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Boost 208 Volt Power for Domestic Use

Topics:

  • Can a booster or a buck and boost transformer increase 208 volts to 220 volts?
  • Can Dual Fuel Ranges, Electric or Induction Cooktops, or Wall Ovens use boost transformers to increase electrical supply when only 208 V is available?
  • Increase electrical supply, voltage

Answer:

The buck boost transformer is the Wolf-approved method for increasing voltage to an appliance.

  • An electrical contractor should select buck boost transformers for use on any Wolf product.
  • Questions regarding installation of the buck boost transformer should be directed to the electrical contractor.
  • Wolf also offers an Electric Cooktop for 208 V and recommends purchasing this product when using 208 V for best performance.
  • For information on how to check 208 vs. 240 voltage in the home, refer to Determining 208 Volt or 240 Volt Electrical Service.
  • Buck boost transformers are available to purchase online or from local electrical supply warehouses.

Refer to the product Installation Guide for further information.

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