type d power plug and socket

Type D Power plug & socket

  • 3 pins
  • grounded
  • 5 A
  • 220 – 240 V
  • Mainly used in India, Pakistan and Myanmar
  • Socket compatible with type D plug (partial and unsafe compatibility with C, E & F)

What is Type D Power Plug

Type D plugs are similar to C type plugs but have a triangular shape. The Type D plug has three flat sides, whereas the C type has just two flat sides. Type D socket compatible but partial and unsafe compatibility with C, E & F.

Where do Type D power plugs mainly used in?

Type D power plugs are commonly found in some Asia and Africa countries. Type D power plugs are mainly used in tropical and subtropical areas. Type D power plugs are common in areas where the electricity grid is fragile. For example, in some parts of Africa. These areas rely on the electricity generated by hydropower plants. These power stations are fragile and can cause blackouts.

Countries using Type D Power Plug

Bangladesh, Bhutan, Botswana, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Dominica, Ghana, Guadeloupe, Guyana, Hong Kong, India, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Macau, Madagascar, Maldives, Martinique, Monaco, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Qatar, St. Kitts and Nevis, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Tanzania, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe


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