Asked in Tanning Beds
Can you convert a 220 volt tanning bed to a 110 volt?
No likely. The wiring size will be designed for the current generated by 220 volt source. Besides other factors 110 volts would require twice the current. ...
Can you use 110 volt printer with 220 volt?
You need a step down voltage transformer that converts 220 volt to 110 volt to use a 110 volt printer with 220 volt. You can get good quality transformers at East West International in Houston, TX. If you order online or over the phone, they can ship it to you in 2-3 business days. ...
Asked in Home Electricity
Are electric blankets 110 volt and 220 volt or just 110?
Typically they are either 220V or 110 volts not both. Plugging a 11o volt blanket to a 220 volt line has a huge risk of fire. ...
What happens if you plug a 110 volt television to a 220 volt outlet what will be damage first?
You can not plug a 110 volt plug into a 220 volt receptacle because the blade configuration will not allow it. ...
How do you wire 220 volt from 2 110 volt lines. you have a concessions stand that is wired for 220 but everywhere you have been lately just keeps giving you 2 - 110 volt line?
If you combine two 110 volt power lines it does not give you 220 volts, the voltage will be the same. The only way to turn 110 volts into 220 volts is with a step-up transformer. ...
Can you use a 220 volt printer on 110 volt service?
No, unless it is dual rated for 110 - 220 volt use. Check the manual or look at the rating sticker that should be somewhere on the printer. ...
Asked in Modification of Old Electrical Work
How can you get 110 volts out of a 220 volt circuit?
If it is a straight 220 volt circuit with no neutral, then a step down transformer will have to be utilized. ...
What is the amount of power consumed by a 60 watt 220 volt lamp when it is connected across 110 volt supply?
What is the amount of power consumed by a 60 watt 220 volt lamp when it is connected across 110 volt supply? ...
What happens when you plug a 110 volt appliance into a 220 volt source?
The 110 appliance will run faster than normal and burn out.
Asked in Home Electricity
How can I install a 110 receptacle alongside a 220 receptacle using the 220 receptacle wires for power?
While you can physically do this it violates the Electrical Code. 110 Volt and 220 Volt receptacles are required by the Electrical Code to be on separate breakers for safety reasons, this would put them on the same 220 Volt breaker. ...
If 220 volt appliances consume half the power of 110 volt appliances why aren't refrigerators being sold in the USA with 220 volts?
True, 220 volt appliances consume less energy than 110 volt ones, but in order to use them in the US, you would need to convert them to 110 voltage. This is a less efficient use of energy. Plus, 220 volt appliances are a more risky because people can get seriously injured if they get shocked from them. ...