Archive for August 6, 2016

What to Do If You Import Audio Equipment from Europe

Importing audio equipment is sometimes necessary especially if you do from Europe. Certainly, you wouldn’t want to throw away anything or repurchase all of your stuff. Most of the equipment that you use in Europe can be reused in the US. That is especially true for audio products. Most of the standards in Europe and was a similar. That includes audio standards. However, there are some differences which you should be aware of. Read this post in order to find out more.

First of all, the mains voltage is different in Europe and US. In the US, typical mains voltage is 120 V. In Europe, on the other hand, the voltage is typically 230 V. Also, while the mains frequency in Europe is typically 50 Hz, in the US it is 60 Hz. Most devices don’t care about the mains frequency. However, it is important to make sure the device that you import from Europe is able to operate at 120 V AC voltage. Sometimes you may need to provide …