Question: What electrical plug is used in France?

For France there are two associated plug types, types C and E. Plug type C is the plug which has two round pins and plug type E is the plug which has two round pins and a hole for the sockets male earthing pin. France operates on a 230V supply voltage and 50Hz.

What is the wattage in France?

Electrical outlets in France usually deliver power at 220-240 volts. It is much stronger than most North American sockets, which usually deliver 110-120 V.

Do you need an electrical adapter in France?

What adapter do I need for France? Youll need to pack a Type E plug adapter for France if your plug wont fit in a French power outlet. If your device can run on 230 volts or is dual voltage but your plug wont fit in a French power outlet you will need a suitable plug adapter for France such a Type E plug adapter.

What Colour is live wire in France?

Live conductors - These are con- sidered to be the most important in the UK and are coloured either red or brown. In France, they are usu- ally red, but black is an alternative, with orange and violet being used for switched live wires.

Do I need an adapter in France?

What adapter do I need for France? Youll need to pack a Type E plug adapter for France if your plug wont fit in a French power outlet. If your device can run on 230 volts or is dual voltage and the plug can fit in a French power outlet then it will work in France without needing a plug adapter.

Can you do your own electrical work in France?

This can only be done by a qualified, registered electrical contractor. The above information is intended to explain domestic electrical systems in France, it is not a DIY guide. Electrical installations should only be carried out by qualified, registered electrical contractors for your own safety.

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