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USA wall wart in the UK

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I am getting a device from America that runs off a supplied wall wart. It's no doubt 12v or around that.
My question is, if I just get a USA 2pin to UK plug adapter, will this be sufficient? I wouldn't a step down converter?

Thanks
 

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My question is, if I just get a USA 2pin to UK plug adapter, will this be sufficient? I wouldn't a step down converter?

look on the walwart and see if it has a voltage range input pretty much all of them do these days and most of them will work from 110 - 240VAC
Again, CHECK its label


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look on the walwart and see if it has a voltage range input pretty much all of them do these days and most of them will work from 110 - 240VAC
Again, CHECK its label


Dave
Great, thank you.
 

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If the wall wart is lightweight and small then it does not have an old fashioned large and heavy low frequency transformer in it and instead it is a modern electronic circuit that uses a lightweight high frequency transformer. The modern ones work from a wide range of supply voltages.
 

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Yeah, I've got a pictures now and it's 110v - 240v so should be fine. Thanks
 
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