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Author Topic: Converting a 110v CMS basic into a 240v CMS basic (UK)  (Read 1099 times)

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Offline zibzab

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Converting a 110v CMS basic into a 240v CMS basic (UK)
« on: March 09, 2019, 05:49 AM »
Hi, I've seen a 110v CMS basic unit for sale in the UK. Can I purchase a new switch to convert it to 240v? If so, do you know the part number I would need?

Thanks.

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Offline zibzab

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Re: Converting a 110v CMS basic into a 240v CMS basic (UK)
« Reply #1 on: March 09, 2019, 07:54 AM »
Think I've found it!
Part 490068--19-FES498895

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Offline GarryMartin

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Re: Converting a 110v CMS basic into a 240v CMS basic (UK)
« Reply #2 on: March 09, 2019, 08:12 PM »
Spot on.

Order no. 498895, Switch element GB 240V.

Offline Peter_C

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Re: Converting a 110v CMS basic into a 240v CMS basic (UK)
« Reply #3 on: March 09, 2019, 11:45 PM »
I would be willing to trade you switches and we each pay shipping. I have a 240V switch and need a 110v.

Edit: Here is my switch

« Last Edit: March 09, 2019, 11:59 PM by Peter_C »

Offline zibzab

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Re: Converting a 110v CMS basic into a 240v CMS basic (UK)
« Reply #4 on: March 10, 2019, 06:20 AM »
Hi Peter, that works for me :-)
Is it the same part number that Garry mentions?

Offline jobsworth

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Re: Converting a 110v CMS basic into a 240v CMS basic (UK)
« Reply #5 on: March 10, 2019, 12:05 PM »
Guy FYI, the connections are different for the UK and USA. the voltage may be correct but you'll have to change the connections. No biggie go to Home Depot (USA) or B&Q (UK) and they have the replacement connectors

Offline zibzab

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Re: Converting a 110v CMS basic into a 240v CMS basic (UK)
« Reply #6 on: March 10, 2019, 03:43 PM »
I didn't realise he was from America. I've bought one now.
Thanks.