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How to fix couple of DELL desktops where I plugged them into 220 volts Power supply when they were set for 110 volts? More details below.


you could try replacing the power supply. if it still does not work, you probably fried the processor or motherboard. (or both). just make sure the replacement power supply has the same type of connectors on the power leads to the motherboard, hard drive, etc.

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How to convert 220 volts to 110 volts for the iPod Touch


<p> <p>The battery of an iPod Touch prepared for use in the United States is designed to be reloaded from the current supplied by a 110-volt electrical system. Power is transmitted to the battery charger with an iPod battery, which are connected via a USB cable and then connected to a 110 volt outlet. To use the power of a 220 volt outlet with an iPod Touch, set the current 220 volts to 110 volts. A conversion adapter voltage, also known as "Step Down Transformer," it is necessary and can be obtained from an electronics store, a hardware store and even some drug stores. <br /> <p><br /> <p>1. Place the 220-110 voltage converter card (aka, "Step Down Transformer") next to a 220 volt outlet. Plug the adapter into the outlet. <br /> <p><br /> <p>2. Connect the end of a USB cable to the USB connector USB iPod charger iPod. Connect the other end of USB cable into your iPod's own socket on the bottom of the iPod Touch. <br /> <p><br /> <p>3. Plug the iPod into the 110 volt outlet in the battery adapter for the iPod Touch. <br /> <p><br /> <p>4. Unplug the charger from the iPod adapter and the adapter from the outlet when the battery is charged. Unplug the USB cable from the iPod charger and iPod Touch. <br />

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Will American power tool batteries work after being plugged into a 220 charger


Yep. they will as long as the 220 volt charger was connected to 220. If a 220 volt charger is plugged into 110 volts it may not charge the battery but no damage to the battery will happen.

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WhAT HAPPENS IF I plug a 110 volt machine to a 220 outlet


Normally the plug connector would not fit, they are different. But for some reason, if you have one that takes 110 and you plug it into 220, there will be af ire. You will burn through the circuits immediately and short the entire thing out at every solder point. The real problem is the wattage. The watts are pushed with 220 volts of fource, which will fry your 110 setup.

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Is this a 110 or 220 v dryer


It is EXTREMELY difficult to extract this answer for you without a make, model, and year.

BUT a 220 volt plug is seriously larger than a 110 volt plug, the 220 volt has 4 prongs, the 110 has three.

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I bought a GE microwave oven model wes1450dm1bb at the USA, but now I am in a different conutry that uses 220 volts as standard. I just read the user manual and in any place says the voltage of the...


No, You'll burn up the appliance. When I was in Germany there were commercially available transformers to step the current down. The transformers plug into the 220 sockets and provide several 110 sockets to plug your appliance into. We purchased several transformers and ran our 110 tvs, kitchen appliances and other 110 appliances. The 220 sockets in Germany were different than 110 and 110 plugs sould not fit.

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I have a 220 volt crape maker from France. Can i change the cord on it to be used in a 110 outlet? Will it still heat up enough with 110 volts?


Unfortunately, it will probably not heat up enough on 110 volts. You could change the male plug on the end of the cord to fit your 220 volt air conditioner or cloths dryer female plug.

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My drier 110 volts was accidentally plugged to 220


The least of your problems would be a burnt out relay or internal switch which can be replaced at reasonable expense. In a worst case the motor or heating element "fried" and it'll be cheaper to buy a new dryer.
BTW 110 and 220 plugs are entirely different and a 110 plug cannot be plugged into a 220 outlet.

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The 220-110 volt saga


Not sure, maybe broiler and oven element on different circuits?


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HP laptops power supply


Well, as a rule for electronics:
The United States and Canada use 110-volt electricity.
Most countries outside North America use 220-volt electricity.
Unless your appliance is dual voltage, you need to use a "converter" or a "transformer" to change the 220-volt electricity into 110-volt electricity in order to use a 110-volt appliance.
If your appliance is dual voltage, you can switch it to work on 220-volts, without a transformer or converter.

HOWEVER

Desktop units have a selector switch for 110 / 220 volts., which is done away with in the case of laptop one's which sense the input voltage and regulate accordingly.

I think your main concern is just that you have an adapter for the plug to go into the wall outlet.

Hope that helps :)

TM

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