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How to use plugs from Canada in United States of America

Plugs, sockets, adapters and other information needed for travelling from Canada to United States of America 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

  Canada United States of America  
Voltage: 120V. 120V. icons/teeth.gif  
Plugs Type: A, B. A, B. icons/teeth.gif  
Hertz: 60Hz. 60Hz. 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 Canada the following plugs are used: (includes Ottawa, Vancouver, Montréal, Toronto, Québec, Calgary, Halifax.)

Canada' Plug Type A Canada' Plug Type B
Plug Type A Plug Type B
Canada' Outlet Type A Canada' Outlet Type B
Outlet Type A Outlet Type B

... and in United States of America you will use: (includes Washington, New York, Las Vegas, Disneyland, Los Angeles, Chicago.)

United States of America' Plug Type A United States of America' Plug Type B
Plug Type A Plug Type B
United States of America' Outlet Type A United States of America' Outlet Type B
Outlet Type A Outlet Type B

Liberty

Liberty

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 United States of America without requiring a voltage adapter.

Plugs Type

Same connectors

Ideal situation, all the connectors used in Canada are also used in United States of America. You will not need any adapter (but please check voltages and the other sections of this report). Congratulations!!!!

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 Canada in outlets type B from United States of America back view of generic adapter to use plugs type A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N from Canada in outlets type B from United States of America
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.

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.

Finally, by the way ...

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