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Old 03-11-2018, 19:02   #1
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Seeking 220v - 50 hz Washer with low power draw

Hey gang,

I'm searching for info, suggestions on how to best approach replacement of a European Washer/Dryer All in one unit, it was an Elise european unit that was built to use 220 v, 50 hz power.

My boat is a Lagoon 420, 220v 50 hz power. I ran this machine from US shore power (60 hz) marinas for one year. Then it up and died, not repairable with my 4th grade skills. My generator and inverter both feel 220 v, 50 hz, therefore I believe I am bound to select from the appliance sellers who specialize in EU imports.

I have read the posting that suggested getting a transformer to bring 220v to 120v however that's IMHO is not going to help with the frequency.

I'm particularly interested in a low draw unit that I can run a short fast load on battery. I heard there is an Austrian manufacturer who builds washers that will actually clean via relatively low load on inverted batt power.

Any thoughts are welcome!
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Old 03-11-2018, 19:15   #2
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Re: Seeking 220v - 50 hz Washer with low power draw

Just know if you're actually feeding an appliance from your battery bank, genny charges the bank,

then you can get a US appliance and just feed that from an inverter.

FYI.

There's a good thread on this very small unit, only uses lots of power when used to heat the water

https://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listing/B07D4FP35G
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Old 03-11-2018, 20:06   #3
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Re: Seeking 220v - 50 hz Washer with low power draw

Here you are: https://www.220-electronics.com/220-...nd-dryers.html

I just did a search for "220v appliances in USA".

There are many more companies selling 220v appliances in USA.

After you locate an appliance, you can check the User Manual, or search for the model number and get the manual from the manufacturer site, which will give you the full specs.

You can also install a 110v 60Hz inverter and get a 110v appliance. There are options.
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