What Is the Difference Between an Electrical Converter&an Electrical Adapter?

Answer Countries use different electrical systems. For instance, North America uses 110 to 120 volts while Europe uses 220 volts. To use a 110-volt appliance in a 220-volt system, or vice versa, requires ... Read More »

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Do I need an electrical adapter in Mexico?

Electrical sockets in Mexico use 110 to 120 volts, the same as in the United States and Canada. However, even if the voltage range is appropriate an adapter may still be needed, as sockets/plugs in... Read More »

Can I use electrical tape to repair broken AC/DC adapter?

Been there and done that. If you want a more neat job, use heat shrink. You will need 2 sizes, a smaller one to cover over the splices on each conductor and a larger one to cover over the finished ... Read More »

What type of electrical plug adapter is needed for France?

A Type E electrical plug adapter is needed for use in France.AppearanceThe Type E electrical plug is identified by two round pins spaced 19 mm apart. It also has a hole for the socket's male groun... Read More »

What Is the Difference Between a USB Adapter&a PCI Adapter?

USB adapters are adapters that are plugged into a USB port on a computer. This is in contrast to a PCI adapter, which needs to be installed on a PCI slot on the motherboard of the computer. USB i... Read More »