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Insignia™ - Grounded North/South American Power Adapter - Black-Front_Standard

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Rating 4.6 out of 5 stars with 403 reviews

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Robust Product

    Posted
    Srini
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    When my mom visited USA, she needed an adapter for her medical device (the plus is for India). I came to BestBuy pretty late in the evening almost nearing closing time. The staff were extremely friendly and guided me to a couple of areas within the store where I may find the adapters. I looked at a few and they were so ridiculously priced. I was not even looking for a converter. I only needed an adapter. Another BestBuy person saw my dilemma and pointed me to a different section where I found the "Insignia" adapter. The price was moderate. But the quality of the product was amazing. Just looking at it, I decided I was going to buy. When I tried this on at home, it felt solid. Works like a charm and for the price, definitely worth it. I will highly recommend this. An of course, thank you BestBuy. Your customer service is, as always, awesome.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    A cheap adapter for the casual traveler

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    ldtravels
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    It's made of very cheap materials and is certainly not robust, but it was the only one available in the store. It gets the job done for a little bit but doesn't hold up over time and it's extremely difficult to use with Australian plugs. Excessive force required. Better off buying a heavy duty version online for the specific country the plug is from, like the YL-1235 from SF Cable available on Amazon that goes from Australia to US standard. Most adapters that allow multiple type plugs are difficult to use and poor quality. It's fine for your two week trip, but if you need to use something on a daily basis, buy a better one.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Fits securely and great quality

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    JuneG
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    This unit fits securely into an American socket and is the right weight so that it wont pull out or fall out of the wall once you have something plugged into it - as was the case with the other brand-name travel adapters that I'd previously purchased. If you have an appliance with a European plug that you need to convert to an American socket - this is the unit you'll want to buy. This unit is made right (quality product with a ground) and priced right. So happy with this adapter!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Does NOT convert

    Posted
    Chris
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    This item will allow you to plug you overseas item into an American outlet. But be fairwarned... it will NOT convert it back to 220. Whatever you plug into it will run at half speed. Only reason I didn't return this as I purchased it for a watering fountain before we went on vacation and by the time I returned I was past the 15 days

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Adapter

    Posted
    Roro
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    I bought this adapter to go from a Type C to Type A plugged and it works great. The connection is VERY secure and doesn't feel cheap. Has been working great for me for about a month so far. Only gripe is that the way its designed, your Type C power cord will be "upside down", so the power cable runs up naturally rather than down. But it's a very minor complaint.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great product

    Posted
    Fanagame
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    Does what it's supposed to. Not too bulky, supports European and Australian plugs, which is what I needed. Beware, this doesn't transform the current, so based on the appliance you want to plug, you might need something else (basically check that your appliance supports 110-220v)

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Does what it's supposed to do.

    Posted
    JohnnyOcala
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    Bought a stereo tuner off ebay. Seller didn't bother to mention it has a British plug on it! Fortunately it is voltage-selectable, so all I needed to make it work in the USA is this adapter. Could have saved a ton of money if I bought one on-line, but wanted it quick, so...this worked just fine.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Perfect

    Posted
    DeAlit
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    I’ve been looking for this kind of adapter in several different store, but they don’t really have it. But then I found it at best buy also it works really well. I am happy for this. Thanks :)

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Gadget for traveling

    Posted
    Exe80
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    It is a solid gadget. Not sure if it is going to be useful for someone traveling outside US, but in turn will be essential for someone coming to US for business or vacation. At least for sout american plugs it is confirmed that works as expected.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Works Great

    Posted
    steve0000
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    We have an exchange student from Georgia and she lost the adapter that allows her to charge her computer. We checked several stores in the area and found this at Best Buy. The sales assistant was very helpful in finding the correct item. It’s simple but works great!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Quality if a little expensive

    Posted
    NorthValley
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    Having recently relocated from a 2 round pin region I needed an adaptor for my auto sensing voltage items like TVs and other electronics. This product is sturdy and good quality but a little expensive. I needed 8 so I got a pretty decent quantity discount. Recommended product!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Very useful when traveling in Europe too.

    Posted
    Traveler
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    The versatility of this adapter not only gives you coverage in North and South America, it can also be used in several countries in continental Europe (e.g. Germany, France and Italy). Very useful and smaller than many of the power adapters providing equivalent coverage.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    This adapter was exactly what I needed

    Posted
    Sitygyrl
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    I had 10 Christmas trees shipped to a company in Texas from the Netherlands and they had European plugs. They needed to work for a show the next day so I decided to give these adapters a try. They worked perfectly

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great price, best model for family use

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    DistinguishedGentleman
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    Got the iPad Mini 4 with 32GB for my 10 year old daughter's birthday present - her first 'electronic'... price at Best Buy was the best around, and it was worth it to get the better processor and 32GB model, which will do well for our daughter for the next several years.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Perfect Adapter

    Posted
    Marty
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    Friends from Europe couldn't use their computer chargers because they didn't have a converter. This adapter worked perfectly with all their devices, even though they came from different areas with different plug designs. This in NOT a voltage adapter, but it is a great PLUG adapter!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Adapter for 120 to 220VAC

    Posted
    Marconi142
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    To be used in the USA for foreign plugs (ie. Europe 220VAC, UK,), also can be used in South America but not in Europe, Asia, Australia and New Zealand. It converts the plug not the voltage. The device used with the adapter must be rates for the voltage it is connected to.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Works great as needed.

    Posted
    GaryS
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    Sales associate very helpful in finding this for me. I did not want to spend a lot of money for something like this as it was only going to be used for about two weeks. ?? Several other similar products offering more accessories but at a higher price. This one worked out great.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Solid power adapter

    Posted
    DShima
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    A family member visited from the UK and forgot their adapter and this power adapter works as expected. It's solidly built and is used everyday. Just note that this adapts the plug only and does not convert voltage.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Doesn't fit UK Type G

    Posted
    HWK0

    The item picture makes it look like it would work with UK, type G, male plugs, but it doesn't. There are blockers on the two lower pins that prevent a type G plug from fitting. I wish this item was more specific about which types it is compatible with.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Very good quality

    Posted
    Imponert
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    I've haf quite a few adapters like this, since I brought a lot of electronic stuff from Norway when I moved here. Some have been bad and some ok! This item was a little pricy, but is the best one I've had so far! Good quality!

    I would recommend this to a friend