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240 v should work right?

I want to hook up my tanning bed and use my 220 dryer outlet both of them are 240 volt should it work? Cause I just get a loud humming noise.

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Yes, so long as the dryer has a circuit breaker that has the amp. rating that is required by the bed it will work fine.

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No, voltage is not the issue, what is the amperage you need. If you need more than you have, then you could have 2000 volts and it will not work. Also your taking AC to AC, or DC to DC. There's a big difference in what you need for each.
look up Ohms law for for the calculations needed for voltage vs amperage using one socket.
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Make sure that white connects to white and black connects to black in the plugs,if it is wired correct and only hums,then there is a problem with the bed

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Yes, absolutely, Your tanning bed manual and electrical label will indicate the either the number of Watts consumed or used when the bed is in operation or the the Amps (large letter A) consumed by the bed. If you have only Watts listed, convert to Amps using the formula A= Watts/Voltage Your 220-240 Volt AC circuit breaker should be at least that Amp capacity for the bed to work properly. A slight hum you may hear is largely due to fans inside the bed. DO NOT use an extension cord to plug your bed into to reach the socket. Most extension cords that one may make themselves for such uses, are contrary to the instructions provided by the equipment mfr. The use of an extension cord is contrary to the National Electric Code as a replacement for permanent wiring, so your Fire Insurance Policy on your home is voided in the event of an electrical fire.

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