You are here: Home > Topics > Woodworking/Carpentry > Converting UK 110 Volt plug to US/CANADA Plug Converting UK 110 Volt plug to US/CANADA Plug This topic contains 8 replies, has 6 voices, and was last updated by Seven-Delta-FortyOne 2 weeks, 1 day ago. Viewing 9 posts - 1 through 9 (of 9 total) Author Posts April 5, 2019 at 4:22 pm #718767 jayshahuPro I just got an awesome deal on a mafell track saw from UK and I was wanting to know how do I convert the plug to work in Canada. The UK plug is of the type BS 1363/A . April 5, 2019 at 5:34 pm #718774 DoobiePro Ajax, ON jayshahu wrote: I just got an awesome deal on a mafell track saw from UK and I was wanting to know how do I convert the plug to work in Canada. The UK plug is of the type BS 1363/A . Isn’t everythin in the UK set to run at 50 hz and 220V as opposed to 60 hz 120V here in North America. Kevin. Wannabee pro. April 5, 2019 at 10:09 pm #718785 OldCountryWoodworksPro Edmonton, Alberta you would need two lines of 110 from separate circuits Served apprenticeship in 1977 in Bavaria April 5, 2019 at 10:10 pm #718786 OldCountryWoodworksPro Edmonton, Alberta the plug is not the issue, the power supply is the issue Served apprenticeship in 1977 in Bavaria April 5, 2019 at 10:27 pm #718788 KamsterPro if you do indeed have the UK 110V plug end then the Mafell user Group has a solution http://mafell-users-forum.freeforums.net/thread/1029/new-mt55-owner-north-america Scroll down the page and look for the post by kraftt. April 5, 2019 at 10:46 pm #718791 DirtyWhiteBoyPro Honolulu,, Hi. Sounds like he needs a converter. Dirty A Working Pro since 1988! Member since January 26, 2013. April 5, 2019 at 10:54 pm #718795 OldCountryWoodworksPro Edmonton, Alberta Sorry, I thought it was 220 Served apprenticeship in 1977 in Bavaria April 6, 2019 at 1:25 pm #718863 jayshahuPro my bad I should have the saw is an 110 volt saw not 220 volt. April 6, 2019 at 1:34 pm #718865 Seven-Delta-FortyOnePro The Emerald Triangle, Northern California Do you have the info from the spec plate? It should show power requirements. Is it 50Hz, 50-60Hz, or what? Goin' Down In Flames........ Author Posts Viewing 9 posts - 1 through 9 (of 9 total) You must be logged in to reply to this topic.