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Another Aussie style crawfoot outlet #210147
05/29/13 11:59 PM
05/29/13 11:59 PM
Leviton_5024_crawfoot_outlet,_accepts_Aussie_power_plugs..jpg
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Another Aussie style crawfoot outlet

An Aussie style pattern Leviton outlet.
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Re: Another Aussie style crawfoot outlet [Re: wa2ise] #210184
06/01/13 02:47 PM
06/01/13 02:47 PM
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harold endean  Offline
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Boonton, NJ
That looks like an old "Crow foot" pattern. They were used in this area many years ago. I believe it was good for 220 volt, 15 or 20 amps only. (Not sure if it was 15 or 20 though or both.)

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Re: Another Aussie style crawfoot outlet [Re: wa2ise] #210353
06/16/13 09:03 AM
06/16/13 09:03 AM
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Fullerton, CA USA

The rating of the receptacle is printed right on its face.
10A-250V, 15A-125V.

Re: Another Aussie style crawfoot outlet [Re: electure] #211620
11/01/13 10:16 PM
11/01/13 10:16 PM
NickD  Offline
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Amish Country, PA
Here's a combination duplex at a local supply house:
Note the unique slots.

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Re: Another Aussie style crawfoot outlet [Re: electure] #211770
11/15/13 04:28 PM
11/15/13 04:28 PM
Trumpy  Offline

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SI,New Zealand
That isn't an Aus/NZ socket, reason I say that is the the contacts are too far apart for the Phase and Neutral pins of a standard plug here.
It might be an Argentinian version where the phase and neutral are transposed, but don't fit our plugs.
One other thing, anything made for the Aus/NZ market has a switch on it, so you can turn off the 230V before you pull the plug out of the socket.


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