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Well, I can lend you my experience living in a somewhat rural town, less than 300m from the power plant and right next to a factory. I'm Italian, so the nominal voltage would be 230V at 50Hz. First off, being so near to the plant most of the time the line voltage was closer to 250. I've even seen 260 on a few occasions. But then there's the factory. ...


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I live in Ireland and was in Hong Kong earlier this year - I had no problem doing it the other way. I can't say for certain, but I'd be very surprised if it proved problematic.


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UK answer. Recently refurbished long distance trains tend to have sockets in the seating areas for the passengers touse, these are usually these are often labelled something like "laptops and mobile phones only" reflecting their intended use. Local trains and older trains are less likely to have them. There is no charge for using them. The sockets are ...


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Generally, new and longer-distance trains will, older suburban ones won't. Quite a few have them in first class, but not in standard. CrossCountry Voyager trains have power available in most seats, and a nice seating plan: Seating Plan East Midland have power on their 'Meridian' trains but not their HSTs - link South West Trains don't generally - it ...


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Airport security officers may, randomly, ask that you turn on electronic devices (usually do something to activate the display) to show that they are functional. To do this, the battery must not be completely discharged. If you are unable to turn on the device, they may not allow you to bring the electronic device through the checkpoint and you would have to ...


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This isn't a direct answer to your specific question, but here in Australia, mains power is 240v, and I've seen many appliances labelled with voltages ranging anywhere from 210v to 255v which work without any problems. It's also quite common to see ranges like 220v-240v and 220v-250v on appliances sold in Australia, for use with our 240v power supply, ...



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