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From what i recall china uses 220v, but also depending on what kind of plug you are using, you might need an convertor (or possibly and inverter) . The common plug types are type "A", " I " and "G". Hong kong will be using type "G".
Also, if your staying at hotels you can ask for adaptors/ inverters at the front desk (which they keep for foreigners). Usually me and my GF stay at Hyatts or on occasion Conrad's in asia, typically they already have the inverters in the room or just rig up concierge and they provide them. smile.gif
Edit: This past summer i picked up one of these converters from target just in case since it was pretty cheap, overall worked fine

Sounds good, I have actually booked a really nice studio for my stay(It only costs me 40 bucks a night and the studio looks amazing) Looks like I'll be out and about tomorrow morning searching for an adapter. It seems the battery charger will work in china with a adapter to plug into.
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Sounds good, I have actually booked a really nice studio for my stay(It only costs me 40 bucks a night and the studio looks amazing) Looks like I'll be out and about tomorrow morning searching for an adapter. It seems the battery charger will work in china with a adapter to plug into.

awesome! biggrin.gif sounds like you will be having a good time with your wife smile.gif

Usually i end up using hotel points since i have to travel alot (kinda a bummer less time with GF) frown.gif

But i did some double checking and china is typically 220v @50hz, AC and hong kong is around 200v so you wont need an inverter by the looks of it as long as it can do the volts tongue.gif (which it seems it can), so yeah looks to be just an adaptor
Edited by DNytAftr - 3/3/12 at 1:33am
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canon chargers can accept a voltage anywhere from 100v up to 240v at 50 or 60hz. which covers every country and electrical standard so yes. you just have to get a physical adapter to get the charger to plug in.
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Sounds good, I have actually booked a really nice studio for my stay(It only costs me 40 bucks a night and the studio looks amazing) Looks like I'll be out and about tomorrow morning searching for an adapter. It seems the battery charger will work in china with a adapter to plug into.

you might want to buy the adapter in china, it will cost u $10USD here vs 10RMB there....
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