If you travel on a frequent basis, then you are probably aware how important it is to stay in touch with the
outside world. But what happens if the power in your mobile devices fails you and you need an instant boost? The results can be devastating! You could miss that rare photo you were hoping to shoot, miss a deadline due to a powerless laptop, or even pass an important appointment because of a dead phone. The good news is that there is a way you can counter this problem at a cheap cost: a travel power converter. For convenience, it is always best to have a travel adapter that can work in most countries (if not all). Below are the 10 best travel adapter converters in 2016.
1. BESTEK 200W Travel Adaptor
The best thing about BESTEK adaptors is that they can convert voltage from any country to US (110V) voltage, providing a safe way for charging your devices when travelling internationally. It comes with four
USB charging ports that are separated from the AC outlets to protect your devices. With these, you can
charge up to four mobile devices at the same time. It has a compact size with 5’ detachable power cable
that makes packing relatively easy. It is also safe, providing surge, short circuit, high temperature, and over current protections. Heat is reduced by a pair of cooling fans on both sides. The adaptor is designed with a power button (on/off) with LED indicator for bringing the device to life.
2. Ceptics Grounded Adaptor
The Ceptics Grounded Adaptor is one of the best travel adaptors today, featuring a universal input that is compatible with all kinds of connectors (including: India, AUS, UK, European, and US plug standards). The adaptor does not adjust the voltage. Most electrical devices like AC/DC chargers for cameras, laptops and so on allow a Voltage range of between 110 and 240 volts while eliminating the need for a voltage converter. In some cases, the electrical device may come with a switch for 120V or 230V – do not forget to set back! Using 230V on a 120V device can damage your equipment and even cause fire.
3. Energizer 500W power inverter
Get power on the go with this 500W power inverter. This device allows you to run your AC-powered electrical devices by plugging it into your car battery or connecting it with your cigarette lighter to power your cell phone chargers, laptops, and small electronic devices. USB devices can be charged directly from the USB port simultaneously. In a nutshell, this is the tool you need when you are more susceptible to power outages.
4. Ceptics Grounded Universal Adapter
You couldn’t ask for a more compact, portable adaptor than this! The Ceptics universal adaptor comes with a grounded three-Prong plug that is specifically designed for use in Brazil. The internal of the adaptor is high quality metal that provides good conductivity. It allows a capacity of up to 3000W maximum.
5. BESTEK Travel Power Converter
BESTEK Power Converter can convert voltage range from any country to US voltage, which is typically 110V, allowing you to power your devices safely during your overseas trips. The adaptor comes with four USB charging ports with a 6A combined output that allows you to charge four devices simultaneously. For worldwide use, the adaptor is packed with three international adapters and one EU power cable. The USB outputs are not connected with the AC power in order to protect your devices. The adapter itself is compact in size which, when combined with the 5’ detachable power cable, makes it relatively easy to pack and carry. The converter also has short-circuit, surge, high temperature, and over-current protections. Both sides of the device feature dual cooling fans to reduce heat.
6. Simran SMF-100 Universal Converter
This Simran converter is one of the best modern adapter converters for international use. Its universal outlet is compatible with all types of plugs. It has an LED indicator and resettable fuse, making it particularly ideal for light portable equipment such as cameras, phones, and iPods. When using any type of voltage converter, it is advisable to always maintain 100 percent margin for power spike/surge. Also, you are advised not to use this converter with kitchen appliances, TVs, game consoles, tools, laptops, flat irons/hair straighteners, and hair dryers, as well as any other heat-producing appliances.
7. Goldsource STU-500 Step Up & Down Converter
This AC voltage transformer can converter from 110V to 220V or from 240/220/200V to 110V. The maximum load capacity is 500W, which is both suitable and pocket friendly for such devices as desktop computers, LCD screens with 55” or less, and game consoles. It is also integrated with simultaneous triple output: 220VAC for equipment that use 200-240V; 110VAC for equipment the use 100-120V; and 5VDC (for USB). The package also includes all range fuse protection that comes with 2 separate fuses.
8. PAC SNI-35 converter
The PAC converter is one of the best multipurpose transformers today. The converter is great for converting the speaker level output of a factory radio to the lower amplifier level input. The converter comes with an Audio transfer for noise cancellation.
9. Simran 1875W International Converter
The Simran 1875 is ideal for shavers, camera chargers, iPod, phone, hair dryers, and so on. The converter features two round prongs popular in most Asian and European countries. Depending on where you are, you may need an additional plug adapter to fit the wall electrical outlets. The converter can water down 240/220V to 120/110V and fuse protected. You are advised not to use with TVs, computers, power tools, kitchen appliances, and hair straighteners.
10. BESTEK 200W Travel Adapter
You don’t have to worry about travel voltage with this BESTEK power converter. The converter is compatible with most US devices (200W or less). However, avoid using with high wattage devices such curling irons and hair dryers. It is ideal for international travel, with the ability to convert 90 to 220 overseas voltage to 120/110V safely. The adapter boasts four USB charging ports and three AC outlets and can charge at least six devices at the same time. The package includes three plug adapters that support outlets in China, Japan, Australia, Continental Europe, United Kingdom, and North America, among others. The biggest problem with travel power adapters is that there are about 4 different types. Traditional models normally convert one kind to another. The ten converters explained above can work with any kind of wall plug, thereby eliminating the need to purchase a new piece or pack an extra one when traveling. What’s more, all these models are relatively cheap and some even contain USB ports, which can really come in handy.