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Old 09-17-2014, 10:11 AM   #15
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Excellent point on the 50 HZ, induction motors will operate at 5/6 speed and this will cause stress.
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Having lived in Europe twice (first time Netherlands for 4 years, second time in Belgium for 3 years), I can attest to the difference that 50 cycle current has on US appliances. Anything with a US electric motor in it will usually cause a problem (60 cycles). The step-down transformers that you can buy (and there are huge differences in transformers as well), do NOTHING to accommodate the difference in cycles...only volts. It could be very funky going from one appliance to another. The washer would work, the dishwasher wouldn't. Then there was the fun of a US dryer which used 220 for the heating element, but 110V for the motor and timer unit.....because our 220 and their 220 are most assuredly different. If you were using one of the inverter generators (e.g., Honda EU type), I'll be your problems would be solved.
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If you were using one of the inverter generators (e.g., Honda EU type), I'll be your problems would be solved.
It's an Interstate, with a built-in Onan propane-fueled generator. But that sucker is LOUD when you're trying to sleep with it located right under the bed. I'm sure that's one reason why the OP wants to be plugged in to run the A/C. Not to mention the Onan only produces 20 amps, not 30.
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S3d, I see your listing shows Kuwait. Is that where its plugged in? Has it worked before at that electrical outlet? Also affecting electrical appliances is the cycles per second of the AC current. Do you know if you are receiving 60 cycle/second? Some European countries use 50 cycles and that also has an effect on devices, especially motors, that are built to operate on 60 cycles.

I'd also make sure the electrical connections in the outlet box are tight. Make sure the power to the outlet is turned off before checking it.

Also circuit breakers are known to go bad. Does the breaker that is tripping get very warm? That would indicate an overload causing it to trip.
You're right. Our country uses 50 cycles and found an electrician who fixed that issue. Everything works fine now.

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Thanks for the follow-up. I was sure that 50 Hz power was your problem.


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