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. 201-3772
Mfr. Part No.0804160
SGD32.052
Each (In a Pack of 5)
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Socket USA 15A DIN Rail - - - - 125 V ac - - - - -
RS Stock No. 201-3790
Mfr. Part No.0804159
SGD32.052
Each (In a Pack of 5)
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Socket USA 15A DIN Rail - - - - 125 V ac - - - - -
RS Stock No. 201-5229
Mfr. Part No.0804173
SGD38.456
Each (In a Pack of 5)
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Socket USA 15A DIN Rail - - - - 125 V ac - - - - -
RS Stock No. 201-3845
Mfr. Part No.0804004
SGD18.884
Each (In a Pack of 5)
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Socket - 6A DIN Rail - - - - 250 V ac - - - - -
RS Stock No. 201-3949
Mfr. Part No.0804070
SGD40.32
Each (In a Pack of 5)
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Socket - 13A DIN Rail - - - - 250 V ac - - - - -
RS Stock No. 201-3751
Mfr. Part No.0804033
SGD30.544
Each (In a Pack of 5)
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Socket Germany 16A DIN Rail - - - - 250 V ac - - - - -
RS Stock No. 201-3886
Mfr. Part No.0804135
SGD33.604
Each (In a Pack of 5)
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Socket Italy 16A DIN Rail - - - - 250 V ac - - - - -
RS Stock No. 201-5249
Mfr. Part No.0804142
SGD19.798
Each (In a Pack of 5)
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Socket - 20A DIN Rail - - - - 250 V ac - - - - -
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RS Stock No. 207-3034
Mfr. Part No.0804107
SGD26.868
Each (In a Pack of 5)
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Socket Switzerland 16A DIN Rail Mount - - - - 250 V ac - - - - -
RS Stock No. 201-3802
Mfr. Part No.0804108
SGD22.68
Each (In a Pack of 5)
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Socket Switzerland 16A DIN Rail - - - - 250 V ac - - - - -
RS Stock No. 201-3742
Mfr. Part No.0804058
SGD33.604
Each (In a Pack of 5)
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Socket - 13A DIN Rail - - - - 250 V ac - - - - -
RS Stock No. 201-5193
Mfr. Part No.0804013
SGD68.02
Each (In a Pack of 2)
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Socket - 6A DIN Rail - - 2 - 250 V ac - - - - -
RS Stock No. 201-3785
Mfr. Part No.0804134
SGD33.604
Each (In a Pack of 5)
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Socket Italy 16A DIN Rail - - - - 250 V ac - - - - -
RS Stock No. 201-3786
Mfr. Part No.0804140
SGD16.508
Each (In a Pack of 5)
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Socket - 20A DIN Rail - - - - 250 V ac - - - - -
RS Stock No. 201-3887
Mfr. Part No.0804151
SGD71.31
Each (In a Pack of 2)
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Socket - 10A DIN Rail - - 2 - 250 V ac - - - - -
RS Stock No. 201-3747
Mfr. Part No.0804102
SGD18.884
Each (In a Pack of 5)
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Socket Switzerland 16A DIN Rail - - - - 250 V ac - - - - -
RS Stock No. 201-3953
Mfr. Part No.0804105
SGD18.884
Each (In a Pack of 5)
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Socket Switzerland 16A DIN Rail - - - - 250 V ac - - - - -
RS Stock No. 201-3774
Mfr. Part No.0804509
SGD28.362
Each (In a Pack of 5)
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Socket USA 20A DIN Rail - - - - 125 V ac - - - - -
RS Stock No. 201-3870
Mfr. Part No.0804046
SGD36.646
Each (In a Pack of 5)
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Socket Germany 16A DIN Rail - - - - 250 V ac - - - - -
RS Stock No. 201-3872
Mfr. Part No.0804051
SGD20.752
Each (In a Pack of 5)
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Socket - 13A DIN Rail - - - - 250 V ac - - - - -