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by veradusit
Mon Jan 21, 2008 2:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: European Espresso maker installed and wired for US use
Replies: 23
Views: 5462

I will try it tonight
by veradusit
Mon Jan 21, 2008 8:35 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: European Espresso maker installed and wired for US use
Replies: 23
Views: 5462

narrowing it down

Here is my understanding. I have a single phase, 220v machine. Here is my question, if I grab the live wire from two outlets that are on separate posts from the panel can I pair those two together to get single phase 220v (or 240v to be technical) will that work if they are non connected breakers? O...
by veradusit
Sun Jan 20, 2008 9:50 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: European Espresso maker installed and wired for US use
Replies: 23
Views: 5462

One other thing

I just looked at the original plug/cord

the wires are heavy gauge Black, White, and Green
by veradusit
Sun Jan 20, 2008 9:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: European Espresso maker installed and wired for US use
Replies: 23
Views: 5462

Thanks for all of the replies

First some background. I bought the machine on Ebay. The seller was a company that had intended to carry the line in the US, they decided not to. They were left with a demo unit that they in turn sold on ebay. The unit is made by ECM Spain. The model is the Veronica. There is one company carrying th...
by veradusit
Sat Jan 19, 2008 7:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: European Espresso maker installed and wired for US use
Replies: 23
Views: 5462

European Espresso maker installed and wired for US use

I purchased a European espresso maker. The inside specs read as follows: 208/220VAC 60Hz 1675W I ran two hot 110V lines to two prongs of the three prong US plug (one ground) however the machine wouldn't work. I was told by someone at the electrical supply store that the European 220V spec is differe...