# ››Convert hectovolt to statvolt

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How many hectovolt in 1 statvolt? The answer is 2.99792458.
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The SI derived unit for voltage is the volt.
1 volt is equal to 0.01 hectovolt, or 0.00333564095198 statvolt.
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# ››Definition: Hectovolt

The SI prefix "hecto" represents a factor of 102, or in exponential notation, 1E2.

So 1 hectovolt = 102 volts.

The definition of a volt is as follows:

The volt (symbol: V) is the SI derived unit of electric potential difference or electromotive force, commonly known as voltage. It is named in honor of the Lombard physicist Alessandro Volta (1745–1827), who invented the voltaic pile, the first chemical battery.

The volt is defined as the potential difference across a conductor when a current of one ampere dissipates one watt of power.[3] Hence, it is the base SI representation m2 · kg · s-3 · A-1, which can be equally represented as one joule of energy per coulomb of charge, J/C.

# ››Definition: Statvolt

The statvolt is the unit of voltage and electrical potential used in the cgs system of units. The conversion factor 299.792458 is simply the numerical value of the speed of light in m/s divided by 106. It is a useful unit for electromagnetism because one statvolt per centimetre is equal in magnitude to one gauss.

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