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Barger 120V vs. 240v?


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#1 Ronald Gerald Smith

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Posted 11 August 2010 - 07:07 PM

Hello,

I am considering getting a Barger, and it comes in either 120v vs 240v. What would be the advantages of both? And what would be recommended if I planned to use this light most on practical home/non-studio locations?

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Ron
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#2 William Coss

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Posted 12 August 2010 - 12:17 AM

What country do you live in Ron?
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Posted 12 August 2010 - 09:22 AM

The 240VAC unit, would require a circuit capable of delivering only half as many amperes as its 120VAC equivalent. However in a location, such as a home (in the USA), where there may be few if any 220 receptacles, the advantage disappears. The 240VAC option exists for the "foreign" or European market.
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#4 Ronald Gerald Smith

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Posted 12 August 2010 - 09:34 PM

What country do you live in Ron?


Hey William,

I live in the United States, so after hearing some responses over at some other forums, and including this forum, it is quite clear that the 120V option is the correct option.

Thank you all,
Ron
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#5 William Coss

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Posted 13 August 2010 - 07:36 AM

Hey William,

I live in the United States, so after hearing some responses over at some other forums, and including this forum, it is quite clear that the 120V option is the correct option.

Thank you all,
Ron


Anytime, good luck!
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