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Posted on UK tool to USA conversion, electrical advice needed

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#1 posted 06-20-2018 11:14 PM

Will the tool not run on 120V?
Lots of universal motors will run on 120V or 240V.
If not, 240V is 240V, so provided you match the plug, it should work fine.
- jonah

No, induction motors can often be wired to either 120 or 240. Universal motors (hand tools) can not.

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