Which plug adaptor do I need when travelling from Argentina to Malaysia?

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Summary

The table below summarises the plug types, voltage and frequency of electrical current in both Argentina and Malaysia.

ArgentinaMalaysia
Plug TypesC, IG, M
Voltage220V240V
Frequency of electrical current50Hz50Hz

Plug Adaptors

In Argentina there's more than one plug type in use.

What type of plug does your appliance have?

Your Appliance has Plug Type C

In Malaysia there's more than one socket type in use. You may require more than one adaptor.

Adaptor 1 of 2

Socket Type C
(Argentina)
to Plug Type G
(Malaysia)

Adaptor 2 of 2

Socket Type C
(Argentina)
to Plug Type M
(Malaysia)

Your Appliance has Plug Type I

In Malaysia there's more than one socket type in use. You may require more than one adaptor.

Adaptor 1 of 2

Socket Type I
(Argentina)
to Plug Type G
(Malaysia)

Adaptor 2 of 2

Socket Type I
(Argentina)
to Plug Type M
(Malaysia)

Considerations

Voltage

The voltages found in Argentina (220V) and Malaysia (240V) are not exactly the same, but the difference is tolerable, so you should not need a transformer.

Good to know

Frequency of Electrical Current

The frequency found in Argentina and Malaysia is exactly the same (50Hz). Timing devices and appliances that use motors will function as expected under this frequency.

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