Voltage in Taipei

Voltage in Taipei

The voltage in Taiwan is 110 V which is the same voltage used in United States of America, Canada, and Japan.

110 V has an advantage over higher voltage such as the 230 V voltage that it is considered generally safer as it is less powerful. On the other hand, it costs more to transmit power to the end user using 110 V as copper lines must be thicker, hence lower voltages are generally used by wealthy countries.

Taiwan Electrical Frequency

The electrical frequency in Taiwan is 60 Hz.

Note that most household and electrical/electronic equipments nowadays support multiple frequencies, so generally, electrical frequency is not an issue compatibility wise.

Taiwan Plug/Socket Type(s)

     

The plugs used in Taiwan are A or B.

     

Plugs/sockets are usually an issue when it comes to traveling, so always make sure you travel with a universal plug adapter.