How to Replace a 12-Volt Power Outlet?

Answer A 12-volt power outlet has been commonly used to power a cigarette lighter, usually mounted in the dash panel of your vehicle. Now, traditional 12-volt power outlets have given way to outlets desig... Read More »

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Can you plug a high power 240 volt appliance such as a clothes dryer into a 120 volt outlet?

Answer for USA, Canada and countries running a 60 Hz supply service. If they are appliances that have to use a lot of power, like clothes dryers, kitchen ranges, etc. , the answer has to be No. Ap... Read More »

How do you split up a 240 volt outlet for 110 power?

Answer A 220 outlet will have one neutral (white) and two hots (black and red normally) just use the neutral and just one of the two hot wires. Careful where you do this because normal 110 breakers... Read More »

Can a macbook pro that usually charges on a 110 volt outlet be charged in a 220 volt outlet in another country?

Yes, and from what I have read, you don't need the adapter kit because the plugs in the Philippines are the same size as those in the US. If you look closely at your charger it is rated for 110-22... Read More »

How do you wire a 4-prong 240 Volt outlet to power a 3-prong 240 Volt dryer?

Answer for USA, Canada and countries using similar 60Hz mains supplies (LIFE SAFETY WARNING! [disclaimer] Electricity is dangerous! You can be injured or killed! Improper installations can cau... Read More »