Power adapter for Eritrea - What plug adapter do I need for Eritrea?

Power adapters for Eritrea

Various voltages and standards can often be confusing when planning to stay in another country, especially if you've never visited before. This isn't as complex as it 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 Eritrea. This page contains links to step-by-step instructions telling you exactly how to charge your devices when you're visiting Eritrea using their types L or C Eritrean 230 volt 50Hz wall outlets. Most power sockets vary depending on which region you are in therefore please read the power adapters for a complete list of countries.

What is the best power adapter for Eritrea?

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

What is the best power adapter for Eritrea?

What is a power adapter?

A power adapter for Eritrea is a small and lightweight plastic adapter that allows a power plug from a foreign country to correctly fit into a power outlet in Eritrea.

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

What does a power adapter for Eritrea do?

A power adapter allows visitors from another location to use their electrical appliances in Eritrea by altering the shape of the plug from one type to another.

Do I need a plug adapter for Eritrea?

It will depend on where you are travelling from and the type of plug you are attempting to use.

Will I need a plug adapter for Eritrea if I'm visiting from the US?

American plugs won't fit into an Eritrean power outlet so you will need to bring a plug adapter for Eritrea, and because the voltage is different you will also need to use a power converter for Eritrea if your charger or appliance isn't dual voltage which prevents damage or overheating.

Does a power adapter change the voltage from an Eritrean power outlet?

Power adapters will only adapt the shape of a plug to fit into a 230 volt Eritrean power outlet and is unable to convert to a higher voltage. Should you need to safely use any 100-120 volt appliance you also need to bring a more expensive step down power converter for Eritrea along with the correct adapter.

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eritrea - Eritrea country Wiki page.
  2. Type L plug adapter - Allows appliances to connect to Type L power outlets without converting voltage.
  3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adapter - power adaptor