Are you planning to visit Belgium? Check if you need a power plug adapter or voltage converter for the power sockets (outlets) used in Belgium.
In Belgium the power sockets are of type E. The standard voltage is 230 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.
Below you will find pictures of the applied power sockets and corresponding plugs. And we provide more information about the voltage and frequency.
Power plugs and sockets
In Belgium the power sockets used are of type E. Check out the following pictures.
Your need for a power plug adapter depends on the power plugs in the country you live in. For more specific information, select your country at the top of this page.
Buy a power plug (travel) adapter
We don't sell power plug adapters. We refer you to Amazon, where you will find a great selection of travel adapters.
Voltage and frequency
You can use your electric appliances in Belgium, if the standard voltage in your country is in between 220 - 240 V (as in the UK, Europe, Australia and most of Asia and Africa). Manufacturers take these small deviations into account. If the standard voltage in your country is in the range of 100 V - 127 V (as in the US, Canada and most South American countries), you need a voltage converter in Belgium. You can find voltage converters at Amazon. You can also consider a combined power plug adapter/voltage converter.
If the frequency in Belgium (50 Hz) differs from the one in your country, it is not advised to use your appliances. But if there is no voltage difference, you could (at your own risk) try to use the appliance for a short time. Be especially careful with moving, rotating and time related appliances like clocks, shavers and electric fan heaters.
To be sure, check the label on the appliance. Some appliances never need a converter. If the label states 'INPUT: 100-240V, 50/60 Hz' the appliance can be used in all countries of the world. This is common for chargers of tablets/laptops, photo cameras, cell phones, toothbrushes etc.
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