Adapters for The Republic of the Congo - What power adapter do I need for The Republic of the Congo?

Power adapters for The Republic of the Congo

Different combinations of voltages and standards can often cause confusion when planning to visit another country, especially to the first time traveller. However this isn't as complex as it appears, with only a handful of different types of plug sockets used in the world this article tells you exactly what you'll need in advance to power your electronics in The Republic of the Congo. This page contains links to instructions which shows exactly how to supply power to your devices when you are travelling to The Republic of the Congo by using the Type E, C or D Congo 230 volt 50Hz plug outlets. Most power adapters are different from country to country so please read our Wikiconnections world power adapters guide for a full list of regions and countries.

What is the best power adapter for The Republic of the Congo?

The best power adapter for The Republic of the Congo is a Type E power adapter [2] which will allow you to use any 230 volt device or appliance.

What is the best power adapter for The Republic of the Congo?

What is a power adapter for a Congo power outlet?

A power adapter is a compact and lightweight plastic adapter that permits a different type of power plug on an appliance from a foreign region to correctly fit into a Congo power outlet.

What does a power adapter do?

A power adapter for The Republic of the Congo allows visitors travelling from another country to use electrical appliances and devices in The Republic of the Congo by altering the shape of the power plug from one shape to another.

Do I need a plug adapter in The Republic of the Congo?

This depends on the type of plug you are attempting to use in The Republic of the Congo.

Do I need a plug adapter if I'm visiting The Republic of the Congo from America?

A US plug won't physically fit into a Congo power outlet so you will need to bring a plug adapter for The Republic of the Congo, and because the voltage is 230 volts you will also need to use a power converter for The Republic of the Congo if your appliance or charger isn't dual voltage to prevent damage or overheating.

Will a power adapter change the voltage from a Congo power outlet?

A power adapter only adapts the shape of a plug to fit into a 230 volt Congo power outlet and is unable to convert to a higher voltage. Should you wish to safely use a 100-120 volt device you also need a more expensive step down power converter.

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Congo,_Republic_of_the - wikipedia.org entry about The Republic of the Congo.
  2. Type E plug adapter - Allows appliances to connect to Type E power outlets without converting voltage.
  3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adapter - power adaptor