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How to convert electricity from 110 to 220 volts for my SHARPE Microwave oven

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Ah, the problem of the ages. There are 2 solutions. One is a transformer of the proper size, and the second is to purchase a heavy duty battery charger (that runs on 220 volts). Connect the red and black (+ and -) wires to a 12v to 110v voltage inverter, similar to what you would plug into a 12v auto 'cigarette lighter' socket to produce 110v current from a car battery. The charger turns the 220 vac to 12 vdc, and the inverter turns the 12 vdc into 110 vac. This works, as it is what I did when I moved from the US to England.

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  • W.L. Jun 25, 2014

    That's the wrong way round, the question was to go from 110 to 220v, furthermore the Microwave will be rated in excess of 2kw, so no go

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