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 [...]

Voltage Converters & 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 [...]

Using a Voltage Converter and Plug Adapter in North America

By | June 22nd, 2015|Voltage Converter|

Have you recently moved to North America, or are you here for an extended stay? Have you brought with you any devices that require electricity? In some cases you’ll only need a plug adapter, but there are many cases where you’ll need a voltage converter as well. World Voltages There are two types of electricity [...]

Quick 220® Voltage Converter for EVs

By | June 12th, 2015|Applications, Electric Vehicles|

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 [...]

Quick 220® voltage converter used by Hypervac!

By | June 9th, 2015|Applications|

When we created a voltage converter to solve the problem of not having a free 220v or 240v outlet, we were thinking specifically of commercial contractors, among other kinds of users. If you’ve ever had a professional cleaner come to your home, or been a cleaner yourself, you know that often when the equipment is [...]

Go Farther with a 110 to 220 EV Charger!

By | June 4th, 2015|Electric Vehicles, Power Converter, Voltage Converter|

Trading a smelly, dirty gas pump for an easy, clean plug is a beautiful thing. With dozens of electrical outlets in your home, it’s far more convenient. But simple Level 1 charging from a standard outlet can be painfully slow. With charge rates in the single digits per-charge-hour, a full charge from empty on a [...]