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Will 110v appliances work in the United Kingdom?
Jul 25th, 2010, 10:51pm
 
Hi all.
 
Might be a stupid question but will 110v appliance plugged into a normal household socket work in the United Kingdom.
 
Thanks all.
 
Regards Rob.
 
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Reply #1 - Jul 25th, 2010, 10:58pm
 
No m8
 
In the uk it's all 240v.  Wink
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Reply #2 - Jul 25th, 2010, 11:13pm
 
Cheers for that bobski, do I need some sort of plug if they do them?
 
Cheers rob
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Reply #3 - Jul 25th, 2010, 11:25pm
 
Well to use 110v in the uk you will need some sort of step down transformer like THIS  
 
BUT it all depends what you want to use it for, if you need more power you might need a bigger step down transformer. Have a look HERE
 
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Reply #4 - Jul 26th, 2010, 1:02am
 
Cheers for that bobski,
 
I know a little more of how this works now, thanks to you.
 
Cheers m8.
 
All the best.
 
Rob.
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Reply #5 - Jul 26th, 2010, 11:11am
 
As bobski says you need a transformer, most things are powered down now m8, do you have a maplin by you, whats it for ? not that vibrator is it ?
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Reply #6 - Jul 26th, 2010, 12:38pm
 
Quote from cromwell on Jul 26th, 2010, 11:11am:
whats it for ? not that vibrator is it ?

 
I think you will find that's three phase!  Wink
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Reply #7 - Jul 26th, 2010, 1:15pm
 
LOL.nice one m8,  Grin
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Reply #8 - Jul 26th, 2010, 10:45pm
 
Thanks again @ cromwell
 
No the Vibo has it's own genny LOL I am serious actually.
 
Its for a heat gun but these are from America.
 
Cheers all once again for your help.
 
Regards Rob.
 
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