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Hi, I hope you can advise me in relation to the following. I bought a Kitchenaid mixer from Canada - it operates on a regular 220-240 volt A.C, 50/60 hertz house current. The model is a 5K45SS Tilt-Head Stand Mixer Artisan model. I have just unpacked it and one of the warnings says that I cannot use an adapter. I live in Australia so would appreciate it if you could advise me what I need to be able to do to operate my mixer. Many thanks. Janine Hartshorn

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    Thank you so much for your prompt reply. A friend of mine is a sparky so I shall consult him.

    Many THanks. Janine

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The reason they advicse you not to use and adapter is because over time the adapter contacts get weak and start heating up when the mixer is working hard / has a heavy load. You bought it in Canada and I am prettey sure the local electrical codes (as does the UK) prevent the use of kitchen appliance adapters. If you really want to be safe and not concerend you can by a male pin wall plug and install it in place of your current electrical plug on the wall power plug end.

Here is some information you should know:
http://www.accesscomms.com.au/reference/powerplug.htm

All you really need is a new male wall plug capable of 15A and have a qualified person install the new plug in place of your current plug. Most any hardware / home supply store should have this male wall plug.

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No you will be fine, you are not using an "adapter" as such, you mean a Plug Converter, I presume one that alters the 3 Pin arrangement of the plug, so that it can mate with your local 3 Pin outlets.
So all OK, look, as long as it is 220 - 250 V AC then you are all good as that's the Australian standard too. Just make sure you have a good connection with the converter plug.
I wonder if the adapter "They" mean, is a 3 way multi-strip adapter?
If in ANY remaining doubt, then get an electrician to rewire the Plug to Australian standards, will cost very little, i would do it, for a customer, for free...and then you are 100% sure.
The wiring in Canada, and Australia are the same except for Pin out in socket and plug. have a look below all about world plugs.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AC_power_plugs_and_sockets

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