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Offline alex-alex

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about Power consumption and Transformer 110v
« on: January 08, 2016, 02:23 PM »
will this work well "Transformer 1.2kVA" if I will plug in the same time?
Festool dust extractor CTL MIDI + Festool Router 2200 EB-Plus
or
Festool dust extractor CTL MIDI + Festool Circular saw TS 55 R

Transformer 1.2kVA
http://www.screwfix.com/p/portable-transformer-with-socket-carry-strap-1-2kva/30758#product_additional_details_container

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Offline jobsworth

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Re: about Power consumption and Transformer 110v
« Reply #1 on: January 08, 2016, 02:30 PM »
I don't think so. I use a 3.3KVa with my CT 22 using all my festools, CMS w/ TS 75, OF2200, plus Kapex, TS55 and various sanders and domino etc.

Its the continuous rating and the KVa that affects performance IMO.

Note Im not a sparky (electrical guy) Im some yank who moved to the UK with his 110V festools.

This is what I use in my shop.

Offline joiner1970

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Re: about Power consumption and Transformer 110v
« Reply #2 on: January 08, 2016, 02:40 PM »
1.2kva is way too low you need 3.3kva minimum

Offline Simon (UK)

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Re: about Power consumption and Transformer 110v
« Reply #3 on: January 08, 2016, 02:53 PM »
Agreed with above comments.

CT midi draws 1200W/110V which is nigh on 11A on its own (don't know power factor). Add in the saw/router and you are way over the transformers limit.
Also watch out for the rating of the transformer. The one mentioned is 1.2kVA intermittent use only and drops to 600VA continuous, no duty cycle is quoted on the Screwfix site.

Simon.


Offline speed

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Re: about Power consumption and Transformer 110v
« Reply #4 on: January 08, 2016, 04:29 PM »
even a 5kva would be better for the of2200

when using the of2200 in the cms with ctl26 i have overheated/tripped a 3.3kva running rail&style bit
has made the change. now 100%  T-loc :)

Offline Holmz

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Re: about Power consumption and Transformer 110v
« Reply #5 on: January 08, 2016, 05:13 PM »
I am confused.
I hought that the UK is 220v, except for job sites.
Why would one need 110v to 220v ?

Offline Simon (UK)

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Re: about Power consumption and Transformer 110v
« Reply #6 on: January 09, 2016, 02:02 AM »
UK is nominal 230V.
Tranny is a step down from 230V to 110V.
And your right most commercial sites do require 110V.
Simon.