AC WORKS® Library — Residential Use

AC WORKS® Wisdom: What's On The Warning Tag

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When you purchase one of our flexible adapters or extension cords, you will notice a warning tag that is zip-tied onto the cable itself. What is it there for? Should you be worried about it?

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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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AC WORKS® Wisdom: How to Ground Your Adapted 4-Prong Dryer

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In the past, we have talked a lot about the different dryer connections and how you can adapt them to fit your needs. We have also discussed how important it is to ground any dryer connection you may have. When you do purchase an AC WORKS® brand dryer adapter, you will notice it comes with a green cord. What is it for?

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AC WORKS®: What is Voltage Drop?

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When shopping for AC WORKS® brand extension cords, you may notice the majority of them stay within a 50ft or less range. This is to avoid something that all power cords experience, called “voltage drop.” What is voltage drop?

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AC WORKS®: The Two T-Blade Plugs

Posted by Christopher Hahn on

Lately, we have had quite a few customers contact us to see if they can operate their 250 Volt AC units from a household outlet. They try to use a household adapter such as M515520, which won’t work for this issue. Why won’t it work? Can a 250 Volt AC unit be adapted for a household outlet?

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