“NEMA 5-15 Outlets Identification” provides all you need to learn about the purpose of the outlet, set-up, recognition, and its use. Learn more!
There’s a NEMA 5 15 outlet is most commonly known as the 1,875-watt outlet which is used by the majority of households. It’s designed to handle 15 amps and 125 volts just required for devices including toasters, phones and computers. etc. The plugs of NEMA 515 could be confused with the NEMA 650. The 650 is larger and can operate at 250 volts, which is more than enough for NEMA 5 15 outlets.
The NEMA 515 plugs don’t seem to be appropriate for machines that require 250 V. In addition, NEMA 6 50 isn’t compatible. NEMA 6 50 doesn’t even work with the other outlet, because the metal pins aren’t wide enough. Luckily, that prevents from confusion and potentially hazardous situations. The outlets you can choose to put in have the capacity to sustain more electricity at your house. To learn more about NEMA 515 plugs, you can watch the rest in the clip.