How to use plugs from Australia in Zambia
Plugs, sockets, adapters and other information needed for travelling from Australia to Zambia 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:||I.||C, D, G.|
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 Australia the following plugs are used: (includes Canberra, Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Hobart, Adelaide.)
|Plug Type I|
|Outlet Type I|
... and in Zambia you will use: (includes Lusaka, Livingstone, Ndola, Chipata, Kitwe, Chingola, Mongu.)
|Plug Type C||Plug Type D||Plug Type G|
|Outlet Type C||Outlet Type D||Outlet Type G|
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 Zambia without requiring a voltage adapter.
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, 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.
This adapter allows you to use plugs type: A, B, D, G, I, M into outlets type: C, E, F, L.
This adapter has a safety protection so you don't plug only one terminal into the adapter while touching the other with your finger, because it is generic, when you buy it pay attention to this safety mechanism. Overall a good adapter that has the earth connection pass-though (notice the metallic connector on the side.)
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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This is the perfect situation. You will not have any clock shift issue with the same Hertz.
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