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2005/9/3-5 [Science/Electric, Consumer/PDA] UID:39477 Activity:moderate
9/3     I have AC adaptors for my cell phone and PDA that say the input
        should be 120VAC.  If I try to use them in Europe where the voltage
        is 220V, will I fry my PDA and cell?  Obviously, I'll have to use
        a plug adaptor to plug them in.
        \_ Yes, they will fry.  Get a transformer that goes 220V -> 110V.
           \- if you are in berkeley, you can get a little voltage and
              outlet adapater travel kit at the travel bookstore near
              black oak books. not the absolute cheepest but convenient
              enough. --psb
              \_ easy travel closed about a year ago.
        \_ Most electronics are dual-voltage these days.  Check the device
           specs.  -tom
           \_ second that.  Most of chargers nowadays take 100-240Volts.
              you *DO* have to worry about different type of plugs, though.
              *PERSONALLY* I have an usb data cable that also charges
              batteries.  I found having such cable is a lot more convenient
              then trying to get more than one set of plug converters.
                                        -- frequent traveler
                \_ URL on where to buy? I've been looking for this.
                   \_ what kind of phone / PDA do you have?
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