How to use plugs from Argentina in Antigua
Plugs, sockets, adapters and other information needed for travelling from Argentina to Antigua 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
|Plugs Type:||C, I.||A, B.|
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 Argentina the following plugs are used: (includes Patagonia, Buenos Aires, Salta, Iguazú, Bariloche, Usuahia, Rosario, Tigre.)
|Plug Type C||Plug Type I|
|Outlet Type C||Outlet Type I|
Considerations for Argentina
Argentinian electrical network is stable and the 3rd major energy producer in Latin America. You should not expect major issues in the country.
... and in Antigua you will use: (includes Saint John’s.)
|Plug Type A||Plug Type B|
|Outlet Type A||Outlet Type B|
The voltage is not exact, but the difference is usually tolerable by electrical devices. Its mostly safe to plug your electrical apparatus from Argentina in Antigua 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.
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, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N into outlets type: B.
This adapter allows you to use plugs type: C, D, E, F, G, M into outlets type: A, B.
This adapter is probably illegal in some countries, we put it here for educational purposes; it does not have earth connection but it allows earthed plugs to be connected to it. It has no finger-terminal protection. Try to go for a more expensive and safer alternative.
This adapter allows you to use plugs type: C, E, F into outlets type: A, B.
Simple, small and cheap. You can buy half a dozen of them for almost no money and they will not occupy space in your travel bag. its drawback, it does not have earth-connection but it might not be required for some devices.
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.
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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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