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Power adapters for Azerbaijan

Varying different frequencies and standards can often be daunting when planning to visit a new country especially for the first time traveller. With only a handful of different types of standards being used in the world this article tells you exactly what you'll need in advance to power your device in Azerbaijan. This page has links to step by step instructions showing exactly how to supply power to your devices when visiting Azerbaijan by using their standard F or C type 230 volt 50Hz wall outlets. Most power adapters will vary from country to country therefore we recommend that you read our WikiConnections world power adapters guide for a complete list showing powering devices in different regions and countries.

What is the best power adapter for Azerbaijan?

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

What is the best power adapter for Azerbaijan?

What is a power adapter for an Azerbaijani power outlet?

A power adapter for Azerbaijan is a small, cheap and lightweight plastic adapter that permits a different type of power plug from another country to fit into an Azerbaijani power outlet.

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

What does a power adapter for an Azerbaijani power outlet do?

A power adapter for Azerbaijan allows a visitor from a different location to use electrical appliances in Azerbaijan by changing the shape of the plug to fit the power socket.

Do I need a power adapter in Azerbaijan?

If the type of Azerbaijani power outlet is different to the power outlet in your home country then you will need a power adapter.

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Do I need a plug adapter for Azerbaijan if I'm from Canada?

Canadian plugs won't physically fit in an Azerbaijani power outlet so you will need to bring a plug adapter for Azerbaijan, and as the voltage is 230 volts you will also need to bring a power converter for Azerbaijan if your charger or appliance isn't dual voltage to prevent overheating or damage.

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Do European plugs work in Azerbaijan?

There is a possibility that a power adapter that works in another territory in Europe doesn't fit in an Azerbaijani power outlet because there are so many different types of power outlets in Europe.

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Does a power adapter change the voltage in Azerbaijan?

A power adapter only adapts the shape of a plug to fit into a 230 volt Azerbaijani power outlet and is unable to convert the power to a higher voltage. If you need to safely use any 100, 110 or 120 volt device you also need to bring a step down power converter for Azerbaijan along with the right power adapter.

Where to buy a power adapter for Azerbaijan in Canada

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Where to buy a power adapter for Azerbaijan in Canada

Azerbaijan 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 - Azerbaijani Wikipedia page.
  2. Type F plug adapter - Schuko Type F plug adapters are earthed using two clips at the top and bottom with two rounded 4.8mm pins set 19mm apart, C$4-C$5.
  3. Wikipedia - power adaptor