Well I'm fully expecting to see a program about counterfeit cables just like
the one on mains adaptors and fuses.
People do assume that the marking is correct otherwise why bother, so
certain manufacturers simply forge the mark.
Some time ago I had to shorten a mains cable on an appliance. Seeing as I
could not see I took steps to be sure the right core of the cable went to
the right place in a new plug and moved the fuse over.
Interestingly, a Sighted person had cause to change the fuse and told me
the cables were old red black and green. Now by chance I had the old moulded
on plug and sure enough the disassembly, well destruction, of this showed
the same but of course nobody could know as it has the plug on it in the
Makes you wonder, as red black green has been out of use for goodness knows
how long and this appliance was relatively new. Tumble Drier in fact.
I'm sure this sort of thing goes on and one can understand it probably does
not seem to matter, but I'd have no idea what the spec would say.
One interesting point was as I lost my sight, there'd and black showed up
different greys on a mono magnifier on the telly, but the blue and brown had
hardly any difference at all, so don't get anyone who has no colour
perception to wire up your house.
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