type i power plug and socket

Type I Power plug & socket

  • 2 or 3 pins
  • 2 pins: not grounded / 3 pins: grounded
  • 10 A
  • 220 – 240 V
  • socket compatible with plug type I
  • mainly used in Oceania, Australia, New Zealand and China

What is Type I Power Plug

What type of plug should I purchase for my socket in Oceania (Australia and New Zealand)? It really is a question many people have asked themselves when visiting or relocating to Australia, and the answer is quite simple: you’ll only need one type of plug which is Type I.

Where do Type I power plugs mainly used in?

The type I power plug is mainly used in Oceania, Australia, New Zealand and China. Type I power plugs have three pins which is grounded and are typically used for appliances or computer equipment.

Countries using Type I Power Plug

American Samoa, Argentina, Australia, China, Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Myanmar, Nauru, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tajikistan, Timor-Leste, Tonga, Tuvalu, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu