Adapters for Micronesia - What plug adapter do I need for Micronesia?

Power adapters for Micronesia

Various frequencies and standards can all be confusing when planning to travel to another country especially to the first time traveller. With only a handful of different types of plug sockets being used in the world this guide shows exactly what you'll need in advance to charge your device in Micronesia. This page has links to simple instructions telling you exactly which power adapters you'll need to supply power to your devices when going to Micronesia by using the B or A type Micronesian 120 volt 60Hz wall outlets. Most power adapters are different regionally so please read our Wikiconnections global power adapters page where you'll find a complete list showing destinations.

What is the best power adapter for Micronesia?

The best power adapter for Micronesia will be a Type B plug adapter which is suitable for powering any 120 volt appliance or device. [2]

What is the best power adapter for Micronesia?

What is a power adapter for a Micronesian power outlet?

A power adapter is a compact and lightweight plastic adapter that permits a different shaped power plug on an appliance from another region to fit into a power socket in Micronesia.

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

What does a power adapter do?

A power adapter allows visitors travelling from another country to use electrical appliances and devices in Micronesia simply by altering the shape of the plug.

Do I need a plug adapter in Micronesia?

It depends on the country you are travelling from and the shape of plug you are attempting to use.

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Will I need a plug adapter if I'm visiting Micronesia from Canada?

A Canadian plug will not require a plug adapter as it will already fit in a Micronesian power outlet.

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Will a power adapter convert the voltage from a Micronesian power outlet?

A power adapter only adapts the shape of a plug to fit into a 120 volt Micronesian power outlet and doesn't convert to a different voltage. Should you need to safely use a 220, 230 or 240 volt device then you will also need to bring a step up power converter for Micronesia.

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Where to buy a power adapter for Micronesia in Canada

Power adapters for sale in an airport

Where to buy a power adapter for Micronesia in Canada

Micronesia 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 web page about Micronesia.
  2. Type B plug adapter - US and Japanese 3 pinned Type B plug adapters have a single unearthed round pin along with 2 shorter parallel rectangular flat blades containing holes in each blade, costs under C$10.
  3. Wikipedia - power adaptor