You are planning to visit Egypt, you have a doubt if your Equipment will work when you are there or
So what you need to know about the using your devices in Egypt ?
The regional electricity system in Egypt is setup to support the following :
- The standard voltage of 220 V.
- A standard frequency of 50 HZ.
- The electric plugs types of C and F.
The adaptors for the Egypt Electric Plug :
In Egypt there are two associated plug types, types C and F,
- the plug type C is the plug type which has two round
pins ,is known as the standard Euro plug. This plug socket also works with plug type E and the plug type F .
- The plug type F is the plug type which has two pins with two earth clips on the side , also known as Schuko . And this socket also works with plug type C and plug type E .
The voltage Requirements :
But, if the standard voltage in your country is between 100 V and 127 V as is in the United State, the most of South American countries and Canada, you will need a voltage converter in Egypt.
And, if the frequency in Egypt is different from the one in your country, it is not advised to use your appliances. But if there is no voltage difference, you could try to use the appliance for a short time at own risk.
The Egypt Travel Adapter :
- In Egypt there are two associated plug types C and F, the standard voltage is 220V and the standard frequency is 50Hz.
You will need to know what to pack, to make sure you can use your personal electrical appliances safely. This normally includes the use of the travel adapter, which is a device that simply allows you to plug any electrical appliance into a foreign electrical socket.
And it is important to know that some travel adaptors are not suitable for any appliances that require an earth connection.
If you are from the United Kingdom, you need to take in consideration that :
The voltages found in United Kingdom (230V) and Egypt (220V) are not exactly the same, but the difference is tolerable, so you should not need a transformer.
The frequency found in United Kingdom and Egypt is exactly the same (50Hz). The timing devices and appliances that use motors will function as expected under this frequency.
you will need a travel adapter for a trip from the United Kingdom to Egypt. In Egypt, the people are using different plugs and sockets that are not compatible with plugs from the United Kingdom!