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

Power adapters for Senegal

Various frequencies and standards can all cause confusion when planning on staying in another country, especially if you've never been there before. With only a handful of different types of common standards used in the world this guide shows exactly what you'll need in advance to charge your device in Senegal. This page contains links to step by step instructions telling you exactly how to charge your devices when you are in Senegal using their D, C, E or K type 230 volt 50Hz power outlets. You'll discover power changes depending on which area you are travelling to therefore we suggest reading the power adapters for a complete list of countries.

What is the best power adapter for Senegal?

The best power adapter for Senegal is a Type D power adapter [2] which will allow you to use any 230 volt device or appliance.

What is the best power adapter for Senegal?

What is a power adapter for a Senegalese power outlet?

A power adapter for Senegal is a small and cheap plastic adapter which permits a Senegalese power outlet to accept a different type of power plug from an appliance from another country.

Also known as: an electrical adapter, plug adapter, travel adapter, electrical adaptor, mains travel adapter or power adaptor [3].

What does a power adapter for Senegal do?

A power adapter for Senegal allows visitors from a different country to use electronic and electrical devices in Senegal by adapting the shape of the power plug from one shape to another.

Do I need a plug adapter for Senegal?

This depends on the shape of plug you want to use in Senegal.

Do I need a power adapter if I'm visiting Senegal from America?

If you are visiting from the US then you will need to bring a plug adapter for Senegal because US plugs won't fit into a Senegalese power outlet, and as the voltage is 230 volts you will also need to use a power converter for Senegal if your charger or appliance isn't dual voltage which prevents damage or overheating.

Will a power adapter convert the voltage in Senegal?

Power adapters only adapt the shape of a plug to fit into a 230 volt Senegalese power outlet and doesn't convert the power to a higher voltage. Should you need to safely use any 100-120 volt device then you will also need a step down power converter along with the correct power adapter.

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Senegal - Senegal country page on wikipedia.org.
  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