This Tacima 500VA Autotransformer Step-down Voltage Converter (also sometimes known as a step-down voltage transformer) is for use in the UK with electrical equipment from the USA that has either a US two pin or US three pin plug. What it does is convert UK 220 – 240 volts to US 110 – 120 volts. The output is pure AC. The Autotransformer Voltage Converter has a high maximum load of 500VA and is OK for use with devices up to about 500 watts.
The Step Down Transformer can be used with everything with a rating of 500VA or below. This would include electric razors, radios, Ghetto blasters, CD players, games consoles, air purifiers, Christmas tree lights, nebulisers, desktop computers, TVs, Hi-fis.
Not suitable for hair straighteners or hair dryers as these products draw too many Watts for the converter.
Simply plug the step down voltage converter into a UK socket and plug the US plug into the voltage converter. The Autotransformer step down voltage converter works with US two pin and three pin plugs and has two sockets.
- Step Down voltage conversion (up to 500VA)
- With fuse protection
- Ideal for use of US 110 – 120V two or three pin appliances in the UK
- Pure AC output
- Very safe to use
- Flame retarding casing
- Anti surge fuse (T1AL)
- Two sockets
- Made in the UK