Power adapters for Sierra Leone - What power adapter do I need for Sierra Leone?

Power adapters for Sierra Leone

Various frequencies and standards can often be daunting when planning to travel to another country if you've never been there before. With only a handful of different types of plug sockets used in the world this article tells you exactly what you'll need in advance to power your device in Sierra Leone. This page has links to step-by-step instructions telling you which power adapters you'll need to power your devices when you're in Sierra Leone using the G or D type Sierra Leonean 230 volt 50Hz plug outlets. Power sockets will change from region to region therefore we suggest reading the power adapters list for a full list of countries.

What is the best power adapter for Sierra Leone?

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

What is the best power adapter for Sierra Leone?

What is a power adapter?

A power adapter for Sierra Leone is a compact, cheap and lightweight plastic adapter that permits a different type of power plug on an appliance from a foreign country to correctly slot into a wall outlet in Sierra Leone.

Can a power adapter convert the voltage in Sierra Leone?

No; a power adapter only adapts the shape of a plug to fit into a 230 volt Sierra Leonean power outlet and doesn't convert to a higher voltage. Should you wish to safely use a 100-120 volt appliance you will also need to bring a step down power converter for Sierra Leone.

Do I need a power adapter in Sierra Leone?

This will depend on the shape of plug you are using and the country you are travelling from.

Will I need a power adapter for Sierra Leone if I'm from America?

If you are travelling from the US then use a plug adapter for Sierra Leone as American plugs won't physically fit into a Sierra Leonean power outlet, and because the voltage is different you will also need to use a power converter for Sierra Leone to prevent overheating or damage to your appliance or device if it isn't dual voltage.

What does a power adapter do?

A power adapter for Sierra Leone allows a visitor travelling from a different location to use their electronic and electrical appliances in Sierra Leone simply by altering the shape of the plug from one shape to another.

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sierra_Leone - Sierra Leonean country entry on wikipedia.
  2. Type G plug adapter - Allows appliances to connect to Type G power outlets without converting voltage.
  3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adapter - power adaptor