No, you can not plug a 240 volt amplifier into a 120 volt outlet. That said there are a number of step-up Transformers available that will convert 110V to 220V - that's the simplest way to do it. You should make sure the transformer is rated at many times the power of your amplifier, because of inefficiencies in the amplifier.
Look on your amplifier to see how many amps it uses at 220V. Double that number for going to 110 and add 20% more amps as a conversion margin. Take that number and multiply it by 110 to get the watts you need to supply. Size the transformer accordingly.
5 amps @ 220V
5 amps * 2 = 10 amps
10*20% = 2 amps
Total amps = 12 amps
12 amps*110 = 1320 watts
In this example a transformer rated at or above the calculated wattage is recommended.
you get an adapter
You will burn up your appliance!!!!!
Off hand no but your explanations are not clear as to who is doing what to whom,,
Not only will it work, but it will last for much longer than if it was connected to 220volts!
No you cannot plug a 100v into a 120v outlet, it will fry whatever the product you are plugging up.
If I understand your question, Can you run a 110 appliance off of a 220 volt outlet? You could by only using one leg of the 220. You may also consider changing the outlet. Put in a regular 110 outlet and capping off one leg of the 220 in the wall box. You still have a neutral and a ground to work with. I read this as the questioner doesn't want to modify the outlet. Check the voltage ratings on the device. Many electronic devices nowadays can havdle 120V or 240V as it is cheaper to manufacture one powersupply and sell it everywhere. If your device is rated for 240V, you can put a 240V plug on it. If it only says 120V, no dice. 240V will burn it up.
Yes, you can plug a 240v motor into a 230v outlet.
You don't. The plug (cap) has a different configuration between the two voltages. This is to prevent plugging a device of one voltage into a supply of a different voltage.
If your trying to plug in a 110 Volt lamp into 240 volt outlet the answer is simple. You must buy a step down transformer, or your lamp will burn out.
You DON'T! The washer needs to be on a separate dedicated circuit; 120v, 20 amps. The dryer needs to be on a 240 V, 30 amp dedicated circuit. Trying to do otherwise is unsafe.
Power adaptors are readily available that plug into Australia's 240v outlets, converting to 120v. Find them in travel, luggage and electronics stores.
Yes, no problem at all.
Assuming the wiring to the outlet has 2 loads and one neutral, isolate one load from the outlet and use the neutral as the common. be sure to ground from the receptacle to your conduit or ground lead. You should also replace the corresponding breaker with a 120 volt single breaker.
No, different pin configurations.
There are no adptors to plug a 240v plug into a 120v receptacle. 240v requires two hot wores and a neutral and ground. 120v requires one hot wire, a neutral and a ground. If you have something that runs on 240/120 you need the cord and adaptor that came with the equipment as you willl need the wires to mate up accordingly.
If you properly connect a 3 conductor cable to a 4 prong twist lock plug end this can be done. You must be sure that the grounding conductor and neutral are connected to the right terminals. Then the hot conductor, probably black, will connect to only one of the hot terminals. It wouldn't matter which. In this configuration you have 120v supplied from a 240v twist lock outlet and the cable can be connected to anything that requires just 3 conductors and 120v.
What is the voltage? 120V the right blade with the blades facing you. 240V both.
Hi, They're shaped differently, so probably not. Besides, plugging in a 120 volt device into a 240 volt power source would be disastrous to the device and not a good idea. Hope this helps, Cubby
You might be able to plug in a 240V American oven range into a European outlet depending on the type of plug. SomeÊAmerican high-powered appliancesÊhave 3 or 4 pins, which may require adapters to plug into European outlets.
You really cant do it because a 220 has a heating element in it to dry the clothes unlike gas that uses fire to dry the clothes and the 120 is to turn the drum.Your drier will keep poppin breakers which isn't good at all.Outlets and Power(110V outlets and 120V outlets are practically the same for this discussion. I will refer to them as 120V. Same with 220V/240V outlets.) By 110V outlet I'm assuming you mean a standard US 120V 15A outlet.This outlet can provide a maximum of 15A at 120V. This means the outlet can provide 1,800W of power. ( Volts x Amps = Watts ) This is the maximum amount of power this outlet can provide, no more. Also, this is assuming nothing else is drawing power off the circuit this outlet is on. If you try to pull 1800W from an outlet and plug anything else into this circuit, the breaker will blow.Your dryer is designed to run off a 30A 240V circuit. Let's say, for argument, it draws 24A at 240V. This means your appliance requires 5,760W of power to run correctly. This is 3.2 times the absolute maximum amount of power your 120V outlet can provide. There is no way you can run this appliance off this outlet. You have a larger problem here than the voltage difference.You can't, you need both a and b phases. You need to install an 240v receptacle.And don't upgrade to 240V by using the same wires!! Some complete idiots will try this and burn the neighborhood down.
"As far as charging the Toyota Camry Hybrid, you can plug it into any one of the standard 120V plugs.So as long as it can surge a 120V plug, then it can be used."