AC WORKS® Library

AC WORKS® PRODUCT RELEASE: Flexible Adapters With Built-In 20 Amp Circuit Breakers

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This video explains how the circuit breaker works, and which configurations these adapters come with.

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AC WORKS® Wisdom: How to Determine If You Can Adapt Down From 250 Volts

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In a previous edition of AC WORKS wisdom, we mentioned that it is impossible to adapt up or down between 125 volts and 250 volts. However, you can adapt down to 125 only if the power source is rated as a 125/250 volts connection. I know, confusing, right? Then what’s the difference?

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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

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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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