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I have imported an Intex salt system for use on a locally purchased intex pool. when I received it , the plug is a GFCI plug with a test and reset button on it. the pump is a 230w pump. I purchased a 1000w step down transformer that appears to have a 3 wire configuration.

Still no power. Do I need a specific GFCI outlet or something? Excuse my ignorance.

Thanks Martin

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    The plug in intex pumps I have worked on are 120 v. They have the GFCI device within 12/18 inches of the end of the cord. If the supply voltage is not correctly polarized neutral/hot the GFCI will not reset. I have fixed 2 of these in the past for this reason. If 240 hot neutral it may be similar but not sure. – Ed Beal Dec 10 '17 at 1:30
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    What kind of plug is it? Which of these sockets would it plug into? i.stack.imgur.com/mHS8W.png – Harper - Reinstate Monica Dec 10 '17 at 5:32
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For future readers:

NO: US motors are 60Hz, while NZ are 50Hz (your new pump will run 27% slower). Even if you transform the voltage, that will not ensure that other electronics work as designed.

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Remove or cut off the US GFCI and replace with the proper plug for your area. Hire an electrician to do it for you if you have to.

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