Which plug adaptor do I need when travelling from Belgium to Ethiopia?

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

Plug TypesED, J, L
Frequency of electrical current50Hz50Hz

Plug Adaptors

Belgium uses Plug Type E.

Your Appliance has Plug Type E

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

Adaptor 1 of 3

Socket Type E
to Plug Type D

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from 2.08 AUD

Adaptor 2 of 3

Socket Type E
to Plug Type J

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from 15.00 AUD

Adaptor 3 of 3

Socket Type E
to Plug Type L



The voltages found in Belgium (230V) and Ethiopia (220V) are not exactly the same, but the difference is tolerable, so you should not need a transformer.

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Frequency of Electrical Current

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

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