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Plugs for travelling from United States of America to Argentina

Plugs, adapters, and other electrical information for travelling to Argentina from United States of America.

Quick chart at a glance

  United States of America Argentina  
Voltage: 120V. 220V. icons/exclamation2.gif  
Plugs Type: A, B. C, I. icons/exclamation2.gif  
Hertz: 60Hz. 50Hz. icons/note.gif  

Chart Explanation

If you are an electrical savvy, perhaps the previous chart is all you need. If this is not your situation, you can continue reading for discovering what that chart implies!

Plugs and Sockets at each country

In United States of America the following plugs are used:

Plug Type A Plug Type B
Outlet Type A Outlet Type B

... and in Argentina you will use:

Plug Type C Plug Type I
Outlet Type C Outlet Type I

Details

Voltage

Different Voltages

You will not be able to use your electrical aparatus using a simple plug adapter. You will need neither an transformer or an elevator. Click here for more information about this.

Plugs Type

Different plug systems

Sorry, none of the plugs used in both countries are common. Definitely, you will need plug adapters.

Adapters

Lists of adapters you can use in your travel.

Adapter: generic1

This adapter allows you to use plugs type: A, B into outlets type: C, E, F, L.

Front Back

Adapter: generic1

This adapter allows you to use plugs type: A, B, D, G, M into outlets type: C, E, F, L.

Front Back

Adapter: generic1

This adapter allows you to use plugs type: A, B, C, D, E, F, G, M into outlets type: I.

Front Back

Adapters you can buy

You can buy the following multi-purpose adapters from Amazon. Please also take a look at the recommended gadgets for your trip.

Hertz

No equal hertz

This is not a big issue. Unless you are using an electric alarm clock and you have to wake up early!. Explanation: Some alarm clocks (not the battery powered ones, the ones that you have to plug to the wall outlet) uses the frequency of electricity to measure time. So, time shifts could be experimented. For more information about alarm clocks hertz shift click here. Apart this issue, almost every home electronic device works perfectly with different hertz.