Power adapters for Cote d Ivoire - What adapter do I need for Cote d Ivoire?

Power adapters for Cote d Ivoire

Varying complicated voltages and standards can all be confusing when planning on visiting a new country if you've never been there before. With only a handful of different types of sockets being used in the world this guide tells you exactly what you'll need in advance to charge your electronics in Cote d Ivoire. This page contains links to step-by-step instructions showing how to charge your devices when you're travelling to Cote d Ivoire by using the E or C type Ivorian 230 volt 50Hz wall outlets. You will discover that power sockets will vary depending on which area you are visiting therefore we suggest reading the World power adapters page for a full list of countries.

What is the best power adapter for Cote d Ivoire?

The best power adapter for Cote d Ivoire will be a Type E power adapter [2] which will allow you to use any 230 volt device or appliance.

What is the best power adapter for Cote d Ivoire?

What is a power adapter?

Power adapters are compact and lightweight plastic adapters that permit a wall outlet in Cote d Ivoire to accept a power plug from an appliance from a different region.

Can a power adapter change the voltage in Cote d Ivoire?

Power adapters will only adapt the shape of a plug to fit into a 230 volt Ivorian power outlet and doesn't convert the power to a different voltage. If you need to safely use any 100, 110 or 120 volt appliance then you will also need a step down power converter for Cote d Ivoire.

Do I need a power adapter in Cote d Ivoire?

If the power plug that you are using isn't the same as the type of plug outlet in Cote d Ivoire then you will need a power adapter.

Will I need a plug adapter for Cote d Ivoire if I'm from the US?

If you are visiting from the US bring a plug adapter for Cote d Ivoire as an American plug won't physically fit into an Ivorian power outlet, and because the voltage is much higher you will also need to use a power converter for Cote d Ivoire if your charger or appliance isn't dual voltage to prevent overheating or damage.

What does a power adapter do?

A power adapter for Cote d Ivoire allows visitors travelling from another country to use electronic appliances in Cote d Ivoire by adapting the shape of the power plug from one type to another.

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/C%C3%B4te_d%27Ivoire - wikipedia.org entry about Cote d Ivoire.
  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