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. 805-0589
Mfr. Part No.5600461
€42.17
Each
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Socket USA 15A DIN Rail Mount NEMA L5 - 15R NEMA L5 - 15R - - 125 V ac 2P+E Ivory Female PVC Screw
RS Stock No. 201-3772
Mfr. Part No.0804160
€93.35
1 Pack of 5
Pack(s)
Socket USA 15A DIN Rail - - - - 125 V ac - - - - -
RS Stock No. 201-3745
Mfr. Part No.0804092
€66.04
1 Pack of 2
Pack(s)
Socket - 10A DIN Rail - - 2 - 250 V ac - - - - -
RS Stock No. 201-3746
Mfr. Part No.0804099
€45.85
1 Pack of 5
Pack(s)
Socket Switzerland 16A DIN Rail - - - - 250 V ac - - - - -
RS Stock No. 201-3950
Mfr. Part No.0804088
€45.85
1 Pack of 5
Pack(s)
Socket China 10A DIN Rail - - - - 250 V ac - - - - -
RS Stock No. 201-3773
Mfr. Part No.0804177
€79.24
1 Pack of 2
Pack(s)
Socket USA 15A DIN Rail - - 2 - 125 V ac - - - - -
RS Stock No. 201-3803
Mfr. Part No.0804110
€79.24
1 Pack of 2
Pack(s)
Socket Switzerland 16A DIN Rail - - 2 - 250 V ac - - - - -
RS Stock No. 201-3823
Mfr. Part No.0804144
€66.04
1 Pack of 2
Pack(s)
Socket - 20A DIN Rail - - 2 - 250 V ac - - - - -
RS Stock No. 201-3757
Mfr. Part No.0804150
€79.24
1 Pack of 2
Pack(s)
Socket - 10A DIN Rail - - 2 - 250 V ac - - - - -
RS Stock No. 201-3747
Mfr. Part No.0804102
€55.00
1 Pack of 5
Pack(s)
Socket Switzerland 16A DIN Rail - - - - 250 V ac - - - - -
RS Stock No. 201-3951
Mfr. Part No.0804090
€55.00
1 Pack of 5
Pack(s)
Socket China 10A DIN Rail - - - - 250 V ac - - - - -
RS Stock No. 201-3740
Mfr. Part No.0804035
€84.85
1 Pack of 5
Pack(s)
Socket Germany 16A DIN Rail - - - - 250 V ac - - - - -
RS Stock No. 201-3824
Mfr. Part No.0804149
€66.05
1 Pack of 5
Pack(s)
Socket - 10A DIN Rail - - - - 250 V ac - - - - -
RS Stock No. 201-3811
Mfr. Part No.0804034
€84.85
1 Pack of 5
Pack(s)
Socket Germany 16A DIN Rail - - - - 250 V ac - - - - -
RS Stock No. 201-3784
Mfr. Part No.0804121
€82.60
1 Pack of 5
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Socket Denmark 16A DIN Rail - - - - 250 V ac - - - - -
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RS Stock No. 207-3020
Mfr. Part No.0804016
€57.55
1 Pack of 5
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Socket France 16A DIN Rail Mount - - - - 250 V ac - - - - -
RS Stock No. 201-3753
Mfr. Part No.0804047
€101.80
1 Pack of 5
Pack(s)
Socket Germany 16A DIN Rail - - - - 250 V ac - - - - -
RS Stock No. 201-3952
Mfr. Part No.0804101
€55.00
1 Pack of 5
Pack(s)
Socket Switzerland 16A DIN Rail - - - - 250 V ac - - - - -
RS Stock No. 201-3790
Mfr. Part No.0804159
€93.35
1 Pack of 5
Pack(s)
Socket USA 15A DIN Rail - - - - 125 V ac - - - - -
RS Stock No. 201-3857
Mfr. Part No.0804008
€66.04
1 Pack of 2
Pack(s)
Socket - 6A DIN Rail - - 2 - 250 V ac - - - - -