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As the voltage is different from Canada, can I get advice on what I need for plugging in computer and cameras and iPhones?

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1. Re: Adapters

Zero adapter needed, unless you have a laptop that has a 3 prong plug. If so, get a 3 to 2 prong adapter.

Canadian plugs work fine in Japan and electronics of the type you mention handle multiple voltages without issue. (ie 100 to 240 volts)

Edited: 15 May 2018, 06:23
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2. Re: Adapters

Thank you . Its just when I googled it said I need a adapter or a voltage adapter for Japan. I am also going to Hong Kong. No I have Mac Air, iPad and I phone plus the camera.

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4. Re: Adapters

Google gave you wrong answer. Your apple devices and your camera can handle different voltages from 100 to 240. Most modern electronics like that have done that for years, so you do not need a voltage adapter ever.

For Japan, plugs from Canada will fit the socket, so you are fine. Hong Kong however used the British 3 plug system, so you should pick up a travel adapter to do that

You can buy at airports, at Walmart, Best Buy etc. Again, you don't need a voltage adapter (which is more expensive)

Here's a typical example but I am sure you can find them cheaper. One of these can pretty well handle those electronics no matter where you travel in the world

https:/…6000105343460

Walmart sells them where suitcase display is. Shoppers Drug Mart charges 2x the price.

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5. Re: Adapters

Where I live we use 220V and all my electronic gadgets work fine in Japan because as mentioned above, most modern chargers work on anything between 110 - 240V. I'm using Macbook Air, Canon Camera battery charger, Samsung phone etc. You just need to have a couple of 3 to 3 adapters which are easily purchased in Japan.

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6. Re: Adapters

Thank you so much for your patience.

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Thank you so much for your patience.

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Thank you so much for your patience :)

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Thank you.

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10. Re: Adapters

I am not sure how much Walmart and Best Buy charge for the adapters. I know they sell them online for cheap.

For Hong Kong, you can actually buy at many of the small shops that sells electronic accessories, often for HKD8-10 (so USD1 to 1.25).

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