The UK uses 50 Hz, and the US uses 60 Hz. (US is 120/240V, 60Hz; UK is 230V, 50Hz, though formerly it was 240V.)
It's correct that 230 v is the nominal voltage in the UK but the actual voltage nearly everywhere is 240 v.
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Hong Kong uses the same electrical output/sockets as the UK so US appliances will need an adaptor.
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UK is 220v
Discount appliances can be found in the UK at online retailers such as Discount Appliances and Appliances Online. Another souse for discounted appliances would be 365 Electrical, which also boast free delivery in the UK, they also seem to have discounted prices on discontinued models.
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If you buy an adapter
An oven uses 240v power. <<>> In North America all of the larger appliances are operated from 240 volts. This included range, dryer, hot water tank, baseboard heaters electric furnace and heat pumps. In Europe and UK all appliances use 240 volts.
You can use US appliances, but only if you get an adaptor. The island uses 3-pin UK plugs and 240v electrical appliances.
The nominal voltage of the UK supply system is 230 V.
Plug the appliance into the electricity socket. Singapore plugs are the same as UK plugs.
Canada uses a 120/240 volt, 60 Hz system. Some appliances will work and some will be affected by the lower frequency requirements of UK appliances. Any resistive load will work fine on the Canadian system. Any appliances with motors involved will not work as the manufacturer of the appliance intended.
There are many gas and electric suppliers located in the UK. Some examples of gas and electric suppliers located in the UK includes British Gas and Power Scottish.