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PostPosted: Sat, Aug 01, 2020 2:00pm 
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dumb question of the day, but can I use a 110v dual rectifier I get from Europe in my house that I believe is wired to 120v?


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I would think so


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team13chad wrote:
dumb question of the day, but can I use a 110v dual rectifier I get from Europe in my house that I believe is wired to 120v?

You sure can, but it will sound much better with the line voltage cut-back to around 115VAC to 117VAC.

Get yourself a scalable bucking transformer. You can use a variac, but those are heavy, bulky devices. Plus, you can inadvertently crank the voltage too high; ruining the power transformer. I don't run any amp over 117VAC, but doesn't mean 120VAC will damage them. Vintage amplifers should never see more than 115VAC. Many homes see a wall voltage in excess of 126VAC. Ours gets as high as 129VAC! i.e. "Nashville" voltage.

For use with a D/R, I'd get the AmpRx Brown Box.

https://www.amprx.net/about.html


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It’s not a European model if 110V, although you may already know that
Running it at 120V is no issue


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