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Outlet Plug Type D, Outlets, Voltage, Plug Type D, BS 546 5 A / 250 V

Type D Power Outlet

Countries the use Type D Plug and outlet

Type D Plug Adapter and power Outlet description

The Type D plugs and plug adapters are also referred to as Old British Plugs. It is composed of 2 round large prongs and a thick round grounding pin, arranged in triangular shape.

 
Type D
Bangladesh, Bhutan, Chad, Congo, Ethiopia, Ghana, Greece, Guadeloupe, Guyana, India, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Macau, Maldives, Martinique, Monaco, Myanmar, Nepal, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Qatar, St. Kitts and Nevis, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Tanzania, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

 

Type D Plugs and plug adapters

  • The Type D plugs are Technically know as BS 546 (5 A/250 V Grounded)
  • Consists of 2 round parallel pins assisted by a thick round grounded prong composed in a triangular setting
  • It was standard plug in the UK until the 1940s (now replaced with UK style), but nowadays used only in India, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Namibia

Type D Power outlet

  • Type D power outlets posses 2 round parallel inserts and 1 thicker insert for the grounded pin.
  • Type D outlets are also know as BS 546 (5 A/250 V grounded).
  • Was very popular in UK and it's colonies until the 1940's but nowadays it's only found in countries like India, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Namibia

Outlets for Type D

Details:

TYPE D plugs and outlets

(Used in India, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Namibia)

Type D outlets have 2 round parallel sockets plus a thick, round ground receptacle arranged in a triangular shape that accepts type D plugs and plug adapters Also know as BS 546 (5Amps/250Volts grounded). This outlet it's rated for 5A, so most countries that use this type plug have complemented their outlets with type M outlets, that can handle up to 15 Amp due to it's even thicker ground receptacle.Some power outlets can take both type M and type D plugs and plug adapters

Type D plug adapters have been phase out in quite a few places, being replaced with more powerful 15 A type M plugs today you find type D plugs still being used in places like Bangladesh, Bhutan, Chad, Congo, Ethiopia, Ghana, Greece, Guadeloupe, Guyana, India, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Macau, Maldives, Martinique, Monaco, Myanmar, Nepal, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Qatar, St. Kitts and Nevis, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Tanzania, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

Another function of type D plugs it's domestic lighting circuits in the UK in order to differentiate them from normal power circuits.