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  • Voltage Converters for Korea

    voltage converters for koreaAre you thinking of relocating or traveling to Korea? If you answered yes, you've probably done quite a bit of research on the subject. You might be relocating for business, or maybe you're taking an extended vacation. Whatever your reasons, there's an important factor you may be overlooking - traveling with electronics.
     
    If you plan to stay for an extended period of time, chances are that you'll be traveling with some sort of electronic devices. From an electric razor or hair dryer to a laptop or digital camera, it's nearly impossible to leave home and travel with out bringing along items that require electricity. Herein lies the problem.
     
    In Korea, the standard electrical voltage is different from North America. It is delivered at 220 volts, meaning 220 volts is what comes out of a wall socket or outlet. In North America, electricity is delivered at 110 volts. This causes complications and unexpected inconveniences for travelers who bring electronics along and are not prepared for this change.
     
    When you purchase electronics, voltage is never a concern. This is because electronics are manufactured to operate at the voltage of the country or region on which they are sold. For example, electronics sold in North America are designed to run on a 110 volt electrical standard, while electronics sold in Korea are designed to run on a 220 volt standard. The devices are only intended to function with that specific voltage. In other words, you cannot just take your US purchased Blu-ray Player to Korea and plug it into an outlet to charge - the result could be anything from an immediately ruined player to an electrical fire.
     
    If this is all news to you, don't worry there's no need for alarm. Thankfully, there are solutions to using electronics overseas, with one of the most convenient being voltage converters. Using a voltage converter for Korea will let you to travel with any and all the electronics you need to be comfortable and productive on your trip.
     
    A voltage converter is a device that plugs into an electrical outlet and alters the voltage, allowing you power your electronics the same way you would at home. They are safe, relatively inexpensive and very easy to use. The converter itself plugs right into the wall like any other electronic. The required voltage converters for Korea are called a "step-down" converter. By design, it steps the voltage down from 220 volts to 110 volts. On the front of the converter there are outlets for your devices to plug into, which (thanks to the voltage converter) have an output of 110 volts - the same output required to use your electronics properly, safely and without the risk of damage. It's a very simple and convenient way to use your foreign electronics overseas.
     
    However, there is another factor to using voltage converters and it depends what you're traveling with - wattage. All electrical devices and equipment draw electricity, which is measured in watts. A cell phone charger, clock radio or an electric razor all use a rather low wattage of less than 100 watts. On the other hand, a hair dryer, curling iron or electric blanket draw a much higher wattage - some up to 1,200 watts. If you fail to purchase a converter with a sufficient wattage, you revisit the risk of fire, electrical shock or damage to your devices. To prevent that scenario, it's important to identify the number of watts you'll be using.
     
    Anything that's electric will have a tag on the cord or a label on itself that states the wattage. For example, a hair dryer purchased in North America may have a label reading 110V, 720 watts. The label is telling you that the product was manufactured to operate at 110 volts, and draws 720 watts. Since you'll be using a converter, the 110V mentioned is not important. The fact that is uses 720 watts is quite important however, because with anything less it will not operate.
     
    When purchasing a voltage converter for Korea, it's also very important to use the general rule that the wattage of your converter should be 2 to 3 times higher than whatever you'll be using. Certain electronics require a surge of power to start up, or might use a higher wattage if they're on a higher setting. Because of this, it's important that you have a higher voltage than recommended on the label to ensure there is absolutely zero chance of damage or failure of your electronics. Additionally, the extra voltage allows some flexibility should you need to use a secondary device at the same time.
     
    Ideally, you're going to want to check the electronics you plan to travel with and make a quick, short list of their wattage. If you're bringing a 1,100 watt hair dryer, a 80 watt electric razor, a 190 watt laptop and 650 watt curling iron, you have a total of 2,220 watts. If you planned to use them all in unison you'd need (at least) a 2,500 watt voltage converter - and although it's unlikely you'd use them all at the same time, 2,500 watts is just over double the number of watts used by the hair dryer alone. It's always better to be safe than sorry when determining the wattage of the converter you're going to purchase.
     
    Please keep in mind that while the voltage is different in other countries, often times so are the outlets themselves. There's a whole slough of different types of electrical sockets around the world. If your voltage converter doesn't come with foreign plug adapters than you'll need to purchase one of those as well, which can be picked up relatively cheap; usually less than $5.
     
    Now that you've learned about traveling to foreign countries with electronics all you need to do is figure out your wattage and buy a voltage converter for Korea. At 220-electronics, we sell a wide range of voltage converters for use in all foreign countries. We are specialists in international relocation and have over 30 years of experience. Visit our website at www.220-Electronics.com to browse and buy from our complete inventory of voltage converters.

  • Voltage Converters for the U.A.E.

    voltage converters for the UAEThe United Arab Emirates is an interesting and rapidly growing country. As an infrastructural powerhouse and a highly developed economy of real estate, finance and tourism, there are many people who are relocating to the UAE - and especially to Dubai - to pursue their careers. In fact, the majority of people in Dubai are expatriates from other countries and regions.
     
    If you're heading to the UAE from North America, it's important to know about the difference in voltage. In the US and Canada, the standard voltage is 120 volts. In the Emirates, the standard voltage is 220 volts. Let's take a look at what this means.
     
    Your Electronics Are Not Compatible
    With the exception of your laptop (which generally are designed with 110-240 power supplies), your personal electronics purchased in North America are not compatible with the 220 volt electricity in the UAE, and attempting to use them can cause damage to the devices, fire, and even electrical shock. This means that your hairdryer, electric razor, sound bar, Blu-ray player, TV, and espresso machine cannot be used because they were manufactured only for use with 120 volts in the country where they were purchased. The higher voltage can literally melt and burn your electronics and electrical appliances.
     
    There Is A Simple Solution
    Surely, there are some things you'll plan to buy new in the UAE, but it's not necessary to consider all your appliances and electronics to be useless over there. In fact, you can take them with you and use them very safely with the help of a voltage converter for the UAE.
     
    How Does It Work?
    A voltage converter transforms the voltage from 220 volts down to 120 volts, or vice-versa. You plug the device into the wall outlet, and the device itself has its own outlets where you then plug your electronics and appliances. The converter changes the voltage from the outlet down to 120 volts - the normal operating voltage for your devices - and allows you to easily and safely use whatever kind of appliance or electronic you'd like.
     
    How Much Does A Voltage Converter for the UAE Cost?
    Voltage converters for the UAE can vary widely when it comes to pricing. The reason for this is because they're available in different wattages, depending on your needs. While a 500-watt voltage converter may be sufficient for a TV and Blu-ray player, it won't be powerful enough to handle the electrical load of a 900-watt blender, or a 1,800-watt washer/dryer. The sizes vary from 500 to 10,000 watts and can accommodate an array of electronics and appliances in any home or office. For more information about voltage converters for the UAE, see our Voltage Converter Buying Guide. It will help you answer all your questions and allow you to find exactly what you need for your travel or relocation to the United Arab Emirates.

  • Power X Changer Voltage and Frequency Converters

    power x changer voltage and frequency convertersAs specialists in international relocation and electronics, we're proud to announce the addition of the Power X Changer brand to our lineup of voltage converters. Power X Changer Voltage and Frequency Converters are powerful, sophisticated, and feature a sleek and flexible design for easily mounting them out of view. They are slim, lightweight, and much more discreet than traditional voltage converters.
     
    Power X Changer Voltage and Frequency Converters are available in various sizes and models, from 600-watts with 5-amps up to an impressive 1,800-watts with 15-amps of power. These units are designed to deliver a constant and regulated 120-volt output at 60hz. They feature continuous power, thermal protection to ensure safety, and an external cooling fan to reduce heat and expand the life of the unit.
     
    Power X Changer Voltage and frequency converters use innovative sine wave output regeneration technology to produce new, clean and constant AC power for any use imaginable. This specialized design eliminates noise and ensures optimal performance and stability. The higher wattage models such as the 1,800-watt Installer Series Converter are similar to the power delivered from a dual-socket outlet, allowing you to run large appliances like refrigerators, washers, dryers, power tools and more.
     
    All units feature a solid construction and build quality housed in a hardened metal casing. Power X Changer units deliver power at a 92% efficiency rate with harmonic distortion levels falling below 3%. The high-level and sophisticated regulation system ensures 120-volt 60hz output with less than 2%, making these converters ideal for sensitive electronics such as high-end audio or home theater equipment. Many safety and stability features have been incorporated into the design of these converters to prevent and correct any issues caused by electrical surges.
     
    If you're in a country or region where 220-volt electricity is standard and you need to run 120 volts safely and consistently, the Power X Changer Voltage and Frequency Converter is your best bet. Check them out here and get yours today. At 220-Electronics, we ship anywhere in the world and guarantee the lowest prices, allowing you to buy with confidence and ease from the comfort of your own home.

  • Step Up vs. Step Down Voltage Converters

    step up vs step down voltage convertersIf you're moving to another country, traveling overseas, or have electronics or appliances that are not compatible with the voltage in your home, RV or boat - you're going to need to purchase a voltage converter.
     
    Voltage converters - also known as voltage transformers - are devices that do exactly what the name implies. They convert voltage up or down, making it possible to use electronics and appliances that require a voltage other than what you currently have available.
     
    There are many reasons for needing a voltage converter, including:
     
    • Moving overseas with electronics or appliances that were purchased in your home country
    • Traveling overseas for an extended period with electronics
    • Purchasing electronics or appliances from a foreign retailer
    • Using 110 or 120 volt appliances or electronics in a yacht/RV that utilizes 220 or 240 volts
    • Using specialty tools like welders which often use an operating voltage of 220 volts
     
    Whatever the reason, voltage converters make it easy to use your electronics and appliances at the voltage they were designed to be used with. Attempting to use a device at a higher or lower voltage than it was designed to be used for is dangerous and can damage your device, cause personal injury, and result in a fire.
     

    Step Up vs. Step Down Converters

    There are two main types of voltage converters available to use, Step-up and step-down. A step-up voltage converter takes the voltage up, allowing 220/240 volt devices to be used with a 110/120 volt electrical outlet. A Step-down voltage converter takes the voltage down, allowing a 110/120 volt device to be used with a 220/240 volt electrical outlet.
     
    What type of voltage converter do you need? See the examples below.
     
    Step-up Voltage Converters: Used by people from 220/240 volt countries (most european countries) who are traveling or relocating to North America (or other 110/120 volt country) with their electronics and appliances. Likewise, a step-up voltage converter can be used by anyone in North America who needs to use a 220/240 volt product.
     
    Step-down Voltage Converters: Used by people from 110/120 volt countries who are traveling or relocating to a 220/240 volt country with their electronics or appliances. Likewise, step-down converters can be used by anyone in a 220/240 volt country who needs to use a 110/120 volt product.
     
    It's actually quite simple. Step-up converters step your voltage up, while step-down converters step the voltage down. Several years ago when traveling to Europe, I brought a step-down converter with me so I could use my large computer monitor and desktop computer during an extended business stay. I plugged the unit into the 220 volt wall outlet, and it safely stepped the voltage down so I could use my system at the 120 volts it was designed for. It made life easy, and with a power strip connected to the converter I was able to use a few other 120 volt devices I had brought with including my Playstation 3. The converter was easy to use and eliminated any chase of harm or damage to my devices.
     

    Dual-Purpose Step-up/Step-down Converters

    Some people prefer to have the ability to step the voltage up and down with a single device. These people can purchase a dual-use step-up/step-down converter that is capable of bringing voltage both up or down. The dual functionality of these causes them to cost slightly more, but the difference is negligible if that's what you really need.
     

    Where to Buy a Voltage Converter

    Voltage converters can be purchased in many places, but it's important to look for a quality product. It's also important to know that the converters are rated in watts, and you need to be sure that the model you purchase is rated for sufficient wattage to handle the devices you're planning on using. Sizes range from a very low 100 volts up to 5,000 volts or more. You can learn exactly how to choose the proper voltage converter here by using our detailed buying guide.
     
    As specialists in international electronics & appliance use, we sell a complete line of voltage converters for any situation. We have multiple sizes and styles, including converters with voltage regulators to enhanced safety. You can shop our complete inventory here, from the comfort of your home. We guarantee the lowest prices and ship worldwide.
     
    With over 35 years of experience in international relocation and global electronics, 220-Electronics is a trusted source for consumers all over the world. Our low prices and decades of experience ensure a pleasant purchase experience and the help of a knowledgeable and dedicated staff. Shop our online store with confidence! We have helped end of thousands of customers in the last 5 years alone and we hope that you'll be one of them.

  • Voltage Converters for France

    voltage converters for franceIf you're planning a move or long-term travel to france from North America, it might be a good idea to purchase a voltage converter. In North America electricity is delivered at 120 volts, and in turn, all electronics sold in America are designed to operate at 120-volt electricity. France on the other hand uses 220 volt electricity, which means that your North American electronics cannot be used there. The voltage in France is too high for 120-volt electronics and attempting to use them can result in damaged electronics, electrical shock, or even a fire. There is a simple solution however, for using 120-volt electronics in a 220-volt environment - a voltage converter, also known as a voltage transformer.
     
    Voltage converters do exactly what the name implies - they convert voltage. The converter is plugged directly into an electrical outlet and when turned on, it converters the electricity to the proper voltage. The converter itself actually has outlets built in, and this is where you can safely plug in your appliances or electronics to use at their proper operating voltage. There are a variety of types and sizes of voltage transformers available, depending on the wattage required to operate your devices. This includes voltage converters for France.
     

    The Proper Voltage Converters for France

    When the voltage needs to be reduced from 220 to 110 volts, this is called "stepping down", and a Step-down converter is needed. In this case of using American electronics in France, you'll need a step-down voltage converter. The converter effectively reduces the voltage to the proper number for safely using your North American appliances in France without the risk of fire, electrocution or damage to your electronics.
     
    It is important to note that the size of the voltage converter you will need for France will vary. The sizes vary in watts. If you need something to power your computer or some small personal electronics, 500 watts should be sufficient. If you plan on using your voltage converter to power a hair dryer, blender, coffee maker or something that has a high power draw such as a flat screen TV, the required wattage will be much higher. It's important to check the manufacturer labels on your devices to get an estimate of the wattage and then purchase accordingly. Additionally, in order to avoid problems and because some devices can surge up to twice of their manufacturer stated wattage, it's a good idea to purchase a voltage converter rated for 2 to 2.5 times the wattage you expect to use. This eliminates the risk for failure or damage and acts as a safeguard in countries where voltage may fluctuate or surge during times of busy use.
     
    For more information on choosing the proper voltage converter, check out this helpful Voltage Converter Buying Guide. It contains all the information you'll need to make the right purchase. You'll also learn about plug adapters, and how to be sure that you're 100% ready to use your step-down voltage converter in France without any issues.

  • Cyber Week Sales on Electronics, Appliances & Voltage Converters

    cyber week sales at 220 ElectronicsThanksgiving has come & gone. While Black Friday boasts some of the best savings of the year, nothing compares to our Cyber Week Sales at 220 Electronics. We regularly offer a huge selection of Region-Free and Multi-system Electronics at rock bottom prices and we guarantee the lowest prices anywhere, on everything we sell.... However, right now those everyday low prices have been cut even lower through December 4th.
     
    Whether you're looking for a new Multisystem Smart TV, a Region-Free Blu-ray Player, or a voltage converter to power it all - now is the time to buy. Shop the most popular models from the top brand names now and get unbeatable deals with our Cyber Week Specials. There's no telling what you might find, or how much you might save!
     
    Here's just a few of the excellent deals we're offering during Cyber Week!
     
    20% off all Voltage Converters and Transformers!
     
    Save an Extra 15% on Select Blu-ray Players!
     
    Save BIG on Various Items like Home Theater Systems, Audio/Video Receivers, 220-Volt Kitchen Appliances and More!
     
    Are you in the market for 220-volt electronics and appliances? Do you need some personal items for overseas travel? Trying to find that perfect gift for the film-fanatic in your family? We have what you're looking for! Now is also the perfect time to arrange your overseas move - we can make your life easier by saving you a boatload on everything you need to relocate to a foreign country.
     
    We are the global leaders in international electronics, appliances and relocation. With over 35 years of experience, our prices, service and dedication are unbeatable. Make our Cyber Week Sales work for you today! Visit www.220-Electronics.com today and get the deals you've waited all year for.

  • Voltage Transformers for North America

    voltage transformers for north americaIf you're planning a vacation or holiday in North America, it's important to be prepared. Generally, you'll need to arrange for airline tickets, hotels and any activities you plan to pursue - but what about your electronics? Many people venture overseas to foreign countries each year without considering how - or if - they'll be able to use their electronics at their destination.
     
    The standard electrical voltage varies from country to country and from region to region around the globe, often making it difficult to use electronics and personal devices while you're traveling. For example, Europe uses a standard of 220 volts while North America uses 110. What this means is that all electronics sold in Europe are designed to work only with 220 (or 240) volt electricity, and all North American electronics are designed only for use with 110 (or 120) volts. Any attempt to use electronics with the improper voltage can result in damaged devices, fire, or even electrocution.
     
    So what do you do when you're preparing for a special trip to North America and want to take your electronics along with you? Well, it depends what you're bringing. Many cell phone and laptop computer manufacturers design their chargers for use with any voltage, however, it's important to check the label or voltage information for your device before you travel. Other devices like electric razors, curling irons and hair dryers are usually only designed for a single voltage and will require the use of a voltage transformer for North America.
     

    What Does a Voltage Transformer for North America Do?

    Voltage transformers perform a simple but very important task - they transform the voltage up or down (depending on the type of transformer) so you can safely use your electronics in foreign countries. For anyone in a country using 220 volts who plans on visiting North America, a step-up transformer is required in order to use electronics. The step-up voltage transformer boosts the standard 110 volts used in North America up to 220 volts, meeting the voltage that your electronics were designed for and allowing you to use them without worry.
     

    What size Voltage Transformer Do I Need for North America?

    The size of the transformer depends on the number of watts your devices use. Most cell phones and electric razors use a rather low wattage. People who only plan to travel with these types of personal electronics will usually be fine using a travel voltage transformer. If you plan to bring your laptop, hair dryer, radio, Blu-ray Player or anything similar that uses a higher wattage, you'll need to purchase a step-up voltage transformer that has a wattage which is equivalent (or higher) than the wattage used by your device. For example, to use a curling iron rated at 800 watts, you will need a minimum of 800 watt set-up voltage transformer. It's recommended to use a transformer rated for double the wattage of your devices to protect against power surges or voltage fluctuations.
     

    Buying a Voltage Transformer for North America

    For more information on purchasing a voltage transformer for North America, visit our Voltage Transformer Buying Guide. It will expelling everything you need to know about choosing the proper transformer for your specific needs. You can also learn about foreign plug adapters to ensure you have the proper plug to fit the electrical outlets in North America.
     
    As specialists in international travel and foreign relocation, 220 Electronics has over 35 years of experience in dealing with electronics and voltage transformers. We also sell a variety of voltage transformers in all sizes, from 50 volts to 25,00 volts. Be sure to purchase your voltage transformer from a reputable seller and be sure you're purchasing the correct size and type to avoid any complications during your travels! Enjoy your trip to North America.

  • Voltage Converters and Foreign Plug Adapters for Overseas Travel

    voltage converters and foreign plug adaptersIf you're heading abroad this summer - whether for a week or a month - you need to be sure you're prepared to take your electronics with you. Electrical voltage varies from continent to continent, and even from country to country. This means that your electronics may not be compatible with the higher (or lower) voltage in your destination country. In order to prevent damage to your devices or even electrical shock, it's important to plan ahead by purchasing a voltage converter to take with you.
     
    If you're from North America and traveling to Europe for example, your electronics are designed for 120 volts only. Since Europe uses 220 volts, attempting to plug in your North American radio or electric razor without a converter will surely ruin your device because it's too much voltage for it to handle. Utilizing a voltage converter will ensure that the electricity going to your device is the same voltage that it was designed for, allowing you to use it safely and without worry. There's a wide variety of types, sizes and styles of voltage converters available, but for simple vacation travel we recommend a basic travel voltage converter. It's capable of handling low-watt electronics such as cell phone chargers, electric razors, radios, tablets and more. They're also relatively small, inexpensive and can be easily tucked away into your suitcase or backpack.
     
    You'll also need to be sure you have some plug adapters to take along with you, since foreign countries have different styles of wall outlets than North America. There's actually up to 10 different types of plugs and wall outlets that are widely used around the world, and a voltage converter without a plug adapter is going to be pretty useless to you. Luckily, 220-Electronics has you covered. We carry an assortment of voltage converters and plug adapters for any place in the world, making it possible to use your electronics wherever you travel to.
     
    One of our top selling travel voltage converters and foreign plug adapters is a $24 kit which includes a converter and plug adapters of every type. It's perfect for basic use and can get you through your travels without ruining your electronics or having to buy overpriced converters when arriving at your destination. They're also perfect for world travelers because of their flexibility for use in any country - everything is included in a neat and compact kit. travel voltage converter and plug adapter kit, or you can view our complete inventory of voltage conveters here.
     
    Wherever you're traveling to this year, be sure you're prepared with voltage converters and foreign plug adapters. It's never fun to be in a foreign location without access to your most basic needs like a cell phone, camera or electric toothbrush. A well-prepared traveler is a happy traveler. Enjoy your adventures!

  • Voltage Converters for New Zealand

    voltage converters for new zealandAre you traveling for an extended period or relocating permanently to New Zealand? If so, you should consider what you're going to do about using electronics. While there might be other things to consider before a long trip or a big move, it's noteworthy to recognize that the standard voltage in New Zealand is 220 volts. In North America, all electronics are designed to operate on 120 volts and will not work overseas, which means you can't just take your electronics along with you and expect them to work. Doing so can result in damage to your belongings, the risk of fire, or even electrocution.
     
    Thankfully, there are a couple options available to make things easier. The first is purchasing a voltage converter or voltage transformer. These devices are basically used as a mediator for voltage - they plug into the wall outlet and lower the voltage from 220 to the acceptable 120 volts that your electronics require. Your electronics plug directly into the converter and can be used safely and efficiently. There are many different sizes and styles of voltage converters, and depending on their wattage capacity they can be used for simple items or large appliances such as washers and dryers. The proper type of converter used for North American appliances & electronics in New Zealand is a Step-down converter, as it steps the electricity down to 120 volts.
     
    The second option is to purchase 220 volt appliances, which can be accomplished before arriving in New Zealand. Instead of shopping in unfamiliar places and trying to quickly fill an empty home with appliances where the selection may be very limited and the prices may be higher, you can shop online for 220 volt appliances and find excellent pricing and the availability to ship your purchases directly to your destination. This method saves much money and hassle over trying to shop for everything after arriving in a foreign country.
     
    The best choice to make depends on your needs. If you only have a small amount of items, a voltage converter might be sufficient for using those items. However, if you're planning to furnish your home with a refrigerator, stove/oven, washer & dryer, small appliances and other electronics such as a home theater, the best route to take is purchasing 220 volt products before leaving.
     
    At 220 Electronics, we have a huge selection of voltage converters for New Zealand. From 500 watts to 25,000 watts, we have exactly what you're looking for. You can view all of our voltage converters here, or, learn more about choosing the proper converter for your application by utilizing our voltage converter buying guide.
     
    We also offer a complete selection of 220 volt home electronics and appliances, including multi-system televisions and home theater components such as blu-ray players that feature dual voltage and are capable of operating at boy 120 or 220 volts. With the guaranteed lowest prices and free international relocation consultations, you've got nothing to lose by visiting our website at 220-Electronics.com and seeing how we can help make your travels cheaper and less stressful. Ask us about our voltage converters for New Zealand or how we can assist with choosing the proper 220 volt appliances and we'll be glad to help. With over 35 years experience, you're in good hands!

  • Voltage Converters for Asia: What You Need To Know

    voltage converters for asiaSo you're traveling, moving or relocating to an Asia and you're pretty sure you have everything figured out. But what about electronics and appliances? If you're traveling, this question is usually not as important as if you're moving there - but nonetheless it can still be very important.
     
    Asian countries all run on 220/240 volt electricity. This means that if you're coming from the Americas or another 110/120 volt country, your appliances and electronics are not compatible with the voltage used in Asia. The electronics and appliances you own are designed to function only at the local voltage where they are sold, and therefore are basically useless to you overseas. While laptop computers generally use power adapters suited for any voltage, other electronics and appliances purchased in the Americas such as TVs, stereos & radios, and even blowdryers and electric razors are made to work with 120 volts. Attempting to use these items with the higher voltage of 220 or 240 volts is enough to ruin or melt your electronics, start a fire, or even cause electrocution - none of which you really want to deal with.
     
    Many times, people think that all they need is an adapter that allows their power cord to be compatible with the foreign electrical outlet, but that isn't always the case. Unless you're using a device that's specifically designed for worldwide use, you're going to need a voltage converter. The voltage converter will plug into the outlet and safely reduce the voltage for you so that your electronics can be used without hazard or worry. There are different types and sizes of converters available depending on your needs. These range from simple travel converters for small personal electronics to converters capable of working with large appliances that draw much more electricity, such as washers & dryers.
     
    Now, if you're just going to be taking a vacation, chances are that you're probably not traveling with your microwave or a refrigerator and a simple travel converter will be sufficient. On the other hand, if you're moving overseas with appliances from the US or another 110/120 volts country, you're definitely going to need voltage converters. The size or number of them will depend on what you're bringing along, and you can learn more about how to determine your needs with this voltage converter buying guide. It explains all the things you'll need to understand to purchase the correct voltage converter for Asia.
     
    There are also a couple other options available to you. You can always purchase new appliances overseas, and avoid the hassle of moving your things. Additionally, you can purchase appliances specifically made to work in Asia before you even leave - which can allow you a larger selection and better pricing. Then those items can be shipped to your destination. It all depends on your situation and your personal needs.
     
    If you'd like to learn more about relocating internationally with electronics and what your options are, as well as getting free personal advice to help better inform you to make the best decision, contact 220 Electronics. Not only do we sell voltage converters and a wide range of personal and home appliances for use in Asia, we also offer free international relocation assistance with no pressure to buy. We can help you choose what might be best for you and help you save time, money, and reduce the stress of your move. With over 35 years in the industry, you can't go wrong with a free consultation from our experts. Get in touch with us today or visit our website for more information.

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