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

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Summary

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

BelgiumSouth Africa
Plug TypesEM
Voltage230V220V, 230V
Frequency of electrical current50Hz50Hz

Plug Adaptors

Belgium uses Plug Type E.

Your Appliance has Plug Type E

You will need this adaptor:

Socket Type E
(Belgium)
to Plug Type M
(South Africa)

Considerations

Voltage

The voltages found in Belgium (230V) and South Africa (220V and 230V) 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 Belgium and South Africa is exactly the same (50Hz). Timing devices and appliances that use motors will function as expected under this frequency.

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