Adapters for Swaziland - What power adapter do I need for Swaziland?

Power adapters for Swaziland

Varying different combinations of standards and voltages can often be daunting when planning to travel to another country especially to the first time traveller. However this isn't as complex as it first appears, with only a handful of different types of standards used throughout the world this article shows exactly what you'll need in advance to power your device in Swaziland. This page has links to instructions demonstrating exactly which power adapters you'll need to supply power to your devices when going to Swaziland by using their 230 volt 50Hz Type M Swazi power outlet. You'll find power sockets will vary depending on which country you are visiting therefore we suggest reading the travel power adapters page for a full list of countries.

What is the best power adapter for Swaziland?

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

What is the best power adapter for Swaziland?

What is a power adapter for a Swazi power outlet?

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

Do I need a plug adapter in Swaziland?

This depends on the type of plug you are attempting to use in Swaziland.

What does a power adapter do?

A power adapter for Swaziland allows visitors travelling from another country to use electrical appliances and devices in Swaziland by altering the shape of the power plug from one shape to another.

Do I need a plug adapter if I'm visiting Swaziland from America?

A US plug won't physically fit into a Swazi power outlet so you will need to bring a plug adapter for Swaziland, and because the voltage is 230 volts you will also need to use a power converter for Swaziland if your appliance or charger isn't dual voltage to prevent damage or overheating.

Will a power adapter change the voltage from a Swazi power outlet?

A power adapter only adapts the shape of a plug to fit into a 230 volt Swazi power outlet and is unable to convert to a higher voltage. Should you wish to safely use a 100-120 volt device you also need a more expensive step down power converter.

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