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I have a sony STR-DE705 receiver purchased in USA. I am moving to another country where the voltage is 240 volts/60Hz power supply. My question is: Is it possible to use a step down voltage converter and use this receiver while I am temporarily there? Thanks for your response. Regards,

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  • Chandra Nagar Aug 10, 2007

    There was one incorrect information, the voltage/frequency in destination country is 240V/50Hz - Here we have 120V/60Hz. I was informed that the receiver uses Power transistors. Will the step down converter solution work with frequency difference?

    Thanks.

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Yes you can use a step down converter,but remember to use a higher rating converter.if your receiver need 100w ( or 1A )then you need a converter at least give 150w ( or 2A ).

Posted on Aug 06, 2007

  • bengsoon Neo Aug 10, 2007

    Yes, step down converter can work for 50hz or 60hz.no problem at all.The pwr transistors inside the receiver is working in DC ( direct current) not AC. so 50hz or 60 hz is doesn't matter.

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