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 [...]

Quick 220®: A Convenient And Safe 110v To 220v Converter

By | January 23rd, 2018|Power Converter, Voltage Converter|

For residents of North America, the vast majority of the electric and electronic devices we own are designed to accept 110v from the electrical system in our homes. However, if you’ve ever bought a new electric range or clothes dryer, you know that 110v isn’t always going to cut it. Larger appliances need more power, [...]

Best Holiday Lighting Displays: How Many Watts is That?

By | November 30th, 2017|Power Converter, Voltage Converter|

No matter where you are in the U.S., you’re likely only a few miles away from a holiday lighting exhibit. Be it an annual public showing, a slightly overzealous neighbor, or even your own dedicated Christmas display – Americans love the bright lights season. In fact, holiday lighting in the U.S. is so popular, that [...]

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 [...]

Using a Quick 220® Voltage Converter with 230 Volt Plug Adapters

By | June 26th, 2015|Voltage Converter|

In a previous post, we discussed the differences between how electrical power is delivered to outlets in North America versus the rest of the world. In case you missed it, much of the rest of the world operates on an average of 230 volts while the United States, Canada, and Mexico have outlets which supply [...]