International Mains Power

IEC Connectors

Leads Direct supplies a wide range of IEC mains cables for various applications – and in combination with many international mains fittings, can provide power leads for most countries in the world. You can view many of these by going … Continue reading

International Plugs and Voltages

A list of plugs, voltages and frequencies for countries around the world, arranged in alphabetical order, with photographs of every type of mains plug. If you are seeking information about mains wiring and the individual connectors used in many of … Continue reading

International Plugs by Type

List of world plugs On this page you’ll find a list of the different plugs used worldwide, arranged by type and then by the countries in which they are used. Click on the image of the plug below to see … Continue reading

What is the difference between Australian and Chinese mains plugs?

It is possible to interchange the connectors, but it isn’t recommended. The Chinese cables are stamped with the official Chinese approvals logo, as shown below: Whilst the Australian cables have their own approvals, as shown below: These approval stamps are … Continue reading

Wiring an American Plug

Wiring an American plug is no more difficult than wiring a UK or European plug… but getting hold of them in the UK is much more difficult – and they can be quite expensive!  So much so, a full American … Continue reading

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