The table below summarises the plug types, voltage and frequency of electrical current in both Australia and Puerto Rico.
|Plug Types||I||A, B|
|Frequency of electrical current||50Hz||60Hz|
Australia uses Plug Type I.
In Puerto Rico there's more than one socket type in use. You may require more than one adaptor.
The voltages found in Australia and Puerto Rico 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 Puerto Rico (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 Puerto Rico.
The frequency of electrical current found in Australia (50Hz) differs to that found in Puerto Rico (60Hz).
Most equipment is not affected by differences in frequencies. Some exceptions are: