Adapter for Mali - What plug adapter do I need for Mali?

Power adapters for Mali

Varying different standards and voltages can all be daunting when planning on travelling to another country if you've never visited before. With only a handful of different types of sockets being used in the world this article shows exactly what you'll need in advance to charge your electronics in Mali. This page contains links to instructions telling you which power adapters you'll need to power your devices when you're visiting Mali by using their standard Type E or C 220 volt 50Hz wall outlets. Power adapters will change regionally therefore we suggest reading our Wiki Connections global power adapters guide where you'll find a full list of destinations.

What is the best power adapter for Mali?

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

What is the best power adapter for Mali?

What is a power adapter?

A power adapter is a small and cheap plastic adapter which allows an electic outlet in Mali to accept a different shaped power plug from an appliance from a foreign country.

Do I need a power adapter for Mali?

If the type of Malian power outlet is different to the power outlet in your home country then you will need a power adapter.

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

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

Do I need a plug adapter for Mali if I'm from America?

If you are travelling from America then bring a power adapter for Mali because an American plug won't fit in a Malian power outlet, and because the voltage is different you will also need to use a power converter for Mali if your appliance or charger isn't dual voltage which prevents overheating or damage.

Does a power adapter change the voltage in Mali?

A power adapter only adapts the shape of a plug to fit into a 220 volt Malian power outlet and is unable to convert the power to a different voltage. Should you wish to safely use a 100-120 volt appliance then you also need to bring a step down power converter for Mali.

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mali - Mali Wikipedia page.
  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