These GS-series of plug adapters are generic brand - not Wonpro
CE certified. They are the most popular alternatives in the
market, but certainly are not of the highest quality. Some of their
power pins are not exactly at the 90 degree angle. This problem can be
fixed by using pliers or other hardware tools.
Warning: applying too much force may
break the plug pins.
Sorry, we can't guarantee their quality, -
i.e., Buy them at your own risk!
Socket: A 2-pin universal socket is
ungrounded. It can take 2-pin plugs from
most countries, including all European 2-round-pin
plugs, the AU/China 2-flat-pin plugs, and the US/Japan 2-flat-pin
plugs. It, however, will not
take the UK plug, nor the big South Africa plug.
They are the non-polarized Japanese style power pins
- both pins are exactly the same size. The polarized US
plug has one pin wider than the other pin.
Small Euro 4.0mm Pins:
This is the smaller version of the Euro plug pins,
4.0mm. It can be used in all
Europe except UK. It provides a tight connection when plugged into a
non-Schuko outlet in Italy,
Switzerland, Russia, East Europe, some Middle East, South America. etc.
It provides a loose
connection when plugged into a recessed
Schuko outlet in Germany, France, etc.
Large Euro 4.8mm Pins:
This is the bigger version of the Euro plug pins,
4.8mm. It provides a tight connection when plugged into a
recessed outlet in Germany, France, and other
Schuko countries in the
Continental Europe. It is too big to use in
non-Schuko countries, such as
Italy, Switzerland, etc. It cannot be used in