Power adapters for The Sudan - What adapter do I need for The Sudan?

Power adapters for The Sudan

Various combinations of frequencies and standards can often lead to confusion when planning to stay in another country, especially to the first time traveller. However this isn't as complex as it appears, with only a handful of different types of sockets used in the world this article shows exactly what you'll need in advance to power your device in The Sudan. This page has links to useful instructions telling you exactly which power adapters you'll need to charge your devices when staying in The Sudan by using their standard types D or C 230 volt 50Hz power outlets. Most power adapters are different from region to region therefore we recommend reading the Wiki Connections global power adapters page where you'll find a full list showing powering devices in different regions and countries.

What is the best power adapter for The Sudan?

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

What is the best power adapter for The Sudan?

What is a power adapter?

A power adapter is a compact and cheap plastic adapter that permits a different type of power plug on an appliance from a foreign region to correctly fit into a Sudanese power outlet.

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

Do I need a power adapter in The Sudan?

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

What does a power adapter do?

A power adapter enables a visitor from a different location to use their own electronic and electrical appliances in The Sudan simply by adapting the shape of the plug.

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

US plugs won't physically fit in a Sudanese power outlet so you will need to bring a plug adapter for The Sudan, and as the voltage is 230 volts you will also need to bring a power converter for The Sudan to prevent overheating or damage to your appliance or device if it isn't dual voltage.

Can a power adapter change the voltage in The Sudan?

Power adapters can only adapt the shape of a plug to fit into a 230 volt Sudanese power outlet and is unable to convert the power to a higher voltage. If you wish to safely use any 100-120 volt appliance then you will also need to bring a step down power converter for The Sudan along with the correct power adapter.

Where to buy a power adapter for The Sudan in the US

Power adapters for sale in an airport

Where to buy a power adapter for The Sudan in the US

The Sudan to US power adapters will most likely be available in most major US International airports prior to departure, however the range of adapters might be limited to popular destinations. It is recommended to research the exact type of adapter required prior to shopping at the airport. Look in the travel accessories section of airport newsagents, electronic stores and pharmacists such as Hudson News or Brookstone, but expect to pay more than regular prices. Airports will be your last chance to buy a power adapter before departure, always check the returns policy to ensure you can easily exchange or refund a faulty or unsuitable product in an airside shop.

It will be more convenient and cheaper to buy the correct power adapter in advance of your trip. High street electrical stores such as Best Buy, Walmart, Target, Home Depot or Fry's normally sell a limited range of travel adapters to popular locations but for widest choice it is recommended to buy a power adapter online.

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sudan - wikipedia.org entry about The Sudan.
  2. Type D plug adapter - Allows appliances to connect to Type D power outlets without converting voltage, estimated price between $5 to $10.
  3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adapter - power adaptor