Types of socket and switches

Types of socket and switches

There are several types of sockets and switches available, and their availability and design may vary depending on the country or region. Here are some common types of sockets and switches:

Types of socket and switches

  1. Standard socket and switch: These are the most common types of sockets and switches used in homes and businesses. They typically have a rectangular shape and two or three pins for electrical connection.
  2. USB socket and switch: These sockets and switches have additional USB ports, allowing you to charge your devices directly from the socket without needing a separate charger.
  3. Shaver socket: These sockets are designed specifically for use with electric razors and typically have a small transformer built-in to step down the voltage.
  4. Dimmer switch: These switches allow you to adjust the brightness of the light by controlling the amount of power that is supplied to the bulb.
  5. Timer switches: These switches allow you to set a specific time for the switch to turn on or off, making them useful for controlling lighting or other appliances while you are away from home.
  6. Smart socket and switch: These sockets and switches are connected to the internet and can be controlled remotely using a smartphone app or voice commands through a smart home assistant like Amazon Alexa or Google Home.

These are just a few examples of the types of sockets and switches available, and there may be many other variations depending on your location and specific needs. Also, Read about the 3 Phase Voltage in Ghana.

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