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Are there power socket adapters from H to E/F which carry grounding?

Israel has - unfortunately - a unique plug type, Type H: and I'm interested in using some German or Dutch equipment / cables with it. This is trivial to do if you forego grounding, as Type-H sockets ...
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What options do I have to use my European desktop PC in Japan?

I’m going to be moving to Japan from Germany soon. The PC I use most is a desktop; its PSU is specified at 220–240 V input as is the European standard. Japan uses 100 V mains power as we all know. I ...
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Does Dutch apartment electrical infrastructure support power-line communications?

Power-line communication is a family of technologies to send data around an apartment or a building over its electrical power line. Usually we're talking about Ethernet sockets which on their other ...
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Where in Amsterdam can I dispose of unused/malfunctioning electrical appliances?

I have this microwave which stutters and doesn't always work. I could theoretically go fix it somewhere but I got another one, and I want to get rid of the old one. Still, it's a shame (and ...
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Has anyone tried using a 110v surge protector with a 220v step up transformer? Is its safe? [closed]

Is it safe to plug in a US (110v) surge protector in Europe to 220v outlet using a transformer - say 2000w? Basically to run a home entertainment center.
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What electrical goods can I bring from the States, and how can I use them?

I hope to move from a 110-volt area (the U.S.A.) to a 220-volt area. I am interested in bringing electrical devices with me but am concerned because my understanding is that some stateside devices ...
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Can I use a TV purchased in Japan in the US?

My TV is old. I want to buy a new one while living in Japan. The only thing holding me back is that I have no idea if the TV would be absolutely worthless in the US if I ended up moving back. Here ...