Tristan da Cunha adapters - What power adapter do I need for Tristan da Cunha?

Power adapters for Tristan da Cunha

Varying different combinations of voltages and standards can often be confusing when planning to travel to a different country to the first time traveller. However this isn't as complicated as it first appears, with only a handful of different types of plug sockets being used throughout the world this article shows exactly what you'll need in advance to power your electronics in Tristan da Cunha. This page has links to instructions showing which power adapters you'll need to charge your devices in Tristan da Cunha by using the standard 240 volt 50Hz Type G Tristanian wall outlet, with the Tristanians using a 13 amp plug for power outlets. Most power sockets differ from country to country so we suggest reading the power adapters list for a complete list of countries.

What is the best power adapter for Tristan da Cunha?

The best power adapter for Tristan da Cunha will be a Type G plug adapter [2] which allows you to use any 240 volt device or appliance.

What is the best power adapter for Tristan da Cunha?

What is a power adapter for a Tristanian power outlet?

A power adapter for Tristan da Cunha is a small and cheap plastic adapter which permits a Tristanian 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].

Will a power adapter convert the voltage in Tristan da Cunha?

Power adapters only adapt the shape of a plug to fit into a 240 volt Tristanian 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.

Do I need a plug adapter for Tristan da Cunha?

This depends on the shape of plug you want to use in Tristan da Cunha.

Do I need a power adapter if I'm visiting Tristan da Cunha from America?

If you are visiting from the US then you will need to bring a plug adapter for Tristan da Cunha because US plugs won't fit into a Tristanian power outlet, and as the voltage is 240 volts you will also need to use a power converter for Tristan da Cunha if your charger or appliance isn't dual voltage which prevents damage or overheating.

What does a power adapter for Tristan da Cunha do?

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

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saint_Helena,_Ascension_and_Tristan_da_Cunha - Tristan da Cunha country page on wikipedia.org.
  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