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Hi, will your toggle switches work for South Africa, our electricity

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Hi, will your toggle switches work for South Africa, our electricity is 220-250 V?

I want to buy this switchplate:

http://www.houseofantiquehardware.com/Streamline-Deco-Toggle-Switch-Plate-Single-Gang?sc=9&category=1314

To work with this toggle switch:

http://www.houseofantiquehardware.com/light-switches-single-pole?sc=9&category=179348
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Electrical
Expert:  AssuredElectrical replied 1 year ago.
Welcome. My name is XXXXX XXXXX would be glad to assist.

The toggle switch you posted is only 120 volts and not safe on your power of 230 volts.

They do however make one just like it in a 277 volt version for the US and it is rated higher in voltage and safe on 230 volts.

CLICK HERE to see the switch. Remember, the only thing that shows through the plate is the little toggle and the rest is not seen, so the blue is hidden by the plate.

CLICK HERE
for another source

The little toggles come in your choice of color when ordered from the first link, in white, ivory, brown, gray and red.

Any questions, let me know
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Customer: replied 1 year ago.

Thank you very much. I will order the toggle switches separately then.


 


Regards,


Dirk Smith

Expert:  AssuredElectrical replied 1 year ago.
you are most welcome. glad to assist.

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