Power adapter for East Timor - What plug adapter do I need for East Timor?

Power adapters for East Timor

Various voltages and standards can often be confusing when planning to visit another country, especially if you've never been there before. 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 East Timor. This page has links to step-by-step instructions telling you exactly how to charge your devices when you're visiting East Timor using their Type E, C, F or I East Timor 220 volt 50Hz wall outlets. Most power sockets will vary from country to country therefore please read the power adapters page for a complete list of countries.

What is the best power adapter for East Timor?

The best power adapter for East Timor is a Type E power adapter [2] which is suitable for powering any 220 volt appliance or device.

What is the best power adapter for East Timor?

What is a power adapter?

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

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 East Timor do?

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

Do I need a plug adapter for East Timor?

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 East Timor if I'm visiting from the US?

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

Does a power adapter change the voltage from an East Timor power outlet?

Power adapters will only adapt the shape of a plug to fit into a 220 volt East Timor 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 East Timor along with the correct adapter.

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timor-Leste - East Timor country Wiki page.
  2. Type E plug adapter - Allows appliances to connect to Type E power outlets without converting voltage, estimated price between $5 to $10.
  3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adapter - power adaptor