What adapters do I need for Italy and France?
If your appliances are all dual voltage then all you need is a plug end adapter to change from 2 flat prongs to 2 round prongs. For the electronic devices, you probably only need a type C, Europlug adapter. However, the Europlug is only legal for less than 2½ amps (about 575 watts), and it is non-polarizing.
Do iPhone chargers need a converter?
Apple products, such as your iPhone, iPad and laptop, are dual voltage, therefore you do not need a converter to use your Apple device anywhere in the world.
Are plugs the same in France and Italy?
Electrical appliances sold in France and Italy come with the same pre-fitted plug. As has been said, once upon a time the diameter of the pins were slightly different but now a universal size that may feel a little loose in some sockets is used.
What kind of plug adapter do I need for Italy?
Plug Type F Plug Type L Plug Type C. Plug adapters are the interfaces between the American flat-pronged plug and Italy’s two (or three) round-prong socket. These allow you to plug your electrical device into the Italian wall socket, but they do not convert the electricity to the American 110 volts.
Can a power adapter change the voltage in Italy?
There is a chance that a power adapter that works in another country in Europe won’t fit in an Italian power outlet because there are eight different types of power outlets in Europe. Can a power adapter change the voltage in Italy?
What kind of power adapter do I need to travel to Europe?
A no-frills adapter, the OREI European Schuko Type Plug Adapter is the cost-effective solution for American travelers to Europe and Russia. It is compatible with Type E/F plugs and should work in most countries except Italy, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom.
Can You charge a cell phone with a USB adapter in Italy?
This is fine for devices which are insulated (having a plastic body, for instance). Some adapters of this type have a USB port, meaning you can use them to charge a cell phone or digital camera via USB. Plug adapters are the interfaces between the American flat-pronged plug and Italy’s two (or three) round-prong socket.