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On the consumer side, all 60 Hz power systems I know of use 110V supplies which means to deliver the same power, you require heavier cables again because of double the current carrying capacity. So what you gain in the 60Hz frequency, you lose on the current and heat losses. I don't know what the main transmission line voltages are on the 60Hz systems. There are gains on the motor speeds as well, but with smart controllers, you can control the speed even higher with higher frequency supply using solid state frequency converter. I wonder if there have any studies on the effects on people or animals with the different frequencies from the EM fields from the transmission lines. Buy a frequency converter on GoHz.com now.

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Solid state (static) frequency converter 50 Hert to 60 Hertz, 400 Hertz

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1kVA 50Hz to 60Hz frequency converter

With the use of static frequency converters and switched mode power supplies (SMPS) in different forms, gone the days in which the AC power supply was of 50Hz or 60Hz. Now the frequency converter contains large number of harmonics and creates lot of problems in conventional devices designed for the lower frequency operation. Some of these are humming, uneven and local heating. Now the power quality is a major concern in utilities and total harmonic content (TSH) is a major aspect of power quality of converting 60Hz to 50Hz. Just as low voltage was problem, high harmonics is another problem that has to be tackled. Strict regulations are being enforced by some electricity regulatory authorities these days.

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2kVA frequency converter 60Hz to 50Hz, 400Hz

As for 400Hz, that is good and better for certain purposes, but NOT for long transmission power lines, only short distance applications. As far as I can remember, used frequency converter in Aircraft since the 1950's or even earlier I think. A side observation. I have been used to 50 Hz with its 100 Hz hum. But I am finding the 120 Hz hum from 60 Hz systems, particularly ceiling Fans, much more annoying and disturbing when trying to get to sleep. Buy frequency converter on GoHz.com

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3kVA Solid State Frequency Converter 50 Hertz to 60 Hertz

My belief was that originally it was all 50Hz, but there was a situation in the US about a shortage of iron (a key component of transformers obviously) so new installations started to use 60Hz since it required less iron for the transformers. As every system was standalone at this time it was possible to do, and eventually this just started taking over as the standard for the US. Buy a solid state frequency converter on GoHz now.

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5kVA static frequency converter 50Hz, 60Hz, 400Hz

5 kVA static frequency converter to change 60Hz 110v, 120v to 50Hz 220v, 230v, 240v, maximum output frequency up to 400Hz.

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10 kVA frequency converter 50 Hz to 60 Hz, 400 Hz

The actual choice of frequency is still rather arbitrary. I would like to see actual transmission and distribution start to move towards DC. I think there could be real efficiencies gained in doing this (the power lines would start to act as nice buffering for load changes etc due to their capacitance, which would be beneficial rather than detrimental as it is now).. DC-DC converter efficiencies are getting very high.. and DC-DC converters can be made significantly smaller than standard line frequency transformers now-a-days (things like iPhone chargers are a great example of this... the equivalent transformer based DC adapter is massive compared to the switchmode supplies used). Shopping frequency converter to change 50Hz to 60Hz on GoHz.com now.

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