Electrical Plug/Outlet and Voltage

Electricity, Frequency and and Voltage

Voltage: 110-120 Volts (Same as U.S./Canada) with Frequency 60 Hertz. Please note that these may not be identical to U.S./Canadian sockets, and may require an adapter. Occasional blackouts are common.

Plug Type A

This not grounded plug with two flat parallel prongs is the standard in Costa Rica.

Plug Type B

This plug with two parallel pins or blades and a third grounding is designed for 15 amps. An ungrounded version of this plug is frequently used in Costa Rica.

Plug and Outlet

Electrical Plug/Outlet and Voltage

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