Guadeloupe Martinique Technical Information for Travelers

Guadeloupe Martinique Technical Information – In Short

Guadeloupe Martinique Technical Information – In Details

Guadeloupe Martinique Voltage

The voltage in Guadeloupe Martinique is 230 V which is the same voltage used in France, Germany, and the United Kingdom.

230 V has an advantage over lower voltage such as the 110 V that it is cheaper to transmit. On the other hand, 230 V is more dangerous than lower voltages.

Guadeloupe Martinique Electrical Frequency

The electrical frequency in Guadeloupe Martinique is 50 Hz.

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

Guadeloupe Martinique Plug/Socket Type(s)

The plugs used in Guadeloupe Martinique are C or D or E.

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

Guadeloupe Martinique DVD Region

Guadeloupe Martinique uses DVD Region 4.

DVD Region 4 is mainly used in Australia, South America (Mexico, Argentina), and Central America (Guatemala, Cosa Rica…).

Note that a region 4 DVD cannot play on a DVD player supporting another region. There are, however, some region free DVD players available that can be used to overcome this.

Guadeloupe Martinique Blu-ray Region

Guadeloupe Martinique uses Blu-ray Region A.

Blu-ray Region A is used in North/Central/South America, Japan, Taiwan, North Korea, South Korea, Hong Kong and Southeast Asia.

Theoretically, a region A Blu-ray disc should not play in Blu-ray disc players supporting another region. However, most Blu-ray discs are now region free (meaning they can work on any Blu-ray disc player), and most Blu-ray players are also region free. Hence, compatibility is rarely an issue (for now) when it comes to Blu-ray discs.

Guadeloupe Martinique GSM Freqency(ies)

Guadeloupe Martinique uses the following GSM frequencies: GSM 900 / GSM 1800.

When travelling, make sure that your phone supports the GSM frequency of the country you’re traveling to. Usually the supported GSM frequencies are printed on the box of your phone as well as its manual.

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