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Electical cvonnections

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Electical cvonnections

We will be in Spain for almost three weeks in May, wondering what we need for electrical connections. Maybe most we will bring is charger for camcorder.

We have been to Europe only twice, but think we remember not needing both adapter and converter. We have lost our set and wondering if we need new one.

We bought a coffee pot in Germany last time. And maybe we wil do that when we arrive in Barcelona, Saved space in airplane luggage

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1. Re: Electical cvonnections

Look at the label on the charger. If it reads "110-240 Volts" (or "100-220 Volts", the exact numbers don't matter), then all you need is a plug adapter to let you use a US plug in a European socket. If it reads "110 volts", then you also need a converter.

These days, most low-power devices such as chargers will work off just about any voltage.

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2. Re: Electical cvonnections

a normal adaptor should be okay (in my opinion)

the only thing i have had trouble with was a laptop - i had to get a new cable for it

as plugging it in with an adaptor in the UK didn't work

(i bought it in spain due to wanting a spanish keyboard)

3. Re: Electical cvonnections

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