Mains Plugs & Sockets

Mains plug and sockets are an essential part of connecting electrical equipment to a different power source in different countries. Both plugs and sockets are suitable for most types of homes, offices, commercial buildings used around the world. RS Components ensure there is a comprehensive range to suit your requirement. There is a vast range of plug and sockets, with some (Type G - UK) having three pins for live, neutral and earth, whereas plugs and sockets with two pins (Type E - French) with an earth pin centred within the plug case.


Why do you need a mains plug or socket?

Changing the plug or socket is a common action in most industries if changes of circumstances occur or if they've been in constant use without any maintenance and have become damaged. Not addressing any damage can result in power failures, electrical fire and expensive remedial work.


Countries covered

The extensive range of plugs and sockets are capable of use in a number of countries, these include:


  • Australia
  • China
  • Europe
  • Japan
  • Switzerland
  • USA

Types of mains plugs and sockets

  • Type D /M (BS 546/ Old Britsh) - Three rounded pins arranged in a triangle, with 2A/5A (Type D) and 15A (Type M)
  • Type G (BS 1363/ British) - Three-pin plug or socket
  • Type F (Schuko) - Dual pin plug or socket
  • Type E (French) - Dual pin plug or socket similar to Type F however, socket has an earthing pin permanently mounted in the socket
  • Type C (Europlug) - Dual pin plug and socket similar to both Type E and Type F, but the plug is flat and can fit into a number of sockets in Europe
  • Type A/I (Chinese) - Three-pin plug or socket similar to Type G, however, the pins are flat with some sockets accepting Type C plugs
  • Type K (Danish) - Either dual pins or three rounded pins, for unearthed and earthed connections.
  • NEMA - Used in the USA, Canada and Mexico with more than 35 different straight blade configurations based on current ratings

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Description Price Plug/Socket Country Current Rating Mounting Type Connector Type Mains Socket Type Number of USB Sockets Mains Plug Type Voltage Rating Pole Format Colour Gender Body Material Termination Method
RS Stock No. 192-0471
Mfr. Part No.HPT-CAPSD
BrandAmphenol
£2.304
Each (In a Pack of 100)
Units
- US - - - - - - - - - - Stainless Steel -
RS Stock No. 192-0468
Mfr. Part No.HPT-CAPD
BrandAmphenol
£2.144
Each (In a Pack of 100)
Units
- US - - - - - - - - - - Stainless Steel -
New
RS Stock No. 201-3848
Mfr. Part No.0804024
£6.762
Each (In a Pack of 5)
Units
Socket Germany 16A DIN Rail - - 0 - 250 V ac - - - - -
New
RS Stock No. 201-3880
Mfr. Part No.0804117
£29.22
Each (In a Pack of 2)
Units
Socket Denmark 16A DIN Rail Type K - Danish - 2 - 250 V ac - - - - -
New
RS Stock No. 201-3860
Mfr. Part No.0804021
£12.176
Each (In a Pack of 5)
Units
Socket France 16A DIN Rail - - 0 - 250 V ac - - - - -
New
RS Stock No. 201-5249
Mfr. Part No.0804142
£9.734
Each (In a Pack of 5)
Units
Socket - 20A DIN Rail - - 0 - 250 V ac - - - - -
RS Stock No. 197-4997
Mfr. Part No.NC3MX-TOP
BrandNeutrik
£10.00
Each
Units
Plug - 16A Cable Mount - - - - 50 V ac 2 + PE Black Male Stainless Steel -
New
RS Stock No. 201-3805
Mfr. Part No.0804115
£12.176
Each (In a Pack of 5)
Units
Socket Denmark 16A DIN Rail - - 0 - 250 V ac - - - - -
New
RS Stock No. 201-3744
Mfr. Part No.0804069
£19.824
Each (In a Pack of 5)
Units
Socket - 13A DIN Rail - - 0 - 250 V ac - - - - -
New
RS Stock No. 201-3851
Mfr. Part No.0804043
£18.018
Each (In a Pack of 5)
Units
Socket Germany 16A DIN Rail - - 0 - 250 V ac - - - - -
RS Stock No. 197-4994
Mfr. Part No.NAC3MX-W-TOP
BrandNeutrik
£7.00
Each
Units
Plug - 16A Cable Mount - - - - 250 V ac 2 + PE Black Male Polyamide Screw
New
RS Stock No. 201-3953
Mfr. Part No.0804105
£9.734
Each (In a Pack of 5)
Units
Socket Switzerland 16A DIN Rail - - 0 - 250 V ac - - - - -
New
RS Stock No. 201-5289
Mfr. Part No.0804118
£29.22
Each (In a Pack of 2)
Units
Socket Denmark 16A DIN Rail Type K - Danish - 2 - 250 V ac - - - - -
New
RS Stock No. 201-3883
Mfr. Part No.0804130
£35.06
Each (In a Pack of 2)
Units
Socket Italy 16A DIN Rail - - 2 - 250 V ac - - - - -
New
RS Stock No. 201-3771
Mfr. Part No.0804147
£9.734
Each (In a Pack of 5)
Units
Socket - 10A DIN Rail - - 0 - 250 V ac - - - - -
New
RS Stock No. 201-3751
Mfr. Part No.0804033
£15.018
Each (In a Pack of 5)
Units
Socket Germany 16A DIN Rail - - 0 - 250 V ac - - - - -
New
RS Stock No. 201-3791
Mfr. Part No.0804168
£14.62
Each (In a Pack of 5)
Units
Socket USA 15A DIN Rail - - 0 - 125 V ac - - - - -
New
RS Stock No. 201-3740
Mfr. Part No.0804035
£15.018
Each (In a Pack of 5)
Units
Socket Germany 16A DIN Rail - - 0 - 250 V ac - - - - -
New
RS Stock No. 201-3886
Mfr. Part No.0804135
£16.522
Each (In a Pack of 5)
Units
Socket Italy 16A DIN Rail - - 0 - 250 V ac - - - - -
New
RS Stock No. 201-3811
Mfr. Part No.0804034
£15.018
Each (In a Pack of 5)
Units
Socket Germany 16A DIN Rail - - 0 - 250 V ac - - - - -
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