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

Power adapters for Uzbekistan

Differing standards and plugs can often be daunting when planning on travelling to another country, especially for the first time traveller. With only a handful of different types of common standards used in the world this guide shows exactly what you'll need in advance to power your electronics in Uzbekistan. This page has links to step-by-step instructions demonstrating exactly how to power your devices when staying in Uzbekistan by using the standard Type I or C 220 volt 50Hz power outlets. You'll find power adapters vary depending on which country you are visiting therefore we recommend reading the power adapters page for a complete list of countries.

What is the best power adapter for Uzbekistan?

The best power adapter for Uzbekistan will be a Type I plug adapter [2] which allows you to use any 220 volt device or appliance.

What is the best power adapter for Uzbekistan?

What is a power adapter for an Uzbekistani power outlet?

A power adapter is a compact, cheap and lightweight plastic adapter which permits an Uzbekistani power outlet to accept a different shaped power plug from an appliance from another region.

Also known as: an electrical adapter, plug adapter, travel adapter, electrical adaptor, mains travel adapter or power adaptor [3].

Will a power adapter convert the voltage in Uzbekistan?

A power adapter only adapts the shape of a plug to fit into a 220 volt Uzbekistani power outlet and can't convert the power to a higher voltage. Should you need to safely use any 100-120 volt device you also need to bring a step down power converter along with the right type of power adapter.

What does a power adapter for Uzbekistan do?

A power adapter allows visitors from a different country to use electrical appliances in Uzbekistan simply by adapting the shape of the power plug from one shape to another.

Do I need a plug adapter for Uzbekistan?

If the power plug that you want to use is different to the type of Uzbekistani power outlet then you will need a power adapter.

Do I need a power adapter if I'm visiting Uzbekistan from America?

A US plug won't physically fit in an Uzbekistani power outlet therefore you will need to use a power adapter for Uzbekistan, and because the voltage is much higher you will also need to bring a power converter for Uzbekistan to prevent overheating or damage to your device or appliance if it isn't dual voltage.

Where to buy a power adapter for Uzbekistan in the US

Power adapters for sale in an airport

Where to buy a power adapter for Uzbekistan in the US

Uzbekistan 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/Uzbekistan - Uzbekistan country page on wikipedia.org.
  2. Type I plug adapter - Allows appliances to connect to Type I power outlets without converting voltage, costing between $10 to $15.
  3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adapter - power adaptor