If he is somehow measuring only or mostly the output spikes, then I guess that would remove the observed effect.
Excuse my ignorance : I've heard of non RMS multimeters being fooled, but what about true RMS meters, such as the Peaktech 3430 Rossi uses as per your post 146594?
Equipment listed in the ECW short report:
Wattmeter: Perel E305EM5G https://www.velleman.eu/products/view/?id=382032
Power supply: XD-360-12 (couldn't find it, but could be a standard switching-type 360W 12V fixed voltage PSU)
Ammeter: PEAKTECH 3430 https://www.peaktech.de/produc…rodukt/peaktech-3430.html
Resistor: Mouser TE1000B1K0J https://eu.mouser.com/ProductD…nectivity-CGS/TE1000B1K0J