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Can an American 240V dual phase dryer be converted to work in Korea with 240V single phase power?

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2011-09-12 14:55:33
2011-09-12 14:55:33

you could possibly design a fix for it but it would be a lot of trouble. the American dryer has internal components that run off 110v and that 110v is available from the three wire 220v circuit in the typical usa residence. this is because of the third wire, the neutral. the Korean 220 would be 2 wire. you would have to go inside the dryer, add a 220/110 transformer and rewire the dryer so that the 110v loads come off that transformer. it would then no longer be ul listed and would have to be evaluated by the authority having jurisdiction in Korea and back here in the usa.

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