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Duplex crowfoot outlet with one outlet flipped
by wa2ise on 11/04/09 03:04 AM

Originally Posted By: aussie240
"This is reminiscent of the double adapters made in Australia until the 1950's that reversed the live and neutral pins on one outlet." This American one looks to do that, but they actually crisscrossed the connections. I used a continuity checker function of my DVM to check. So both plugs will be correctly wired, assuming the entire device is in fact correctly wired. This one is Hubbell's P-1781

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#190116 - 11/06/09 10:24 PM Re: Duplex crowfoot outlet with one outlet flipped [Re: wa2ise]  
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In the USA it would be the ultimate Receptacle! No more ground up/Down Debates grin


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#190390 - 11/15/09 01:22 PM Re: Duplex crowfoot outlet with one outlet flipped [Re: ComputerWizKid]  
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And, if you are getting shocked because the hot is on the wrong side of the plug, you can just use the other outlet to cure the problem grin



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