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Voltages by Country

Almost all ceiling fans sold in the USA are made for 110-120 Volt 60Hz electricity, although a few ceiling fans are made for 220 Volts. If you require a fan that is anything other than 110 Volts, 120 Volts or 220 Volts, then we most likely cannot supply you with a ceiling fan. If you require a 220 Volt fan, please call us at: 1-562-594-1249

This chart is for reference only and is used by our Ceiling Fan Experts when dealing with our International customers.

Country Voltages Frequency Plug Types Comments
Afghanistan 240 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, D, F Voltage may vary from 160 to 280.
Albania 220 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, F
Algeria 230 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, F
American Samoa 120 V Ceiling Fans 60 Hz A, B, F, I
Andorra 230 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, F
Angola 220 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C
Anguilla 110 V Ceiling Fans 60 Hz A, B
Antigua 230 V Ceiling Fans 60 Hz A, B Airport power is reportedly 110 V.
Argentina 220 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, I Live and neutral are reversed for socket outlet type I in comparison to most other countries.
Armenia 230 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, F
Aruba 127 V Ceiling Fans 60 Hz A, B, F Lago Colony 115 V.
Australia 230 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz I As of 2000, the mains supply voltage specified in AS 60038 is 230 V with a tolerance of +10% -6%[3]. This was done for voltage harmonisation - however 240 V is within tolerance and is commonly found. Mains voltage is still popularly referred to as being "two-forty volts". Bathrooms in hotels will often have a type I, C and A socket marked "for shavers only" as pictured on the right.
Austria 230 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, F
Azerbaijan 220 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C
Azores 220 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, F
Bahamas 120 V Ceiling Fans 60 Hz A, B along with 50 Hz in some outlying areas
Bahrain 230 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz G Awali 110 V, 60 Hz.
Balearic Islands 220 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, F
Bangladesh 220 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz A, C, D, G, K
Barbados 115 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz A, B
Belarus 220 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C
Belgium 230 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, E
Belize 110 V - 220 V Ceiling Fans 60 Hz A, B, G
Benin 220 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, E
Bermuda 120 V Ceiling Fans 60 Hz A, B
Bhutan 230 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz D, F, G, M
Bolivia 220 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz A, C La Paz & Viacha 115 V.
Bonaire 127 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz Receptacle is combination of B&C without ground connector.
Bosnia 220 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, F
Botswana 231 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz D, G, M
Brazil 127 V - 220 V Ceiling Fans 60 Hz A, B, C, I Older C - NBR14136:2002 / IEC 60906-1 - Newer devices . Type I is becoming common for 220 V outlets and appliances in 127 V areas. Dual-voltage wiring is rather common for high-powered appliances, such as clothes dryers and electric showers which tend to be 220 V even in 127 V areas. Depending on the area, the exact voltage might be 115 V, 127 V, or 220 V. The A, B and C types are sometimes together (flat with rounder ends and ground pin) so that an A, B or C types can be used. Also note that by Jan 01st 2010, Brazil converted to the IEC 60906-1 international plug which looks similar to type J but is not compatible. Since then, all devices shall comply with new standard.
Brunei 240 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz G
Bulgaria 230 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, F
Burkina Faso 220 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, E
Burundi 220 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, E
Cambodia 230 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz A, C, G
Cameroon 220 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, E
Canada 120 V Ceiling Fans 60 Hz A, B Standardized at 120 V. 240 V used for applications such as clothes driers, air conditioning, electric cook-stoves and machinery. Buildings with more than one branch circuit must have both voltages. Type A outlets are for repairs only, type B now required for new construction and renovation. A 20-Amp type B but with a T-slot is used in kitchens in new construction. [4]
Canary Islands 220 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, E, F, L
Cape Verde 220 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, F
Cayman Islands 120 V Ceiling Fans 60 Hz A, B
Central African Republic 220 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, E
Chad 220 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz D, E, F
Channel Islands 230 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, G
Chile 220 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, L
China (mainland only) 220 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz A, C, I Most wall outlets simultaneously support Types A and I. Some outlets support both Type A and Type C (the holes in the outlets are flat in the middle and round on the sides) so that either a Type A or a Type C plug can be used. The Type I outlet is next to the Type A & C outlet. Type A outlets only fit plugs with pins of the same width—a polarized Type A plug requires an adapter. NOTE: no matter the type of plug the socket will accept, voltage in china is always 220 volts. See photo at right.
Colombia 120 V Ceiling Fans 60 Hz A, B High-power air conditioners, restaurant equipment, cookstoves and ovens use 240 volt supplies. Wiring conventions, practices and standards follow the Colombian Electrical Code (Codigo Electrico Colombiano) which is essentially a translation of the USA National Electric Code.
Comoros 220 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, E
Congo-Brazzaville 230 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, E
Congo-Kinshasa 220 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, D
Cook Islands 240 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz I
Costa Rica 120 V Ceiling Fans 60 Hz A, B
Côte d'Ivoire 230 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, E
Croatia 230 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, F 3-phase 400 V AC used for heavy duty applications.
Cuba 110 V Ceiling Fans 60 Hz A, B
Cyprus 240 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz G
Czech Republic 230 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, E Type C Plugs are common, especially for low-power devices. Type C wall sockets are very uncommon, and exist only in very old installations.
Denmark 230 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, E, K Type E is added from July 2008.[5]
Djibouti 220 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, E
Dominica 230 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz D, G
Dominican Republic 110 V Ceiling Fans 60 Hz A, B
East Timor 220 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, E, F, I
Ecuador 120 V Ceiling Fans 60 Hz A, B
Egypt 220 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C
El Salvador 115 V Ceiling Fans 60 Hz A, B
Equatorial Guinea 220 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, E
Eritrea 230 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C
Estonia 230 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, F
Ethiopia 220 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, E, F, L
Falkland Islands 240 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz G
Faroe Islands 220 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, K
Fiji 240 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz I
Finland 230 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, F
France 230 V (formerly 220 Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, E Type C wall sockets have been prohibited in new installations for more than 10 years.
French Guiana 220 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, D, E
Gabon 220 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C
Gambia 230 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz G
Gaza Strip 230 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, H (see Israel in this list)
Georgia 220 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C
Germany 230 V (formerly 220 Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, F Type F ("Schuko", short for "Schutzkontakt") is standard. Type C Plugs are common, especially for low-power devices. Type C wall sockets are very uncommon, and exist only in very old installations.
Ghana 230 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz D, G
Gibraltar 240 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz G, K Type K was used in the Europort development by the Danish builders. Otherwise the United Kingdom fittings are used.
Greece 230 V (formerly 220 Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, F (older) Tripoliko similar to type J and post-1989 type H. Type F ("Schuko", Greek: ?????) is the de-facto standard for new installations' sockets. Type C sockets exist only in old installations. Light appliances use type C plug while more electricity-consuming ones use type E&F or F plugs.
Greenland 220 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, K
Grenada 230 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz G
Guadeloupe 230 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, D, E
Guam 110 V Ceiling Fans 60 Hz A, B
Guatemala 120 V Ceiling Fans 60 Hz A, B
Guinea 220 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, F, K
Guinea-Bissau 220 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C
Guyana 240 V Ceiling Fans 60 Hz A, B, D, G Mixture of 50 Hz and 60 Hz distribution according to Guyana Power and Light [6] Conversion of 50 Hz distribution to 60 Hz is ongoing [7]
Haiti 110 V Ceiling Fans 60 Hz A, B
Honduras 110 V Ceiling Fans 60 Hz A, B
Hong Kong 220 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz G, M G is used in almost all products, while M is (rarely) used when required current rating is between 13~15A. D is now obsolete in Hong Kong. Largely based on UK system. Occasionally, a 'shaver' socket (similar to Type C) is found in some bathrooms that provides low current to some other plug types. These almost always have a 110 V socket and a 220 V socket in the same unit, or a switch to select voltage, which are sometimes labelled as 110 V and 220 V. This duo installation is not as common in HK as in the UK. There was a smaller 2A version of type D, now obsolete.
Hungary 230 V (formerly 220 Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, F
Iceland 230 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, F
India 230 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, D, M Type G socket/plug is less common. The standardised voltage used in India is 220V/50 Hz with a tolerance varying from 216V to 253V. Some hotels provide dual receptacles for foreign appliances giving both 120V and 230V.
Indonesia 127 V - 230 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, F, G
Iran 220 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, F Type C wall sockets are less common, and exist only in older installations. Type F is used for new installations. Type C Plugs are common for low-power devices.
Iraq 230 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, D, G
Ireland 230 V (formerly 220 Ceiling Fans 50 Hz G (OLD - D, M, F) Obsolete or specialist installations may be D and M (as in the UK) or F. G Sockets and plugs standard as defined by NSAI I.S. 401 (Plug) I.S. 411 (Socket outlet). Type F ("Side Earth") plugs occasionally seen in old installations probably because much of the early Irish electrical network was heavily influenced by Siemens. ' A 'shaver' socket (similar to Type C) is sometimes found in bathrooms that will provide low current to some other plug types. These almost always have a 110 V socket and a 230 V socket in the same unit, or a switch to select voltage, which are sometimes labelled as 115 V and 230 V. The G type socket often has a on-off switch on the socket. 110 V centre point earthed transformers are often used for industrial portable tools.
Isle of Man 240 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, G
Israel 230 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, H, M The standard for H plugs and sockets was recently modified to use round pins, so most modern sockets accept both type C and type H plugs. Type M sockets are used for air conditioners. Identical plugs and sockets also used in the Palestinian National Authority areas.
Italy 230 V (formerly 220 Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, F, L
Jamaica 110 V and 220 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz A, B
Japan 100 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz - 60Hz A, B Eastern Japan 50 Hz (Tokyo, Kawasaki, Sapporo, Yokohama, and Sendai); Western Japan 60 Hz (Okinawa, Osaka, Kyoto, Kobe, Nagoya, Hiroshima). Older buildings have nonpolarized sockets, in which case American polarized plugs (one prong wider than the other) would not fit. Many buildings do not have the ground pin. Sockets and switches fit in American-sized standard boxes.
Jordan 230 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz B, C, D, F, G, J
Kazakhstan 220 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, E, F No official standard. Voltage tolerance is 220 V ±10%. Actual voltage may vary (usually 150-200 V) because of unstable electrical system.
Kenya 240 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz G
Kiribati 240 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz I
Kuwait 240 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, G
Kyrgyzstan 220 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C
Laos 230 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz A, B, C, E, F
Latvia 220 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, F
Lebanon 240 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz A, B, C, D, G
Lesotho 220 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz M
Liberia 120 V - 240 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz A, B, C, E, F Previously 60 Hz, now officially 50 Hz. Many private power plants are still 60 Hz. A & B are used for 110v; C & F are used for 230/240v. Much of the centralized power system was destroyed during the civil wars starting in 1990, and public power supplies are still limited. Local supplies may vary and may not match the usual voltage for a particular wall socket. [9]
Libya 127 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz D, L Barce, Benghazi, Derna, Sebha & Tobruk 230 V.
Liechtenstein 230 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, J Swiss Norm, C only in the form CEE 7/16.
Lithuania 230 V (formerly 220 Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, F
Luxembourg 230 V (formerly 220 Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, F
Macau S.A.R. of China 220 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz D, M, G, some F No official standards there. However, in the Macao-HK Ferry Pier built by Portuguese Government before handover the standard was E & F. After handover, Macau adopted G in both government and private buildings. Before 1980s, 110V was found in Macau but now obsolete.
Macedonia 220 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, F
Madagascar 127 V - 220 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, D, E, J, K
Madeira 220 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, F
Malawi 230 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz G
Malaysia 240 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz G, (M) M for air conditioners and clothes dryers. The official mains power voltage is AC 230 V with the tolerance of +10%,-6%.[10] However, the supplied voltage remains at 240 V (except Penang at 230 V), as the supplied voltage is within the allowed tolerance. Type C plugs are very common with audio/video equipment. Plugged into Type G outlets using widely-available adapters or forced in by pushing down the shutter. The latter is widely practised, although hazardous.
Maldives 230 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz A, D, G, J, K, L
Mali 220 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, E
Malta 230 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz G
Martinique 220 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, D, E
Mauritania 220 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C
Mauritius 230 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, G
Mexico 127 V Ceiling Fans 60 Hz A, B Type B is becoming more common. Voltage can legally vary by +/- 10% (giving a range of 114 to 140 volts). Split phase is commonly available and local electricians are apt to wire both to a type A/B socket to give 240 V for air conditioning or washing machine/dryers.
Micronesia 120 V Ceiling Fans 60 Hz A, B
Moldova 220-230 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, F Compatible with European and former Soviet Union (GOST) standards.
Monaco 127 V - 220 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, D, E, F
Mongolia 230 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, E
Montenegro 220 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, F
Montserrat (Leeward Is.) 230 V Ceiling Fans 60 Hz A, B
Morocco 127 V - 220 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, E Con Version to 220 V only underway.
Mozambique 220 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, F, M Type M found especially near the border with South Africa, including in the capital, Maputo.
Myanmar/Burma 230 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, D, F, G Type G found primarily in better hotels. Also, many major hotels chains are said to have outlets that will take Type I plugs and perhaps other types.
Namibia 220 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz D, M
Nauru 240 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz I
Nepal 230 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, D, M
Netherlands 230 V (formerly 220 Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, F
Netherlands Antilles 127 V - 220 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz A, B, F St. Martin 120 V, 60 Hz; Saba & St. Eustatius 110 V, 60 Hz, A, maybe B
New Caledonia 220 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz E
New Zealand 230 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz I Electricity Regulations 1997 states supply voltage is 230 V ±6%
Nicaragua 120 V Ceiling Fans 60 Hz A, B
Niger 220 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz A, B, C, D, E, F
Nigeria 240 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz D, G
North Korea 220 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C
Norway 230 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, F IT earthing system (most widespread). TN earthing system (new installations). TT earthing system (used in some installations in Bergen)
Okinawa 100 V Ceiling Fans 60 Hz A, B Military facilities 120 V.
Oman 240 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, G Voltage variations common.
Pakistan 230 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, D, M, G Official standard is 230 V / 50 Hz. Voltage tolerance is 230 V ±5% (218 V to 242 V). Frequency tolerance 50 Hz ±2% (49 Hz to 51 Hz) But Karachi Electric Supply Corporation (KESC) is 240 V / 50 Hz. Type C and D Plug / Socket are common for low-power devices. Type M Plug / Socket is common for air conditioners and high-power devices. Type G Plug / Socket is less common.
Panama 110 V Ceiling Fans 60 Hz A, B Panama City 120 V.
Papua New Guinea 240 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz I
Paraguay 220 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C
Peru 220 V Ceiling Fans 60 Hz A, B, C Talara 110/220 V; Arequipa 50 Hz
Philippines 220 V Ceiling Fans 60 Hz A, B, C Most plugs and outlets are Type A, but some are C. Type B are commonly found in high powered appliances and computers. Sockets and switches are built to USA dimensions and fit USA sized wall boxes. Some areas have 110V as in Baguio.
Poland 230 V (formerly 220 Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, E Type C Plugs are common, especially for low-power devices. Type C Soviet sockets could be seen in old houses and in countryside. Industrial appliances use 3-phase 400V AC (formerly 380V AC) supply.
Portugal 220 V[11] Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, F
Puerto Rico 120 V Ceiling Fans 60 Hz A, B
Qatar 240 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz D, G
Réunion 220 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz E
Romania 230 V (formerly 220 Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, F Virtually identical to German standards. Most household sockets still compatible with East European standards (4.0 mm pins). Industrial appliances (washing machines, welding equipment) use 3-phase 400V AC supply.
Russian Federation 220 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, F USSR (along with much of Eastern Europe) used type GOST sockets with 4.0 mm pins instead of the 4.8mm standard used by West European type C/E/F Plugs. The former Soviet sockets could be seen mainly in old houses and in countryside. Obsolete standard 127 V/50 Hz AC is used in some remote villages. Elsewhere it was replaced in 1970s by the 220V standard. Industrial appliances use 3-phase 380V AC supply.
Rwanda 230 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, J
São Tomé and Príncipe 220 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, F
Saudi Arabia 127 V - 220 V Ceiling Fans 60 Hz A, B, F, G
Senegal 230 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, D, E, K
Serbia 220 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, F
Seychelles 240 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz G
Sierra Leone 230 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz D, G
Singapore 230 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz G (M) M for air conditioners and clothes dryers. Type C is used for audio/video equipment and plug adapters are widely available.
Slovakia 230 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, E
Slovenia 230 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, F 3-phase 400 V AC used for heavy duty applications.
Somalia 220 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C
South Africa 220 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz M Grahamstown & Port Elizabeth 250 V; also found in King Williams Town
South Korea 220 V Ceiling Fans 60 Hz A, B, C, F Types A & B are used for 110-volt installations and/or found in very old buildings. Types C & F are used for 220 Volts. M for air conditioners and clothes dryers. Type F is normally found in offices, airports, hotels and homes. Type C (type CEE 7/17) sockets are obsolete as of 2008 but still found in a lot of places. In cases where a Type C socket was replaced with a Type F, the ground contact is often not connected to anything. 220 volt power is distributed by using both "live" poles of a 110 volt system (neutral is not used). 110 V/60 Hz power with plugs A & B were previously used but has already been phased out. Some residents install their own step-down transformers and dedicated circuits, so that they can use 110 V appliances imported from Japan or North America. Most hotels only have 220 V outlets, but some hotels offer both 110 V (Type A or B) and 220 V (Type C or F) outlets. Switches and outlets fit American-sized boxes.
Spain 230 V (formerly 220 Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, F
Sri Lanka 230 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz D, M, G Increased use of type G in new houses/establishments. Mainly in Colombo and high end hotels.
St. Kitts and Nevis 110 V - 230 V Ceiling Fans 60 Hz A, B, D, G Region plug is same as United States (2 pin) 110-120 V
St. Lucia (Winward Is.) 240 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz G
St. Vincent (Winward Is.) 230 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz A, C, E, G, I, K
Sudan 230 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, D
Suriname 127 V Ceiling Fans 60 Hz C, F
Swaziland 230 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz M
Sweden 230 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, F Sockets lacking earth is prohibited in new installations.
Switzerland 230 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, J C only in the form CEE 7/16.
Syria 220 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, E, L
Tahiti 110 V - 220 V Ceiling Fans 60 Hz/50 Hz A, B, E Marquesas Islands 50 Hz [12]
Taiwan 110 V Ceiling Fans 60 Hz A, B Most outlets are Type A. When an outlet is Type B, the ground (earth) holes are usually not connected to anything in older houses. However, in modern houses you'll find them to be properly grounded. Most appliances have Type A plugs, but some appliances have Type B plugs. The ground prong on the Type B plus is often cut off to make it fit in Type A sockets in older buildings. Sockets and switches are built to USA dimensions and fit USA sized wall boxes. Dedicated sockets provide 220V for air conditioning units.
Tajikistan 220 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, I
Tanzania 230 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz D, G
Thailand 220 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz A, B, C, F Outlets in hotels and newer buildings are usually a combination of types B and C which will accept plug types A, B and C while outlets in older buildings are usually type A. An equal proportion of appliances have type A or C plugs, or B if an Earth connection is required. Type F is mainly for high-powered appliances such as air conditioners, kettles and cookers. A 3-pin plug that only fits in B/C sockets is also seeing increased use, it differs from type B by having all the pins round. [13]
Togo 220 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C Lome 127 V.
Tonga 240 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz I
Trinidad & Tobago 115 V Ceiling Fans 60 Hz A, B
Tunisia 230 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, E
Turkey 230 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, F
Turkmenistan 220 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz B, F
Uganda 240 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz G
Ukraine 220 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, F
United Arab Emirates 220 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, D, G
United Kingdom 230 V (formerly 240 Ceiling Fans 50 Hz G, D, M (D and M seen in very old installs and specialist applications). Voltage tolerance of 230 V +10%/-6% (216.2 V to 253 V), widened to 230 V ±10% (207 V to 253 V) in 2008. The system supply voltage remains centered on 240 V. [14] A "shaver socket" (similar to Type C) is sometimes found in bathrooms that will provide low current to some other plug types. These sometimes have a ~110 V socket and a ~240 V socket in the same unit, or a switch to select voltage for a single socket. The G type socket usually has an on-off switch. IEC 60309 plugs and connectors are used in industrial and construction locations as well as for outdoor use in domestic and other business premises. Plug types D and M were used until the 1960s and are still in preferred use for theatre and TV stage lighting applications due to lack of internal fuse.
United States of America 120 V Ceiling Fans 60 Hz A, B Standardized at 120 V. Electricity suppliers aim to keep most customers supplied between 114 and 126 V most of the time. 240 V/60 Hz used for heavy duty applications such as air conditioners, clothes dryers, stoves, ovens, and water heaters. Buildings with more than two branch circuits will have both 120 and 240 V available. Since 1962, Type B outlets are required by code in new construction and renovation. A T-slot Type B is rated for 20 amperes for use in kitchens or other areas using large 120 V appliances.
Uruguay 230 V (formerly 220 Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, F, I, L Type F becoming more common as a result of computer use. Neutral and live wires are reversed, as in Argentina.
Uzbekistan 220 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, I
Vanuatu 230 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz I
Venezuela 120 V Ceiling Fans 60 Hz A, B Type G found in household 220V service only for air conditioning and some high power appliances.
Vietnam 220 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz A, C Type A is the norm in Southern Vietnam and Type C is the norm in Northern Vietnam (according to the pre-unification border at 17 degrees North). Type G is found only in some new luxury hotels, primarily those built by Singaporean and Hong Kong developers. But Type G is never found in homes, shops, or offices.
Virgin Islands 110 V Ceiling Fans 60 Hz A, B
Western Samoa 230 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz I
Yemen 230 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz A, D, G
Zambia 230 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz C, D, G
Zimbabwe 220 V Ceiling Fans 50 Hz D, G

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    Ceiling Fans Question - Savoy House Model SV-58-819-5WA-37

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    SV-58-819-5WA-37 - http://www.hansenwholesale.com/ceilingfans/savoyhouse/model.asp?ProdNo=SV-58-819-5WA-37

    QUESTION: Hello! Per the information on the site, the new DC motors, the Emerson K55XL, and other "induction" type motors are considered best quality. If that's the case, how do fans with smallish non-special motors (Say, Savoy House Indira, with 153 x 22mm motor) earn a 5 rating?

    ANSWER: There are exceptions. A 5 rating is not just based on the motor inside the fan, but the overall consideration of the quality of the components and performance. Most 153mm motors are only 12mm to 15mm tall and tend to be overworked. The motor used in the Indra is 22mm tall, which is very unusual. This is a special motor that Savoy House had designed for this fan and the performance and quality of the motor are excellent. The 3-blade Indra produces a whopping 8517 CFM and runs very smooth and quiet. The entire fan was designed to produce maximum airflow while reducing noise. The blades have a very special aerodynamic design and the fan runs perfectly quiet. When I saw this fan introduced at the lighting show in Dallas, I was very impressed. Overall, one of the best fans I have rated in years. A DC motor would have been nice...but was not necessary to earn a 5 in my book.

    Here is a link to the Savoy House Indra.

  6. Question #9496 - Posted: 6/19/2014 10:09:09 AM

    Ceiling Fans Question - Minka Aire Model F513-WH

    View  model F513-WH
    F513-WH - http://www.hansenwholesale.com/ceilingfans/minkaaire/model.asp?ProdNo=F513-WH

    QUESTION: Hi, I have 4 rooms I'm thinking of installing fans. One is 10x14, 2 are 13x14, and a fourth is 23x15. For the first 3 I was considering Minka Aire F513. For the largest room I was thinking about Minka Aire MF-689. Will these be adequate? Thanks, Tom Kelley

    ANSWER: The Minka Aire F513 New Era fans will be great for the 3 smaller rooms. For the larger room, a single ceiling fan will not be adequate...you should install 2 fans. If you install 2 fans, then the F689 Kola-XL 60" fans would be a great choice. If you can only install a single fan, then I would recommend an even larger fan (up to 84") such as the Fanimation Odyn. Here are links to those resources: Large Ceiling Fans or The Fanimation Odyn. Please call us at: 1-800-201-1193 and we will be happy to discuss all of your options and help you make an educated decision.

  7. Question #9495 - Posted: 6/19/2014 9:59:26 AM

    Ceiling Fans Question

    http://www.hansenwholesale.com/ceilingfans/fanfaqs.asp

    QUESTION: for a DC fan I must use solar power, I am looking for a very efficient fan around 72 inch for a vaulted living room, I have 3 sky lights, I can use one for solar, if I go this way what is the ball park figure for the solar unit for the fan., and how does it work at night. or should I get a very efficient ac ceiling fan Thank you Rob Tash

    ANSWER: All of the ceiling fans we sell are made to connect to AC current and there are no options to convert them to DC current from solar power. So for high efficiency, we would recommend any of our DC ceiling fans, but connected to AC current. Here is a link to all of our Ceiling Fans with DC Motors. For a super efficient DC fan without a light, I would recommend the Fanimation Keystone. Otherwise, just give us a call and we will be happy to help you choose the best fan for your application.

  8. Question #9494 - Posted: 5/10/2014 3:26:40 AM

    Ceiling Fans Question - Kichler Model KL-300146AP-37027OBB

    View  model KL-300146AP-37027OBB
    KL-300146AP-37027OBB - http://www.hansenwholesale.com/ceilingfans/kichler/model.asp?ProdNo=KL-300146AP-37027OBB

    QUESTION: The kitchler 58" arkwright fan with plywood blades. Your polished version with poly blades shows that it has plywood blades and a light. Your pewter with plywood blades says it has no blades and that no light is avail? The page also says there is an error with the blades? Does the polished version version listed as poly blades have the plywood blades and the light as listed? Does the pewter version with plywood come with the blades and does it include the light or is there one avail? Prices?

    ANSWER: Sorry for the confusion regarding the Kichler Arkwright fans, we did have some errors which I have now fixed. The bottom line is, the Kichler Arkwright fans come without blades or lights so you can pick and choose whichever combination suites your taste. We named them "Plywood" or "Polycarbonate" only to differentiate between what is shown in the pictures. But you can get any of the motor finishes with any of the blades (size, material or finish) with or without a light. The pictures and model numbers we created are just a few examples of the possible combinations.

  9. Question #9493 - Posted: 5/8/2014 9:00:50 AM

    Ceiling Fans Question - Casablanca Model CA-54101

    View  model CA-54101
    CA-54101 - http://www.hansenwholesale.com/ceilingfans/casablanca/model.asp?ProdNo=CA-54101

    QUESTION: Will remote automatically work with this fan or will I have to do any rewiring? The ceiling fan I have is worried directly and not to a wall switch.

    ANSWER: This remote is only designed to work with specific Casablanca ceiling fans, so the answer depends on the fan that you already have. The receiver wires into the canopy at the ceiling. No extra wiring is necessary to install the receiver aside from connecting it to the existing ceiling wiring and to the fan wiring. Please contact us to discuss your particular fan model.

  10. Question #9492 - Posted: 5/8/2014 8:47:59 AM

    Ceiling Fans Question - Emerson Model CFB65-2000-AB

    View  model CFB65-2000-AB
    CFB65-2000-AB - http://www.hansenwholesale.com/ceilingfans/emerson/model.asp?ProdNo=CFB65-2000-AB

    QUESTION: can i use the b65dm dark mahogony bentwood blades with the CF 2000ORB housing and motor. It would require ORB connections from blade to motor.

    ANSWER: No, these blades will only fit the Emerson Maui Bay ceiling fan blade holders. They are not made to work with any other model or brand. Not only because they will not fit, but the fan motor must be designed to handle the additional torque that larger blades like this create. Most blades are not interchangeable between models or brands.

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