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Old 05-10-2005, 06:01 PM   #1
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Hey guys,
I am studying abroad next year in England and plan on bringing my iPod and digital camera. The chargers obviously won't work in the electrical sockets over there, so can I buy some kind of adapter?
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There are two things going on here. First of all, the plugs themselves are different. But so is the voltage. It's possible that your ipod or camera battery charger already have dual/multi voltage. US runs on 110 v and over there it's 220-240 v, I think. It should say on the device what the voltage range is. Plug adapters are cheap and easy. You can pick them up for less than 5 bucks just about anywhere that sells travel stuff.
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The iPod power brick is definitely multi-voltage. No need to get a converter.

Your camera cable is 99.999% likely to be multi-voltage as well.

Like SV said - check the label to see the voltage range. If there's no sticker, the rule of thumb is that if the plug goes through a brick or has a fat end, it's got a transformer built into it. Unless it's a hairdryer. Do NOT use a single-voltage hair dryer in the wrong plug.
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