Convert Microwatts to Milliwatts

Enter the power in microwatts below to get the value converted to milliwatts.

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1,000,000,000 µW = 1,000,000 mW

How to Convert Microwatts to Milliwatts

To convert a microwatt measurement to a milliwatt measurement, divide the power by the conversion ratio. One milliwatt is equal to 1,000 microwatts, so use this simple formula to convert:

milliwatts = microwatts ÷ 1,000

The power in milliwatts is equal to the microwatts divided by 1,000.

For example, here's how to convert 5,000 microwatts to milliwatts using the formula above.
5,000 µW = (5,000 ÷ 1,000) = 5 mW

Microwatts and milliwatts are both units used to measure power. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.

Microwatts

One microwatt is the power equal to 1/1,000,000 of a watt, or the energy consumption at a rate of 1/1,000,000 of a joule per second.

The microwatt is a multiple of the watt, which is the SI derived unit for power. In the metric system, "micro" is the prefix for 10-6. Microwatts can be abbreviated as µW, for example 1 microwatt can be written as 1 µW.

Milliwatts

One milliwatt is the power equal to 1/1,000 of a watt, or the energy consumption at a rate of 1/1,000 of a joule per second.

The milliwatt is a multiple of the watt, which is the SI derived unit for power. In the metric system, "milli" is the prefix for 10-3. Milliwatts can be abbreviated as mW, for example 1 milliwatt can be written as 1 mW.

Microwatt to Milliwatt Conversion Table

Microwatt measurements converted to milliwatts
Microwatts Milliwatts
1 µW 0.001 mW
2 µW 0.002 mW
3 µW 0.003 mW
4 µW 0.004 mW
5 µW 0.005 mW
6 µW 0.006 mW
7 µW 0.007 mW
8 µW 0.008 mW
9 µW 0.009 mW
10 µW 0.01 mW
20 µW 0.02 mW
30 µW 0.03 mW
40 µW 0.04 mW
50 µW 0.05 mW
60 µW 0.06 mW
70 µW 0.07 mW
80 µW 0.08 mW
90 µW 0.09 mW
100 µW 0.1 mW
200 µW 0.2 mW
300 µW 0.3 mW
400 µW 0.4 mW
500 µW 0.5 mW
600 µW 0.6 mW
700 µW 0.7 mW
800 µW 0.8 mW
900 µW 0.9 mW
1,000 µW 1 mW