Electrical converter

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  1. Mr. 16 gauge

    Mr. 16 gauge New Member

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    Hello all;
    We (my wife and I) are planning on doing our first trip to South Africa this summer. It is my understanding that we need an electrical converter for our appliances (hair dryer, computer, etc). I have been told by some that the some of the converters that say "South Africa" really aren't for South Africa, and wont work:(
    We ran into a similar situation in the U.K. on our honeymoon; the converter we bought burned out/broke the first time we used it, and we ended up having to buy electrical appliances.
    Can anyone recommend a good converter, one that they know to be S.A. friendly? Also, I plan on taking a battery charger and some rechargeable batteries for things like my flashlight, cameras, etc. How many batteries do you think I might need?
    Thanks a bunch in advance.............
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    South Africa uses 230-240 volts so you will need a converter. You can try megallans and search for plug H.
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