Power adapters for Botswana - What adapter do I need for Botswana?

Power adapters for Botswana

Differing combinations of voltages and standards can often cause confusion when planning to travel to another country especially to the first time traveller. This isn't as complex as it first appears, with only a handful of different types of common standards used throughout the world this article shows exactly what you'll need in advance to power your device in Botswana. This page has links to simple instructions telling you which power adapters you'll need to charge your devices when travelling to Botswana using their standard types G, D or M 230 volt 50Hz plug outlets. Most power adapters vary depending on which region you travelling to therefore we recommend reading the Wiki Connections world power adapters list where you'll find a full list of regions and countries.

What is the best power adapter for Botswana?

The best power adapter for Botswana is a Type G power adapter [2] which will allow you to use any 230 volt device or appliance.

What is the best power adapter for Botswana?

What is a power adapter?

Power adapters are compact and lightweight plastic adapters that permit a wall outlet in Botswana to accept a power plug from an appliance from a different region.

What does a power adapter do?

A power adapter for Botswana allows visitors travelling from another country to use electronic appliances in Botswana by adapting the shape of the power plug from one type to another.

Do I need a power adapter in Botswana?

If the power plug that you are using isn't the same as the type of plug outlet in Botswana then you will need a power adapter.

Will I need a plug adapter for Botswana if I'm from the US?

If you are visiting from the US bring a plug adapter for Botswana as an American plug won't physically fit into a Botswana power outlet, and because the voltage is much higher you will also need to use a power converter for Botswana if your charger or appliance isn't dual voltage to prevent overheating or damage.

Can a power adapter change the voltage in Botswana?

Power adapters will only adapt the shape of a plug to fit into a 230 volt Botswana power outlet and doesn't convert the power to a different voltage. If you need to safely use any 100, 110 or 120 volt appliance then you will also need a step down power converter for Botswana.

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Botswana - wikipedia.org entry about Botswana.
  2. Type G plug adapter - Allows appliances to connect to Type G power outlets without converting voltage.
  3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adapter - power adaptor