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I an an conditioner designed -150 V will it work if

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I an an conditioner designed for 110-150 V will it work if plugged (with plug 5-15P) in 230 V circuit (required 6-15P) plug
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Electrical
Expert:  Kevin replied 2 years ago.
Hello and welcome to Just Answer. My name is ***** ***** I will be happy to assist you with your electrical question. 1) No, a 120 volt AC that has a NEMA 5-15P is rated for 15 amps and 120 volts. You cannot plug a 120 volt load into a 240 volt receptacle such as a NEMA 6-15R. There is no neutral wire on the 6-15R and it is rated for only 240 volts. Plugging in a 120 volt load into a 240 volt receptacle will burn up and fry the air conditioner. 2) I recommend a dedicated 15 amp/120 volt circuit for the A/C unit.
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Expert:  Kevin replied 2 years ago.
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