I recently purchased a new Mathmos lamp through a eBay reseller who said he acquired it from the Mathmos factory in the UK. He shipped it to me in the United States. It came in what looked like…Continue
I got my hands on a step transformer to convert 120v to 220v, plugged it in and my new Mathmos lamp works like a charm. Thank you everyone for your suggestions and advice. I'll know where to go in the future. Jim "
"Thank you Keith!
I'm not sure I get the difference between an adapter and a converter. The device I'm using is one of those inexpensive little blocks into which you insert one type of plug and it allows you to insert into whatever…"
"First thought, you say you are using a plug adapter. Is it an adapter or converter? UK uses 220 volt outlets, US uses 110v outlets. If you are using an adapter the lamp isn't getting enough current to heat properly. A…"
I recently purchased a new Mathmos lamp through a eBay reseller who said he acquired it from the Mathmos factory in the UK. He shipped it to me in the United States. It came in what looked like entirely authentic factory packaging. The model is 'Mathmos Heritage Astro Lava Lamp Copper Finish with Red Wax in Purple Liquid'.Twice I've had it plugged in for over 8 hours and the lava never moves from the bottom of the lamp. The bulb is working and appears to be heating.I made sure the room was at a…See More