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Taking the ResMed S9 to Europe
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RE: Taking the ResMed S9 to Europe
(02-20-2014 04:36 PM)Zorki1c Wrote:  The extension cord tip is an excellent one because most rooms don't have as many outlets. I made one big time error on our trip to Russia. I also took along a plug strip so I could plug in several items at once. I knew the grid over there is 220V but figured the strip wouldn't care since all it does is carry current. Well it did because there was a fuse of some sort in it.. First time I plugged it in there was a POP! and a small cloud of smoke and the strip was toast. Wasn't as smart as I thought I was.

You blew the MOV. Metal Oxide Varistor used as surge protection.

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02-21-2014 10:07 AM
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Post: #12
RE: Taking the ResMed S9 to Europe
Never use tap water for drinking, or your CPAP in Portugal, Spain and France. Except, maybe, England. Always use bottled water.
I live in Europe. Have fun! Smile
02-22-2014 05:36 PM
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