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Would a 50hz generator work ok in the Philippines


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maccydee

I was chatting to another forum member on here & he told me he brought his generator with him when he moved & it's 50hz. He stated that he has no problems with it but in the long term would it be better to just sell my generator that I have in the UK & just buy one here. Any comments on this would be helpful, thanks.

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SkyMan

Depends on what you run off it.  If it's ok with 50Hz (most things are), the gen is ok.  60Hz motors will run slower.

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Paul

Motors and clocks would be most affected. 

 

I would suggest buying one locally, for the proper voltage and cycles needed in a given country.

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redman69

yes clocks would have a problem. but most equipment comes with a label saying 50 or 60 hertz. meaning they will work in Europe or N.America

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