This Simran Heavy-Duty Continuous Use Voltage Converter Transformer can be used with both 50Hz and 60Hz. It will step Up single phase 110V/120V to 220V/240V single phase, OR Step Down 220V/240V to 110V/120V. It has an ON/OFF switch with an indicator lamp. There are four outlets on front of the unit - two outlets for 110V/120V and two outlets for 220V/240V. The 220V/240V outlets are a USA patented universal output socket that will accept all types of plugs except the big South Africa plug and a European Shucko output socket. The insulated power cord is hardwired with a grounded USA plug. A grounded European Shucko plug is provided in the box to enable the use of this transformer in Europe and Asia. This unit has a metal casing. This transformer is fuse protected. Two spare fuses are provided. These transformers are "CE" Certified. These step Up/down Transformers also called Voltage Converters are heavy duty Voltage Transformers for continuous use with 110V/220V/240V power. These units work both ways as Step Up Voltage Transformer and Step Down Voltage Transformers. These are meant for worldwide use. Also known as Step Up Converter Or Step Down Converter, dual voltage transformers or power converters. These Step Up Transformers and Step Down Transformers can be used for all electronics, household appliances or heavy duty machines.
For safety reasons, it is recommended to use a Voltage Converter / Transformer that's max watts is at least 50% higher than your appliance. For example, if your appliance is rated at 1000 watts, you need to buy a Transformer with a max power of at least 1500 watts or greater. Some appliances, such as heating appliances, power tools, motors, laser printers and TVs need a bigger "buffer zone" because they tend to spike in power, For safe operation it is advisable to choose a voltage converter that is twice the actual wattage rating of these appliances.
How to find correct Voltage Converter
To determine the right voltage converter for your appliance, first find out the voltage (110 or 220 Volt AC) and wattage rating (watts or amps) information on the back or bottom of the appliance or from instruction book of an appliance. If no watts are shown and only amps are shown, multiply the volts (input AC) by the amps to find the watts.
Volts (AC input) x Amps(amperage) = Watts (Wattage)
110V x 0.5A = 55W
Please note transformers are to be used with caution in any case. Keep away from moisture areas and children. We assume no responsibility for misused transformers. We can always recommend a certain size and model for any appliance or electronic that you have. Please contact us if you have any questions.