Power adapters for Sao Tome - What adapter do I need for Sao Tome?

Power adapters for Sao Tome

Complicated standards and plugs can all be daunting when planning on staying in a foreign country especially if you've never visited before. With only a handful of different types of plug sockets being used in the world this guide tells you exactly what you'll need in advance to power your electronics in Sao Tome. This page contains links to useful instructions which shows exactly how to supply power to your devices when you are travelling to Sao Tome by using the Type F or C Sao Tome 220 volt 50Hz plug outlets. You will find power adapters will change regionally therefore please read our WikiConnections travel power adapters list where you'll find a complete list showing charging devices in different destinations.

What is the best power adapter for Sao Tome?

The best power adapter for Sao Tome is a Type F plug adapter [2] which allows you to use any 220 volt appliance or device.

What is the best power adapter for Sao Tome?

What is a power adapter?

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

Can a power adapter change the voltage in Sao Tome?

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

Do I need a power adapter in Sao Tome?

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

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

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

What does a power adapter do?

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

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/S%C3%A3o_Tom%C3%A9_and_Pr%C3%ADncipe - wikipedia.org entry about Sao Tome.
  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