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

Power adapters for Chad

Differing standards and plug types can often lead to confusion when planning to travel to a new country especially to the first time traveller. This isn't as complicated as it appears, with only a handful of different types of sockets used throughout the world this guide tells you exactly what you'll need in advance to power your device in Chad. This page has links to step by step instructions showing exactly which power adapters you'll need to charge your devices in Chad using the types D, C, E or F 220 volt 50Hz plug outlets. Power adapters differ from country to country so we suggest reading our Wiki Connections global power adapters list where you'll find a full list of charging devices in different regions.

What is the best power adapter for Chad?

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

What is the best power adapter for Chad?

What is a power adapter?

A power adapter is a small, cheap and lightweight plastic adapter that permits a different type of power plug from a different region to easily slot into an electrical outlet in Chad.

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

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

No, a power adapter only adapts the shape of a plug to fit into a 220 volt Chadian power outlet and is unable to convert the power to a higher voltage. If you need to safely use a 100-120 volt appliance then you will also need to bring a step down power converter for Chad.

Do I need a power adapter for Chad?

It depends on the type of plug you wish to use in Chad and the location you are travelling from.

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

A US plug won't fit in a Chadian power outlet so you will need to bring a plug adapter for Chad, and as the voltage is different you will also need to bring a power converter for Chad if your charger or appliance isn't dual voltage to prevent damage or overheating.

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

A power adapter enables visitors travelling from a different country to use their electronic and electrical appliances and devices in Chad by adapting the shape of the power plug from one type to another.

Where to buy a power adapter for Chad in the US

Power adapters for sale in an airport

Where to buy a power adapter for Chad in the US

Chad to US power adapters will most likely be available in most major US International airports prior to departure, however the range of adapters might be limited to popular destinations. It is recommended to research the exact type of adapter required prior to shopping at the airport. Look in the travel accessories section of airport newsagents, electronic stores and pharmacists such as Hudson News or Brookstone, but expect to pay more than regular prices. Airports will be your last chance to buy a power adapter before departure, always check the returns policy to ensure you can easily exchange or refund a faulty or unsuitable product in an airside shop.

It will be more convenient and cheaper to buy the correct power adapter in advance of your trip. High street electrical stores such as Best Buy, Walmart, Target, Home Depot or Fry's normally sell a limited range of travel adapters to popular locations but for widest choice it is recommended to buy a power adapter online.

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chad - Chad Wikipedia page.
  2. Type D plug adapter - Allows appliances to connect to Type D power outlets without converting voltage, under $10.
  3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adapter - power adaptor