type c power plug and socket

Type C Power plug & socket

  • 2 pins
  • not grounded
  • 2.5 A, 10 A & 16 A
  • almost always 220 – 240 V
  • socket compatible with plug type C
  • commonly used in Europe, South America & Asia

What is Type C Power Plug

The Type C Power Plug is the most recent upgrade to the Type A, B, and D Power Plugs. The Type C Power Plug is the primary power supply for computers, both desktops and laptops, and it may significantly replace older plug types in the future.

Today, the Type C power plug is getting more and more popular, and more and more devices have been using it. Type C power plug is more flexible than Type A, B, and mini power plug. Another type is Type G, which is backwards compatible with Type C, but has a different design. Type C power plug is much smaller than Type A, B, and mini power plug, and Type C power plug is more suitable for mobile devices.

Where do Type C power plugs mainly used in?

Type C power plugs are the new standard, replacing the old type B plugs. Type C plugs can be used almost anywhere, although their most common use is in Asia and Europe. They are used in almost every household, including computer, phone, and kitchen appliances.

Countries using Type C Power Plug

Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belgium, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, China, Comoros, Republic of the Congo , Democratic Republic of the Congo, Cote d’Ivoire, Croatia, Cuba, Czech Republic, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Faroe or Faeroe Islands, Finland, France, French Guiana, French Polynesia, Gabon, Georgia, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Greenland, Guadeloupe, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Liberia, Libya, Lithuania, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mali, Martinique, Mauritania, Mauritius, Moldova, Monaco, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, Netherlands, New Caledonia, Niger, North Korea, North Macedonia, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Saint Martin (French), Saint Pierre and Miquelon, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, San Marino, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Somalia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sudan, Suriname, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Tajikistan, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Zambia


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