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Need an American adapter plug?

Posted by Pele-196336 - Created: 13 years ago
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Posted by SammyT-194551 - 13 years ago

I brought my laptop over, and like most others, it's dual-voltage, so all I did was buy just the adapter plug from La Foir Fouille for about 50 centimes. 

-Samantha

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Posted by ruby-197471 - 13 years ago

I saw these today in the carrefour in Lingostiere...you have an electrical section there and there were only about 2 left but they do stock them

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Posted by Pele-196336 - 13 years ago

Its set up with a voltage transformer set at 210volts which then goes to the 'broken' American multi-plug box which has the monitor and harddrive plugged into it. So in theory the computer should not 'go up in smoke'. I think this is right?

Thanks for your help.I'll pop down to the shop at the port.

Pele

 

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Posted by stgeorge-182529 - 13 years ago

If this is a laptop it will almost certainly be dual-voltage but check underneath on the plate - 110/220 VAC 50/60 Hrtz.

There is a very good electrical ship in Place des Pins, near the Port of Nice which will have adaptor plugs or Lyvio's in Antibes.

 

stgeorge

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Posted by davidl-181802 - 13 years ago

You can cut the ends of and rewire them with french plugs BUT are you sure it is an extyension block and not a step down transformer? US runs on 110v and Europe run on 240v - your computer may go up in smoke if it gets the wrong voltage.
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