Podcast | South Africa has a new standard for electrical sockets and plugs. Inventor Gianfranco Campetti has been intimately involved in the process of developing what is known as SANS 164-2. He talks to TechCentral.
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South Africans could soon find themselves having to wrestle with a new type of electrical plug following the adoption of an apparently much safer standard for plugs and sockets. SANS 164-2 was introduced as the “preferred standard” for electrical plugs and sockets by the South