What country is this from?

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  1. Kahnyl macrumors 68000

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    I just bought a factory unlocked 3GS on eBay. It came packaged with the correct power adapter outside the box but this was inside. All the documentation is in English and out of curiousity I'm just trying to figure out what country this was originally bought in.
     

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  5. Small White Car macrumors G4

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    You know, that joke works better if it actually links to a clear answer. I just spent 5 minutes looking at what you linked to and there's no photos that look exactly like the OP's.

    Yes, it's possible to look at the Australian socket and suspect that that's it, but it has a 3rd hole, so then he's gonna be right back here asking us if that's correct, just to be sure.
     
  6. lostngone macrumors demi-god

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    Scroll down....

    Edit: It is a Type 1

    And why do I bother...
     
  7. Kahnyl thread starter macrumors 68000

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    That's exactly what I was about to do.
     
  8. Small White Car macrumors G4

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    My point is that "you should have googled" is the same as saying "wasn't that easier than asking?"

    That's ok for things that come right up in google as the first hit. (For example: When is Steve Job's birthday?)

    But you basically told this guy to go look at 3 dozen photos to try and match up his plug photo with a socket photo. That's not easier than asking.
     
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  10. rjohnstone macrumors 68040

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    Behind?
    Not really. Just the standard we chose to use.
    Show me one consumer device beside an electric clothes dryer or similar large appliance that actually requires 220 volts to run.
    Almost everything steps down to a lower voltage and is usually converted from AC to DC volts at that.

    What I would like to see is standardized plugs.
    Seriously... if most of the world uses 220, why have so many different plug types?

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AC_power_plugs_and_sockets


    The 100-127v plugs used in North America, Central America and parts of South America all use the same type of plugs.
    Two prong (ungrounded) and the three prong (grounded).
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:WorldMap_PlugTypeInUse.png
     
  11. mathnerd macrumors newbie

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    Double the voltage means half the amperage required and so you can use smaller conductors.
     
  12. AussiePaul macrumors newbie

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    This is an Australian power socket. The lower vertical blade is the ground, which is not present on the plug of some devices, but always on the socket or extension cord.

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    New Zealand also use the same design.

    Neither of the countries use pins on their connectors as in one of the images above, only blades.
     

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