Connect a Danish (Type K) plug to a UK 13A socket

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We were unable to find any travel adaptors which safely connected a Danish plug, so we created our own heavy duty adaptor. The adaptor will enable both a standard and Elektronisk Databehandling (EDB) Danish (type K) plugs to be connected to a UK 13A socket. The 13A socket is the only type used within the UK to power appliances. 

  • Suitable for high power appliances, including charging Electric Vehicles (EVs).
  • Tough Permaplug UK 13A plug.
  • Danish 16A trailing socket.
  • Max load 13A.
  • 0.3m of 1.5mmsq industrial specification H07RN-F rubber cable is specifically manufactured for harsh environments. Find out what’s so special about this cable 
  • PAT tested.

What is a type K plug?

A type K plug is pictured and the following technical details may also help to identify it:

Common Names Configuration Voltage Max Current (Amp)

Type K


DS 60884-2-D1

3 pins in a triangle

Live and neutral pins: Round, 4.8mm diameter, 19 mm long 

Earth pin: U-shaped, 6.5mm diameter/4mm thick, 14 mm long.

Polarised (plug can only be inserted one way around)




What is the Danish Elektronisk Databehandling (EDB) plug?

The Elektronisk Databehandling (electronic data handling) EDB plug is sometimes used used for sensitive equipment such as computers. In contrast to the standard Danish plug, the live and neutral pins are flat. The EDB plug can be connected to a standard Danish socket, and can therefore be used with this adaptor. 

What countries use a type K plug?

The plug is used in 9 countries. Please note that some countries may use a wide range of plugs; if you are unsure, check out our Travel Adaptors for UK Visitors Guide.

Bangladesh, Denmark, Faroe Islands, Greenland, Guinea, Madagascar, Maldives, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and Senegal.

Why buy your travel adaptors from us?

All of our travel adaptors have been carefully selected following exhaustive tests, to ensure that they are entirely safe for use in the UK. They may not be the cheapest on-line, but we guarantee that they are the safest and most appropriate.

We began to sell travel adaptors after becoming concerned at the number of sub-standard unsafe adaptors being sold online, often with a number of seriously dangerous issues:

  • The UK electrical system is the only domestic system in the world which is dependant on every plug or adaptor having it's own fuse. Without a fuse, the appliance will only be protected by the 32A socket circuit circuit breaker. As the appliance will be designed to be protected by a 10A or 16A fuse, if a fault develops the cable on the appliance, or the appliance itself may overheat.
  • Unsheathed pins, increasing the risk of electrocution, particularly for children whose small fingers may be able to touch the live pin when the plug is only partially inserted.
  • Non-shuttered sockets, enabling a child to insert a metal object into the live receptacle and receive an electric shock.
  • Cannot safely manage the maximum current (power draw) that may occur from the rating of the socket they are recommended to be used with. This may lead to dangerous over-heating.
  • Often do not connect the vital earth pin. Some appliances require an earth connection so that if a fault occurs and an external metal part becomes live, the earth wire safely conducts the electricity away, tripping the circuit breaker or blowing the fuse. If the earth is not connected, the metal will remain live, electrocuting anyone who touches it.