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A 220v motor uses two 120v legs. But for your question, no, because it needs another

120v wire to run.

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Can I run a 110 volt electric motor on 220?

The motor will burn up. It is dangerous. You need a transformer to lower the voltage.


What happens when you wire a 220 volt motor to a 110 volt source - The motor is a furnace motor the furnace is wired for 110 volts?

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What happens when you plug a 110 volt appliance into a 220 volt source?

The 110 appliance will run faster than normal and burn out.


Can you run 220 volt motor compressor a 380 volt supply using power inverter?

No 380 volts is too wide a spread to use a 220 volt motor on.


Can a 110 volt motor run on 240 volts without damage?

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Will you save buying a 220 volt ac than a 110?

Yes, in the long run. The 220 volt unit will use less power.


Can you run a 220 volt single phase on 110 volt?

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How do you change a 3 phase 440 volt motor to a 3 phase 220 volt motor?

You can not change it. 440 volt is by design. However you run it with 220 single phase supply, but it would run far lower power.


How can you run 415 volt 3 phase motor with 220 volt 3 phase?

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Can I run a 220 volt 50 hz motor with 220 volt 60 hz supply?

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Can we run a 110 volt 100 watt DC motor with 12 volt 5 amp power is the same so it should run?

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Why buy 220 volt appliance?

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Can you run 110 and 220 volt circuits in the same conduit?

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How do you get a 380 volt 3 phase motor to run on a 220 volt 3 phase power source?

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Can you run a 220 volt 1 horse motor with batteries?

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Can a 220 volt 50 hz motor work on 220 volt 60 hz?

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Will a 220 volt 50 Hertz refrigerator work on 220 volt 60 Hertz?

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Can you rewire a mixer 120 volt motor to run a 220 volts?

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Can a 220 volt electric motor run on 110 outlet?

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