Re: Using a US Lisa in the UK

From: simon <simski_at_email.domain.hidden>
Date: Thu, 12 Nov 2009 21:19:30 +0100

no problem. the first thing a lisa does is rectifying the 50/60hz. but change your decoupling caps as soon as possible. they tend to explode. i had it two times on a fair but the machines kept on working. they where not on a secured earth connection :-)

On 12-nov-2009, at 19:44, thelawman wrote:

> Hi all,
> I've been lurking here for a few weeks, but this is my first post.
> I've just got my hands on a Lisa 2/5 which is being shipped from the
> US to me in London. I'm assuming that it's got the 1.2A 110v/60Hz
> Apple power supply and that the Profile drive is also US power spec.
> As I understand that the 1.2A PSU is tricky to convert to 220v/50Hz
> and I'm guessing that converting the Profile drive isn't easy either,
> I was wondering if I could get away with using a US-UK step-down
> transformer? Although a transformer will convert the voltage to 110v,
> the frequency will remain at 50Hz - will the Lisa and Profile PSUs be
> able to tolerate the lower frequency? If not, do I have any other
> options?
> Many thanks in advance for your help,
> Ian
> >

Met vriendelijke groet

Simon Claessen

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