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Adapter Guide - Type B

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Type B Travel Adapter

Works in:
  • North and Central America
  • Japan
  • Thailand
  • Taiwan
  • Colombia
  • Venezuela
  • Peru
  • Philippines
  • All of North America except for Greenland

(see complete list of countries below)

How to identify Type B Adapter and Socket?

Type B Adapter

Type B Adapter

Type B Socket

Technical specification
  • The Type B Adapter has one protruding pin longer than the other two - the Grounding pin, which ensures that your device is safely grounded before it is plugged in.
  • The earth pin is round and there are two other flat faced pins parallel to each other so that it looks like the plug ni the picture above.
  • The Adapter is rated at 100 - 127 V and 15 A
  • The Type B socket is compatible with Type A and Type B travel adapters
Guidelines for use
  • Step 1

    Make sure the device you need to charge or use is switched off.

  • Step 2

    Check the Voltage guide to see if yo uneed a Voltage Converter

  • Step 3

    If you require a Voltage Converter, then plug your device cable or charger into the Voltage Converter first and then plug the Voltage Converter into your Type B Travel Adapter.

  • Step 4

    If you aren't using a Converter, plug the device cable/charger directly into the Type B Travel Adapter.

  • Step 5

    If there's a switch beside the wall socket, make sure it is in the OFF position before you plug in your device.

  • Step 6

    Plug the Travel Adaper into the soecket and voila, your device will start working!.

  • Step 7

    If you have a dual device adapter and want to plug in your second device, remove the adapter from the wall socket and then repeat Seps 4 to 6.

List of countries with Type B

Below is a list of countries that the Type B adapter can be used in along with their voltages & frequencies. You can check for your devices' voltage requirements here to see if you need a voltage converter.

Country Voltage Frequency