Chubu Electric Power Co.,Inc. | Using Foreign Appliances in Japan - Electricity Safety, Troubleshooting and Other Information

Electricity Safety, Troubleshooting and Other Information Using Foreign Appliances in Japan

If you wish to use any appliance brought from abroad, you will need to check with the manufacturer's specifications to make sure that it is compatible with Japan's electrical system. Japan's electrical system uses 100 volts and 50 or 60 hertz. The Chubu area uses 60 hertz.

An image of the dividing line between 50 Hz and 60 Hz

We supply single-phase 100 volt electric power for ordinary households. Single-phase 200 volt electricity are supplied to some households.

Please check to make sure your appliances are compatible with the voltage and frequency of Chubu Electric Power's service. The voltage is 100V and the frequency is 60 Hz.

(An image of 100 volts and 200 volts outlet) and (An image of a woman checking the voltage and the frequency of a TV)