50/60Hz mains question

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50/60Hz mains question

Post by SuperPang » September 11th, 2019, 1:13 pm

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Before I spunk the big bucks on one of these beauties, I assume I need 50Hz? I had no idea Japan used both. I'm hoping it has multi-voltage PSU but what if I use a stepdown? Still 50?

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Re: 50/60Hz mains question

Post by geotrig » September 11th, 2019, 1:17 pm

well uk power is supposed to 50hz :( I want soo bad
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Re: 50/60Hz mains question

Post by SuperPang » September 11th, 2019, 2:00 pm

Never mind, googled it. A step-down doesn't change the frequency.

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Re: 50/60Hz mains question

Post by geotrig » September 11th, 2019, 2:29 pm

No the frequecy stays the same , some devices can take both , others don't and put stress on components as well as run at incorrect speeds etc . I believe from my terrible knowledge of power some lights, and the likes would be ok ,big ticket items not so much....
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Re: 50/60Hz mains question

Post by zak » September 12th, 2019, 2:56 pm

I'm curious where you boys would display this? :wink:

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Re: 50/60Hz mains question

Post by SuperPang » September 12th, 2019, 3:42 pm

zak wrote:
September 12th, 2019, 2:56 MP
I'm curious where you boys would display this? :wink:
Me too.

Ideally I'd plug it into the stepdown with my MVS cab so they come on together but there's not really room. :think:

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