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STEP DOWN TRANSFORMER

Old Jun 8th 2008, 5:33 am
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how much a step down transformer will cost in dubai, we are bringing our stuff with us and and want to use it with our 120V tvs.
2)how much a pal to ntsc converter will cost as well.I really appreciate all ur help.
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Old Jun 8th 2008, 7:10 am
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Prices vary depending on how big a transformer you want. I don't recall ever seeing PAL-to-NTSC converters in Dubai (although I'm sure they're around), because all AV equipment sold out here is multi-standard anyway, so converters aren't necessary.

Bear in mind that converters aimed at domestic users generally aren't very high quality - in fact they're mostly awful. For the price you'll pay to get a good one, you could buy a multi-standard HDTV out here, which is by far the best option. Why convert (and degrade quality) when you can watch either PAL or NTSC natively?

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Old Jun 8th 2008, 9:27 pm
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Aye, get new gear....digital convertor will be well pricey, and an old school analogue one will be crap for anything over 14" screen, not worth it.
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Old Jun 9th 2008, 11:28 am
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Originally Posted by jia View Post
how much a step down transformer will cost in dubai, we are bringing our stuff with us and and want to use it with our 120V tvs.
2)how much a pal to ntsc converter will cost as well.I really appreciate all ur help.
I honestly thought this thread was going to involve the happy mondays fighting the transformers.

How wrong i could be...
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