The table below summarises the plug types, voltage and frequency of electrical current in both Antigua and Nicaragua.
|Plug Types||A, B||A|
|Frequency of electrical current||60Hz||60Hz|
In Antigua there's more than one plug type in use.
What type of plug does your appliance have?
No adaptor needed
Nicaragua uses Socket Type A, which is the same as the plug type of your appliances from Antigua. You will not need an adaptor.
You will need this adaptor:
Socket Type B
(Antigua) to Plug Type A
The voltages found in Antigua and Nicaragua 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.
See examples of appliance labels
Is your appliance compatible with the voltage used in Nicaragua (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 Nicaragua.
The frequency found in Antigua and Nicaragua is exactly the same (60Hz). Timing devices and appliances that use motors will function as expected under this frequency.