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As you can see in the picture, the Input says 100-240V 50/60Hz, or in other words, this device can be used in any place whose voltage is between 100V and 240V as well as work in frequencies of 50Hz and 60Hz. Therefore, it accepts 11oV at 50/60Hz, so this plug at voltage and frequency level is perfectly valid for use in Japan.
If your device does not allow 110V, you will need an adapter to make it work in Japan. They are usually quite expensive (I leave one right here in case you need it) but luckily most electronic devices nowadays (mobiles, chargers, etc…) won’t need it.
The other thing to keep in mind is the type of plug that plugs use in Japan. In the country of the rising sun, both type A and B plugs are used, although it is more common to find type A plugs.
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The main reason why not all countries use the same type of plugs is due to a non-globalized technological development and to the fact that it has not been possible to reach a consensus to homogenize them among manufacturers and countries.
Looking back, the race to popularize the use of electricity began at the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century. However, at that time it was impossible to predict that the world would change so much and that we would travel around the world loaded with electrical appliances.
The result is that today there are 16 different types of plugs in the world. Each of them is given a letter to name it. We can find from the type A plug to the type N plug. We are going to repair all the plug models in the world.
The type C is composed of two round and parallel pins while in the wall socket we find the two holes where it is connected. What we colloquially know as the male and the female, expression that we use for most of the cable connections.
If when we plan our trip we must know what type of plug is used in the country of destination or make arrangements such as transport and accommodation reservations, it is equally important to purchase travel insurance. It will provide you with assistance and allow you to save costs in the event of incidents that may occur during your trip: visits to the doctor or hospital, flight delays, loss of luggage, a hasty return home, etc.
Each type of plug corresponds to a letter (from A to O), although sometimes some types may fit more than one model. In general, the European plug is usually of type C, while the English plug corresponds to G and the American plug is of type A. On the other hand, in continents such as Asia or Africa, different types of plugs are used in each country.
It is very important to check which model of plug is used in the country, region or island we are going to visit, so you can purchase a universal plug adapter in advance. With this type of adapter you will no longer have to have, for example, a European to American plug adapter and another plug adapter from European to English. The universal power adapter can be easily found on the Internet, in electrical stores, hardware stores, home or department stores.
It is very important to check which is the socket model used in the country, region or island we are going to visit, so you can go ahead and buy a universal plug adapter. With this type of adapter you will no longer have to have, for example, a European to American plug adapter and another plug adapter from European to English. However, plug adapters do not convert voltage. They simply allow a plug from one country to be plugged into another. In other words, they are just physical adapters. This means that you should not use a device that operates at 230 V in a country with a 110 V standard. To find out what voltage your devices are rated for, look for the corresponding information, which is usually detailed on a label on the bottom or back of the device, or on the plug itself.
Fortunately, almost all modern electronic devices (such as cell phone chargers) accept voltages between 110 V and 240 V. If your device is not dual voltage, you will need a converter or transformer to use it in some countries.