Electricity Converter - Thailand?

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Electricity Converter - Thailand?

Postby cfuller » Sun May 19, 2013 7:58 pm

I am doing the North and South Thailand Highlights on July 7th and I'm trying to figure out if I can plug in my electronics (iphone and hairdryer) into their outlets. I live in the United States.

I went to a couple of stores and nobody had any idea what I needed. I tried googling a specific product, but I can't figure it out.

Has anyone gone to Thailand from the USA? What did you use?
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Re: Electricity Converter - Thailand?

Postby ballu » Mon May 20, 2013 5:22 am

Generally you'll just need plug adapters, not a voltage converter. Take a look at the device you'd be plugging in...example, my BlackBerry charger says 100-240V, which mean it can be plugged in without a converter in countries that have 220 voltage...I think it's generally 110 in North America.

This may help...
http://www.rei.com/learn/expert-advice/ ... guide.html
http://www.currentsolutions.com/articles.php?id=8

I just bought the 5 or 6 pack of adapters, that way I'm good with whatever I run into ;)
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Re: Electricity Converter - Thailand?

Postby nytim » Mon May 20, 2013 10:30 am

You will most likely not need a transformer just a device that has all the outlets for Asia and Europe. Most appliances are dual voltage.
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Re: Electricity Converter - Thailand?

Postby i_schneider » Mon May 20, 2013 11:30 am

Im from Canada, and was able to plug my charger into the outlets in Thailand and cambodia...granted it probably wansn't get for my stuff, but it worked. I took a adaptor, but it was super heavy and wished i'd left it at home
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Re: Electricity Converter - Thailand?

Postby cfuller » Fri May 31, 2013 12:07 pm

Thanks so much!
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