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UK-South America power adaptor

Can anyone tell me what kind of power adaptor I need for my UK powered stuff.

Laptop charger, battery charger , electric razor , camera charger etc..

I have no idea what voltage the South American countries use and what the plug sockets are like !!!

Thanks in adavance.

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same as US, (normally old type) ie two pin, think current is 120v .. My Laptop is UK and just needs the pin adaptor, the transformer take care of the currnent.
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For Argentina, old plugs are 2 pins european style, new plugs 3 pins australian type. You ll find lots of adaptors for sale there cheaper than in Europe. Power is 220V. In Bolivia, 2 pins 220V, same in Paraguay.
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Thanks for the info! hadnt got that far down yet ! still in Nicaragua!
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