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Current standards of domestic plugs, sockets and adapters
see page AS/NZS 3112, Australasian standard
see page BS546, also known as Old British standard
see page BS 1363, current UK standard
see page CEE 7/4 standard, also known as Schuko
see page CEE 7/5, French standard
see page CEE 7/7, hybrid Schuko-French plug
see page CEE 7/16 standard, also known as Europlug
see page CEE 7/17 standard, non-earthed, compatible with CEE 7/4 and 7/5
see page CEI 23-50, Italian standard
see page GOST 7396, Russian standard
see page IEC 60320, international standard for appliance couplers
see page IEC 60906, international standard for household plugs
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IRAM 2063, 2071, 2073, Argentinian standards
see page IS 1293, Indian standard
see page JIS 8303, Japanese standard
see page NBR 1436, Brazilian variant of IEC 60906-1 standard
see page NEMA, series of North American standards
see page SANS 164-1 to -6, South African standards
see page SB 107-2D1, Danish standard
see page SI 32, Israeli standard
see page TIS 166-2549, Thai standard, replacing Schuko plugs
see page -  Adapter plugs to convert standards
see page -  Multi-standard sockets

 

Country-specific overview of plugs and sockets
see page Argentina
see page Brazil
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Chile
see page China
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Japan
see page Russia
see page South Africa
see page Uruguay

 

Uncommon plugs and sockets for special purposes
see page AS/NZS 3112 variant plugs and sockets
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BS 1363 folding plugs
see page BS 1363 variant plugs and sockets and clock plug
see page Bayonet Cap (B22d-2) plugs and adapters
see page Bticino Magic series (Italian polarized plugs and sockets)
see page Clipsal (Australia) clock plugs and sockets
see page Danish EDB, hospital and twist lock plugs and sockets
see page Electrak EPOS socket and key plug
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French lamp plugs and sockets
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Fused Connection Unit (FCU) for British ring circuits
see page HNA plug and socket
see page Polish variant CEE 7/5 plugs and sockets
see page Quick connectors (under raised floors etc.)
see page Russian 36V 2-pin plug (for wet conditions)
see page Schuko plug with H-shaped pins
see page Schuko hospital sockets
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Schuko, polarized version
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South African SANS 164-4 dedicated plugs
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Swedish lamp plugs ans sockets
see page Terko plugs and sockets
see page VIMAR (Italy) non-standard CEE 7/5 socket
see page Walsall plug and socket

 

Single- and three-phase heavy duty plugs and sockets
see page Australian/NZ 240V, 16-32A single phase plugs and sockets
see page Belgian 400V, 16-32A single- and three-phase plugs and sockets
see page Danish 400V, 16A three-phase plug and socket
see page French 400V, 20-32A single- and three-phase plugs and sockets
see page IEC 60309 250V single-phase and 400V three-phase
see page Spanish 250V, 25A plugs an sockets  (also used in Norway)
see page Japanese split-phase and 250V single- and three-phase
see page US (NEMA) heavy duty 125, 250, 277, 480 and 600 Volt devices
see page Bticino (Italy) Magic Series, 250V-20A and 380V-16A three-phase
see page Perilex and variant IEC 60309 thee-phase plugs and socket
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Polish heavy duty and three phase plugs and sockets
see page VIMAR (Italy) 250V - 20A single phase plug and socket

 

Classic plugs and sockets, and phased out material
see page Appliance connectors (classic porcelain and Bakelite material)
see page Australasian classic plugs and sockets
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Belling Lee connectors (to feed portable equipment)
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Britmac non-standard plug
see page Bulgin connectors (to feed portable equipment)
see page BS 372 Part 1 non-earthed (2-pin) plugs and sockets
see page Crater adaptable 2A, 5A and 15A round pin plug
see page DDR made classic two-pole plugs ans sockets
see page Dorman & Smith plugs and sockets
see page Fitall 5 in 1 plug
see page French classic 250V, 5-10A sockets and plugs
see page French classic three- plugs and sockets
see page German classic Schuko plugs an sockets (mainly DDR made)
see page German classic heavy duty single- and three-phase material
see page Italian classic three-phase plugs and sockets
see page MAFELEC 115V-16A socket for marine applications
see page Niphan connector
see page Nova Plugway three-phase plug
see page Porcelain and Bakelite 2 round pin (19 mm spacing) material
see page Russian 2-pole cable extension reel
see page Stromfix Junior I and III cable extension reels
see page Swiss classic type 14 socket and matching type 2 plug
see page Tripoliki plug (Greece)
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TAP-A-LINE outlet with elongated slots
see page U.S. classic flat blade plugs and sockets
see page
Volex Electric Razor Adaptor Kit
see page Wylex plugs and sockets
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Wylex clock connector

 

Additional information, schemes and images
see page Acknowledgments
see page Certification marks
see page Classification (unofficial) of domestic plug standards (A - N)
see page DC - AC and 110V - 220V; history of electrification of homes
see page DDR GŁtezeichen (former Eastern German quality marks)
see page Diversity and safety of domestic plugs
see page Europe map with plug compatibility table
see page
IEC 60320, precursors of the appliance connector
see page Knob and tube wiring
see page Ring and radial circuits (domestic wiring techniques)
see page Split phase electric power
see page Three-phase AC generator, basic principle
see page Three-phase transformers (Wye and Delta)
see page Unknown plugs and sockets
see page U.S. household wiring (split phase)

 


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