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Tacima 230V to 110V 1000W Voltage Converter

Code: N54HF

  • Allows you to operate USA equipment in the UK
  • Two output sockets that will accept 2 or 3-pin USA type plugs
  • Ideal for Playstation 3 (PS3) and Xbox 360 US models for use in the UK

Product details

Tacima 230V to 110V 1000W Voltage Converter

• Allows you to operate USA equipment in the UK• Two output sockets that will accept 2 or 3-pin USA type plugs• Ideal for Playstation 3 (PS3) and Xbox 360 US models for use in the UK • Full encapsulation of the transformer improves heat dissipation and prevents ingress of moisture• The toroidal construction benefits from smaller size and reduced weight compared to laminated transformers
• Designed and manufactured in Britain

Toroidal technology is more energy/weight efficient and cheaper to run when compared to traditional laminated transformers. Suitable products include most AC mains adapters, calculators, electric razors, radios, ghetto blasters, CD players, some handheld games consoles, air purifiers, Christmas tree lights, nebulisers and laptop and desktop computers, TVs and Hi-fis (ensure the rating is correct). Ideal for multimedia and AV equipment.
Input Voltage: AC 220 - 240, 50/60Hz
Input Power Plug: UK
Output Voltage: AC 110 - 120V
Output Current: 8.3A (8300mA)
Output Voltage Type: Fixed
Output Power (Max): 1000W
Regulated Output: No
Number of Tips or Sockets: 2
Output Tips/Socket Type: USA 3 Pin Mains Socket
Switched Mode Supply: No

I have a mitre saw that is 1550 watts do these converters come with a higher wattage?

Asked by: Paulh1
Yes we have the one in the link below http://www.maplin.co.uk/p/tacima-230v-to-110v-2000w-voltage-converter-n56hf
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2017-07-10

Will this power a peavey amplifier which is rated at 550 watts 120 volt 60 hz?

Asked by: DaveyD
Yes, it will operate it perfectly.
Answered by: DaveB
Date published: 2017-04-08

Is this appropriate for an item at 120v, 60hz with 250w/800w motor/heating components?

Asked by: DSW1
Yes, I am pleased to advise the item will support this use.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2017-02-22

Hi, I have 3 US devices TV 110-120v  60hz - 460w, Playstation & a dvd My first Q would be do you have anything smaller than the Tacima for my TV so I can hide it better? If so I could buy 3. If not do you have something that could take on all three?

Asked by: oscar
This service is for frequently asked questions and does not allow two way communication, In order for us to best assist you with your technical issue please contact us on the details below: 0333 400 9500 or email technical@maplin.co.uk
Answered by: Billy
Date published: 2016-10-20

Can this devise also be used to convert 110V to 230V?

Asked by: Mike
The device allows you to use 110v devices on UK mains, it does not work the other way round.
Answered by: Les
Date published: 2016-10-03

can this power an electric drill?

Asked by: workerdrone01
If it is less than 1000W yes.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2016-06-20

Hi there I have bought kitchenaid professional 5 plus from US and it says 525 watt max...beside it has different socket pin...is this machine is the right one to use with it in order to regulate voltage and Powe?

Asked by: Dede
This will allow you to use US devices in the UK as long as the wattage of the device does not exceed 1000w
Answered by: Les
Date published: 2016-06-01

I have purchased an appliance from the USA it has a 2 pin socket an will only require a 110v will this transformer adapt an make my appliance usable, thank you

Asked by: Anonymous
This will work with devices up to 1000 watts Check your appliance ... if it's 1000 watts or less it will be fine.
Answered by: Les
Date published: 2016-05-12
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Bulk Prices

Item code Item name Quantity Price
N54HF Tacima 230V to 110V 1000W Voltage Converter (1+) £149.99

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