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Difference between RCD and RCBO

The residual current device RCD achieves the following protections,and should be associated with a MCB:
  • protection for users against electric shocks by direct contacts (<30 mA),
  • protection for users against electric shocks by indirect contacts (300 mA),
  • protection of the installations against fire risks (300 mA).
While the RCBO achieve the above mentioned protections (with different settings) in addition to protection against short circuits and cable overload
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