Which plug adaptor do I need when travelling from Switzerland to Korea, North?

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Summary

The table below summarises the plug types, voltage and frequency of electrical current in both Switzerland and Korea, North.

SwitzerlandKorea, North
Plug TypesC, JC
Voltage230V220V
Frequency of electrical current50Hz50Hz

Plug Adaptors

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

What type of plug does your appliance have?

Your Appliance has Plug Type C

No adaptor needed

Korea, North uses Socket Type C, which is the same as the plug type of your appliances from Switzerland. You will not need an adaptor.

Your Appliance has Plug Type J

You will need this adaptor:

Socket Type J
(Switzerland)
to Plug Type C
(Korea, North)

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Considerations

Voltage

The voltages found in Switzerland (230V) and Korea, North (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 Switzerland and Korea, North is exactly the same (50Hz). Timing devices and appliances that use motors will function as expected under this frequency.

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