Adapter for Equatorial Guinea - What power adapter do I need for Equatorial Guinea?

Power adapters for Equatorial Guinea

Varying complicated frequencies and standards can all lead to confusion when planning to visit a new country, especially if you've never been there before. With only a handful of different types of plug sockets used throughout the world this guide tells you exactly what you'll need in advance to power your device in Equatorial Guinea. This page contains links to useful instructions showing you how to charge your devices when you are visiting Equatorial Guinea by using their standard E or C type Equatorial Guinean 220 volt 50Hz power outlets. Most power will change regionally therefore we suggest reading the power adapters page for a complete list of regions and countries.

What is the best power adapter for Equatorial Guinea?

The best power adapter for Equatorial Guinea is a Type E plug adapter [2] which is suitable for powering any 220 volt device or appliance.

What is the best power adapter for Equatorial Guinea?

What is a power adapter?

Power adapters are small and cheap plastic adapters that permit an Equatorial Guinean power outlet to accept a power plug from an appliance from a foreign country.

What does a power adapter for an Equatorial Guinean power outlet do?

A power adapter for an Equatorial Guinean power outlet allows a visitor from another country to use their electrical appliances in Equatorial Guinea by adapting the shape of the plug to fit the power socket.

Does a power adapter convert the voltage from an Equatorial Guinean power outlet?

Power adapters will only adapt the shape of a plug to fit into a 220 volt Equatorial Guinean power outlet and doesn't convert to a higher voltage. If you need to safely use a 100-120 volt appliance then you also need a more expensive step down power converter for Equatorial Guinea.

Do I need a power adapter for Equatorial Guinea?

It depends on which location you are travelling from and the type of plug you want to use.

Will I need a power adapter for Equatorial Guinea if I'm visiting from America?

An American plug won't fit in an Equatorial Guinean power outlet so you will need to bring a power adapter for Equatorial Guinea, and as the voltage is much higher you will also need to use a power converter for Equatorial Guinea to prevent damage or overheating to your appliance or device if it isn't dual voltage.

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