* Posts by dog_man

1 post • joined 6 Nov 2019

Socket to the energy bill: 5-bed home with stupid number of power outlets leaves us asking... why?

dog_man

@AnonSACoward

British Socket in the UK - BS 1363:

The nail will only fit in the where the Earth pin goes. Live and Neutral are shuttered. No electrocution!

The standard has been around since 1947.

But you guys in SA are probably using round pin sockets based on BS 546 which predates 1947 - so KZERRRRRRRRRRRRRT it is.

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