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  Reply # 715670 12-Nov-2012 09:33 Send private message

ubergeeknz: Oh and even if it gets repaired, you will need a beast of a step down to run a laser printer.  Probably the step down alone would cost you more than the replacement printer.

Exactly what I was going to say.

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  Reply # 715682 12-Nov-2012 10:26 Send private message

another casualty - don't worry I've seen people plugging Dyson's, rice cookers and air compressors with a different voltage.

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  Reply # 715740 12-Nov-2012 11:46 Send private message

A client of mine once had a computer shipped from the US and plugged it in before switching the supply to 240v... The computer was complete toast! Powersupply, MB, the lot.

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