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dunkemhigh:
I guess this is kind of dodgy technology.

Bought an item on Amazon, which arrived without the legally-required UK plug. Queried this with the vendor who replied:


--- Quote ---Hello,
Please rest assured that the plugs and adapters of our products comply with international standards.

--- End quote ---

You can see from the photos that there must be some really weird international standards out there.

Haenk:
Dropping earth is such a nice idea.
And probably highly illegal 8)

mikeselectricstuff:
And includes a free death-daptor - nice!

amyk:

--- Quote from: Haenk on September 02, 2021, 01:00:35 pm ---Dropping earth is such a nice idea.
And probably highly illegal 8)

--- End quote ---
Double-insulated?

dunkemhigh:

--- Quote from: amyk on September 02, 2021, 01:33:55 pm ---
--- Quote from: Haenk on September 02, 2021, 01:00:35 pm ---Dropping earth is such a nice idea.
And probably highly illegal 8)

--- End quote ---
Double-insulated?

--- End quote ---

No, it's a metal-bodied fan and must be earthed.

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