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Need to operate the microwave at 230 volts

I have purchased the microwave and need to use it in a country which have 230 volts. What will I need to use the device?

Posted by Tushar Nerurkar on

  • Tushar Nerurkar Oct 12, 2006

    Thanks a lot for the response.

    I already have a 1000W step down transformer. Will connecting that create some issue with the operations of the microwave? I havent tried connecting it till am really not sure how the microwave will function.



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You will need a step-down transformer of the appropriate power (wattage) and the proper adapter plug for the country you'll be in. You need to look on the back of the microwave and see how many watts it CONSUMES, not how many watts of cooking power it produces. Usually the power consumption requirement should be in the ballpark of twice the power output. For a 700W (cooking power) oven, I would suspect it has about a 1400W power consumption requirement, so your step-down transformer must be rated at least 1500W. That may be cutting it close, so for lower heat and longer transformer life, I would choose a 2000 watt model. You need to be sure it comes with an adapter plug that's made for receptacles in the country you'll go to. One site I found has them for about $60. but I would read up on the subject to see if you need one of an EVEN HIGHER rating since microwave ovens do surge when they start cooking. You may need to use one rated at 3000W or more. More info:

Posted on Oct 11, 2006

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    William Miller Nov 11, 2006

    Please re-read my previous post.

    I do not think the 1000W type is big enough.

    I think if you connect it and use the microwave you will destroy the step-down transformer.



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