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?

A power adapter is a compact and lightweight plastic adapter that permits a different type of power plug on an appliance from a foreign region to correctly fit into a Turkmen power outlet.

What does a power adapter do?

A power adapter for Turkmenistan allows visitors travelling from another country to use electrical appliances and devices in Turkmenistan by altering the shape of the power plug from one shape to another.

Do I need a plug adapter in Turkmenistan?

This depends on the type of plug you are attempting to use in Turkmenistan.

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

A US Type A or Type B outlet might not commonly be found in Turkmenistan so it is recommended to use a suitable plug adapter for Turkmenistan, however as the voltage is 220 volts you will definitely need to bring a power converter for Turkmenistan if your appliance or charger isn't dual voltage to prevent damage or overheating.

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 is unable to convert to a higher voltage. Should you wish to safely use a 100-120 volt device you also need a more expensive step down power converter.

  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, costing between $5 to $10.
  3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adapter - power adaptor