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What type of electricity?

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What type of electricity?

I live in Chicago so my ? is does Jamaica use the same electricity as we do here in the states? Can I take my own hairdyer and curling iron?



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1. Re: What type of electricity?

Hi Kathy,

Yes you can. There is a slight difference in the amperage but it's basically negligeable.

Blessings and respect to you.


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2. Re: What type of electricity?


Jamaica runs on 110volts, 50Hz.

USA runs 60Hz.

The frequency difference can affect speed (hairdryer) and temperature (curling iron)but they will work.

Hi Steve

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