Power adapters for Comoros - What adapter do I need for Comoros?

Power adapters for Comoros

Differing standards and plugs can all be daunting when planning on staying in a foreign country especially if you've never visited before. With only a handful of different types of plug sockets being used in the world this guide tells you exactly what you'll need in advance to charge your electronics in Comoros. This page contains links to useful instructions showing exactly how to supply power to your devices when you're in Comoros by using the Type E or C Comorian 220 volt 50Hz plug outlets. You will find power adapters will change regionally therefore please read our WikiConnections travel power adapters list where you'll find a complete list showing charging devices in different destinations.

What is the best power adapter for Comoros?

The best power adapter for Comoros is a Type E power adapter which will allow you to use any 220 volt device or appliance. [2]

What is the best power adapter for Comoros?

What is a power adapter?

A power adapter is a compact and cheap plastic adapter that permits a different type of power plug on an appliance from a foreign region to correctly fit into a Comorian power outlet.

Also known as: an electrical adapter, plug adapter, travel adapter, electrical adaptor, mains travel adapter or power adaptor[3]

Do I need a power adapter in Comoros?

This will depend on where you are travelling from and the shape of plug you are using.

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Will I need a plug adapter for Comoros if I'm from Canada?

If you are travelling from Canada you will need to bring a power adapter for Comoros as A Canadian plug won't physically fit into a Comorian power outlet, and because the voltage is different you will also need to use a power converter for Comoros if your appliance or charger isn't dual voltage to prevent damage or overheating.

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Can a power adapter change the voltage in Comoros?

Power adapters can only adapt the shape of a plug to fit into a 220 volt Comorian power outlet and is unable to convert the power to a higher voltage. If you wish to safely use any 100-120 volt appliance then you will also need to bring a step down power converter for Comoros along with the correct power adapter.

What does a power adapter do?

A power adapter enables a visitor from a different location to use their own electronic and electrical appliances in Comoros simply by adapting the shape of the plug.

Where to buy a power adapter for Comoros in Canada

Power adapters for sale in an airport

Where to buy a power adapter for Comoros in Canada

Comoros to Canadian power adapters will most likely be available in most major Canadian 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 Relay, The Source or 6&Sundry, 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. Best Buy, Costco, Home Depot and other high street electrical stores normally sell a limited range of travel adapters to popular locations however for widest choice it is recommended to buy a power adapter online.

  1. Wikipedia - wikipedia.org entry about Comoros.
  2. Type E plug adapter - There are two 4.8mm pins on the Type E plug adapter which are placed 19mm apart and includes a hole in the top for an earthing pin, costing under C$15.
  3. Wikipedia - power adaptor