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Panasonic sdr-s70 charging in USA

Discussion in 'Camcorders & Video Editing' started by zetland76, Jan 22, 2012.

  1. zetland76

    zetland76 Member

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    My charger states 110 - 240 volts, so if I get the correct adaptor I can us it in the USA. Because the voltage is half that of the UK I assume it will take twice as long to acheive full charge?

    Thanks

    Mike
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    My spelling mistake. Should be "achieve"
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    Hi

    It will work fine. It will take the same time to charge as it does in the UK.

    Regards

    Phil
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    grahamlthompson Well-Known Member

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    Switch mode power chargers (and power supplies like you have on a PC) output the same DC voltages irrespective of the AC input voltage and frequency. Typically 90-250V 50/60Hz so will work pretty well anywhere in the world.
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    Thanks Guys.
    Must remember to pack the charger :thumbsup:
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    Be aware that the charger may - only may - get warmer than usual. If it does overheat it will cut off (they have a safety cut off) so keep an eye the first time. If it does cut off then 15 mins in a freezer will sort it.

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