Electric Car Charging: The Ultimate Guide

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 [...]

Ultimate Voltage Converter Buying Guide

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 [...]

Charging a Tesla Model S

By | April 6th, 2016|Electric Vehicles|

We had the pleasure of working with popular YouTube Vlogger Internet Dude on the latest product review of our Quick 220® System. Internet Dude does a lot of tutorial videos surrounding  Tesla Model S maintenance and in this video he uses our Quick 220® system to charge one! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BEyOZ842Tzs&feature=youtu.be "In this video I check out the [...]

Life With The Nissan Leaf: A Cost-Benefit Analysis

By | March 7th, 2016|Applications, Electric Vehicles, 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 [...]

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 & 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 Our 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 [...]