# How do I connect 240V to 12V?

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## Can you convert 120v to 12V?

Some appliances require this 120 volt AC power to be converted to 12 volts DC (Direct Current). Though some devices have built-in means to make this conversion, many require an external conversion appliance called a power supply. … Those that use 12 volts DC will have “12V” listed, along with the maximum amperage needed.

## Can I change 240V to 12V?

Converts 240V down to 12V ideal for any 12V appliance, fridge, cooler, tv, laptop, etc (fitted with a 3 pin plug + car socket.) For a step down in power the Coleman/Campingaz Euro Transformer is the tool for the job.

## Can a transformer convert AC to DC?

A transformer cannot convert AC to DC or DC to AC. The transformer has the ability to step up or decrease current. A step-up transformer is a transformer that raises the voltage from the primary to the secondary. The voltage is reduced from primary to secondary by the step-down transformer.

## Can I power 12v AC with 12v DC?

If its a lower voltage regulator (say, unlikely 9V or 5V) it might work fine. With AC, current flows through 4 diodes, feeding DC only uses 2. So they have to handle double the current (which may or may not be fine).

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## What converts AC to DC in a computer?

A Rectifier is a electrical device which converts alternating current (AC) To Directional current(DC) IN Computers.

## Can you convert 110v to 12V?

While it is possible to convert a 110 to a 12 volt electricity supply with a basic voltage transformer, if you’re switching between AC and DC electricity as well, you’ll need more than just a basic device like this.

## Can I use 110v wire for 12V?

That’s a no-no. Break the Positive wire across the light switch and return the Negative wire to the negative side of the 12V source. Most modern dimmer switches don’t work on 12V.

## What can I use to convert 110v to 12V?

The only way to go from 120V AC to 12V DC is to use a transformer and rectifier which are the components of laptop and other such power supplies. Most of the converters like you buy at Radioshack are about 3″x3″ and require a female 110v plug.