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Traveling To Europe – Ensure You Have The Correct Power Adapter


If you are going to be traveling to Europe need to ensure that you have a charger that will work with small appliances if you cannot use your power supply you might get into a little bit of trouble when you get there. Presuming you are based in the USA you will be used to the standard 110 volts for all your small appliances. In Europe your typical electrical outlet works on 220-240 volts so it’s important that you check some of your small appliances before traveling. If you use electrical shaver that is not rated to work between 110-240 volts you are going to run into trouble when in Europe because there is a possibility it will burn out.

It’s also important that you check any other electrical items that you are going to be taking on the trip which you. If you have something like a radio you need to ensure that it can support the higher voltage. A small device like this, which will generally, converts your 110 volts into 9-12 volts using a transformer without any problems. We need to check any labeling that is on this transformer, which will state that it can work with higher voltages than 110 volts. It simply states that it’s 110 volts and this is simply not going to work because what will happen is if you plug this into a wall socket in Europe it made porn without the transformer and also the small electrical appliance you have plugged into this.

You should only bring any appliances that will work between the 110-240 volts power band, or any other products that you have which handles dishes such as 5v, 9v or 12v.


If you’re going to travel with your laptop generally you will find that these work on voltages between 100-240v without any problems. It is really worth checking to make sure that’s your laptop adapter will work with these voltages and it should be labeled on them. If you have any problems a simple trip to a RadioShack store and you should be able to buy a multi-voltage converter, which will work for you. Nature to know the model of laptop you have (or any other electrical items) so that they are in the best position to help you.

When shopping make sure you take you time to do price checks. First you need to make sure you get the right product then make sure you get the best price.



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