Hardware WiiU model WUP-101(2) = US model = 120V can be used with 230V?

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Hi all,
I just bought the WUP-101(2) (= US) model in Singapore second hand.
The seller claims they have used it for some years here in Singapore and send me a photo of the TV showing the WiiU video output (taken y'day).
Seller claims they just plug in to the regular electric outlet and have not used any transformer. They also say they have bought it here in a local shop.
Both AC adapter label say "120V" (only)

The thing is in Singapore we have 230V (UK plug) and the WiiU should be destroyed (or at least the fuse is blown) immediately when it is plugged in to 230V outlet.
Anybody knows if there is anything special about this, e.g. this WiiU can indeed be used with 230V? Or the power supply / power converter is so good that it can take 230V in?

Cheers
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I don't think they're multivoltage otherwise it would state 120-230v or something. In my place we use 220v and the charger that came with my system is rated 220-240v so there's no problem. You could just import one although I think you still need the socket adapter since the plugs seem to be different.
 

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WiiU and 2/3DS/i/Nintendo access point power bricks are indeed multivoltage regardless of external labeling (the actual PCB says the truth)

Now, don't be another guy to blow up a Wii power brick after reading the above and not knowing what Wii U means ;)
 

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WiiU and 2/3DS/i/Nintendo access point power bricks are indeed multivoltage regardless of external labeling (the actual PCB says the truth)

Now, don't be another guy to blow up a Wii power brick after reading the above and not knowing what Wii U means ;)
Yeah, I'm not.... Mine IS a Wii U, not a Wii.... I just want confirmation that Wii U power brick is indeed multi voltage (despite only 120V being written on the label) I'm not the first owner of that Wii U so I am dependent on what the previous owner tells me... And that could be inaccurate....
 

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