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Plug Types

Jul. 09, 2019

There are currently 14 official wall socket standards worldwide. These are usually configured as 3-pole outlets and are appropriate for 2- and 3-pole devices. However, there are some exceptions for 2-pole socket standards and detailed information can be found below.

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Why are there so many different plugs and sockets?

As in each country they developed their own plugs and sockets. So when people were travelling across borders and their electric devices were generally not applicable for the local sockets style.

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Fortunately, we produce the World Travel adapter with the four standards all together, no matter you are in any country,as long as you have a small Travel adapter from us,it will make your travel easier and more enjoyable.


Currently there are four universal plugs and sockets in the whole world:EU,US,AU,UK.


1) UK Style:  Fortunately, Cents travel adapters offer the perfect solution.

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2) Europe Style: Germany, Denmark, Finland, France, Greece, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Austria, Belgium, Brazil...Etc.

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3) AU Style: China, Australia, New Zealand, Argentina, Fiji...Etc.

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4) USA Style: USA, Canada, Japan, Taiwan, Panama, Philippines, Venezuela, Colombia, Mexico, Ecuador, Honduras...Etc

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