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How to use plugs from Argentina in People Republic of China

Plugs, sockets, adapters and other information needed for travelling from Argentina to People Republic of China 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

  Argentina People Republic of China  
Voltage: 220V. 220V. icons/teeth.gif  
Plugs Type: C, I. A, I, G. icons/teeth.gif icons/question.gif  
Hertz: 50Hz. 50Hz. icons/teeth.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 Argentina the following plugs are used: (includes Patagonia, Buenos Aires, Salta, Iguazú, Bariloche, Usuahia, Rosario, Tigre.)

Argentina' Plug Type C Argentina' Plug Type I
Plug Type C Plug Type I
Argentina' Outlet Type C Argentina' Outlet 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 People Republic of China you will use: (includes Beijing, Shanghai, Chéngdū, Hángzhōu.)

People Republic of China' Plug Type A People Republic of China' Plug Type I People Republic of China' Plug Type G
Plug Type A Plug Type I Plug Type G
People Republic of China' Outlet Type A People Republic of China' Outlet Type I People Republic of China' Outlet Type G
Outlet Type A Outlet Type I Outlet Type G

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Voltage

Exact voltage

Perfect! This is very good! You will not need any sort of voltage adapter (they are always big, heavy and they can't handle too much energy. i.e. might have problems with hairdryers). You can plug your devices to the electric network grid in People Republic of China without requiring a voltage adapter.

Plugs Type

Some connectors are used in both countries

You will be able to plug the devices directly in People Republic of China (please read other sections of this reports in regards to voltage, etc.). Perhaps you will need adapters for some sockets, but it is usually easier to find adapters at destination if your plug is already being used in the country. Sometimes different cities uses different systems, you might need to do a bit more of research. If you find more information please let us know.

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 Argentina in outlets type I from People Republic of China back view of generic adapter to use plugs type A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N from Argentina in outlets type I from People Republic of China
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 Argentina in outlets type I from People Republic of China back view of generic adapter to use plugs type A, B, C, D, E, F, G, M from Argentina in outlets type I from People Republic of China
Front Back

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

Adapter: generic

front view of generic adapter to use plugs type A, B, C, D, E, F, I, M from Argentina in outlets type G from People Republic of China back view of generic adapter to use plugs type A, B, C, D, E, F, I, M from Argentina in outlets type G from People Republic of China
Front Back

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

This is a very cheap adapter without loose terminal and finger protection; it does have earth pass-though (good); but no good grip because of so many different supported plugs. We recommend to use a more expensive option if available.

Adapter: generic

front view of generic adapter to use plugs type C, D, E, F, G, M from Argentina in outlets type A, B from People Republic of China back view of generic adapter to use plugs type C, D, E, F, G, M from Argentina in outlets type A, B from People Republic of China
Front Back

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.

Adapter: generic

front view of generic adapter to use plugs type C, E, F from Argentina in outlets type A, B from People Republic of China back view of generic adapter to use plugs type C, E, F from Argentina in outlets type A, B from People Republic of China
Front Back

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.

Hertz

Equal Hertz

This is the perfect situation. You will not have any clock shift issue with the same Hertz.


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