AC WORKS® Library — AC WORKS Wisdom Series

How to Use Our Outlet Solutions Page

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Last time, we reviewed how to identify the plug and outlet you need to adapt, and how to search for the correct adapter on our site. If you are still confused about the different plugs and outlets, we have another useful tool to help you: the Outlet Solutions Page. If your outlet doesn’t have the NEMA configuration or other helpful information printed on it, this page is perfect for you. Go to acworks.com, then click on the “Outlet Solutions” header. There, we have pictures of nearly every possible outlet that is being used today. Simply scroll through and click on...

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How to Search for AC WORKS® Products

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Figuring out what electrical connection you have can sometimes be tricky. There are so many different plug and connector NEMA configurations out there that it can be a little overwhelming. Luckily, most plugs and outlets actually come with their NEMA configurations printed on them. If you can’t find yours, you can look at our NEMA configuration chart on our downloads page. Once you are on acworks.com, click on the search bar. Then, simply type in the numbers associated with the connections you are trying to adapt. The outlet you are trying to get power from should always be your first...

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Why Dryers Can't Use 110V Outlets

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Lately, a lot of customers have been wondering if it is possible to adapt a 3 or 4 prong dryer to a regular household connection. While this is not possible, you can still adapt to other outlets around the house. But first, let’s go over why it's not possible. When your dryer has a 3 or 4 prong plug, or in technical terms NEMA 10-30P or NEMA 14-30P, it is because it requires 220 volts and 30 amps to function properly. This means it cannot function with just 110 volts and 15 to 20 amps that you would get from...

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One Way to Adapter A 220V Outlet

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Join us as we go over one of our current most popular products: AD1030620. With this compact right angle adapter, you can power a variety of appliances that require 220 Volt power. NEMA 6-20 outlets are rare in typical households. However, as you will learn, there are other outlets in your home that do provide the 220 Volt power you need. If you have any questions about 220 Volt power in your household, please leave a comment down below, call us, text us, or email us. Like, comment, and subscribe to see more videos just like this one. Shoot us...

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AC WORKS® Wisdom: Barrel Adapter Re-design

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Here at AC Connectors, we are always searching for new ways to improve our products to be more reliable and user-friendly. After more than a year of scribbling down notes, sketching out ideas, and even carving out ideas from our old design, we are happy to present to you (on December 12th, 2019) our brand new adapter design! We have taken our old design and made it more compact, reliable, and with more features. Say tuned for new innovations and products! Like, comment, and subscribe to see more videos just like this one. Shoot us an email if there is...

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