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

Power adapters for Namibia

Varying different standards and plugs can all be confusing when planning to stay in a new country if you've never been there before. With only a handful of different types of standards being used throughout the world this guide shows exactly what you'll need in advance to charge your electronics in Namibia. This page contains links to step by step instructions which shows how to power your devices when you're visiting Namibia using the standard D or M type Namibian 220 volt 50Hz wall outlets. You'll discover power sockets vary depending on which region you are in therefore we suggest reading the power adapters list for a full list of countries.

What is the best power adapter for Namibia?

The best power adapter for Namibia will be a Type D power adapter [2] which is suitable for powering any 220 volt device or appliance.

What is the best power adapter for Namibia?

What is a power adapter?

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

Can a power adapter change the voltage in Namibia?

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

What does a power adapter do?

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

Do I need a power adapter in Namibia?

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

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

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

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