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Type D Electrical Outlet (India 3 pin Plug)

Type D Electrical Receptacle

Countries Using Type D Electric Plug

Information on the Type D Old British plug Electrical Adapter Plug and Electrical Outlet

The Type D electrical plug is also known as the Old British Plug. It has three large round pins in a triangular configuration, and may be found in countries that were originally electrified by the British.

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Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Benin, Botswana, Cameroon, Chad, Dem. Rep. of Congo (Zaire), Dominica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Ethiopia, French Guiana, Ghana, Greece, Guadeloupe, Guyana, Hong Kong, India, Iraq, Jordan, Kenya, Lebanon, Libya, Macao, Madagascar, Maldives, Martinique, Monaco, Myanmar (Burma), Namibia, Nepal, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Qatar, St. Kitts-Nevis, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Tanzania, United Arab Emirates, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

Information on The Type D Electrical Outlet

The technical name for the Type D plug and receptacle is the BS 546 (5 A/250 V earthed). This type was the standard in the UK until the 1940s. It was also previously used in South Africa, but has been phased out by the Type M. In other former British colonies, the plug has been mostly replaced by the Type G. Today, the Type D 5 A, and its 2 A cousin, are sometimes used in the UK for centrally switched lighting circuits, in order to distinguish them from normal power circuits.

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