Household current should be 230v AC, you American prat. </euro-humor>
I think you'll find that, in the UK at least, household current can be anything up to 13 amperes. Household voltage must be 230 VAC (+10% -6%).
...it's because a high powered laser needs a fuckton of power...
Is that the metric or imperial fuckton?
Reference the NULL within NULL, it is the gateway to all wizardry.