Best UK to USA voltage converter plug type thingy

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Found 30th Sep 2008
I am looking for a voltage converter so i can plug my uk items in when i am in the states.

does any one recommend any or know of any alternatives?

thanks.

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Bought one for my sons teacher in july from QD, Yep I know not the most Hip Hop shop in town But it was under £2

You need a 2-1 step up transformer. But surely its alot simpler and easier to just buy a kettle etc over there? :?

adp;3084032

Bought one for my sons teacher in july from QD, Yep I know not the most … Bought one for my sons teacher in july from QD, Yep I know not the most Hip Hop shop in town But it was under £2



Have you got a link to what you bought? Thats a bargain price if it does the trick.

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yeah some links would be great. just need to charge the essentials....ie. ipod, camera battery etc etc.

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adp;3084032

Bought one for my sons teacher in july from QD, Yep I know not the most … Bought one for my sons teacher in july from QD, Yep I know not the most Hip Hop shop in town But it was under £2


Are you referring to a plug adaptor (cheap) or a voltage convertor (not so cheap) ;-)

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csiman;3084588

Are you referring to a plug adaptor (cheap) or a voltage convertor (not … Are you referring to a plug adaptor (cheap) or a voltage convertor (not so cheap) ;-)



thats what i was thinking.........

Yes, it was a plug adapter! It was bought in store at QD, Guess I'm thinking of the wrong sort of thing am I? Sorry

If i were over there i would buy a us mains to USB plug.. all my essentials can charge from usb.. dont know if thats the same with you though

Titchimp;3084727

If i were over there i would buy a us mains to USB plug.. all my … If i were over there i would buy a us mains to USB plug.. all my essentials can charge from usb.. dont know if thats the same with you though



You dont get many USB kettles though :roll:
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