Chad

Power

Chad supplies electricity at 220 volts, at 50 hertz, using types C, D, E, and F sockets.

The World Bank rates power quality in Chad at 1.2 out of 7.0, suggesting constant interruptions and voltage fluctuations.

Sockets

Most of Chad's homes and businesses use types C, E, and F sockets.

Type C

Type C sockets, also known as Europlug sockets, have a round, recessed, receptacle with two round, parallel, line and neutral pin holes.

Type C sockets only accept type C plugs.

Chad's type C socket and compatible type C plug

Type E

Type E sockets, also known as French sockets, have a round, recessed, receptacle with two round, parallel, line and neutral pin holes, and a round, offset, male grounding pin.

Type E sockets accept types E, C, and F plugs.

Chad's type E socket and compatible types E, C, and F plugs

Type F

Type F sockets, also known as Schuko, or German sockets, have a round, recessed, receptacle with two round, parallel, line and neutral pin holes, and a grounding contact on each side.

Type F sockets accept types E, C, and F plugs.

Chad's type F socket and compatible types E, C, and F plugs

Uncommon Sockets

In parts of Chad travelers might also encounter type D sockets.

Type D

Type D sockets, also known as Indian sockets, have a flat receptacle with two parallel line and neutral pin holes, and a round, offset, wider, grounding pin hole.

Type D sockets accept types D, and C plugs.

Chad's type D socket and compatible types D, and C plugs
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