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Purchasing electronic products (Voltage)

Chart of voltages, plug shape, and frequencies for each individual country.

 

Requirements for use of electrical products.

Voltage, plug shape, and frequency may differ from country to country. If you wish to use Japanese electrical products abroad, it may be necessary to use a plug adaptor and/or a transformer. As you can see from the diagram below, there are many different plug shapes used around the world.

 

Power plug types

Power plug types

Asia

Country Electric (V) Frequency (Hz) Plug shape
Bangladesh 230 50 C
Brunei 240 50 C
Cambodia 120 50 C
India 230 50 C / B3
Indonesia 220 50 C / B3
Lao People's Democratic Republic 220 50 C
Malaysia 240 50 B / BF / C
Mongolia 220 50 B / B3 / C
Myanmar 230 50 B / B3 / C
Nepal 220 50 C
Pakistan 220 50 B3 / C
Philippines 220 / 240 60 A / C / O
Singapore 230 50 B3 / BF
Sri Lanka 230 50 B3
Thailand 220 50 BF / C
Vietnam 220 50 C
Guam 120 60 A
China 220 50 A / B3 / BF / C / O
Hong Kong 220 50 B / B3 / BF
Japan 100 50 / 60 A
Korea 100 / 220 60 A / C / O
Taiwan 110 60 A

North and Central America

Country Electric (V) Frequency (Hz) Plug shape
US 120 60 A
Alaska 120 / 240 60 A
Canada 120 60 A
Cuba 110 60 A / BF / C
Guatemala 120 60 A
Mexico 127 60 A
Panama 120 60 A / BF

Oceania

Country Electric (V) Frequency (Hz) Plug shape
Australia 240 50 O
Fiji 240 50 O
New Zealand 230 50 O
New Caledonia 220 50 B / C / B3

Middle East

Country Electric (V) Frequency (Hz) Plug shape
Afghanistan 220 50 B / C / B3
United Arab Emirates 220 / 240 50 B / B3 / BF
Iraq 220 50 B / BF / C
Iran 220 50 BF / C
Israel 230 50 BF / C / O
Jordan 220 50 B3 / BF
Kuwait 240 50 B / C
Lebanon 110 / 220 50 C
Oman 230 50 B3 / BF
Qatar 240 50 BF
Saudi Arabia 127 / 220 60 A / B3 / BF / C
Syria 220 50 B / C
Turkey 220 50 A / B / C
Yemen 220 / 230 50 B / BF / C

Europe

Country Electric (V) Frequency (Hz) Plug shape
Austria 220 50 C
Belarus 127 / 220 50 A / C
Belgium 127 / 220 50 C
Bulgaria 220 50 C
Croatia 220 50 C
Cyprus 240 50 BF
Czech Republic 220 50 C
Denmark 220 50 C
Finland 220 50 C
France 127 / 220 50 C
Germany 220 50 C / SE
Greece 220 50 C
Hungary 220 50 C
Iceland 220 50 C
Ireland 220 50 C
Italy 125 / 220 50 C
Kazakhstan 127 / 220 50 A / C
Luxembourg 120 / 220 50 C
Malta 240 50 B3 / BF
Monaco 127 / 220 50 C
Netherlands 220 50 C / SE
Norway 230 50 C
Poland 220 50 B / B3 / C
Romania 220 50 C
Russia 127 / 220 50 A / C
Slovakia 220 50 C
Spain 127 / 220 50 A / C
Switzerland 220 50 C
Sweden 220 50 C
Ukraine 127 / 220 50 A / C
UK 240 50 BF
Uzbekistan 127 / 220 50 A / C

South America / Africa

Country Electric (V) Frequency (Hz) Plug shape
Argentina 220 50 BF / C / O
Bolivia 110 / 220 50 A / C
Brazil 127 / 220 60 A / C
Chile 220 50 B3 / C
Colombia 110 / 120 60 A
Ecuador 110 / 120 60 A
Paraguái 220 50 A / C
Peru 220 60 A / C
Uruguay 220 50 B3 / BF / C
Venezuela 120 60 A
Algeria 127 / 220 50 A / BF / C
Egypt 220 50 B / BF
Ethiopia 220 50 C
Kenya 240 50 B3 / C
Nigeria 230 50 B / BF / C
South Africa 220 / 230 / 240 50 B / BF / C