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Terko socket

 

The collection of plugs and sockets (receptacles) focuses on the following two categories:

1.
Plugs and sockets that are used for domestic purposes. That means 220-240 Volt / 10-16 Amp, or 110-125 Volt / 15-20 Amp devices that can be found in houses, in any part of the world. Including, multi-plugs, adapter plugs (from one type of plugs to a different type in another country), power cords that come with various types equipment (from shavers to computers and more).
A very small sample of this part of the collection can be seen on this page.

2.
Plugs and sockets for single phase
heavy duty, or three- phase applications in houses or small scale workshops. The three-phase section is restricted to 400 Volt / 32 Amp, or US: 250 Volt / 60 Amp, or 480 Volt / 30 Amp.
 

Excluded are devices for:
(i) alternating current below 100 Volt, (ii) direct current, and (iii) industrial applications.

There are items that are clearly missing in the collection, for example country-specific non-standard plugs and sockets, and obsolete material. See Missing Objects.
T
he help of others is very welcome. If you have something on offer, please contact me. Although the museum is not financially supported by anybody, shipping costs are usually reimbursed. Please contact me first.

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Acknowledgments
Several items that are displayed in the digital museum are donations. Click for the list of contributors.

 

IEC60309 plug

 


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