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120 Volt  or  230 Volt?
Please help me decide
See "pros & cons" below
Either choice is a winner! The Vapor Rino 145 is king in the both the 120 volt and 230 volt all electric dry vapor, commercial steam cleaner class. No matter which unit you get, you are getting the best of the best. Maximum PSI is exactly the same in both units. That said the units perform differently. The 230-Volt has more than TWICE the output of the 120V. The 230 volt is also designed to handle a HUGE 26 foot long main steam hose NOW INCLUDED FREE! The 120 volt is only designed to work with the standard 12 foot hose. We now have a converter available that lets you turn two 115V household outlets into 230 Volts instantly. See Instant 230 Volt Converter here. Of course you can install a 230v outlet at your location or just simply use a generator and go 100% Mobile!.

The "Magic" Box: Lets talk about this converter for a moment.
All the power of a 230 volt Rino off of two 115 Volt Outlets??? Our unique light weight converter essentially allows you to run our 230V Vapor Rino's on standard house hold 115 or 120 Volt outlets! Amazing but true. By plugging into two independent outlets you can combine one 115V outlet to another 115V outlet and get 230 Volts instantly. Our converters make having and using a HIGH POWERED STEAMER Easy. Learn more about our 230V converter here.

Shared Features: Both the 120V & the 230V have the same peek 145 PSI (10 Bars), and feature adjustable steam and chemical feed flow control. Both are the same size, weight, have the same hose & gun. They also have the same large accessory package. Sitting side by side you can not tell one from the other. So what are the main differences? Lets take a closer look...

120V = Maximum Portability. Though both VR commercial steam cleaners are the same size and weight, the 120V gives you more flexibility when it comes to where you can use it. Why? Simply because you can plug it into any standard household outlet. Running at just under 15 amps, it will work in your home, office or anywhere you can find a working 120V outlet. This flexibility makes the 120V Vapor Rino a very popular choice of among our customers. There is no doubt, the 120V version is very popular. See the 120V page here

230V = 3 Times the power! The added power of the 230V system means it can handle a LONGER HOSE up to 26 feet long. The 230 volt system heats up time 3 times faster then the 120 Volt and it has about 8 times the recovery rate of a 120V! More below. A simple rule of thumb is this: If you have or can get a place to plug it in, I would get a  230V Vapor Rino Vapor Steam System any day. If you can arrange to have an outlet installed or if you have a strong enough generator (6000+ running watts) OR if you are using our instant 230V dual cord device strongly consider getting the 230V version. If you can plug it in it is usually worth it. Because of their raw power our 230V units are very popular among professional users. See the 230V Rino page for more information.

The 230 Volt version is truly an amazing commercial vapor steam cleaner. With almost three times the overall vapor steam output than the 120 Volt version, the 230V, 145 PSI Vapor system is sure to impress. If you have ever worked with an all electric 120 volt vapor steam cleaner of ANY brand one of the first things you notice is that the pressure drops quickly during use. There is no way a 120 volt, all electric, vapor steam cleaner can keep up with steam production like a 230 volt can. All 120V, all electric vapor steam cleaners on the market drop down in pressure during use. That doesn't mean they are not good machines, it simply means they just dont have the same staying power. This is normal for a 120V system. The all electric 230V generates about 3x the steam and can maintain from 80 to 100 PSI during normal use use and has a very fast recovery rate.

That being said, as a contractor, I personally used a 120 volt vapor steam cleaner for years with great success. My first unit ever was the VC 4000-S commercial steam cleaner. Similar, yet smaller than our 4000-C system. It had 65 PSI and 1600 watts with a single tank. I loved it. The Vapor Rino VR145, VC 5000-Ci and our other 120 Volt systems are light years ahead of my beloved first steamer. Now that I have tasted the quality and power of a Vapor Rino, there is no going back to my old 65 PSI unit. At either 120V or 230V, the 145 PSI, chemical injected Vapor Rino's are fantastic, high quality machines.

Quick Definition:
My location has 220V not 230V, what do I do?
Great question. In the USA, there is a common voltage range that all means basically the same thing. Devices made for 220V are good plugged into 220V. 230V or 240 Volt outlets. Its a lot like our standard household voltage most commonly called 120 Volts. This class typically ranges from 110 volts to 120+ volts.  So, if you have access to, or can get access to a 240V outlet, 230V outlet or a 220V power source, no worries, you are good to go.

PROS  & CONS

120 Volt Systems:
Warm up time is only about 15 minutes. Recovery time is about 4 minutes. You can plug a 120 Volt  Vapor Rino into any standard American outlet. So, if you're at your mom's house or at the office, no worries. Just plug it in, warm it up and get to work. There is no doubt that the 120 volt version is very convenient. Warm up time from ice cold to ready is about 15 minutes. The 120 Volt version will produce the same peek 145 PSI pressure as the 230 Volt version but it will not maintain as much steam or recover as fast during use. Recovery time on the 120V is about 4 minutes. Other then the power and steam generation difference, the machines have the same basic features, come with the same accessories (except for hose length), and are the same size and shape.

PROS  & CONS 
230 Volt Systems:
Warm up time is only about 5 minutes!!! The 120v takes 15 min. The 230Volt Rino maintains around 80 to 100 PSI even after 5 minutes of normal use! Let go of the trigger and about 30 to 60 seconds later you have full recovery to 145 PSI Recovery time is only about 30 to 60 seconds!! That is about 8 times the recovery rate of the 120 Volt system. The 230V system can handle a LONGER STEAM HOSE up to 26 feet long INCLUDED. There are really no cons to the 230 except one. So let's address that now. The only down side to a 230 Volt Version of the Vapor Rino Commercial Vapor Steam Cleaner is that you have to have access to a 230 Volt outlet. It's that simple.  You can use a generator (see generator section) or your shops 230 volt outlet. You can also have an outlet installed at your location. Having an electrician install a single outlet is usually very inexpensive. You may also consider our instant 230Volt device shown here.

See our generator info in the FAQ or Common Questions section of this page for more on picking a generator. Do Not use a under powered generator . Make sure you pick the right size and it has the right outlet.

230 Volt PROS: Power, More Power and did we mention power? Oh yeah, and a maximum hose length of 26 feet!  Yep, it is a simple choice if you have the ability to use it. 230 Volts is simply the best option if you want maximum steam generation power. Also, the heat up time from cold to hot is only about 5 to 6 minutes rather than 15 minutes, recovery rate is 30 to 60 seconds as opposed to 4 minutes with the 120 volt Vapor Rino. As you can see from those numbers, we are talking about at least 3 times the steam generation capabilities.

Both units are great. For me, I like the 120 Volt version just because I can use it anywhere, anytime, running off of an everyday outlet. If I were in the mobile detail business, a cleaning contractor with a lot of jobs lined up or a carwash expecting to do a lot of work I would probably get the 230 Volt Vapor Rino commercial steam cleaner. It all depends upon my access to a 230 volt power source and how fast I need to get the job done.

The choice is yours, both are cutting edge industry leading systems. The good news, unlike most systems on the market we give you a choice! Choice is power. Thanks for reading. Work Hard, Live Free!
120 Volt  or  230 Volt?
Please help me decide
See "pros & cons" below
Either choice is a winner! The Vapor Rino 145 is king in the both the 120 volt and 230 volt all electric dry vapor, commercial steam cleaner class. No matter which unit you get, you are getting the best of the best. Maximum PSI is exactly the same in both units. That said the units perform differently. The 230-Volt has more than TWICE the output of the 120V. The 230 volt is also designed to handle a HUGE 26 foot long main steam hose NOW INCLUDED! The 120 volt is only designed to work with the standard 12 foot hose. We now have a converter available that lets you turn two 115V household outlets into 230 Volts instantly. See Instant 230 Volt Converter here. Of course you can install a 230v outlet at your location or just use a generator & go 100% Mobile!


The "Magic" Box: Lets talk about this converter for a moment.
All the power of a 230 volt Rino off of two 115 Volt Outlets??? Our unique light weight converter essentially allows you to run our 230V Vapor Rino's on standard house hold 115 or 120 Volt outlets! Amazing but true. By plugging into two independent outlets you can combine one 115V outlet to another 115V outlet and get 230 Volts instantly. Our systems make having and using a HIGH POWERED STEAMER Easy.

Shared Features: Both the 120V & the 230V have the same peek 145 PSI (10 Bars), and feature adjustable steam and chemical feed flow control. Both are the same size, weight, have the same hose & gun. They also have the same large accessory package. Sitting side by side you can not tell one from the other. So what are the main differences? Lets take a closer look...

120V = Maximum Portability. Though both VR commercial steam cleaners are the same size and weight, the 120V gives you more flexibility when it comes to where you can use it. Why? Simply because you can plug it into any standard household outlet. Running at just under 15 amps, it will work in your home, office or anywhere you can find a working 120V outlet. This flexibility makes the 120V Vapor Rino a very popular choice of among our customers. There is no doubt, the 120V version is very popular. See the 120V page here

230V = 3 Times the power! The added power of the 230V system means it can handle a LONGER HOSE up to 26 feet long. The 230 volt system heats up time 3 times faster then the 120 Volt and it has about 8 times the recovery rate of a 120V! More below. A simple rule of thumb is this: If you have or can get a place to plug it in, I would get a  230V Vapor Rino Vapor Steam System any day. If you can arrange to have an outlet installed or if you have a strong enough generator (6000+ running watts) OR if you are using our instant 230V dual cord device strongly consider getting the 230V version. If you can plug it in it is usually worth it. Because of their raw power our 230V units are very popular among professional users. See the 230V Rino page for more information.

The 230 Volt version is truly an amazing commercial vapor steam cleaner. With almost three times the overall vapor steam output than the 120 Volt version, the 230V, 145 PSI Vapor system is sure to impress. If you have ever worked with an all electric 120 volt vapor steam cleaner of ANY brand one of the first things you notice is that the pressure drops quickly during use. There is no way a 120 volt, all electric, vapor steam cleaner can keep up with steam production like a 230 volt can. All 120V, all electric vapor steam cleaners on the market drop down in pressure during use. That doesn't mean they are not good machines, it simply means they just dont have the same staying power. This is normal for a 120V system. The all electric 230V generates about 3x the steam and can maintain from 80 to 100 PSI during normal use use and has a very fast recovery rate.

That being said, as a contractor, I personally used a 120 volt vapor steam cleaner for years with great success. My first unit ever was the VC 4000-S commercial steam cleaner. Similar, yet smaller than our 4000-C system. It had 65 PSI and 1600 watts with a single tank. I loved it. The Vapor Rino VR145, VC 5000-Ci and our other 120 Volt systems are light years ahead of my beloved first steamer. Now that I have tasted the quality and power of a Vapor Rino, there is no going back to my old 65 PSI unit. At either 120V or 230V, the 145 PSI, chemical injected Vapor Rino's are fantastic, high quality machines.

Quick Definition:
My location has 220V not 230V, what do I do?
Great question. In the USA, there is a common voltage range that all means basically the same thing. Devices made for 220V are good plugged into 220V. 230V or 240 Volt outlets. Its a lot like our standard household voltage most commonly called 120 Volts. This class typically ranges from 110 volts to 120+ volts.  So, if you have access to, or can get access to a 240V outlet, 230V outlet or a 220V power source, no worries, you are good to go.

PROS  & CONS
120 Volt Systems:
Warm up time is only about 15 minutes. Recovery time is about 4 minutes. You can plug a 120 Volt  Vapor Rino into any standard American outlet. So, if you're at your mom's house or at the office, no worries. Just plug it in, warm it up and get to work. There is no doubt that the 120 volt version is very convenient. Warm up time from ice cold to ready is about 15 minutes. The 120 Volt version will produce the same peek 145 PSI pressure as the 230 Volt version but it will not maintain as much steam or recover as fast during use. Recovery time on the 120V is about 4 minutes. Other then the power and steam generation difference, the machines have the same basic features, come with the same accessories (except for hose length), and are the same size and shape.

PROS  & CONS 
230 Volt Systems:
Warm up time is only about 5 minutes!!! The 120v takes 15 min. The 230Volt Rino maintains around 80 to 100 PSI even after 5 minutes of normal use! Let go of the trigger and about 30 to 60 seconds later you have full recovery to 145 PSI Recovery time is only about 30 to 60 seconds!! That is about 8 times the recovery rate of the 120 Volt system. The 230V system can handle a LONGER STEAM HOSE up to 26 feet long INCLUDED. There are really no cons to the 230 except one. So let's address that now. The only down side to a 230 Volt Version of the Vapor Rino Commercial Vapor Steam Cleaner is that you have to have access to a 230 Volt outlet. It's that simple.  You can use a generator (see generator section) or your shops 230 volt outlet. You can also have an outlet installed at your location. Having an electrician install a single outlet is usually very inexpensive. You may also consider our instant 230Volt device shown here.

See our generator info in the FAQ or Common Questions section of this page for more on picking a generator. Do Not use a under powered generator . Make sure you pick the right size and it has the right outlet.

230 Volt PROS: Power, More Power and did we mention power? Oh yeah, and a maximum hose length of 26 feet!  Yep, it is a simple choice if you have the ability to use it. 230 Volts is simply the best option if you want maximum steam generation power. Also, the heat up time from cold to hot is only about 5 to 6 minutes rather than 15 minutes, recovery rate is 30 to 60 seconds as opposed to 4 minutes with the 120 volt Vapor Rino. As you can see from those numbers, we are talking about at least 3 times the steam generation capabilities.

Both units are great. For me, I like the 120 Volt version just because I can use it anywhere, anytime, running off of an everyday outlet. If I were in the mobile detail business, a cleaning contractor with a lot of jobs lined up or a carwash expecting to do a lot of work I would probably get the 230 Volt Vapor Rino commercial steam cleaner. It all depends upon my access to a 230 volt power source and how fast I need to get the job done.

The choice is yours, both are cutting edge industry leading systems. The good news, unlike most systems on the market we give you a choice! Choice is power. Thanks for reading. Work Hard, Live Free!
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