Solomon Islands power adapters - What power adapter do I need for Solomon Islands?

Power adapters for Solomon Islands

Varying different combinations of voltages and plug types can all be confusing when planning to travel to another country, especially if you've never visited before. This isn't as complicated as it first appears, with only a handful of different types of standards used in the world this article tells you exactly what you'll need in advance to charge your device in Solomon Islands. This page has links to useful instructions demonstrating exactly how to charge your devices when you're travelling to Solomon Islands using the standard types G or I Solomon Islands 220 volt 50Hz power outlets. Most power adapters will change depending on which area you taking a trip to therefore please read our Wikiconnections travel power adapters list for a full list of powering devices in different regions.

What is the best power adapter for Solomon Islands?

The best power adapter for Solomon Islands will be a Type G power adapter which is suitable for powering any 220 volt appliance or device. [2] [AD]

What is the best power adapter for Solomon Islands?

What is a power adapter?

Power adapters are small and lightweight plastic adapters that allow a Solomon Islands power outlet to accept a different type of power plug from a foreign region. [3]

What does a power adapter do?

A power adapter for Solomon Islands enables a visitor from a different country to use their own electronic appliances and devices in Solomon Islands by altering the shape of the plug to fit the power outlet.

Do I need a plug adapter in Solomon Islands?

If the shape of the plug outlet in Solomon Islands is different to the shape of the Solomon Islands power outlet then you will need a power adapter.

Will I need a plug adapter if I'm visiting Solomon Islands from America?

If you are visiting from America bring a plug adapter for Solomon Islands because an American plug won't fit into a Solomon Islands power outlet, and because the voltage is much higher you will also need to bring a power converter for Solomon Islands if your charger or appliance isn't dual voltage which prevents damage or overheating.

Does a power adapter change the voltage from a Solomon Islands power outlet?

No - a power adapter only adapts the shape of a plug to fit into a 220 volt Solomon Islands power outlet and is unable to convert to a different voltage. Should you need to safely use any 100, 110 or 120 volt appliance you also need to bring a more expensive step down power converter for Solomon Islands.

Where to buy a power adapter for Solomon Islands in the US

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Where to buy a power adapter for Solomon Islands in the US

Solomon Islands 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.

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  1. Wikipedia - Solomon Islands entry on wikipedia.org.
  2. Type G plug adapter - A Type G power adapter has three thick rectangular blades in a triangular shape with the longer top blade acting as the earthing pin, estimated price under $10
  3. Wikipedia - power adaptor