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Transformer I am taking my 18 volt battery operated drill to Thailand tomorrow. How many Watts must my STEP DOWN transformer be (from 220 to 110V) to use the adapter? I already have a 50, 100 150 and a 1000 Watt transformer. Thank you. tony

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  • Anthony Bouwman Nov 21, 2012

    I brought a Black and Decker cordless drill to Thailand where the voltage is 220. in Canada, U.s we have 110V. The drill redudes thye 110 to 18V. I bought a QAC/AC conerter here. Output 110V. It is 50 Watt. Is this transformer o.K?

  • Anthony Bouwman Nov 23, 2012

    You did not answer my question. Only computer generated comments.

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Look at your charger,on sticker you have the power it drain.

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  • teckno Nov 23, 2012

    50watts at 110v = 0.455amp.

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