Electrical outlets in Australia are Type I Australian AS-3112 which have a different plug configuration than American plugs, requiring an adapter to let them fit together. Additionally, the electrical current is differen... More »

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When traveling to Mexico, a Type A JIS C 8303/NEMA 1-15 plug adapter or a Type B NEMA 5-15 adapter may be needed for electrical compatibility, as of 2015. These adapters assist with either polarization or grounding of an... More »

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Adaptors that convert a single outlet to a two-, three- or six-plug outlet, travel adaptor plugs, socket-to-plug adaptors, and outlet adaptors with USB ports are some of the different types of plug outlet adaptors. There... More »

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Australia is a massive country, with an area of approximately 2.97 million square miles and a population of approximately 23 million people as of 2014. In comparison, the continental United States has an area of 2.96 mil... More »

Australia is close to 2,500 miles wide between its eastern and western extremities. Australia's difference between total length and width is only about 200 miles. The entire land area of Australia is close to 4.8 million... More »

Australia is an island nation that is located in the southern part of the Pacific Ocean. Using Asia's eastern coast as an orientation, Australia is located to the southeast of the mainland Asian continent and to the sout... More »

To convert a 220-volt outlet to a 110-volt outlet, either purchase an adapter or remove the existing receptacle from the outlet box. Either option allows a 110-volt appliance to plug into a previously 220-volt outlet. More »