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EU wants one phone plug to rule them all. But we've got a better idea.

katrinab Silver badge

Re: Be much more interested in...

Also if you put some of the smaller plugs into a universal socket, you will have exposed gaps for the parts of the socket that accommodate larger plugs, and with some plug types, it is possible to put the earth pin into the live socket.

These problems are specific to universal sockets and woukd not happen if the plug in question was used with the correct type of socket.

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