AC Power cords (30)
AC Power cords Description A power cord or mains cable is a cable that temporarily connects an appliance to the mains electricity supply via a wall socket or extension cord.
AC Power cords Keywords A power cord,mains cable,extension cord.

A power cord or mains cable is a cable that temporarily connects an appliance to the mains electricity supply via a wall socket or extension cord. The terms are generally used for cables using a power plug to connect to a single-phase alternating current power source at the local line voltage. World Power Cords    America Argentina  Australia  Brazil China Denmark Europe India Indonesia Israel Italy Japan    Korea South Africa Switzerland Thailand UK Piggyback Fuse Rewire-able    Waterproof Lamp lighting Vacuum cleaner Hair curler International Standardized Appliance Connectors IEC 60320    IEC 60320 C5 IEC 60320 C7 IEC 60320 C8 IEC 60320 C13    IEC 60320 C14 IEC 60320 C15 IEC 60320 C19 IEC 60320C20

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  • American electrical outlets & plugs

    American uses power outlets and plugs of types A, B, F & I. Take a look at the pictures below to see what these plugs and power sockets look like:

    Type A - Mostly used in the US, Canada, Mexico, Central America, China and Japan. No other plug types will fit in a type A outlet.

    Type B - Similar to type A, but with an extra pin for grounding. Mainly used in the US, Canada, Mexico, Central America and Japan. Plugs of type A will also fit into a type B socket.

    Type F - Used in almost all European countries and Russia. Also known as the Schuko plug. Plugs of type C and E will also fit in a type F socket.

    Type I - Used in Australia, New Zealand, the South Pacific, China and Argentina. No other plug types will fit into a type I outlet

    American-style type A and type B plugs are the most common plugs in American Samoa. However, on some of the other islands type I plug, which is also used in Australia, can be in use.

  • Australia electrical outlets & plugs

    Australia uses power outlets and plugs of type I. Take a look at the picture below to see what this plug and power socket looks like:

    Type I - Used in Australia, New Zealand, the South Pacific, China and Argentina. No other plug types will fit into a type I outlet.

    Electricity in Australia - voltage and frequency

    All power sockets in Australia provide a standard voltage of 230V with a standard frequency of 50Hz.

    You can use all your equipment in Australia if the outlet voltage in your own country is between 220V-240V. This is the case in most of Europe, Australia, the United Kingdom and most countries in Africa and Asia.

    If the standard voltage in your country is in the range of 100V-127V (which is most common in the US, Canada and countries in South America) you might need a voltage converter in Australia.

    The standard frequency in Australia is 50Hz. If this frequency differs from the frequency used in your home country, please use caution when plugging in your devices. Check the small print on the device to see if the device can handle the frequency. Please note we regularly check our electricity information with the International Electrotechnical Committee (IEC)


  • Argentina electrical outlets & plugs

    Argentina uses power outlets and plugs of types C & I. Take a look at the pictures below to see what these plugs and power sockets look like:

    Type C - The standard European plug. Commonly used in Europe, South-America and Asia, but also in quite a few other countries. Plugs of type E and F will also fit in a type C outlet.

    Type I - Used in Australia, New Zealand, the South Pacific, China and Argentina. No other plug types will fit into a type I outlet.

    Argentina has standardised on type I sockets and plugs. However, type C sockets are still found in older buildings so you should also be prepared for those.

    Electricity in Argentina - voltage and frequency

    All power sockets in Argentina provide a standard voltage of 220V with a standard frequency of 50Hz.

    You can use all your equipment in Argentina if the outlet voltage in your own country is between 220V-240V. This is the case in most of Europe, Australia, the United Kingdom and most countries in Africa and Asia.


  • Brazil electrical outlets & plugs

    Brazil uses power outlets and plugs of types C & N. Take a look at the pictures below to see what these plugs and power sockets look like:

    Type C - The standard European plug. Commonly used in Europe, South-America and Asia, but also in quite a few other countries. Plugs of type E and F will also fit in a type C outlet.

    Type N - Only used in South Africa and Brazil. Type C plugs will also fit into an outlet of type N.

    Electricity in Brazil - voltage and frequency

    All power sockets in Brazil provide a standard voltage of 220V with a standard frequency of 60Hz.

    You can use all your equipment in Brazil if the outlet voltage in your own country is between 100V-240V. This is mostly the case in Europe, Australia, United Kingdom and most countries in Africa and Asia.

    The standard frequency in Brazil is 60Hz. If this frequency differs from the frequency used in your home country, please use caution when plugging in your devices. Check the small print on the device to see if the device can handle the frequency. Please note we regularly check our electricity information with the International Electrotechnical Committee (IEC)


  • China electrical outlets & plugs

    China uses power outlets and plugs of types A, C & I. Take a look at the pictures below to see what these plugs and power sockets look like: Type A - Mostly used in the US, Canada, Mexico, Central America, China and Japan. No other plug types will fit in a type A outlet. Type C - The standard European plug. Commonly used in Europe, South-America and Asia, but also in quite a few other countries. Plugs of type E and F will also fit in a type C outlet. Type I - Used in Australia, New Zealand, the South Pacific, China and Argentina. No other plug types will fit into a type I outlet. Electricity in China - voltage and frequency All power sockets in China provide a standard voltage of 220V with a standard frequency of 50Hz. You can use all your equipment in China if the outlet voltage in your own country is between 220V-240V. This is the case in most of Europe, Australia, the United Kingdom and most countries in Africa and Asia.

  • Denmark electrical outlets & plugs

    Denmark uses power outlets and plugs of types C, F, E & K. Take a look at the pictures below to see what these plugs and power sockets look like: Type C - The standard European plug. Commonly used in Europe, South-America and Asia, but also in quite a few other countries. Plugs of type E and F will also fit in a type C outlet. Type F - Used in almost all European countries and Russia. Also known as the Schuko plug. Plugs of type C and E will also fit in a type F socket. Type E - Mainly used in France, Belgium, Poland, Slovakia and the Czech Republic. Plug types C and F also fit in a type E outlet. Type K - From Danish origin, mainly used in Denmark and Greenland. Plugs of type C also fit into a type K socket, and there is unsafe compatibility with plugs of type E and F. Electricity in Denmark - voltage and frequency All power sockets in Denmark provide a standard voltage of 230V with a standard frequency of 50Hz.

  • European Germany electrical outlets & plugs

    Germany uses power outlets and plugs of types C & F. Take a look at the pictures below to see what these plugs and power sockets look like: Type C - The standard European plug. Commonly used in Europe, South-America and Asia, but also in quite a few other countries. Plugs of type E and F will also fit in a type C outlet. Type F - Used in almost all European countries and Russia. Also known as the Schuko plug. Plugs of type C and E will also fit in a type F socket. The Germans gave the Type F socket its commonly used name, Schuko, which stands for the German word 'Schutzkontakt' meaning 'protective contact'. Electricity in Germany - voltage and frequency All power sockets in Germany provide a standard voltage of 230V with a standard frequency of 50Hz. You can use all your equipment in Germany if the outlet voltage in your own country is between 220V-240V. This is the case in most of Europe, Australia, the United Kingdom and most countries in Africa and Asia.


  • Indonesia electrical outlets & plugs

    Indonesia uses power outlets and plugs of types C & F. Take a look at the pictures below to see what these plugs and power sockets look like: Type C - The standard European plug. Commonly used in Europe, South-America and Asia, but also in quite a few other countries. Plugs of type E and F will also fit in a type C outlet. Type F - Used in almost all European countries and Russia. Also known as the Schuko plug. Plugs of type C and E will also fit in a type F socket. Electricity in Indonesia - voltage and frequency All power sockets in Indonesia provide a standard voltage of 230V with a standard frequency of 50Hz. You can use all your equipment in Indonesia if the outlet voltage in your own country is between 100V-240V. This is mostly the case in Europe, Australia, United Kingdom and most countries in Africa and Asia. The standard frequency in Indonesia is 50Hz. If this frequency differs from the frequency used in your home country, please use caution when plugging in your devices. Check the small print on the device to see if the device can handle the frequency. Please note we regularly check our electricity information with the International Electrotechnical Committee (IEC)

  • Israel electrical outlets & plugs

    Israel uses power outlets and plugs of types C & H. Take a look at the pictures below to see what these plugs and power sockets look like: Type C - The standard European plug. Commonly used in Europe, South-America and Asia, but also in quite a few other countries. Plugs of type E and F will also fit in a type C outlet. Type H - Only used in Israel, the West Bank and the Gaza Strip. Plugs of type C will also fit into a type H socket. Electricity in Israel - voltage and frequency All power sockets in Israel provide a standard voltage of 230V with a standard frequency of 50Hz. You can use all your equipment in Israel if the outlet voltage in your own country is between 220V-240V. This is the case in most of Europe, Australia, the United Kingdom and most countries in Africa and Asia. If the standard voltage in your country is in the range of 100V-127V (which is most common in the US, Canada and countries in South America) you might need a voltage converter in Israel.

  • Italy electrical outlets & plugs

    Italy uses power outlets and plugs of types C, F & L. Take a look at the pictures below to see what these plugs and power sockets look like: Type C - The standard European plug. Commonly used in Europe, South-America and Asia, but also in quite a few other countries. Plugs of type E and F will also fit in a type C outlet. Type F - Used in almost all European countries and Russia. Also known as the Schuko plug. Plugs of type C and E will also fit in a type F socket. Type L - From Italian origin, mainly used in Italy and Chile. Type C plugs also fit into a type L outlet. Electricity in Italy - voltage and frequency All power sockets in Italy provide a standard voltage of 230V with a standard frequency of 50Hz. You can use all your equipment in Italy if the outlet voltage in your own country is between 220V-240V. This is the case in most of Europe, Australia, the United Kingdom and most countries in Africa and Asia. If the standard voltage in your country is in the range of 100V-127V (which is most common in the US, Canada and countries in South America) you might need a voltage converter in Italy.

  • Japan electrical outlets & plugs

    Japan uses power outlets and plugs of types A & B. Take a look at the pictures below to see what these plugs and power sockets look like: Type A - Mostly used in the US, Canada, Mexico, Central America, China and Japan. No other plug types will fit in a type A outlet. Type B - Similar to type A, but with an extra pin for grounding. Mainly used in the US, Canada, Mexico, Central America and Japan. Plugs of type A will also fit into a type B socket. Even though the US and Japan both use plugs and outlets of type A and B they actually are not entirely the same. One of the two pins on US plugs is wider whereas in Japan both pins are the same width. This means that Japanese plugs can be used in the US, but US plugs often don't fit in Japanese outlets. Electricity in Japan - voltage and frequency All power sockets in Japan provide a standard voltage of 100V with a standard frequency of 50Hz & 60Hz.


  • South Korea electrical outlets & plugs

    South Korea uses power outlets and plugs of types C & F. Take a look at the pictures below to see what these plugs and power sockets look like: Type C - The standard European plug. Commonly used in Europe, South-America and Asia, but also in quite a few other countries. Plugs of type E and F will also fit in a type C outlet. Type F - Used in almost all European countries and Russia. Also known as the Schuko plug. Plugs of type C and E will also fit in a type F socket. Electricity in South Korea - voltage and frequency All power sockets in South Korea provide a standard voltage of 220V with a standard frequency of 60Hz. You can use all your equipment in South Korea if the outlet voltage in your own country is between 220V-240V. This is the case in most of Europe, Australia, the United Kingdom and most countries in Africa and Asia.

  • Philippines electrical outlets & plugs

    Philippines uses power outlets and plugs of types A, B & C. Take a look at the pictures below to see what these plugs and power sockets look like: Type A - Mostly used in the US, Canada, Mexico, Central America, China and Japan. No other plug types will fit in a type A outlet. Type B - Similar to type A, but with an extra pin for grounding. Mainly used in the US, Canada, Mexico, Central America and Japan. Plugs of type A will also fit into a type B socket. Type C - The standard European plug. Commonly used in Europe, South-America and Asia, but also in quite a few other countries. Plugs of type E and F will also fit in a type C outlet. Most electrical outlets in the Philippines are non-grounded two-pronged outlets of either type A (North-American standard) or type C (European style). Power outlets rarely accept both types of plugs. If you have a US three-pin plug (type B), you will need an adapter to plug in to non-polarized, two-pin outlets. Electricity in Philippines - voltage and frequency All power sockets in Philippines provide a standard voltage of 220V with a standard frequency of 60Hz.

  • Switzerland electrical outlets & plugs

    Switzerland uses power outlets and plugs of types C & J. Take a look at the pictures below to see what these plugs and power sockets look like: Type C - The standard European plug. Commonly used in Europe, South-America and Asia, but also in quite a few other countries. Plugs of type E and F will also fit in a type C outlet. Type J - Mainly used in Switzerland and Liechtenstein. Type C plugs will also fit into an outlet of type J. Electricity in Switzerland - voltage and frequency All power sockets in Switzerland provide a standard voltage of 230V with a standard frequency of 50Hz. You can use all your equipment in Switzerland if the outlet voltage in your own country is between 220V-240V. This is the case in most of Europe, Australia, the United Kingdom and most countries in Africa and Asia. If the standard voltage in your country is in the range of 100V-127V (which is most common in the US, Canada and countries in South America) you might need a voltage converter in Switzerland.

  • South Africa electrical outlets & plugs

    South Africa uses power outlets and plugs of types C, M & N. Take a look at the pictures below to see what these plugs and power sockets look like: Type C - The standard European plug. Commonly used in Europe, South-America and Asia, but also in quite a few other countries. Plugs of type E and F will also fit in a type C outlet. Type M - Mainly used in South Africa and some other African countries. Looks similar to a type D plug, however, it has larger pins. No other plug types fit into a socket of type M. Type N - Only used in South Africa and Brazil. Type C plugs will also fit into an outlet of type N. Electricity in South Africa - voltage and frequency All power sockets in South Africa provide a standard voltage of 230V with a standard frequency of 50Hz.

  • Thailand electrical outlets & plugs

    Thailand uses power outlets and plugs of types A, B, C & O. Take a look at the pictures below to see what these plugs and power sockets look like: Type A - Mostly used in the US, Canada, Mexico, Central America, China and Japan. No other plug types will fit in a type A outlet. Type B - Similar to type A, but with an extra pin for grounding. Mainly used in the US, Canada, Mexico, Central America and Japan. Plugs of type A will also fit into a type B socket. Type C - The standard European plug. Commonly used in Europe, South-America and Asia, but also in quite a few other countries. Plugs of type E and F will also fit in a type C outlet. Type O - Used exclusively in Thailand. Plugs of type C will also fit into a type O socket, and there is unsafe compatibility with type E and F plugs. Electricity in Thailand - voltage and frequency All power sockets in Thailand provide a standard voltage of 220V with a standard frequency of 50Hz.

  • United Kingdom electrical outlets plugs

    United Kingdom uses power outlets and plugs of type G. Take a look at the picture below to see what this plug and power socket looks like: Type G - From British origin, mainly used in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Malta, Malaysia and Singapore, but also in quite a few other countries. No other plug types fit into an outlet of type G. The British like to do things just a bit differently, so they have their own type of power plugs and outlets. Also, wall sockets in the UK have a switch to turn the power on and off. Electricity in United Kingdom - voltage and frequency All power sockets in United Kingdom provide a standard voltage of 230V with a standard frequency of 50Hz. You can use all your equipment in United Kingdom if the outlet voltage in your own country is between 220V-240V. This is the case in most of Europe, Australia, the United Kingdom and most countries in Africa and Asia.

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