Dimensioned elevation and plan drawings of the Type A Plug & Socket with spacing measurements

The Type A Plug & Socket is a 2 plug socket primarily used in USA, Canada, Mexico, and Japan. The Type A Plug & Socket is not grounded, has an amp rating of 15 A, voltage range of 100-127 V, and is compatible with only plug type A.

The pins of the Type A Plug & Socket have a width of .06” (1.5 mm), heights of .25”-.31” (6.3-7.9 mm), and lengths of .625”-.72” (15.875-18.23 mm). The two pins are set .5” (12.7 mm) apart.


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Pins: 2

Used in: USA, Canada, Mexico, and Japan

Compatibility: Type A
Amp Rating: 15 A
Circuit: Not grounded

Voltage: 100-127 V

Pin Width: .06” | 1.5 mm

Pin Height: .25”-.31” | 6.3-7.9 mm

Pin Length: .625”-.72” | 15.875-18.23 mm

Pin Centers: .5” | 12.7 mm



Drawings include:
Type A Plug & Socket socket elevation, plug plan, plug elevation

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Plugs and electrical sockets provide electric equipment connection to the alternating current (AC) power supply in buildings and at other various sites and devices. Standard systems of plugs and sockets differ across the world, and vary in voltage, current rating, shape, size, and connector type.