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## How to convert milliwatts to watts (mW to W)

The formula for converting milliwatts to watts is: W = mW × 0.001. To calculate the milliwatt value in watts first substitute the milliwatt value into the preceding formula, and then perform the calculation. If we wanted to calculate 1 milliwatt in watts we follow these steps:

W = mW × 0.001

W = 1 × 0.001

W = 0.001

In other words, 1 milliwatt is equal to 0.001 watts.

## Example Conversion

Let's take a look at an example. The step-by-step process to convert 7 milliwatts to watts is:

- Understand the conversion formula: W = mW × 0.001
- Substitute the required value. In this case we substitute 7 for mW so the formula becomes: W = 7 × 0.001
- Calculate the result using the provided values. In our example the result is: 7 × 0.001 = 0.007 W

In summary, 7 milliwatts is equal to 0.007 watts.

## Converting watts to milliwatts

In order to convert the other way around i.e. watts to milliwatts, you would use the following formula: mW = W × 1000. To convert watts to milliwatts first substitute the watt value into the above formula, and then execute the calculation. If we wanted to calculate 1 watt in milliwatts we follow these steps:

mW = W × 1000

m1 = W × 1000

mW = 1000

Or in other words, 1 watt is equal to 1000 milliwatts.

## Conversion Unit Definitions

### What is a Milliwatt?

### What is a Watt?

## Milliwatts To Watts Conversion Table

Below is a lookup table showing common milliwatts to watts conversion values.

Milliwatt (mW) | Watt (W) |
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1 mW | 0.001 W |

2 mW | 0.002 W |

3 mW | 0.003 W |

4 mW | 0.004 W |

5 mW | 0.005 W |

6 mW | 0.006 W |

7 mW | 0.007 W |

8 mW | 0.008 W |

9 mW | 0.009 W |

10 mW | 0.01 W |

11 mW | 0.011 W |

12 mW | 0.012 W |

13 mW | 0.013 W |