AC WORKS® Library

AC WORKS® Wisdom: How to Power Your 250 Volt Portable Heater

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Learn how to power your 250 Volt portable heater this fall and winter with no problems.

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AC WORKS® Wisdom: Why Are Male & Female NEMA Configurations Flipped

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When looking at our AC WORKS® brand extension cords and adapters, you may think that the plug or connectors may not match up with yours. You look directly at your plug or connector, but the corresponding NEMA configuration on the adapter or cord you are looking to purchase is flipped. Why is that?

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AC WORKS® Wisdom: Why Generators Need Locking Outlets

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When purchasing a generator, you may notice that some of the outlets look completely different than the others. The outlet will be circular with 3 or 4 curved terminals outlining the edge of the outlet. What are they? Why do generators specifically need them?In this video, you will learn about the different reasons locking outlets are necessary for generators. We will go over their various benefits and different locations they can be used in. If you need help identifying which locking outlet you have on your generator or need to adapt a locking outlet for something else, please give us...

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AC WORKS® Wisdom: Level 2 EV Charging

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Level two EV charging makes use of higher output 240 Volt connections. For level two EV charging, you can use a dryer outlet, cooking range outlet, welder outlet, or HVAC outlet. With level two, you can charge your vehicle completely in a matter of a few hours, making it more convenient and less time consuming than level one charging.

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AC WORKS® Wisdom: Level 1 EV Charging

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When figuring out your EV charging setup, it is important to know what each level of charging does for you. You may have seen level 1, level 2, or level 3 in your vehicle’s user manual or on one of Tesla’s charging adapter boxes, so what does it mean?

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