Power plugs and outlets

Types of plugs and outlets used in Brazil

The outlets and plugs used in Brazil are C & N. Take a look at the pictures below to see what each plug and outlet type looks like.

Brazil type C plug
Type C plug
Brazil type N plug
Type N plug

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Do the outlets look different in your country? You'll need a power plug adapter.

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Voltage and frequency used in Brazil

All sockets in Brazil provide a standard voltage of 220V with a frequency of 60Hz.

Voltage: 220V Frequency: 60Hz

Can I use my equipment?

Depending on the type of electronic equipment and the voltage / frequency in your home country, you might need a converter.

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Can I use my equipment?

You can use all your equipment in Brazil if the standard voltage in your own country is between 100V-240V. This is mostly the case in Europe, Australia, United Kingdom and most countries in Africa and Asia.

The standard frequency in Brazil is 60Hz.

If this frequency differs from the frequency used in your home country, please use caution when plugging in your devices. Check the small print on the device to see if the device can handle the frequency.

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Power plugs in South America

Traveling around the continent? Check out all power plugs used in South America.

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