Charging your mobile phone from a power outlet in Saint Martin

Instructions on how to power any mobile phone from a St Martins power outlet using USB micro type B connector and a Type C Europlug power charger and recharging any mobile phone using a 2 pin Type F Schuko power adapter.

St Martins power outlet

Varying different frequencies and region codes can all be daunting when planning on visiting another country especially if you've never been there before. This page has been specifically written to prevent you worrying if you'll be able to charge the mobile phone when you're in staying in Saint Martin.When you are travelling to Saint Martin the following useful instructions show how to supply power to the mobile phone by using the types F or C St Martins 230 volt 60Hz power outlets, you'll find a majority of Saint Martins normally use the Type F wall outlets. If you are travelling to Saint Martin from a different country please double check your mobile phone can be charged using a 240v supply. If the mobile phone was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120 volts make sure your mobile phone is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional converter to avoid the device from being damaged when charging it. If you're planning on staying at a St Martins city like Marigot or Rambaud we suggest reading the St Martins country Wiki page [1] for further information.

These instructions are for a generic mobile phone and assume the phone has a standard micro USB port, Bluetooth connectivity and a headphone socket. For a specific mobile phone please visit the Mobile phones page for a full list of makes and models.

Charging any mobile phone in Saint Martin

Can the mobile phone be used in Saint Martin?

Yes, you can connect any mobile phone to a St Martins power outlet by using a power adaptor.

What is the best travel adapter for any mobile phone in Saint Martin?

When travelling with more than your mobile phone then the best travel power adapter for Saint Martin is a multiple USB port charger which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. Saint Martins use two different standards of power outlets (types F and C) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type C. As these chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and handle 100 volts - 240 volts will mean that you can travel to multiple countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa simply by changing the included plugs over. If your mobile phone can support Fast Charge (note not all USB devices can) then you'll benefit from much quicker recharging times by using one of these USB power chargers, plus compatibility with certain power hungry devices like tablets. Having a four port adapter means you can charge more than one device at once without needing to buy multiple power adapters. By only needing a single USB travel charger will also keep the size and weight down, making it ideal to fold up and store in hand baggage while travelling as well as being convenient for recharging your mobile phone at an airport or on your flight. Because of their versatility these types of travel adapters can be used at home so when you're not travelling they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, smartphones and e-readers with just a single wall outlet.

If you travel often we suggest searching for a flexible power adapter like this at your preferred electronics retailer - the travel adapter illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous different countries with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Saint Martin

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the mobile phone, but for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power strips offer surge protection which can be useful for travellers to counties with unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected appliances. These power converters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Saint Martin and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular portable option for travellers originating from America going to Saint Martin using type B US plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers from the US using type B plugs and offers the same functionality as the BESTEK with just one less AC outlet at almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 2 AC outlets but offers 5 USB charging ports. This versatile power strip is compatible with both American plugs and popular plug types A, D,E/F, G, H, I, L and N making it suitable for most travellers from around the world visiting Saint Martin. [7] [AD]
What is the best travel adapter for any mobile phone in Saint Martin?

Powering any mobile phone with a St Martins power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Instructions on how to power any mobile phone from a St Martins power outlet using USB micro type B connector and a Type C Europlug power charger.

  1. If you want to supply power to the mobile phone using a St Martins power outlet you'll need a Type C USB power adapter [3] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [4].
  2. Start the process by taking the Type C USB power adapter and inserting it in the St Martins power outlet. The power supply (called the Type C power outlet [2] or Europlug) is identified by the 2 round adjacent holes next to each other for live and neutral.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB micro type B connector into the bottom of the power adapter and the other end into the USB charging port on any mobile phone. These instructions assume your phone uses a Micro USB type B port. Please refer to the instructions supplied with your mobile to check this is correct and visit the Mobile phones page to see if your model is listed (note that you can usually connect the cable which came with your mobile phone for charging with any USB charger).
  4. The USB charging port can typically be found either on along one side or on the bottom of the mobile phone.
  5. Switch on the St Martins power outlet.
  6. The battery indicator on the mobile phone should indicate that the device is charging, refer to the phone`s instruction manual to find out how long it will typically take.
Powering any mobile phone with a St Martins power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your mobile phone from a St Martins power outlet

A page showing how to recharge any mobile phone from a St Martins power outlet by using Micro USB type B cord with a 3 pin Schuko Type F power adapter.

  1. In order to power any mobile phone from a St Martins power outlet you will need to use a Type F USB power adapter [6] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [4].
  2. First you'll need to insert the Type F USB power adapter in the St Martins power outlet. You can recognise this wall outlet by two large holes 19 mm next to each other and two metal grounding clips at the top and bottom.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB power adapter and the other end into the USB charging port on any mobile phone. These instructions assume your phone uses a Micro USB type B port. Please refer to the instructions supplied with your mobile to check this is correct and visit the Mobile phones page to see if your model is listed (note that you can usually connect the cable supplied with your mobile phone for charging with any USB charger).
  4. The USB charging port can normally be found either on the side or bottom of the mobile phone.
  5. Switch on the St Martins power outlet.
  6. The battery indicator on your mobile phone should indicate that the device is charging, refer to your phone`s instruction manual to find out how long it will typically take.
How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your mobile phone from a St Martins power outlet

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - St Martins country Wiki page
  2. iec.ch - Type C power outlet
  3. Type C USB power adapter - European Type C USB chargers are unearthed and have two 4mm rounded pins spaced 19mm apart, estimated price under £10.
  4. USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable - Used to connect USB devices which have a USB Mini-B port to computers, power supplies and other devices, around £5.
  5. iec.ch - Type F power outlet
  6. Type F USB power adapter - Type F USB chargers are earthed using two clips at the top and bottom with two rounded 4.8mm pins set 19mm apart, estimated price £10-£15.
  7. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, estimated price £10-£15.