American Samoa

Power

American Samoa supplies electricity at 120 volts, at 60 hertz, using types A, B, F, and I sockets.

Sockets

Most of American Samoa's homes and businesses use type I sockets.

Type I

Type I sockets, also known as Australian sockets, have a flat receptacle with two rectangular line and neutral pin holes in a V-shape, and an offset, vertical, grounding pin hole.

Type I sockets accept type I plugs, and their 2-pin variants.

American Samoa's type I socket and compatible types I, and I (2-pin) plugs

Uncommon Sockets

In parts of American Samoa travelers might also encounter types A, B, and F sockets.

Type A

Type A sockets, also known as US, or North American sockets, have a flat receptacle, with two rectangular, parallel, pin holes, one slightly larger than the other.

Type A sockets only accept type A plugs.

American Samoa's type A socket and compatible type A plug

Type B

Type B sockets, also known as US, or North American sockets, have a flat recepticle with two rectangular, parallel, pin holes, one slightly larger than the other, and a round, offest, grounding pin hole.

Type B sockets accept types A, and B plugs.

American Samoa's type B socket and compatible types A, and B plugs

Type F

Type F sockets, also known as Schuko, or German sockets, have a round, recessed, receptacle with two round, parallel, line and neutral pin holes, and a grounding contact on each side.

Type F sockets accept types E, C, and F plugs.

American Samoa's type F socket and compatible types E, C, and F plugs
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