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I have a potential client who wants to bring her washer & dryer from overseas. I think the appliances run on 50 hertz. I told her I would need to check with the manufacturer to see if running them here would be persmissable. I am guessing not. I meet with her tomorrow (10/3)
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Not unless they're from Japan where many appliances are made 50/60Hz due to the fact they use both frequencies domestically. Even then, induction motor equipped appliances rated for 50/60 Hz don't always perform the same. Refrigeration machinery provide less power. Other devices might work just fine, but require changing belt positions.


Microwave ovens, things with induction motor and alarm clocks(many don't have crystals, they use power line as time base) are typically frequency specific.
 
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