EUROPLUG & SCHUKO – Europe

What types of European plugs are there?

An earthed CEE7/7 Schuko plug rated at 16 amps, and an unearthed CEE 7/16 Europlug rated at 2.5 Amps. There is also an unearthed Contour or Kontur plug which is also rated at 16 Amps. All three will fit both German type CEE7/3 and French-type CEE7/5 sockets – see CEE7 table at bottom of page.

What approvals does Europlug or Schuko plug or powercord have?

Almost every European country has its own approval body, but with inter-recognition one country will usually accept another’s approval. VDE, the German approval, is most common. Some European plugs have more approval marks than can physically fit on the plug – see full list at bottom of page.

Where are Schuko and Europlugs used?

CEE 7/7 or CEE 7/VII hybrid Schuko plug: all Europe except Denmark, Italy, Switzerland and UK. Many other countries including French DOMs, TOMs and ex possessions, many African countries, and as GOST 7396 is used in Russia and ex-Soviet states.

CEE 7/16 Europlug: All European countries, Including Denmark, Italy and Switzerland, but excluding UK. It is also used as the unearthed version of Brazilian and Israeli types, and is a type used in many countries internationally.

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European Class I RA Schuko

Cables

Specifications

Ref: RA Schuko


Type:
CEE7 VII
Current Rating: 10/16A
Voltage Rating: 250V
Class: I

H03VV-F
H03RT-F
H03V2V2-F
H05VV-F
H05V2V2-F
H05RR-F
H05RN-F

3 x 0.75 mm˛
3 x 0.75, 1.00 mm˛
3 x 0.75 mm˛
3 x 0.75, 1.00, 1.50 mm˛
3 x 0.75, 1.00, 1.50 mm˛
3 x 0.75, 1.00, 1.50 mm˛
3 x 0.75, 1.00, 1.50 mm˛

European Class I Straight Schuko

Cables

Specifications

Ref: Straight Schuko


Type:
CEE7 VII
Current Rating: 10/16A
Voltage Rating: 250V
Class: I

H03VV-F
H03RT-F
H03V2V2-F
H05VV-F
H05V2V2-F
H05RR-F
H05RN-F

3 x 0.75 mm˛
3 x 0.75, 1.00 mm˛
3 x 0.75 mm˛
3 x 0.75, 1.00, 1.50 mm˛
3 x 0.75, 1.00, 1.50 mm˛
3 x 0.75, 1.00, 1.50 mm˛
3 x 0.75, 1.00, 1.50 mm˛

2.5 A Euro Plug

Cables

Specifications

Ref: 2.5amp Euro


Type:
EN50075 / CEE7/16
Current Rating: 2.5A
Voltage Rating: 250V
Class: II

H03VVH2-F
H03V2V2H2-F
H03VVH2H8
H05VVH2-F
H05V2V2H2-F
H05RN-F

2 x 0.50, 0.75 mm˛
2 x 0.50, 0.75 mm˛
2 x 0.75 mm˛
2 x 0.75 mm˛
2 x 0.75 mm˛
2 x 0.75 mm˛

European Class II

Cables

Specifications

Ref: Contour


Type:
CEE7 XVII
Current Rating: 10/16A
Voltage Rating: 250V
Class: II

H03VVH2-F
H03VV-F
H03V2V2-F
H05VVH2-F
H05VV-F
H05RR-F
H05RN-F

2 x 0.75 mm˛
2 x 0.75 mm˛
2 x 0.75 mm˛
2 x 0.75, 1.00 mm˛
2 x 0.75, 1.00 mm˛
2 x 0.75, 1.00 mm˛
2 x 0.75, 1.00 mm˛

 RE-WIREABLE

Re-wireable European

Colours

Specifications

Ref: Schuko 616


Type: CEE7 Vll
Current rating: 10/16A
Voltage rating: 250V
Class:
Black, White, Grey, Brown  Dual earth - reverse pin and side swipe 

RA Re-wireable European

Colours

Specifications

Ref: R/A Schuko 639


Type: CEE7 Vll
Current rating: 10/16A
Voltage rating: 250V
Class:
Black, White, Grey, Brown  Dual earth - reverse pin and side swipe 

Re-wireable 2.5A Euro

Colours

Specifications

Ref: 2.5A Euro 852


Type: EN50075 / CEE7/16
Current rating: 2.5A
Voltage rating: 240V
Class: ll
Black, White, Gold Internal crimping connections

DISTRIBUTION BLOCKS

European reverse Trailing

Colours

Specifications

Ref: 1 reverse 534


Type:
CEE7 Vll
Current rating: 10A
Voltage rating: 250V
Class:
Black, Lime White, Grey 
With side swipe earth for use in Germany. 

European Reverse distribution

Colours

Specifications

Ref: 1-12 Reverse 1016


Type:
CEE7 Vll
Current rating: 10A
Voltage rating: 250V
Class:
Black, Light Grey/Black, White, & Brown  With reverse pin earth for use in France/Belguium,1 to 12 way, with or without cable, neon and/or switch. 

European
Side distribution

Colours

Specifications

Ref: 1-18 Side 1002


Type:
CEE7 Vll
Current rating: 10A
Voltage rating: 250V
Class: l
Black, Light Grey/Black, White, & Brown With Side swipe earth for use in Germany,1 to 18 way, with or without cable, neon and/or switch.

European Types:

CEE 7  CEE 7/1  CEE 7/2  CEE 7/3  CEE 7/4  CEE 7/5  CEE 7/6  CEE 7/7  CEE 7/16  CEE 7/17

European approval bodies:

Austria, Austrian plugs: ÖVE (OVE or OEVE). Belgium, Belgian plugs: CEBEC. Bulgaria, Bulgarian plugs: -? Czech plugs: EZU. Egypt, Egyptian plugs: EOS. Finland, Finnish plugs: FIMKO. France, French plugs: NF, LCIE. Germany, German plugs: VDE, GS. Greece, Greek plugs: ELOT. Hungary, Hungarian plugs: MEEI. Iceland, Icelandic plugs: T? Luxembourg plugs: SNCH. Netherlands, Holland, Dutch plugs: KEMA KEUR. Norway, Norwegian plugs: NEMKO. Poland, Polish plugs: B. Portugal, Portuguese plugs: NP. Romania, Romanian plugs: STAS. Russia, Russian plugs: GOST, Gosstandart. Slovakia, Slovakian plugs: EVPU. Spain, Spanish plugs: AENOR. Sweden, Swedish plugs: SEK, SEMKO. Turkey, Turkish plugs: TSE. Europe, European: ENEC

 

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