“Living using NEMA 5-15 Outlets”Living with NEMA 5-15 Outlets: Solutions” will provide everything you require to be aware of the outlet’s functions setup, configuration, and how it is used. This guide will give you the details.
NEMA 5 15 outlets are popular for the outlets with 1,875 watts. This is what most homes use. The outlet’s power is 15 amps (125 volts) that’s exactly what appliances like toasters, lamp, smartphones, and computers need. Unfortunately, the NEMA 5 15 plugs get confused with an alternative connection called the NEMA 6 50. The latter is more powerful and requires an electrical voltage of 250 V to operate in addition to those outlets in the NEMA5 15.
The NEMA 515 plugs don’t seem to be suitable for powering machines that require 250 V. In addition there is those using the NEMA 6 50 doesn’t even be able to fit in that outlet because the metal pins are too large. This helps avoid confusion or possibly dangerous scenarios. A solution is installing the two outlets you have at the home which can handle higher power. Check out the rest of the clip for additional information on the NEMA 5 15 plugs.