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