Power adapters for The Sudan - What adapter do I need for The Sudan?

Power adapters for The Sudan

Various standards and sockets can often be daunting when planning on staying in a different country, especially if you've never visited before. With only a handful of different types of plug sockets used in the world this article tells you exactly what you'll need in advance to power your electronics in The Sudan. This page contains links to instructions which shows exactly how to supply power to your devices when you are in The Sudan by using their Type D or C Sudanese 230 volt 50Hz power outlets. When travelling you'll find power adapters will change regionally therefore please read our WikiConnections travel power adapters page where you'll find a complete list showing charging devices in different regions.

What is the best power adapter for The Sudan?

The best power adapter for The Sudan is a Type D power adapter which allows you to use any 230 volt device or appliance. [2]

What is the best power adapter for The Sudan?

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 Sudanese 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 The Sudan?

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

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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 The Sudan simply by adapting the shape of the plug.

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

If you are travelling from Canada you will need to bring a power adapter for The Sudan as A Canadian plug won't physically fit into a Sudanese power outlet, and because the voltage is different you will also need to use a power converter for The Sudan 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 The Sudan?

Power adapters can only adapt the shape of a plug to fit into a 230 volt Sudanese 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 The Sudan along with the correct power adapter.

Where to buy a power adapter for The Sudan in Canada

Power adapters for sale in an airport

Where to buy a power adapter for The Sudan in Canada

The Sudan 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 The Sudan.
  2. Type D plug adapter - The three pinned earthed Type D plug adapter has large rounded pins placed in a triangular shape, costing under C$5.
  3. Wikipedia - power adaptor