Tandem to Reguler Socket Switch for AC


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Old 08-13-14, 10:21 AM
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Tandem to Reguler Socket Switch for AC

Hello!

I was hoping to try and setup a remote switch for my Air conditioner in my apartment, easy enough right? Unfortunately after examining my air conditioning unit I noticed that it is not a traditional wall plug so now I am forced to buy an adapter in order for this to work.

I have an idea of how I think the setup would work but I would like to double check to ensure that I am not going to be blowing anything up or destroying anything by having a setup like this. (No sparks flying when I plug it in)

My thought is that I will need to take the Air Conditioner Plug, and go into an adapter, and from the adapter into a Belkin switch. I am just concerned to whether or not this will be safe for the apartment and the outlet.

AC Plug: [ It appears to have a built in fuse? Any thoughts or concerns about that ]
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Adapter: amazon link for product information/specifications

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Belkin Switch: amazon link for product information/specifications

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Any and all information is GREATLY appreciated as to whether or not this setup would function appropriately and safely in my apartment.
 
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Old 08-13-14, 11:07 AM
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That is a 240 volt control module. If your AC is 120 volts it won't work.
 
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Old 08-13-14, 08:09 PM
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Ray was close. You A/C appears to be 240 volts. The Belkin Switch is for running 120 volt devices.

The final answer is still the same, it won't work.
 
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Old 08-13-14, 08:12 PM
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Thanks for the correction. I misunderstood his pictures.
 
 

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