Many people do not know how to wire a plug and get confused with the three wires. Don’t worry here is a quick guide to assist you in wiring your plug.

  • Cut away the plastic insulation and bare the ends of the three wires by about half a cm.
  • Gently twist the strands of copper wire with your fingers until each strand is tight.
  • Fold over the twisted strands.
  • Remove the plug cover by either “snapping” or unscrewing it.
  • Unscrew the little screws on each of the plug’s pins.
  • Insert the twisted copper wires into the holes in the pins.
  • The green and yellow wire must always be inserted into the top pin.(Earth wire)
  • The blue wire is inserted into the left pin (the pin is marked with a blue spot or the letter N which stand for Neutral).
  • The brown wire is inserted into the right pin (the pin is marked with a brown spot or the letter L which stands for live)
  • Tighten the little screw on each of the plug’s pins.
  • Make sure the electrical cord is firmly gripped by the arrestor clips.
  • Replace the cover of the plug.

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