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#1 Razamatow


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Posted 30 January 2010 - 09:11 PM

I bought a PC in vancouver and im moving to NZ. I have a power reducer because NZ power is 240 volts and my computer runs on canadian power which is 110. My question is will i run into problems using a power reducer. Or any other problems. Should I just sell this one and buy one down there. Trouble is a computer worth $1000 dollars in Canada is about $3000 in NZ.

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Posted 30 January 2010 - 09:39 PM

most power supplies ive seen have a little red switch on the back to change from 110 to 220

#3 Razamatow

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Posted 30 January 2010 - 09:58 PM

i had no idea, thanks ill check that out

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Posted 30 January 2010 - 10:19 PM

You will just need the proper cord for the 240V wallplate
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Posted 31 January 2010 - 04:34 AM

On the other hand, I don't believe electronics here in NZ are 3x the price in Canada.

There are plenty of deals where you can get a product for no deposit and 4 year interest free terms.

I picked up a new laptop on Friday. A Pavilion DV6 1216AX for $NZ1099 - ($US775). I reckon you would find that hard to beat anywhere in the world.


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