# Can you get 240V from 480V?

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## Can you convert 480V to 240V?

Yes, that would work. However, the transformer need not be 3-phase. A single phase 480vac to 240vac transformer will work too.

## Can you get 208V from 480V?

In order to accommodate various input voltages, some transformers may be equipped with multiple taps on the primary. … For Example: Given a 480V to 208V Delta > Wye, with an input voltage of 460V and a tap set for 480V would yield: (460/480) X 208 = 199.33V. In order to yield 208V this tap setting would be insufficient.

## Can you get 220V from 480V?

Can you get 220V from 480V 3 phase? It is NOT possible. The simple reason is that three phase power has at least 3 conductors (wires). … If the lamp is connected to two of the wires of a three phase system, it is only using single phase power.

## Can you get 240V from 120 208V?

The short answer is that in general, it’s not — most 240V appliances also work fine at 208V by design, to handle this exact situation. If you actually need to get a true 240V from a 208V supply, you can use a step-up transformer, but most likely you’ll have no need to.

## What is the difference between 240V and 480V?

The higher voltage (typically 240V) will be the ‘Line to Line Voltage’. … The higher voltage (typically 480V or 600V) will be the ‘Line to Line Voltage’. It will be 1.73x the ‘Line to Neutral Voltage’ and is the voltage between any two line of the three lines.

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## How do I get 240V?

The way you get a 240-volt circuit is simple. A “double-pole” circuit breaker is clipped into both 120 buses at the same time, so the voltage to the circuit is doubled. That’s why 240-volt circuits need two hot wires and a neutral to carry the electricity to the appliance, plus a ground wire.

## Is 208 the same as 240?

208 is from a 3 phase system and 240 can be from a single phase or a 3 phase system.