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#140747 - 04/29/04 02:34 PM Should i fit another socket
sanUK Offline
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I had to get behind my Monitor to paint the new Window in my room and laughed at this



Thought id share it with you all, can anyone beat it

BTW total load drawn < 5A , so it can wait
a while

Maybe one for the Violation forum (Oh the Shame)
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#140748 - 04/30/04 12:18 AM Re: Should i fit another socket
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Sandy,
Have you actually done a Current Test on this little lot?.
I would beg to differ the <5A rating you give it.
Just judging by the sizes of the flexes entering the plugs.
What sort of protection do you have on this circuit?.
Also having computer equipment on this sort of thing gives rise to Non-Linear Loads and overloaded Neutrals.
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#140749 - 04/30/04 03:59 AM Re: Should i fit another socket
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Ah, the garden variety "Adapter tree." Grows only indoors, needs no water, and favors areas with a high concentration of electrical equipment.

Is that an exposed choc-block connector down toward the lower left? What's that connected to?
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#140750 - 04/30/04 04:24 AM Re: Should i fit another socket
sanUK Offline
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Trumpy - Total load is 4.34A, 650W, 1080 VA, PF = 0.60


Paul - Block connector is for a 12v Fan, used in summer to cool me
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#140751 - 05/26/04 11:16 AM Re: Should i fit another socket
PaulCornwall Offline
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Registered: 06/02/03
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Nowt wrong with that.. too much effot in putting another socket in...

so then how do you know the power factor smart arse..
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#140752 - 05/28/04 04:24 PM Re: Should i fit another socket
sanUK Offline
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so then how do you know the power factor smart arse.....?


Plug in Power monitor 12 quid from Maplins.

Effort required adding socket = lots as the walls in my house are compressed straw, which is a pain in the arse to raggle out.
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#140753 - 05/28/04 06:38 PM Re: Should i fit another socket
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Not tall enough.

Here, have another cube-tap. Picked it up today for a dollar
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