Power plugs and sockets used in El Salvador


Are you visiting El Salvador and you need to know if you need any adapter or converter for the power plugs and power sockets used in El Salvador? Please select from which country you are to see if you need any adapters and/or converters in El Salvador.



Electricity in El Salvador

In El Salvador they use the following plug and sockets types:

  • Type A
  • Type B
The voltage is 115V and the standard frequency is 60Hz.


Power plugs and sockets El Salvador

The sockets and plugs used in El Salvador are A, B. 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 El Salvador

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Voltage and frequency used in El Salvador

All sockets in El Salvador provide a standard voltage of 115V with a frequency of 60Hz.



The standard frequency in El Salvador is 60Hz . If this frequency is different than the frequency in your home country we do not recommend to use your electronic equipment in El Salvador. But if the voltage is the same (115Hz) 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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