Most important classification of outlets is by voltage and amperage they are suited for. By these features there are four main types of outlets: 120 V, 15 Amp, NEMA 1-15 120 V, 20 Amp, NEMA 1-20 220-240 V, 15 Amp, NEMA 2-15 220-240 V, 20 Amp, NEMA 2-20 In US the most widely used type of outlets is 120 V, 15 Amp,...Are electrical outlets different?
To the unobservant eye, all types of electrical outlets are identical . Rectangular shape, screw in the center, two faces with uneven eyes and a downturned mouth. Sound familiar? But if you take a look around, you'll notice slight variations. There are several types of electrical outlets commonly seen in the United States.What is Aruba's electricity?
Electricity in Aruba is 110 volts, the same as the standard in the United States.What is a power outlet?
A power outlet is called an outlet because power comes out of it. It could conceivably be called a power socket but this is not usual and is possibly confusing. Neither of these examples is intended to imply the power doesn't come out of a light socket or that a plug isn't plugged into a power outlet.