Lesotho power adapters - What adapter do I need for Lesotho?

Power adapters for Lesotho

Complicated combinations of frequencies and standards can often be confusing when planning on staying in another country especially if you've never been there before. However this isn't as complex as it first appears, with only a handful of different types of common standards being used in the world this article shows exactly what you'll need in advance to charge your device in Lesotho. This page contains links to instructions telling you which power adapters you'll need to charge your devices when you're visiting Lesotho by using their standard 220 volt 50Hz M Type wall outlet. You'll find power adapters will vary depending on which country you're in so we suggest reading the Wikiconnections world power adapters guide where you'll find a full list showing destinations.

What is the best power adapter for Lesotho?

The best power adapter for Lesotho is a Type M plug adapter [2] which will allow you to use any 220 volt appliance or device.

What is the best power adapter for Lesotho?

What is a power adapter?

Power adapters are small, cheap and lightweight plastic adapters that permit a different shaped power plug from a different region to correctly slot into a wall socket in Lesotho.

Also known as: an electrical adapter, plug adapter, travel adapter, electrical adaptor, mains travel adapter or power adaptor [3].

Do I need a power adapter for Lesotho?

It will depend on the shape of plug you are attempting to use in Lesotho and the location you are travelling from.

Will I need a power adapter if I'm visiting Lesotho from the US?

US plugs won't fit in a Basotho power outlet so you will need to bring a power adapter for Lesotho, and as the voltage is much higher you will also need to use a power converter for Lesotho if your appliance or charger isn't dual voltage to prevent damage or overheating.

What does a power adapter for a Basotho power outlet do?

A power adapter enables visitors travelling from a different location to use their own electrical appliances and devices in Lesotho by changing the shape of the plug from one shape to another.

Can a power adapter convert the voltage from a Basotho power outlet?

Power adapters will only adapt the shape of a plug to fit into a 220 volt Basotho power outlet and can't convert to a higher voltage. If you need to safely use any 100, 110 or 120 volt device you will also need a more expensive step down power converter for Lesotho along with the right type of adapter.

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lesotho - Lesotho Wikipedia page.
  2. Type M plug adapter - Allows appliances to connect to Type M power outlets without converting voltage.
  3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adapter - power adaptor