[time-nuts] Line Voltage - USA
phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Wed Jan 4 04:34:23 EST 2017
In message <CANX10hCYMEq=fnT7o01bEpKSjgvbTUHhAb77x2GJYR86CuVHow at mail.gmail.com>, "Dr. David Kirkby
(Kirkby Microwave Ltd)" writes:
>On 2 January 2017 at 18:14, Poul-Henning Kamp <phk at phk.freebsd.dk> wrote:
>> Take the average of the two, and use the low max and high min as limits
>> QED: 230V +/- 6% = [216..244]
>Do you have a reference to this +6%? I've heard from various sources that
>the UK is 230 -6%/+10%. If the EU dictates otherwise, then I'm certainly
>over the 6% limit. I may or may not be over the 10% limit.
There was a transitional range, but I belive it has expired.
In 240V countries it was -6%/+10%.
In 220V countries it was -10%/+6%
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