How to use plugs from Zimbabwe in Zambia
Plugs, sockets, adapters and other information needed for travelling from Zimbabwe 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:||D, G.||C, D, G.|
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 Zimbabwe the following plugs are used: (includes Harare, Victoria Falls, Bulawayo, Mutare, Kariba Town, Chimanimani, Masvingo.)
|Plug Type D||Plug Type G|
|Outlet Type D||Outlet Type G|
... 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|
The voltage is not exact, but the difference is usually tolerable by electrical devices. Its mostly safe to plug your electrical apparatus from Zimbabwe in Zambia 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 Zambia (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, 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 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.
This is the perfect situation. You will not have any clock shift issue with the same Hertz.