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  1. U

    UK What transformer is required for this adapter?

    Hi all, I hope I’m posting this in the right place, please give me a kick if I’m not. :) I have attached two photographs. Can anyone please tell me what transformer I need to buy to be able to use this item? I have seen transformers for sale in various places, most of them are for 120 to 240...
  2. T

    Running a heavy duty food mixer with adapter

    I need to buy a larger mixer for my small bakery, but I only have standard wall outlets and an oven outlet (pictured); the mixer has a NEMA 6-20 plug. Can I safely run a mixer with the ratings indicated in the attached spec sheet using an adapter to either the normal wall outlet or the oven...
  3. M

    Does anyone know what kind of adapter this is?

    I have a lot of fish tanks but have one in particular with a strange light fixture on it. A while back I lost the power cord for it but not the light, this adaptor is connected to the light and is what connects it to the power brick which plugs into a socket. I’d like to order a replacement of...
  4. C

    110V air purifier with a 100-240V adapter

    I purchased an air purifier printed 110V. It has a power adapter of 100-240V. Can I use the air purifier with a power supply of 220-240V? Is the adapter also a converter or transformer? I’m really confused.
  5. L

    Help with correct AC adapter!

    Hello everybody. I bought a used keyboard (Yamaha PSR-E303), however it came with an aftermarket AC dapter, not the original one. Its this one: The keyboard does not specify AC adapter specs, but it says this above the plug: However they do specify to use ONLY one of these...
  6. M

    Powerline adapter on lighting circuit.

    Hi. I am a diyer and very new to anything electrical. I was hoping to put a new outdoor ip camera up outside the house. At the side of my house I have a boiler room that has a light and switch inside it. This light is fed off the light ring at the breaker as I tested it before hand. My plan...
  7. mahaka11

    hello plss help it will take 2 sec.

    hello everyone i want to change my Xbox one adapter from 110V to 220V i watch video and there is 1 part needed part name is: HEL 14D 471K. so my question is: that module and (NU) 472M X1Y2 is same ? i mean can i use this instead of showed in video ? p.s. i'm 2/10 at knowledge of electronics.
  8. mapleman

    Domestic Signs on power adapter.

    I am total noob in electric things. I've got one question. What is that sign on Dell PC power adapter? What is it and how to test it? Is it class two with earth? Help! Thank you.
  9. S

    Help needed, choosing the right adapter

    Hi guys. My girlfriend got a new lamp and I dont know what kind of an adapter she needs to plug this cable into the outlet. I will post photos of the cable. I am sorry if I used the wrong terms but english isnt my first language. I am looking forward to your replies fellas!
  10. Y

    Schuko adapter, but which one?

    Hi Quick question, I have the following appliance lying around and wanted to make use of it, it comes with a German plug with the following specs; 1000 Watt 220/230v 50/60hz What earthed/grounded schuko adapter will I need, a 5 amp or 13 amp? I know the UK version of the same model uses...
  11. alasdairp

    Handy little adapter - comments please!

    Another New Year post. Not a video this time! A really useful bit of old kit for 'old boys' like me... Used by me as a child and still useful at times this year. Is it legal or not? Starter for 10 points... Q1/. would it still be legal if it had never been unplugged? Q2/. Is is legal to use it /...
  12. L

    Logitech Z200 Speaker Adapter Problem ?

    I hope this is right place to write. Adapter dead ! Which is 5V 1.5A. My speaker still working but i need power source. Can i run with USB POWER ? Original Adapter: Speaker: THIS MY SOLUTION --- > USB POWER: IT'S WORK OR NOT ? I MEAN, CAN IT RUN PROPERLY ?
  13. abbeyhouse

    computer adapter switch

    A while ago I got a freebie from E.ON. A 3 way adapter. Middle socket for computer. Two side sockets for peripherals. When computer is switched on and draws current it switches on the two side outlets. When computer is switched off the other two sockets are switched off automatically. All fine...
  14. C

    Ring Pro Doorbell power adapter?

    Hi all, Hoping you can advise as i have no experience with electrics. I’d like to purchase the Ring Pro Doorbell as below which needs a constant power feed - requirements on the site, 16-24 vac transformer. Video Doorbell Pro - https://ring.com/video-doorbell-pro I dont have an exisiting...
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    Plugging transformer into extension adapter. Is it safe?

    Hello. I'm here for some advice. I'm very tight on sockets and i'm wondering if a transformer, this one to be exact: (Biorb Transformer - http://www.completeaquatics.co.uk/biorb-transformer?gclid=Cj0KCQjwn6DMBRC0ARIsAHZtCePVGfCIB3EkqjrYEfgm5VK9dCaa5G7GJ9TSZXw72fzEZtV_0XbqUIsaAkPbEALw_wcB would...
  16. B

    Problems testing RCDs/RCBOs

    Hi, My Megger 1553 only seems to want to do the RCD testing part of its functionality, when you use the plug in lead (The one with a standard 3 pin molded plug on the end). Using the other 3 individual leads achieves nothing and the test fails. I have tried testing at CU and also at a socket...
  17. Dan Brown

    230v mains to 12v or 24v USB

    Hi Does anyone know a way this can can be done I want to wire some usb sockets up the same type you can find in cars, up to a fused connection unit how do I go about doing this. I know I will need a transformer of some sort but what's the best way to go about this. I know some people...
  18. B

    Possibly fried circuitry, Need HELP!

    So I bought a pair of oster clippers from the states, took them to a guy who owns a hardware shop and asked what I needed he handed me a Us to Uk adapter and everything was fine. I used the clippers for maybe 5 weeks before they started cutting out when they were moved abit harshly, it gradually...
  19. J

    Help with Watts, Volts and amps please

    Hi I just bought this SANDSTROM S42SWLH13 PREMIUM BLUETOOTH (Unboxed) | eBay It doesnt come with the power adapter but after looking at the specs of it i found out that it is a 27V/2.5A 70W power adapter I need, This exact one Sandstrom S42SWLH13 AC Adaptor | www.partmaster.co.uk Problem...
  20. M

    Mains to 12v Appliance?

    First of all, I have minimal knowledge of anything electrical so please forgive my ignorance! My problem is that I bought a portable heated handwash unit from eBay which is designed to go in a van. It's 12v 15a and 180w. You can see the unit in question here: Handeman for motor vehicles |...
  21. Soulsurfer

    Kewtech full installation test meter kit...

    Full set of Kewtech inspect and test meters, 3 week old leads set and PAT TESTING ADAPTER Bought every optional extra lead I could get including dist board short out jump leads for R1 + R2 etc... with PAT adapter cost over £200 without one of the 3 test meters !! 1 x KT35 1 x KT42 1 x KT56...
  22. Soulsurfer

    Kewtech full installation test meter kit...

    Full set of Kewtech inspect and test meters, 3 week old leads set and PAT TESTING ADAPTER Bought every optional extra lead I could get including dist board short out jump leads for R1 + R2 etc... with PAT adapter cost over £200 without one of the 3 test meters !! 1 x KT35 1 x KT42 1 x KT56...
  23. Soulsurfer

    Kewtech full installation test meter kit...

    Full set of Kewtech inspect and test meters, 3 week old leads set and PAT TESTING ADAPTER Bought every optional extra lead I could get including dist board short out jump leads for R1 + R2 etc... with PAT adapter cost over £200 without one of the 3 test meters !! 1 x KT35 1 x KT42 1 x KT56...
  24. D

    Domestic advice wanted please

    HI, i hope you wont mind me posting on this forum, im not an electrician just a dizzy blonde looking for some advice.. I have been sent a singing xmas tree from america from a friend. it came with a black transformer type plug. I knew it wouldnt work with our plug sockets as it only has two pins...
  25. F

    Domestic Melting plug socket

    So I hope this is in the right forum area for starters for a first post, sorry if otherwise. I am new here and do not have any electrician background but needed help from people who do. I live in the North West of England and currently have been having a problem with my plug socket and...
  26. W

    Megger MFT 1730's

    Does anyone else have ones of these? If so, have you mastered the blue-tooth transfer function? I'm having problems getting my head around it. I'm using windows XP wih a USB blue-tooth adapter. Any help would be GREATLY appriciated! Thanks, WS
  27. S

    Zeroing fluke 1653b tester help

    Hi all not sure if I'm zeroing my test instrument correctly as I've got different test results when carrying out my pefc an psc. What I've been doing when carrying out these tests is connecting all the 3 test leads together and holding zero however on the display it's stating 0.14 ohms...
  28. E

    Domestic very basic questions on mains plugs for rechargable batteries

    I needed replacement plugs for rechargeable batteries (eg from mobile phone devices) and had heard alot of alarming statements (no pun intended) on general related websites, all telling me to avoid third party adapters that had an incorrect or higher output in voltage or current than what a...
  29. H

    possible to change to a US socket?

    We're wondering if it's possible for an electrician to change our UK socket to a US socket, as we have a lot of devices from the states and don't wish to have dozens of adaptors around the house. Any information would be helpful. Thanks.
  30. K

    dewalt 24v batteries

    has anyone ever tried the so called battery fix you can buy off ebay, I bought it years ago and never bothered.
  31. RAGEnFURY

    FLUKE 1653B Zeroing the leads

    Hi Guys New to this whole gig, currently doing my 2330 and have got hold of a 1653B possibly the dumbest question on this site but.... When zeroing your leads do you touch the tips together? Thanks
  32. T

    Unknown socket - help

    I have the attached socket in a bathroom. I have never seen it before, and cant seem to find a suitable adapter for it. Does anyone know anything about this socket, and where you can find an adapter for it? Thanks
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