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You may be better off with a 220V certified rated charger, rather than converter. They should be freely interchangeable with 110V ones, as long as toothbrush is concerned. For Sonicare: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Philips-Sonicare-FlexCare-Toothbrush-Genuine/dp/B00DGTGTXY For Waterpik: http://waterpikukonline.co.uk/replacement-parts/wp-450-chargers The ...
You would rather need a 220 to a 110 converter. I have been using this converter(on a daily basis for over a month now) in Australia (India and Australia have the same voltage/power levels I am told) and all my US appliances work well. It has a little bit of a fan noise in a very quiet room, but that doesn't bother me. Also, you need this only if your ...
Definitively no. The simple reason is that a converter does not affect the frequency. You would need a rectifier-inverted-rectifier combination to transform 50Hz to 60Hz or vice versa. While technically possible, I've never seen such a thing in my life. Also, the frequency usually makes no difference either way (most devices run on DC internally anyway).
Just to report - American Connection/Chautauqua Airlines does indeed allow personal electronic device usage from gate-to-gate. Thanks to everyone else for chiming in!
Check the description on your device to see what it accepts--most things say (check the wall wart rather than the device if it uses one.) To date the only thing I have found that had trouble on 50hz power was a clock--it was running at 5/6 the speed it should have. Note that some motors will have the same issue. Almost all travel electronics already ...
It's not as important as the power requirement. From a piece on Wikitravel: Frequency is generally not a problem--most travel items will work on either 50 or 60 Hz. If all the electrical appliance does is produce heat or light (except fluorescent lighting), then the frequency is unlikely to matter. However, I assume you're talking about a laptop ...
Argentina commonly uses dual plugs that fit European and Australian/Chinese plugs. Make sure that you have the Aussie plugs though as not all are dual plugs.
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