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

Power adapters for Guinea

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 Guinea. This page has links to step by step instructions showing exactly which power adapters you'll need to charge your devices in Guinea using the types F, C or K 220 volt 50Hz plug outlets. Power adapters vary 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 Guinea?

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

What is the best power adapter for Guinea?

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 Guinea.

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 Guinean power outlet?

Power adapters will only adapt the shape of a plug to fit into a 220 volt Guinean 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 Guinea along with the right type of adapter.

Do I need a power adapter for Guinea?

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

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

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

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

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

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