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110 V or 220 V? Brazil regions have different standard voltage

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Many make the mistake of thinking that all regions in Brazil have the same voltage standard, which is not the case. But, after all, why isn't there a single voltage standard in Brazil? And what can happen when we use an appliance designed to work with 110 V, but connected to 220 V - and vice versa?


Generally, voltage standards in virtually every part of the world are divided into 110 V and 220 V. Countries in the American continent mostly use 110 V, while Europe, Africa and Asia choose 220 V for the . . .

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