.................and fit a double double socket with USB sockets into a
standard paten box if you have the ring main in and out and a spur to
the cooker......tried a £25 MK one and then a chinky £10 one and neither
fit due to the size of the USB gubbins attached .....
ha ha could have done with that!.........I just used a shallow surface mount
box and cut the back out of it with the dremel .........going to go and get
some of these as I feel what I did was a bit of a bodge .....thanks Steve
bugger....I knew such a thing must exist but B&Q don't do it no surprise
there then .....
" Great product for when an existing back box isn't deep enough, for example
when changing an ordinary 2 gang socket for one with USB outlets which is
Ok, maybe not a life saver, but these have rescued me from an hour of
wall-bashing on more than one occasion. Sometimes, you just don't have
enough room in an existing metal backbox for wires/dimmer/USB sockets. When
that happens, this will save you time, money and stress! "
Do you really want some chinese electronics permanently on
and using power 24/7 ?.
Better to have a switched fusible spur on the ring supplying your
If you have a cooker spurred off a double socket, you may have
deviated from 'rules' anyway.
On Sun, 14 Jan 2018 14:45:59 +0000, Dave Plowman (News) wrote:
Probably. But do you really want to take a chance on that? You might also
end up with 240V coming out of the usb socket. Plus when it goes *phut*
(which I guarantee it will at some point) you have all that faulty 5V
circuitry embedded in your wall. At least with a wall wart you can easily
just bin it.
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yes Glasgow airport since 1974, two shopping malls and everything down to a
humble garage......tee hee
I just don't take things that are not serious seriously ......and I like
people to underestimate me..........
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