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Need help with finding a transformer for my mathmos in the us

I recently ordered a Mathmos and realised I need a step up transformer for it to work correctly. I see a lot of posts recommended the 300w adapter from LiteFuzebbut I can only find a 500w. Would this work on my mathmos ASTRO? If not could someone recommend something better?

LiteFuze LC-500US 500Watt Step Up/Down Travel Voltage Converter, US Cord https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00O5FMNBA/ref=cm_sw_r_other_apa_i_mYSOEb...

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Hi from across the Pond, here's what I think, but there are zillions of more qualified electrics people than me...

The 500w limit is actually a benefit as all you need for an Astro is about 40w (x 2 = c100w to be on the safe side - always go twice as much as you need)

It's a good heavy one too - the weight is the coil - that does the converting

btw, I always check my step-downs the first time I use them, do they get too hot? Warm is ok, hot makes me worried....

Concur, with Andy on this as I run my Mathmos and Crestworth's un converted.  Actually, this is one of a few different set ups I have to run various lamps, although not the same Brand. https://www.amazon.com/Simran-AC-500-Voltage-Converter-Transformer/...

and another one I use.. https://www.ebay.com/itm/2000W-Voltage-Transformer-Step-Up-Down-110...

I have used both of the above for years with no problems. 

This link is to the best of the best USA made converters, abit they are very expensive https://acupwr.com/collections/step-up-step-down-dual-use-110-volts...

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