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Power plug type M

Electric socket and plug M An electrical socket & plug type M is used by countries (South Africa, Swaziland, Lesotho). For a complete list of countries using an M-type plug, see below.

This type of electrical plug is grounded. It has three round pins. It is very similar to a D-type plug but has much wider pins. It is often used in countries that use type D. Type M is used for larger devices. It is also sometimes used in Israel.
Power Plug type M is not compatible with any other type. To connect your devices you will need a type M.

Countries that use an power outlet / plug type M

List of countries that use wall socket type M. 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.