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

Power adapters for Gabon

Varying complicated frequencies and standards can all be confusing when planning on staying in a new country especially if you've never been there before. With only a handful of different types of sockets being used in the world this guide tells you exactly what you'll need in advance to charge your electronics in Gabon. This page contains links to simple instructions showing exactly how to charge your devices when you're travelling to Gabon by using the 220 volt 50Hz C Type Gabonese wall outlet, the Gabonese will use Europlugs for charging. Power sockets are different from country to country therefore we suggest reading the list of World power adapters for a full list of regions and countries.

What is the best power adapter for Gabon?

The best power adapter for Gabon is a Type C power adapter [2] which allows you to use any 220 volt device or appliance.

What is the best power adapter for Gabon?

What is a power adapter?

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

Can a power adapter change the voltage in Gabon?

Power adapters will only adapt the shape of a plug to fit into a 220 volt Gabonese 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 Gabon.

Do I need a power adapter in Gabon?

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

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

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

What does a power adapter do?

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

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