Power plugs and sockets used in Cameroon


Are you visiting Cameroon and you need to know if you need any adapter or convertor for the power plugs and power sockets used in Cameroon? Please select from which country you are to see if you need any adapters and or convertors in Cameroon.



Electricity in Cameroon

In Cameroon they use the following plug and sockets types: Type C, Type E. The voltage is 220 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz


Power plugs and sockets Cameroon

The sockets and plugs used in Cameroon are Type C, Type E you can take a look at the pictures below to see how each plug and socket type looks.


Are the power plugs and sockets different from your home country click on the link below for a universal power plug adapter for Cameroon

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Voltage and frequency used in Cameroon

All sockets in Cameroon provide a standard voltage of 220 V with a frequency of 50 Hz.

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

If the standard voltage in your country is in the range of 100 - 127 V (which is most common in the US, Canada and countries in South America) you will need a voltage convertor in Cameroon. Without a convertor you will damage you electronical equipment.

Voltage convertors are available trough the links below, you can also choose for a plug adapter and voltage convertor in one device.





The standard frequency in Cameroon is 50 Hz . Is this frequency is different than the usually frequency in your home cpowerountry we do not recommend to use your electronical equipment in Cameroon. But if the voltage is the same (220 V) it is possible to use your equipment for a short time (AT YOUR OWN RISK). This specially applies on any moving, rotating or time related appliances.

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