To use your travel appliances overseas, you must use a converter to reduce foreign electricity, otherwise, you will burn your appliances International Voltage Converter Adapter Kit This converter enables the traveler to use 110 volt small electronic items and appliances, including hair dryers, heating pads, radio/cassette players, irons, etc. in countries that have 220/240 AC power.This Dual Wattage converter has two settings:50 watt setting: Designed for answering machines,tape recorders, radio/cassette/cd players, calculators,etc.(Max. 1600 watts)1600 watt setting: Designed for heat-related appliances including hair dryers, curlers, irons, heating pads, electric blankets, etc. (max 1600 watts)Foreign electricity (220/240V) is different from standard U.S. electricity (110/120V). To use your travel appliances overseas, you must use a converter to reduce foreign electricity, otherwise, you will burn your appliances and they will not operate. Using this converter is simple. Just plug it into foreign outlet, select the desired wattage setting, then plug your appliance into the female side of the converter, and use your appliance as you would at home.This converter comes with five adapter plugs for those countries which require pins of different sizes and shapes.This adapters will work in: * Europe * Australia & New Zealand. * North & South America & Caribbean. * Africa, Asia & Middle East. * Great Britain & Hong Kong.Comes in a convenient case so you can always have it handy. Overall dimensions(case): 5.75 x 4 x 2.75 Sealed in original package.