Are you planning to visit El Salvador? Check if you need a power plug adapter or voltage converter for the power sockets (outlets) used in El Salvador.
- You don't need a power plug adapter in El Salvador, when living in Canada.
Below you find pictures of the applied power sockets and corresponding plugs. And we provide more information about the voltage and frequency.
Electricity in El Salvador
In El Salvador the power plugs and sockets are of type A and B. The standard voltage is 115 V and the standard frequency is 60 Hz.
Power plug adapter needed in El Salvador?
In El Salvador the power plugs and sockets are of type A and B. Check out the following pictures. When living in Canada you don't need a power plug adapter in El Salvador. Your power plugs fit. We recommend you to pack a 3 to 2 prong adapter in case type B sockets are not available.
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.
You can also check the map to see the use of different plugs and sockets in the world.
Voltage converter needed in El Salvador?
In El Salvador the standard voltage is 115 V and the frequency is 60 Hz. You can use your electric appliances in El Salvador, because the standard voltage (115 V) is (more or less) the same as in Canada (120 V). Manufacturers take these small deviations into account. So you don't need a voltage converter in El Salvador, when living in Canada.
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 in the world. This is common for chargers of tablets/laptops, photo cameras, cell phones, toothbrushes, etc.
Need anything else?
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