The table below summarises the plug types, voltage and frequency of electrical current in both Angola and Costa Rica.
|Plug Types||C||A, B|
|Frequency of electrical current||50Hz||60Hz|
Angola uses Plug Type C.
The voltages found in Angola and Costa Rica are significantly different.
Some appliances are compatible with multiple voltages. To find out if your appliance is one of them, check the appliance label and/or instruction booklet.
Is your appliance compatible with the voltage used in Costa Rica (120V)?
If your appliance is not compatible with multiple voltages, you will need a transformer to adjust the voltage input when using your appliance in Costa Rica.
The frequency of electrical current found in Angola (50Hz) differs to that found in Costa Rica (60Hz).
Most equipment is not affected by differences in frequencies. Some exceptions are: