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How to use plugs from Barbados in American Samoa

Plugs, sockets, adapters and other information needed for travelling from Barbados to American Samoa 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

  Barbados American Samoa  
Voltage: 115V. 120V. icons/teeth.gif icons/exclamation2.gif  
Plugs Type: A, B. A, B, F, I. 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 Barbados the following plugs are used: (includes Bridgetown, Holetown, Bathsheba, Speightstown, Oistins.)

Barbados' Plug Type A Barbados' Plug Type B
Plug Type A Plug Type B
Barbados' Outlet Type A Barbados' Outlet Type B
Outlet Type A Outlet Type B

... and in American Samoa you will use: (includes Pago Pago.)

American Samoa' Plug Type A American Samoa' Plug Type B American Samoa' Plug Type F American Samoa' Plug Type I
Plug Type A Plug Type B Plug Type F Plug Type I
American Samoa' Outlet Type A American Samoa' Outlet Type B American Samoa' Outlet Type F American Samoa' Outlet Type I
Outlet Type A Outlet Type B Outlet Type F 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 Barbados in American Samoa 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

Some connectors are used in both countries

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

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 Barbados in outlets type E, F from American Samoa back view of generic adapter to use plugs type A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N from Barbados in outlets type E, F from American Samoa
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, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N from Barbados in outlets type I from American Samoa back view of generic adapter to use plugs type A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N from Barbados in outlets type I from American Samoa
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 Barbados in outlets type I from American Samoa back view of generic adapter to use plugs type A, B, C, D, E, F, G, M from Barbados in outlets type I from American Samoa
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, D, G, I, M from Barbados in outlets type C, E, F, L from American Samoa back view of generic adapter to use plugs type A, B, D, G, I, M from Barbados in outlets type C, E, F, L from American Samoa
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 Barbados in outlets type C, E, F, L from American Samoa back view of generic adapter to use plugs type A, B from Barbados in outlets type C, E, F, L from American Samoa
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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