[Coco] Usergroups / Hardware Hunt

David Roper dave at ebonhost.com
Sat Oct 14 23:19:05 EDT 2006

Bob Devries wrote:
> John T Chasteen said:
>> Will the printers work at 50 Hz if the voltage is stepped-up to 240Vac?
> A printer rated at 110 volts will work using the 50Hz AC stepped 
> *down* to 110 from 240, but the transformers will run hotter.
> Anything rated at 50 HZ will similarly run cooler on 60Hz.
> -- 
> Regards, Bob Devries, Dalby, Queensland, Australia

So, for those of us without an engineering degree, "it won't work, buy 
one from Australia" ?

- David

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