Adapters for Turkmenistan - What power adapter do I need for Turkmenistan?

Power adapters for Turkmenistan

Complicated combinations of frequencies and standards can often lead to confusion when planning on travelling to a different country, especially to the first time traveller. However this isn't as complex as it appears, with only a handful of different types of plug sockets used in the world this article tells you exactly what you'll need in advance to power your electronics in Turkmenistan. This page contains links to useful instructions showing exactly how to supply power to your devices when you're visiting Turkmenistan by using the C, B or F type Turkmen 220 volt 50Hz wall outlets. Power adapters vary from country to country so we recommend that you read the Wikiconnections world power adapters list for a full list of regions and countries.

What is the best power adapter for Turkmenistan?

The best power adapter for Turkmenistan will be a Type C power adapter [2] which will allow you to use any 220 volt device or appliance.

What is the best power adapter for Turkmenistan?

What is a power adapter for a Turkmen power outlet?

Power adapters are small and lightweight plastic adapters which permit a Turkmen power outlet to accept a power plug from a different country.

What does a power adapter do?

A power adapter enables a visitor from a different location to use their electrical devices in Turkmenistan simply by changing the shape of the plug.

Do I need a plug adapter in Turkmenistan?

If the shape of the Turkmen power outlet is different to the power plug that you are using then you will need a power adapter.

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

American Type A or Type B power outlets might not typically be available in Turkmenistan so it is advisable to use a suitable power adapter for Turkmenistan, however as the voltage is different you will definitely need to bring a power converter for Turkmenistan to prevent overheating or damage to your appliance or charger if it isn't dual voltage.

Will a power adapter change the voltage from a Turkmen power outlet?

A power adapter only adapts the shape of a plug to fit into a 220 volt Turkmen power outlet and can't convert to a different voltage. Should you need to safely use a 100, 110 or 120 volt device then you also need a step down power converter for Turkmenistan.

Where to buy a power adapter for Turkmenistan in the US

Power adapters for sale in an airport

Where to buy a power adapter for Turkmenistan in the US

Turkmenistan to US power adapters will most likely be available in most major US International airports prior to departure, however the range of adapters might be limited to popular destinations. It is recommended to research the exact type of adapter required prior to shopping at the airport. Look in the travel accessories section of airport newsagents, electronic stores and pharmacists such as Hudson News or Brookstone, but expect to pay more than regular prices. Airports will be your last chance to buy a power adapter before departure, always check the returns policy to ensure you can easily exchange or refund a faulty or unsuitable product in an airside shop.

It will be more convenient and cheaper to buy the correct power adapter in advance of your trip. High street electrical stores such as Best Buy, Walmart, Target, Home Depot or Fry's normally sell a limited range of travel adapters to popular locations but for widest choice it is recommended to buy a power adapter online.

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Turkmenistan - wikipedia.org entry about Turkmenistan.
  2. Type C plug adapter - Allows appliances to connect to Type C power outlets without converting voltage, priced between $5 to $10.
  3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adapter - power adaptor