Isle of Man electrical outlets & plugs
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Traveling to Isle of Man? Quickly see if you need a power plug adapter or voltage converter by selecting your country of origin above to compare the electrical outlets and power plugs between your country and Isle of Man.

Isle of Man electrical outlet and plug types

Isle of Man uses power outlets and plugs of types C & G. Take a look at the pictures below to see what these plugs and power sockets look like:

Isle of Man type C plug
Type C plug
Isle of Man type G plug
Type G plug

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  • Type C - The standard European plug. Commonly used in Europe, South-America and Asia, but also in quite a few other countries. Plugs of type E and F will also fit in a type C outlet.

  • Type G - From British origin, mainly used in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Malta, Malaysia and Singapore, but also in quite a few other countries. No other plug types fit into an outlet of type G.


Electricity in Isle of Man - voltage and frequency

All power sockets in Isle of Man provide a standard voltage of 240V with a standard frequency of 50Hz.

You can use all your equipment in Isle of Man if the outlet voltage in your own country is between 220V-240V. This is the case in most of Europe, Australia, the United Kingdom and most countries in Africa and Asia.

If the standard voltage in your country is in the range of 100V-127V (which is most common in the US, Canada and countries in South America) you might need a voltage converter in Isle of Man.

The standard frequency in Isle of Man is 50Hz. 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.

Small print on the device or power adapter indicates what voltages the device can work with. If you see 100-240V 50/60Hz printed, the adapter is rated to work on all voltages used worldwide. Please note that power plug adapters only convert plug types and do not convert voltages.

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