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    Default Quick Q about Famicom and Super Famicom.. PC Engine - plugs into wall no problem?

    I don't need any kind of super duper power converter, right? I can just plug it right into an outlet and I'm off.

    ..... sorry, I'm totally new at importing, but god I want these consoles.

    Thanks!

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    Well, of course you need to state where you live, because we don't know the voltage of your area.

    If you live in a 110-120V country, and have a standard 9v adaptor (NOT the one from your NES!), like one that comes with a Sega Genesis, then that will power all 3 of these Japanese systems.

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    The simple answer is that unless you're REALLY paranoid, you can plug any Japanese system into any standard home outlet in the US.

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    U.S., and thanks

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    Quote Originally Posted by Celestial Avenger View Post
    I don't need any kind of super duper power converter, right? I can just plug it right into an outlet and I'm off.

    ..... sorry, I'm totally new at importing, but god I want these consoles.

    Thanks!
    your going to to ok useing a US outlet with a jp system. the voltage diffrence is only 10v. so the extra heat and strain on the system is almost negligable in my opinion. that being said a "step down" voltage converter is only like $25. I have one and use it myself. i have a power stip plugged into it and i run my jp systems though it....cause i'm paranoid

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