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Would a 120 volt single phase 60 Hz refrigerator be able to run on a 120 volt single phase 50 Hz power cycle without running into any issues?

closed as off-topic by choster, Traveller, Doc, Aganju, David Richerby Mar 25 at 22:22

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  • The answer to the question as posted is probably 'it depends'. You might get a better answer on Electrical Engineering, but only if you can post a photograph of any power rating label you can find on the refrigerator. – Redd Herring Mar 25 at 19:52
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    I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because it does not appear to be about traveling within the scope defined in the help center. – choster Mar 25 at 20:19
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    @choster I always travel with my refrigerator, don't you? The real art is in getting the gate staff to allow you to carry it on so you don't have to pay excess baggage fees! – Doc Mar 25 at 20:46
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    @Doc Tony, is that you? – rvs Mar 25 at 21:06
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    @DavidRicherby All true, but it's relatively easy and cheap to drop voltage from 240v 50Hz across a transformer. A frequency change takes a lot more effort. – Redd Herring Mar 26 at 3:08