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Top wired 13 amp plug #202138
07/20/11 01:45 PM
07/20/11 01:45 PM
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Len  Offline OP
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Does anyone know if 13 amp plugs are available where the wire come out of the top of the plug instead of the bottom, like a lot of PSU's do

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Re: Top wired 13 amp plug [Re: Len] #202190
07/21/11 06:20 PM
07/21/11 06:20 PM
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All the BS1363 13A plugs I have ever seen have the outlet at the base. You could fit the socket [receptacle] 'upside down' in the pattress box if you wanted to though!

Last edited by Alan Belson; 07/21/11 06:23 PM.

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Re: Top wired 13 amp plug [Re: Len] #202201
07/22/11 06:22 PM
07/22/11 06:22 PM
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uksparx  Offline
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As far as I know, BS1363 specifies that the flex/cord must enter the plug from the bottom i.e. a vertical position. That would mean flex entry from the top would not comply with the BS.

Re: Top wired 13 amp plug [Re: Len] #202210
07/23/11 06:59 AM
07/23/11 06:59 AM
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Len  Offline OP
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As I thought. Thanks for the reply's guy's


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