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Depends on what it is. Most appliances don't care. Motors will spin at a slightly different speed, but otherwise you are safe connecting a 50Hz appliance to a 60Hz supply. Perhaps, but in many circuits, it makes no difference. The frequency has no effect on simple resistive circuits such as incandescent lights or heaters. Anything with a transformer in it will run hotter. Motors will run hotter too. In either case, the difference between 50Hz and 60Hz is less than 20% and unless you plan on running the appliance non-stop for a long period of time, it really makes no difference.

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