Cambodia power adapters - What adapter do I need for Cambodia?

Power adapters for Cambodia

Varying different standards and voltages can all be daunting when planning on visiting another country if you've never visited before. With only a handful of different types of plug sockets used in the world this article shows exactly what you'll need in advance to charge your electronics in Cambodia. This page has links to simple instructions demonstrating how to supply power to your devices when visiting Cambodia using their standard G, A or C type Cambodian 230 volt 50Hz power outlets. You will discover that power adapters vary depending on which area you're in so please read the Wikiconnections world power adapters guide for a complete list showing destinations.

What is the best power adapter for Cambodia?

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

What is the best power adapter for Cambodia?

What is a power adapter?

Power adapters are small, cheap and lightweight plastic adapters that permit a different shaped power plug from a different region to correctly slot into a wall socket in Cambodia.

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 a Cambodian power outlet do?

A power adapter enables visitors travelling from a different location to use their own electrical appliances and devices in Cambodia by changing the shape of the plug from one shape to another.

Do I need a power adapter for Cambodia?

It will depend on the shape of plug you are attempting to use in Cambodia and the location you are travelling from.

Will I need a plug adapter for Cambodia if I'm from America?

A US Type A or B power outlet might not commonly be available in Cambodia so it is recommended to use a suitable power adapter for Cambodia, however because the voltage is 230 volts you will definitely need to bring a power converter for Cambodia if your charger or appliance isn't dual voltage to prevent damage or overheating.

Can a power adapter convert the voltage from a Cambodian power outlet?

Power adapters will only adapt the shape of a plug to fit into a 230 volt Cambodian power outlet and can't convert to a higher voltage. If you need to safely use any 100, 110 or 120 volt device you will also need a more expensive step down power converter for Cambodia along with the right type of adapter.

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cambodia - Cambodia Wikipedia page.
  2. Type G plug adapter - Allows appliances to connect to Type G power outlets without converting voltage, between $5 to $10.
  3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adapter - power adaptor