is equal to 0.1 abamperes
Convert to Statamperes
1 A is equal to 299,792,453.7 statamperes
Other Units
Convert to Coulombs Per Second
1 A is equal to 1 coulombs per second