answersLogoWhite

0


Best Answer

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.

For more detailed information see the answers to the Related questions shown below.
60 hertz.

User Avatar

Wiki User

โˆ™ 2012-12-16 17:39:01
This answer is:
User Avatar
Study guides

Physics

20 cards

What type of circuit in which all parts are connected in a single loop

What angle is between 90 and 180

What condition has symptoms that include ringing buzzing or roaring in the ears or head

What is the transfer of energy as electromagnetic waves called

โžก๏ธ
See all cards
3.94
โ˜†โ˜…โ˜†โ˜…โ˜†โ˜…โ˜†โ˜…โ˜†โ˜…
16 Reviews

Add your answer:

Earn +20 pts
Q: What cycles do electric appliances run on in the US and UK?
Write your answer...
Submit
Still have questions?
magnify glass
imp
Related questions

Will US electric appliances work in Hong Kong?

Hong Kong uses the same electrical output/sockets as the UK so US appliances will need an adaptor.


What does Electric Fires UK supply?

Electric Fires UK supplies fine and modern electric fireplaces. They have three showrooms and a wide selection of electric fireplaces for sale. Electric Fires UK is family-run and has been in business since 1985.


Can you use 220v or 120v appliances in the UK?

UK is 220v


Where can I find in the UK some home appliances with a discount?

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.


What is standard refrigerator height?

850mm A£ Appliances, Surrey, UK


Will UK electrical appliances work in US?

If you buy an adapter


What household appliances often use 240 volts?

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.


How do you use US appliances in Singapore?

You can use US appliances, but only if you get an adaptor. The island uses 3-pin UK plugs and 240v electrical appliances.


What voltage do appliances use in the UK?

The nominal voltage of the UK supply system is 230 V.


How do you use UK appliances in Singapore?

Plug the appliance into the electricity socket. Singapore plugs are the same as UK plugs.


Will UK electrical appliances work in Canada?

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.


What are some gas and electric suppliers in the UK?

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.

People also asked