Power adapters for Ghana - What adapter do I need for Ghana?

Power adapters for Ghana

Various combinations of standards and plug types can often lead to confusion when planning on travelling to another country, especially to the first time traveller. However this isn't as complex as it appears, with only a handful of different types of sockets used in the world this article tells you exactly what you'll need in advance to power your device in Ghana. This page has links to instructions demonstrating exactly which power adapters you'll need to supply power to your devices when travelling to Ghana by using their types G or D 230 volt 50Hz power outlets. When travelling anywhere you'll discover most power adapters change from region to region therefore we recommend reading the WikiConnections global power adapters page where you'll find a full list showing powering devices in different regions and countries.

What is the best power adapter for Ghana?

The best power adapter for Ghana will be a Type G plug adapter [2] which will allow you to use any 230 volt appliance or device.

What is the best power adapter for Ghana?

What is a power adapter?

Power adapters are compact and lightweight plastic adapters that permit a wall outlet in Ghana to accept a power plug from an appliance from a different region.

Do I need a power adapter in Ghana?

If the power plug that you are using isn't the same as the type of plug outlet in Ghana then you will need a power adapter.

Will I need a plug adapter for Ghana if I'm from the US?

If you are visiting from the US bring a plug adapter for Ghana as an American plug won't physically fit into a Ghanaian power outlet, and because the voltage is much higher you will also need to use a power converter for Ghana if your charger or appliance isn't dual voltage to prevent overheating or damage.

What does a power adapter do?

A power adapter for Ghana allows visitors travelling from another country to use electronic appliances in Ghana by adapting the shape of the power plug from one type to another.

Can a power adapter change the voltage in Ghana?

Power adapters will only adapt the shape of a plug to fit into a 230 volt Ghanaian power outlet and doesn't convert the power to a different voltage. If you need to safely use any 100, 110 or 120 volt appliance then you will also need a step down power converter for Ghana.

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ghana - wikipedia.org entry about Ghana.
  2. Type G plug adapter - Allows appliances to connect to Type G power outlets without converting voltage, between $5 to $10 USD (under £10 GBP / under C$20).
  3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adapter - power adaptor