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We are considering a Gas-Electric stove (with electric oven), but found that some ovens are 120 volt. Are these any good ? Should we even consider the 120 Volt option when 220 is available ?
thanks, Philippe

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  • phillaporta Aug 31, 2008

    incredible ! and I thought the consumption was less with a 220 volt because the AMO required would be half that of 110.

    Thank you very much for this. Why then do they make the same Gas/ Electric stove with a 220 option ?

    PS - that means that the Oven element would be standard also?

    thanks again, p :)


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All oven elements are 115/130 VAC. Stoves use 220/240 so that you can use both the burners and Oven at the same time. Since the burners are Gas, then 220/240 VAC isn't needed.

(Note: 220 is simply dual 110 hot leads with a common ground)

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