AC WORKS® Connector — AC WORKS adapters

How to Reduce Voltage Drop With AC WORKS® Products

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When you are using equipment with a long extension cord, usually 50ft or longer, the voltage rating can drop since the electricity has a longer than the normal distance to travel. It’s usually not significant with lower wattage or lighter duty appliances, but it is much more noticeable with heavier-duty equipment. To help reduce voltage drop, we created a heavy-duty cable with 12 gauge wire that is normally used with 20 amps and a super duty cable with 10 gauge wire that is normally used with 30 amps. The connections are still just for regular household usage, so the most...

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Turning your High-Power Home Outlets into Multiple Regular Home Outlets

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This week Chris talked a little bit further on the topic of Power Distribution Units (PDU) in the AC WORKS® Wisdom video, which I have shared here.  People can use PDUs for all sorts of different things. We can use a couple of different AC WORKS® brand adapters to get power from a higher-powered outlet, such as a dryer outlet or range outlet. By doing so, we can power our high power heaters, fans, dehumidifiers, and other tools, depending on the job.  Some of our adapters such as AD1450L1430, AD1430L1430, S10301430-018, L1430F520-025, S1430F520-018, and S1450F520-018 will all give you the ability to...

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Tesla Charging Limits - How to Change them and Why You Should

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If the vehicle is not set to a lower current, following this rule, you will likely trip the circuit because the car will try to draw more amperage from the circuit.  Trying to connect a non-Tesla adapter or cord to a Tesla provided adapter will NOT automatically change your limits.  You will need to set these limits manually.

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