Are you planning to visit Colombia? Check if you need a power plug adapter or voltage converter for the power sockets (outlets) used in Colombia.
Power plug adapter needed in Colombia?
- You don't need a power plug adapter in Colombia, when living in the United States of America.
In Colombia the power sockets are of type A and B. The standard voltage is 110 V and the standard frequency is 60 Hz.
Below you find pictures of the applied power sockets and corresponding plugs. And we provide more information about the voltage and frequency.
Which power plugs and sockets in Colombia?
In Colombia the power sockets used are of type A and B. Check out the following pictures.
When living in the United States of America you don't need a power plug adapter in Colombia. 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 or Ebay, where you will find a great selection of travel adapters.
What voltage and frequency in Colombia?
You can use your electric appliances in Colombia, because the standard voltage (110 V) is (more or less) the same as in the United States of America (120 V). Manufacturers take these small deviations into account.
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.
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