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Wondering, whats the biggest extension adapter you can get. Or how many you can take from one socket.

I'm organizing a computer event. there will be 30 + computers so I'm wondering how many of these computers can I get on one plug.
 
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Wondering, whats the biggest extension adapter you can get. Or how many you can take from one socket.

I'm organizing a computer event. there will be 30 + computers so I'm wondering how many of these computers can I get on one plug.
I think you will be limited to the maximum plug-top fuse,ie13amp.
But you might have problems with earth leakage.Your 30ma rcd might not be able to cope,it could operate at any level exceeding 15ma.Your supply circuit should also probably be with a high integrity earth connection.If your supply is a radial an additional 4mm earth is commonly used from the last socket to the consumer unit earth bar.You might also have surge problems,so try not to power everything up at once.
 
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Hi,
When you say 30+ how many (if any) will be lap tops, it's only lots of desktops that will cause you problems, first off you will need to get some better idea of the fuse board / circuit layouts of the venue you intend to use.
 
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