Adapter plug for Swiss outlets

Electricity and Swiss plugs

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Must knows about electricity in Switzerland

  • The voltage is 220 - 240 V;
  • There are 2-pin and 3-pin wall outlets;
  • In most cases you do need an adapter to connect your equipment.

Swiss adapter plug to connect equipment to grounded Swiss wall outlets.

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Electricity in Switzerland

Swiss outlets supply the European standard voltage of 220-240 V AC - 50 Hz. If your equipment does not support this voltage, you need an adapter that converts the voltage.

Swiss plugs and wall sockets

Swiss plugs and wall sockets are shaped rather unusually. There are non-grounded wall outlets with 2 holes and grounded wall outlets with 3 holes. The non-grounded European plug with two pins will usually fit in any Swiss wall socket. Other plugs will mostly not fit, so an adapter is needed.

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