Ground Collar for Surge Protector

Ground Collar for Surge Protector


Ground collar is necessary when using an adapter with the travel surge protector.  A ground Collar is required to complete the ground connection when using travel surge protector.  Surge Protector or a Continental Europe (Schuko) appliance plug with any of our Grounded Universal Adaptor Plugs.

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This ground collar is required for use with the travel surge protector when using an adapter plug.  An adapter plug is required for the surge protector when traveling to foreign countries that do not use the Continental European round pin outlets.

The Ground Collar Features:

Finding the Adapter You Need

The Adapter List by Country lists all countries alphabetically along with the corresponding Adapters you need for that country. The Going In Style Adapter Plug chart also contains voltage information for each country - which will help you to determine whether or not you need a converter or a transformer to change the voltage for your American appliance. Note that Voltage Converters and Transformers are only needed if the country you are visiting is 220 volts, 230 volts, or 240 volts or if you are from a 220-240 volt country and are visiting the United States.

When to Use a Surge Protector

Depending on the country you are traveling to, power supplies can be unpredictable and erratic.  Therefore, a surge protector is recommended.  You should always use a surge protector with a laptop of computer because of the many sensitive components in the computer a surge could damage your device.  A surge protector should also be used with any high end electronic devices in order to extend the life of your device.  A surge protector should be used with devices plugged in in the bathroom such as hair dryers, electric toothbrushes and curling irons.