Type B Plug

The type B plug is mainly used in North, Central America and Japan but is also used world wide. Below is a list of countries that use the Type B mains plug.Type B Plug 200px

The type B plug is a class 1 earthed connector and features two flat parallel pins and a rounded or U shaped earth pin which is longer than the live and neutral pins.  This comes in both moulded, such as our 2US-C13 leads and rewireable option such as our NEMA5-15P. The Type B plug is rated at 15amps.

Country Connector Voltage AC Frequency (Hz)
American Samoa A/B/F/I 120 60
Anguilla A/B 110 60
Antigua and Barbuda A/B/F/I 120 60
Aruba A/B/F 127 60
Bahamas A/B 120 60
Barbados A/B 115 50
Belize A/B 110/220 60
Bermuda A/B 120 60
BritishVirgin Islands A/B 110 60
Canada A/B 120 60
Cayman Islands A/B 120 60
Colombia A/B 110 60
Costa Rica A/B 120 60
Cuba A/B/C/F/L 110/220 60
Dominican Republic A 110 60
Ecuador A/B 127 60
El Salvador A/B 115 60
Guam A/B 110 60
Guatemala A/B/G/I 120 60
Guyana A/B/D/G 240 60
Haiti A/B 110 60
Honduras A/B 110 60
Jamaica A/B 110 50
Japan A/B 100 50/60
Jordan B/C/D/F/G/J 230 50
Laos A/BC/E/F 230 50
Lebanon A/B/C/D/G 230 50
Liberia A/B 120 60
Mexico A/B 127 60
Federated States of Micronesia A/B 120 60
Montserrat A/B 230 60
Netherlands Antilles A/B/F 220 50
Nicaragua A 120 60
Niger A/B/C/D/E/F 220 50
Palau A/B 120 60
Palmyra Atoll A/B 120 60
Panama A/B 110 60
Peru A/B/C 220 60
Philippines A/B/C 220 60
Puerto Rico A/B 120 60
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines A/C/E/G/I/K 230 50
Taiwan A/B 110 60
Thailand A/B/C/O 220 50
Trinidad and Tobago A/B 115 60
Turkmenistan B/C/F 220 50
Turks and Caicos Islands A/B 120 60
United States of America A/B 120 60
United States Virgin Islands A/B 110 60
Venezuela A/B 120 60

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