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    Default Can I use a Baby Monitor from the USA?

    has anyone purchased a baby monitor on a US site and been able to use it in Australia?

    I am of the understanding that we are on different volatges?

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    Yes you can. You can get voltage converting chargers(from ebay or dicksmith). We have an american Angelcare monitor and it works perfectly.

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    I wouldn't even worry about voltage converting for something that small. You have to worry about that more with things that heat. We have alot of electrical (not heating) items that are from the USA, including our computer, that with run fine with just adapters

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sevven View Post
    Yes you can. You can get voltage converting chargers(from ebay or dicksmith). We have an american Angelcare monitor and it works perfectly.
    She's right. I blew up a pair of clippers because I didn't have a voltage convertor.

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    A monitor should be fine with just a converter plug. I used a hairdryer in Canada with just a converter plug and it worked perfectly.

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    Thanks!!!!!
    I love this one in the USA, but now worried about warranty! Hmm...decisions, decisions...

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    I wouldn't take the risk not using a voltage converter. We didn't think we'd need one and broke the monitor. The light ring still worked but nothing else did. I think they were really cheap on eBay, so better to be safe than sorry.

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    You can, we are using a laptop we brought over from the US with just a US-AU plug no probs.


 

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