Report for using plugs from United States of America in Hong Kong
Plugs, sockets, adapters and other information needed for travelling from United States of America to Hong Kong in this page. You can re-start the wizard to change countries.
Quick Chart at-a-glance
|United States of America||Hong Kong|
|Plugs Type:||A, B.||G, D, M.|
The Chart Explained
If you are an electrical savvy, perhaps the previous chart is all you need. If this is not the case, you can continue reading and discover what the chart is saying!
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 Hong Kong you will use:
|Plug Type G||Plug Type D||Plug Type M|
|Outlet Type G||Outlet Type D||Outlet Type M|
Considerations for Hong Kong
It is likely you will only find plugs-type "G" in Hong Kong. Plug types "D" and "M" are considered very old and they are not common. We keep the old-plugs in our database as we don't know your exact destination. As a rule of thumb, you will probably be fine with the type "G" in hotels.
You will not be able to use your electrical aparatus using a simple plug adapter. You will need either an transformer (to reduce voltage) or an elevator. Some electronic devices are able to work in a wide range of votages, i.e. from 100v to 250v, but please check its labels before pluging; you can destroy the device if you are lucky, but you can generate a fire in the worst case.
Different plug systems
Sorry, none of the plugs used in both countries are common. You will definitelly need plug adapters, please continue reading for more information.
Lists of adapters you can use in your travel:
This adapter allows you to use plugs type: A, B, C, D, E, F, M into outlets type: G.
This adapter allows you to use plugs type: A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L into outlets type: M.
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.
No equal Hertz
This is not a big issue. Unless you are using an electric alarm clock or some motors when speed is an issue. Explanation: Some alarm clocks uses the frequency of electricity network to measure time. So, time shifts could be experimented. Almost every home electronic device works perfectly with different Hertz.