The Value of Voltage Converters When You Travel

By | November 5th, 2018|Applications|

With the holidays approaching, millions of Americans are finalizing travel plans and heading out to various destinations around the world. Although some don’t have a huge commute ahead of them, some are traveling overseas. International traveling not only means dealing with different time zones and passports but keep in mind you will be dealing with [...]

Voltage Converters Can Power Up Your Bitcoin Mining Hardware

By | June 27th, 2018|Applications, Power Converter, Voltage Converter|

It is no secret cryptocurrency has exploded onto the scene in the last few years. Bitcoin specifically has taken off and many are investing money to cash in on the trend as fast as possible. As Bitcoin value rises, many are attempting to capitalize on the trend by purchasing shares of the coins. Depending on [...]

Voltage Converter Guide: How Outlet Converters Make Life Simple

By | April 6th, 2018|Applications, Power Converter, Voltage Converter|

Getting your home wired and running can be a daunting task for a homeowner. After all, voltage and wattage can get confusing when certain devices run on specific circuits. For the average homeowner, keeping your household up to code and functioning can be a different world and feel downright overwhelming. But this doesn’t have to [...]

Electric Car Charging: Everything You Need to Know

By | December 15th, 2016|Applications, Power Converter, Voltage Converter|

Image courtesy of NCDOTcommunications. Licensed under Creative Commons 2.0. If you’re new to EV driving, welcome! You’ve made a great choice for the environment, and you can rest assured that you are doing your part with your electric or hybrid vehicle. Not only that, but EVs are fun to drive, and there’s a whole community [...]

How to Buy a Voltage Converter Or Transformer: 16 Tips To Get Exactly What You Need

By | June 3rd, 2016|Applications, Power Converter, Voltage Converter|

A voltage converter and/or voltage transformer is a must-have for certain electrical situations. If you don’t know anything about voltage converters and transformers, the range of options can be a bit overwhelming. First things first: a voltage converter and a voltage transformer are not the same thing! They have different purposes. In this article, we’ll [...]

Life With The Nissan Leaf: A Cost-Benefit Analysis

By | March 7th, 2016|Applications, Power Converter, Voltage Converter|

From the Nissan Leaf to the Tesla Model S, electric cars have made a splash. In 2013, you could find a lot of articles online about the new fleet of electric cars. Now, a few years later, the media has turned to other things. Articles on owning electric cars are few and far between. We [...]

Voltage Converters: Making Us Stronger

By | July 23rd, 2015|Applications, Voltage Converter|

Do you know the unseen difference between a hair-dryer and a clothes-dryer? In many homes, both of these appliances are powered by electricity from the wall. However, a clothes dryer requires more energy to create the larger amount of hot, circulating air needed to dry your laundry. Most outlets in your home supply 120 volts [...]

The Voltage Range in Your Home

By | June 30th, 2015|Applications, Voltage Converter|

It’s easy to get confused when we talk about the voltage range that a home electrical system supplies to our devices. For a long time, most people called the power from your home outlet “110 volts.” Similarly, “220 volts” was used for larger household appliances like electric ranges and clothes dryers. These designations for home [...]

Charging your EV with a Quick 220® voltage converter

By | June 12th, 2015|Applications|

One of our favorite applications for our Quick 220® systems is to make an inexpensive and portable EV charging system. If you’re a renter and can’t make modifications to your residence, or you just don’t want to pay the high prices of having a dedicated high-voltage charger installed, then keep reading. We’ll show you how [...]

Donnie B. Keeps Cool with a Quick 220® Voltage Adapter!

By | June 9th, 2015|Applications|

Today we’ve got another great application of our voltage adapter saving someone a lot of money on electrician fees. Our customer Donnie B. lives in a New York housing co-op and when he moved in, he found a through-the-wall sleeve for an air-conditioner. For a few years, he didn’t use it, but when the time [...]