Electricity Plug Types

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Electricity Plug Types

plugs_A
The Japanese standard type “A” plug has two flat, identical prongs, with or without holes.
The US standard type “A” plug has two flat prongs, with or without holes, one slightly larger than the other
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The Japanese standard type “B” plug has two flat, identical prongs, with or without holes, and a third grounding pin/prong.
The US standard type “B” plug has two flat prongs, with or without holes, one slightly larger than the other, and a third grounding pin/prong
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The “C” type plug is characterized by two round prongs, approx. 4.0 – 4.8mm around and 19mm apart.
The “C” type plug not only fits in a “C” type socket, but also into “E”, “F”, “J”, “K”, and “L” type sockets
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The “D” type plug is characterized by three round pins in a triangular shape/pattern.
The “D” type plug is similar to the “M” type plug, which has larger pins and supports larger appliances
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The “E” type plug has two round pins and a hole to accommodate the socket’s grounding pin.
The “E” type socket can accommodate the “C” type plug
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The “F” type plug is characterized by two round pins and a grounding clip on each side of the plug & socket.
The “F” type plug can be plugged in either way
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The “G” type plug is characterized by three rectangular prongs positioned to form a triangle.
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The “H” type plug has three flat prongs which form a “V” shape.
The “H” type socket is specifically shaped so that it can accommodate “C” type plugs
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The “I” type plug has two flat, “V-shaped” prongs and a flat grounding pin.
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The “J” type plug is characterized by its unique shape and three round, off-center prongs.
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The “K” type plug is characterized by a grounding pin & two round pins positioned to accommodate a “C” type plug.
Type “L”
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The “L” type plugs are characterized by three parallel round pins, the grounding pin being central.
The “L” type plugs perfectly accommodate the “C” type plug.
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The “M” type plug is characterized by three large pins set in a triangular pattern, similar to the “D” type plug.

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