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Genelec 8030A - Step down transformers

remim, modified 8 Years ago.

Genelec 8030A - Step down transformers

Youngling Posts: 2 Join Date: 4/24/13 Recent Posts
Hello,
I own a pair of Genelec 8030A, I live in France so they are 220volt powered.
I'm gonna move to a country where the voltage is 110volt.

So I have to buy a pair of step down transformers.
Which brand and which models do you recommend for the 8030A ?
How many Watts do I need ?
And what about the sound quality, is there any loss ?
Is a step down transformer noisy ?

Thanks for your help.
Bye

- Rémi -
ilkka-rissanen, modified 8 Years ago.

Re: Genelec 8030A - Step down transformers

Yoda Posts: 2564 Join Date: 3/23/09 Recent Posts
Hello Rémi,

Thank you for your questions! Actually you will need a step-UP transformer because you need to convert the 110V AC voltage to 220 volts. You can use a single transformer for a pair of speakers. For a pair of 8030A speakers it should have a power rating of at least 500 VA. We don't have any recommendations for brand or model. I don't have personal experience about the noise but I would assume it is pretty much silent. There is no sound quality loss.
remim, modified 8 Years ago.

Re: Genelec 8030A - Step down transformers

Youngling Posts: 2 Join Date: 4/24/13 Recent Posts
Hello,
Thanks for your answers and for your help Ilkka !

If there is someone in here who has experienced the use of a Step up - Down transformer whith speakers and who can recommend me a brand/model it would be great.

Bye.

-Rémi -