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You will need an electrician.

No. That dryer draws a maximum of 7200 Watts. The regular 120V outlets around your home can supply 1800W. So any type of converter will not work.

If you have an electric range, the outlet for that is the only outlet in the apartment big enough for this. You can make an adapter if you really want to go down that road. How to do that has been answered a number of times on this site. Keep in mind this will involve pulling the oven out every Tim you want to do a load. If it is gas you are out of luck.

Really you have two good options:1) Have the correct outlet installed. You shouldn't do this yourself for liability reasons (Burning down apartment complexes tends to be pricy.) Your landlord may install one for you if you are nice, and, more than likely, will let you have one installed if you pay for it.

2) Sell your old dryer and buy one that matches the hookups. You'll have to see which is fiscally wise.

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