type h plugs and socket

Type H Power plug & socket

  • 3 pins
  • grounded
  • 16 A
  • 220 – 240 V
  • Socket compatible with plug types C & H (partial and unsafe compatibility with E & F)
  • Use only in Israel, the West Bank & the Gaza Strip

What is Type H Power Plug

Type H Power Plug is a standard power plug type that is used in Israel. Type H power plug has two parallel flat pins. When connected to an electrical appliance, the two pins should face each other. An exchange of plug types between different countries requires a plug adapter.

Where do Type H power plugs mainly used in?

Type H is a power plug that is used in homes, constructions and in vehicles. The plug was standardized in Israel in 1983, it is similar to British plug; however, it has an additional pin. The plug is orientated vertically, and the pins are in a vertical line, so the plug is more compact and easier to handle. Type H uses the 230V AC 50 Hz.

Countries using Type H Power Plug

Israel, the West Bank and Gaza Strip.