Not dumb at all. Most people are easily distracted from amps when initial price
and gph is the main factor in choosing a watermaker . Don't let anyone, no matter how nice they are, tell you that choosing the right watermaker is simple. It just ain't so. Balancing ones requirements to their boats capabilities takes a bit of figuring. If you don't feel like Goldilocks when you are choosing a watermaker you aren't asking the right questions.