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Hack:   The NoCat Night Light
Subject:   220v
Date:   2003-05-15 18:29:03
From:   anonymous2
Response to: 220v

check the speedstream site. copy and pasted here:


Can I use a Powerline product on a European 220 volt electrical system?


No. Currently we are only offering Powerline products for the North American market, with support for standard 120 Volt AC, 60 Hz electrical outlets. Simply plugging a 120 > 220 volt adapter will not work, as the transformer will block the broadband signal, not to mention that the increased voltage that is likely to leak through a standard adapter could destroy the product.

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  • 220v
    2003-05-16 08:36:33  anonymous2 [View]

    Maybe -
    Use a transformer to step down the voltage to the 110 volt product, don't use one of those "resistance type" adapters. You don't need a real big transformer.

    And add a bypass capacitor to carry the RF signal around the transformer. A nice, beefy 600 volt, non-electrolytic, around 100 nanofarads (0.1 microfarads).

    Pretty cheap swap meet parts - it might work.
    No guarantees, but might be worth a try.
    • 220v
      2003-08-22 12:17:37  anonymous2 [View]

      DLINK have model which works on both 110 and 220v

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