Why in US 110v, 60 Hz .. Why in europe 230V, 50Hz Whats the difference ?

Answer Americans are quite funny people. they have everything different.While everybody uses metric system they use foot, pound, miles etc.Their gallon is different from the British.Their voltage, frequen... Read More »

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Will a 230V 50Hz appliance work on a 240V 60Hz supply. In Canada we have 240V 60Hz and European kitchen appliances are made for 230V 50Hz. Can you use an EU fridge oven cooktop dishwasher microwave?

It depends on the appliance; some motors rely on the mains frequency of 50Hz to operate at the correct speed so changing to 60Hz might cause problems. It's probably best to check the manufacturer's... Read More »

Can i use 230V/50Hz rating to a 220V/60Hz?

Anything called 220 to 240V for the most part is the same. Any developed country that uses anything called "220" likely has 230 to 240V supply in actuality.Heating devices don't care about frequenc... Read More »

Do 110V 60Hz appliances work on 240V 50Hz?

In general the answer is: "Appliances designed to run on 110 - 120 volts won't run on 230-240 volts in Europe if they have been designed to run only on the lower voltage, i.e. only on 110 up to 120... Read More »

Will a blu-ray DVD player 120v 60 Hz play on 110v 50Hz?

A Blu-Ray is a spinning disc optical media used for the storage of lage amounts of data in a portable, typically read only format. CD's, DVD's, Laser disc's, VCD's and HD-DVD's all use(d) a red las... Read More »