I purchased a smart bike trainer (Tacx Vortex). It came from the U.K. I’m in the US. When it arrived it had a Type G plug that came with it. One end of the plug looks very similar to the ends of the plugs that go into ac/dc adapters for things like laptops, etc., and the other end of the plug is a Type G head. On the device itself, there is a sticker where the one end of the plug goes into. It says 110-230V, 60W, 50/60Hz. I don’t have a Type G converter. However, I did find a US laptop cord that fits into the device. That cord says 10A, 125V. I tried it on the device and when I plugged it in the device powered on. My question is: can I use this cord without issue (and without any other adapter), or should I use the Type G cord that came with the device along with an adapter?
April 19, 2019
for voltage, trainer needs 110-230V, your cable is 125V, good; for current, trainer askes 60W/110V=0.5A, yours is 10A, no problem. As long as connection is good, no problem.
April 21, 2019
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