How to use plugs from United States of America in Okinawa
Plugs, sockets, adapters and other information needed for travelling from United States of America to Okinawa 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
|United States of America||Okinawa|
|Plugs Type:||A, B.||A, B, I.|
If you are an 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 United States of America the following plugs are used: (and Washington, New York, Las Vegas, Disneyland, Los Angeles, Chicago.)
|Plug Type A||Plug Type B|
|Outlet Type A||Outlet Type B|
... and in Okinawa you will use: (and Tokyo.)
|Plug Type A||Plug Type B||Plug Type I|
|Outlet Type A||Outlet Type B||Outlet Type I|
Considerations for Japan
Users living in Japan have commented us the outlets type "B" are not common, therefore plugs type "B" might not be easy to plug in Japan.
The voltage is not exact, but the difference is usually tolerable by electrical devices. Its mostly safe to plug your electrical apparatus from United States of America in Okinawa 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.
Some connectors are used in both countries
You will be able to plug the devices directly in Okinawa (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.
Lists of adapters you can use in your travel:
This adapter allows you to use plugs type: A, B, C, D, E, F, G, M into outlets type: I.
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.
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.
This is the perfect situation. You will not have any clock shift issue with the same Hertz.