You cannot use 2-120v outlets to power a 240v dryer. You can convert a 240v dryer outlet to power 2-120v outlets if they are supplied with a neutral. This requires a competent electrician. Do not do this yourself.
NO, unless you get a converter that converts 220 to 110.
You cannot use a 220v appliance to a 120v outlet.
You can use 120v 10a 125w cable projectors 110-240v power in India.
There are 110 volts going to recepticles along the walls ect. These are for lamps, vaccuum cleaners, most things besides stoves, dryers, heating and cooling(most). But the only way to use your 110 volt outlet for a 220 is to combine 2 110 volt legs to make it 220 volt. Then you neeed to make sure your breaaker is capable of the increase.
Yes and you will have a spare terminal for future use
No. There are no "adaptors". To get 240V from a 120v supply you use a 120-240V step up transformer. <><><> Clothes dryers, water heaters and and other high-power 240 volt appliances cannot be run on a transformer from a 120 volt circuit. They must be powered from a separate branch circuit that has the right size breakers, cable and socket outlet to suit the appliance.
UK is 220v
Power adaptors are readily available that plug into Australia's 240v outlets, converting to 120v. Find them in travel, luggage and electronics stores.
For USA, Canada and countries running a 60 Hz supply service.1) An outlet for 240V is totally different from a regular 120V outlet. 2) The wiring for 240V is also much heavier than for 120V.3) The double pole circuit breaker necessary for 240V is different to the single pole breaker used for 120V.4) Anyway it is not clear why you would want to try to change a 240V outlet to a 120V type?5) If you could log in and add some more details below here so we knew your reasoning for wanting this change to take place, someone may be able to assist you much further.The reason why I need to do this is because there is only one 3-prong 240V outlet in the water heater closet feeding an inline water heater and I want to install an instant hot water recycling system which runs on 120v I so need the extra power outlet.If you want to keep the existing 240V water heater then you cannot add another outlet to the circuit, not even a 240V one, let alone a 120V one!The wiring and its circuit breaker is only rated to carry the current for one water heater and nothing else. If you add another appliance to the circuit you risk causing a house fire: the breaker may buzz but not trip so that the wiring gets hotter and hotter until something catches on fire!So, if you are planning to buy a new hot water recycling system it surely deserves to be installed safely and correctly?So why not, for your instant hot water recycling system, have a licensed electrician install a separate 120V circuit with the correct breaker, the correct-sized cable and the correct outlet near to the existing 240V outlet?As always, if you are in doubt about what to do, the best advice anyone should give you is to call a licensed electrician to advise what work is needed.Before you do any work yourself,on electrical circuits, equipment or appliances,always use a test meter to ensure the circuit is, in fact, de-energized.IF YOU ARE NOT ALREADY SURE YOU CAN DO THIS JOBSAFELY AND COMPETENTLYREFER THIS WORK TO QUALIFIED PROFESSIONALS.
minimum 230volts In formal electrical jargon, a "device" does not "use" electricity. A device is something like a switch or receptacle(outlet) that helps control or carry electricity but does not consume electricity. In the United States, voltage for home lighting and general purpose receptacles is 120v. Voltage for electrical appliances such as ranges, clothes dryers, or furnaces is 240v. Voltages such as 110v, 115v, or 125v are versions of 120v in electrical jargon and voltages such as 220v or 230v are versions of 240v.
You can use US appliances, but only if you get an adaptor. The island uses 3-pin UK plugs and 240v electrical appliances.
NO! Check the rating on the device and if it says 120V only don't ever dare plug into 240V. Depending on the appliance the results will either be lots of sparks, large flashes or other undesirable side effects.Another engineer's opinionThat answer above is for USA, Canada and other countries which use the 60Hz electrical service standard, for appliances which were designed to run only on that voltage and nothing higher.If this question is asking about using 110V to 120V appliances plugged into sockets elsewhere in the world which use the 50Hz 230 to 240V electrical service standard - such as Europe, Australia and many other countries - then the answer is not necessarily NO.Providing you use the correct type of plug adapter to suit the sockets in each country you visit, if the appliance was designed to run on 110V to 240V services, then the answer is YES.There are many personal electrical and electronic appliances which were designed to run on voltages within a wide range such as 110 to 240 volts! Just a few examples are: electric razors, hair dryers, battery chargers for digital cameras, mp3 players, etc.IMPORTANT SAFETY NOTESuch multi-voltage small appliances should never be used on the 220 to 240 volt outlets in USA or Canada or other countries which use the 60Hz electrical service standard.Such 220 to 240V outlets are intended for use only by large appliances, such as water heaters, clothes washing machines and dryers, cooking ranges, etc. Such 220 to 240V outlets are quite different in size to 110 to 120V outlets anyway and no adapters should ever be used to try to use those kinds of portable small appliances on 220 to 240V 60Hz.It may be illegal to do so in some countries or states because:correct size lower voltage 110 to 120V outlets are available to be used andif one of those small appliances gets a fault, the circuit breakers protecting a 220 to 240V branch circuit probably won't trip to break the current, which could result in enough flames to start a house fire.
No. The voltage span is greater than 10 percent.
Answer for UK, Europe and countries running a 50 Hz supply service.There are quite a few appliances that use a 240V line. Air conditioners, fridges, washers and dryers all use the 240V line.Answer for Canada, USA and countries running a 60 Hz supply service.In North America only the larger appliances use 240 volts. The hot water tank, stove, range top, baseboard heating and clothes dryer are the main appliances that use the higher voltage.
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, if the ballast are rated for 220 volts and you plug them into a 110 volt outlet you do not have enough current to light the lamps at 110 volts.
No, that is a good use for for that plug.
The average Canadian house uses 110-120V AC 50-60Hz electricity for small appliance outlets such as Televisions, small kitchen appliances and personal computers. Larger electrical appliances such as clothes dryers, and central Air Conditioning units may use 240V AC 50-60Hz circuits.
I was a US Government employee. Me and my family were sent to England where we resided for 7 years. We shipped all our household goods with us including all our US electrical appliances. Once there, we purchased transformers which come in various wattage ratings. The transformer actually converts the 220voltage down to the required 120 volts for US products. Anything with a motor would only be turning at 50 cycles a second vise the 60 cycles of US current. This would only affect the playing speed of say a record player (obselete now) but radios, toasters, coffee pots or anything of that nature would work fine. Hope this has helped. You need a transformer, as mentioned above. Note that for running UK appliances in the US that is not necissarily true, as the US has 120/240V service. You'd just need a special outlet for your 240V appliances. +++ Some, but by no means all, electronic appliances have 110/240V switches to allow use on either system.