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How to use plugs from Azores in South Korea

Plugs, sockets, adapters and other information needed for travelling from Azores to South Korea 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

  Azores South Korea  
Voltage: 220V. 220V. icons/teeth.gif  
Plugs Type: B, C, F. C, F. icons/teeth.gif icons/question.gif  
Hertz: 50Hz. 60Hz. 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 Azores the following plugs are used: (includes Lisbon, Porto Santo, Funchal, Porto, Évora, Coimbra, Lagos, Braga.)

Azores' Plug Type B Azores' Plug Type C Azores' Plug Type F
Plug Type B Plug Type C Plug Type F
Azores' Outlet Type B Azores' Outlet Type C Azores' Outlet Type F
Outlet Type B Outlet Type C Outlet Type F

... and in South Korea you will use: (includes Seoul, Busan, Jeju-si, Jeonju, Gwangju, Incheon, Daegu.)

South Korea' Plug Type C South Korea' Plug Type F
Plug Type C Plug Type F
South Korea' Outlet Type C South Korea' Outlet Type F
Outlet Type C Outlet Type F

Ganghwado Incheon

Ganghwado Incheon

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 South Korea without requiring a voltage adapter.

Plugs Type

Some connectors are used in both countries

You will be able to plug the devices directly in South Korea (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 Azores in outlets type E, F from South Korea back view of generic adapter to use plugs type A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N from Azores in outlets type E, F from South Korea
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: E, F.

Adapter: generic

front view of generic adapter to use plugs type A, B, D, G, I, M from Azores in outlets type C, E, F, L from South Korea back view of generic adapter to use plugs type A, B, D, G, I, M from Azores in outlets type C, E, F, L from South Korea
Front Back

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.)

Adapter: generic

front view of generic adapter to use plugs type A, B from Azores in outlets type C, E, F, L from South Korea back view of generic adapter to use plugs type A, B from Azores in outlets type C, E, F, L from South Korea
Front Back

This adapter allows you to use plugs type: A, B into outlets type: C, E, F, L.

A good and solid adapter with earth connection pass-though; because of its construction, it has a good solid grip; On the negative side, two blades plugs are usually 110v, but the two rounded terminals are typically 220v, so please check your device to be sure they will be able to handle the correct voltage when using this adapter.

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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