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How to use plugs from Antigua in Papua New Guinea

Plugs, sockets, adapters and other information needed for travelling from Antigua to Papua New Guinea in this page. If you want a report for other countries, re-start the wizard to find to electric adapters for your trip here.

Quick Chart at-a-glance

  Antigua Papua New Guinea  
Voltage: 230V. 240V. icons/teeth.gif icons/exclamation2.gif  
Plugs Type: A, B. I. icons/exclamation2.gif  
Hertz: 60Hz. 50Hz. icons/note.gif  

If you are 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 Antigua the following plugs are used: (includes Saint John’s.)

Antigua' Plug Type A Antigua' Plug Type B
Plug Type A Plug Type B
Antigua' Outlet Type A Antigua' Outlet Type B
Outlet Type A Outlet Type B

... and in Papua New Guinea you will use: (includes Port Moresby, Lae, Madang, Alotau, Kavieng, Kokopo, Goroka.)

Papua New Guinea' Plug Type I
Plug Type I
Papua New Guinea' Outlet Type I
Outlet Type I

Voltage

Similar voltage

The voltage is not exact, but the difference is usually tolerable by electrical devices. Its mostly safe to plug your electrical apparatus from Antigua in Papua New Guinea without a voltage adapter. If you have any concerns with a special device i.e. a medical device, you probably want to seek further professional help.

Plugs Type

Different plug systems

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.

Adapters

Lists of adapters you can use in your travel:

Adapter: generic

front view of generic adapter to use plugs type A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N from Antigua in outlets type I from Papua New Guinea back view of generic adapter to use plugs type A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N from Antigua in outlets type I from Papua New Guinea
Front Back

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

Adapter: generic

front view of generic adapter to use plugs type A, B, C, D, E, F, G, M from Antigua in outlets type I from Papua New Guinea back view of generic adapter to use plugs type A, B, C, D, E, F, G, M from Antigua in outlets type I from Papua New Guinea
Front Back

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

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 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.


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