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110/120V to 220/240V OR converts 220/240V to 110/120V
500 Watt Dual Step UP & Step Down Voltage Converter Transformer
Heavy Duty with Continuous use
Outlet in front of the unit accepts 3 or 2 prong US and Euro plugs
Hard wired with a European Shucko plug. FREE US plug adapter. Durable design with a heavy-duty cord. CE Approved and Certified
500 Watt maximum capacity heavy-duty continuous use transformer Converts 220/240 Volts down to 110/120 Volts or 110/120V upto 220/240 Volt. Compatible with both 50Hz and 60Hz. One grounded outlet in front of unit (accepts 3 or 2 prong US and Euro plugs) Hard wired with a European Shucko plug also good for Asian outlets From 220/230/240V to 110/117/120V; Very High Capacity Shock-Proof Socket; Accept North American 3-Prong Plug. Durable design with a heavy-duty cord CE Approved and Certified.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
I purchased this in June of 2010 for our move to Europe. My intention was to run my Home Entertainment Center off of it. I spent the extra money and exhorinant shipping to be extra safe with 5000W. I have run a couple of small appliances on it. Not until now, October, have I started putting together the Home Entertainment Center. (It has been a long move!) All did not go well from the beginning when I tried to plug in my very high quality Monster Home Center Surge Protector. PLEASE NOTE: This was done with the converter on the OFF position. There was a flash of spark inside the surge protector and the circuit breaker on the house panel tripped off. I repeated this with the converter turned on with the same result. The surge protector was also off. I tried a Belkin surge protector with the same results.
I inquired with VCT electronics and have been told that the unit must have been overloaded with a heating appliance. The largest appliance used was 450W, 10x...
Though this unit accomodates grounded plugs the input power cable is two-wire. If your equipment requires a ground lead it will not be provided.
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