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Power plug type F

Electric socket and plug F An electrical socket & plug type F is used by countries (Germany, Austria, the Netherlands, Spain). For a complete list of countries using the F plug, see below.

This type of electrical plug is grounded. It is referred to as a ‘Schuko’ plug / socket. It is similar to type E. It has two round pins 4.8mm thick. The ground is on the sides of the socket. You can connect a device with a type F plug to a type E socket, but not the other way around. The F-type socket is designed for up to 16 Amp.
Socket type F is compatible with socket type: C,E

Countries that use an power outlet / plug type F

List of countries that use wall socket type F. Some countries use more than one type of electrical outlet. Click on a country to see more information about the electrical outlets used in the selected country.