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asafcorl

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if i buy 4 camera packege - will it work in israel 220V ?
« on: January 12, 2007, 04:59:04 AM »

in israel their is 220V so if i buy 4 cameras system will it work in israel ? if i will buy transformtor will it fix the problem ?
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Re: if i buy 4 camera packege - will it work in israel 220V ?
« Reply #1 on: January 12, 2007, 09:42:32 PM »

To be honest I don't know much about the voltage part. But it seems to me you might have better luck with X10 Europe.

X10.com only sends to North America (actually only PART of North America).

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Re: if i buy 4 camera packege - will it work in israel 220V ?
« Reply #2 on: February 09, 2007, 11:00:08 AM »

Surely, the package of 4 cameras sold by X10.com cannot work with 220V because they need plugging into 120v/60Hz sockets.

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Re: if i buy 4 camera packege - will it work in israel 220V ?
« Reply #3 on: February 09, 2007, 09:38:06 PM »

Surely, the package of 4 cameras sold by X10.com cannot work with 220V because they need plugging into 120v/60Hz sockets.

Your right about the that homevista! But in that part of the world, those "travel adapters" are used extensively.

I really don't know if or how well those power adapters would work with X10 devices. But I do know there is an X10 Europe, and that X10 (USA) doesn't ship outside of N. America.
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Re: if i buy 4 camera packege - will it work in israel 220V ?
« Reply #4 on: February 09, 2007, 10:40:04 PM »

Dave,
X10 devices do not solely depend on the voltage but also depend on the power frequency. It the US, we use 60Hz but in many EU it is 50 Hz. Therefore, voltage adapter alone cannot solve this problem. However, in some European countries such as France, Italia, the UK, there are some company sell European X10 devices. They work with 220V/50Hz power systems.

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Re: if i buy 4 camera packege - will it work in israel 220V ?
« Reply #5 on: February 10, 2007, 09:19:15 AM »

Thats why I included the X10 Europe link in my original post.
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Re: if i buy 4 camera packege - will it work in israel 220V ?
« Reply #6 on: July 11, 2007, 08:58:35 PM »

in israel their is 220V so if i buy 4 cameras system will it work in israel ? if i will buy transformtor will it fix the problem ?
Most importantly, however, this stuff doens't really work in the US, so I doubt you'll have better luck in Isreal ;-)
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Re: if i buy 4 camera packege - will it work in israel 220V ?
« Reply #7 on: July 12, 2007, 07:05:31 AM »

The cameras are turned on and off by powerline signals. So if you used a transformer to go from 220 volts to 120 volts. There is a good chance it would not pass the X10 signals.
Since the cameras also use RF to send the video, you would have at also make sure; Israel allows that frequency to be used legally for that purpose.
Like here in the US. RF remotes are 310 Mhz. Overseas they use 418 Mhz as the legal frequency.
Since the camera power supplies use a transformer, it also may get hotter as they are not intended for 50 Hz.
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Re: if i buy 4 camera packege - will it work in israel 220V ?
« Reply #8 on: July 26, 2007, 10:51:46 AM »

we have 120-0-120vac 60Hz systems here especially in manila but 240-0vac in most parts. we will not have problems in manila.
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