CPC 2 gang wall socket with USB ports £6.95
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CPC 2 gang wall socket with USB ports £6.95

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Found 22nd Nov 2015
Have just installed 2 of these and saves swapping plugs around for different devices. Seems a really good price.

£8.34 delivered
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Dont buy cheaper ones , it will damage you phone battery also most of the phone needs 1A (these are 2A sockets)
Current drawn is decided by device not socket.
The 2a is the maximum it can output, for devices such as iPads and tablets.

Good price. Glad to see these coming down in price.
Edited by: "Templar_101" 22nd Nov 2015
Price £8.34 inc VAT
The price is £8.34 each, you forgot to add the VAT, although this is still cheap !
Edited by: "g8ryj" 22nd Nov 2015
They are 8.34 inc VAT. Not sure if there are shipping charges.
Love my more expensive kitchen ones I've had for a year now. My circuit breaker is fitted for a reason and will protect me better than any man
There is a screw fix deal here, 2 for about £16 odd
8.34 including vat title misleading
subas7

Dont buy cheaper ones , it will damage you phone battery also most of the … Dont buy cheaper ones , it will damage you phone battery also most of the phone needs 1A (these are 2A sockets)



There are good reasons to be wary when buying these sockets, your reason is not one of them as the sockets provides up to 2A and your phone (or tablet) will draw what is needed.
the USB charger is constantly on in these units. that puts me off
lazyfatboy

They are 8.34 inc VAT. Not sure if there are shipping charges.




Free del over £5 for online orders
samsung galaxy s6 needs 2.1amp or 2.4 cant remember but over the 2amp..
you can get MK one if pay a few quid. check amazon
michaelgell

samsung galaxy s6 needs 2.1amp or 2.4 cant remember but over the 2amp..



2.1A but that does not mean this socket will not charge your S6, it just means it will charge it up slightly longer than using the 2.1A charger
Edited by: "jayok" 22nd Nov 2015
michaelgell

samsung galaxy s6 needs 2.1amp or 2.4 cant remember but over the 2amp..



​They don't need it. They will draw what they can, and a lower current will just mean that they take slightly more time to fully charged. Slightly more that's all.
peggy79

you can get MK one if pay a few quid. check amazon



£24.98 on Amazon, got a link for the one you refer to?
stevenkats

the USB charger is constantly on in these units. that puts me off


simple, don't put a usb in if you don't want to use it.
I leave my 3 pin sockets on for years with the switch on and nothing has happened to me.
Waldolf

​They don't need it. They will draw what they can, and a lower current w … ​They don't need it. They will draw what they can, and a lower current will just mean that they take slightly more time to fully charged. Slightly more that's all.



​quite a while longer, i have a 2amp charger and it adds about 3 hours to the full charge time from 0%! still good sockets though
Behind your twin 13 Amp Socket is a metal box that it screws into. It's usually only 25mm / 1 inch deep. Many of these charger sockets need a 40mm metal box behind them to accommodate the transformer. It's not always a straight swap.
Is it just a matter of swapping old 2 gang socket for this one -same wiring etc?
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GarryRF

Behind your twin 13 Amp Socket is a metal box that it screws into. It's … Behind your twin 13 Amp Socket is a metal box that it screws into. It's usually only 25mm / 1 inch deep. Many of these charger sockets need a 40mm metal box behind them to accommodate the transformer. It's not always a straight swap.




Description on this states it fits 25mm wall box so should be a straight swap on these
Wonder how these react when performing electrical testing. Wouldn't they have to be removed from the circuit before IR testing? Or does the on/off switch also isolate the USB sockets.
Some do fit into a empty 25mm wall box. But the box already in the wall has 6 - maybe 9 - cables in it. 3 Brown - 3 Blue - 3 Earth and is already full.
I`d just buy a USB 3-pin plug for a couple of quid, plug it in ANY socket in the house, job done. (_;)
liamf12

Wonder how these react when performing electrical testing. Wouldn't they … Wonder how these react when performing electrical testing. Wouldn't they have to be removed from the circuit before IR testing? Or does the on/off switch also isolate the USB sockets.



Buy one and megger it on 1000v

Let us know how it goes
Can someone please tell me if its 2.1A each port or shared between the two. Thanks
ozzie83

Can someone please tell me if its 2.1A each port or shared between the … Can someone please tell me if its 2.1A each port or shared between the two. Thanks


"2x Type A, USB sockets - 2.1A total output, 5V"
stevenkats

the USB charger is constantly on in these units. that puts me off


Exactly. There will be a small but constant current draw for the 5v circuit, whether or not something is plugged in. Rather like having an appliance in standby.
Also, when the USB part packs in, it's hassle to change it.

My plug in Samsung chargers work just fine and can be switched off when not needed.


Edited by: "jaizan" 22nd Nov 2015
jaizan

Exactly. There will be a small but constant current draw for the 5v … Exactly. There will be a small but constant current draw for the 5v circuit, whether or not something is plugged in. Rather like having an appliance in standby. Also, when the USB part packs in, it's hassle to change it.My plug in Samsung chargers work just fine and can be switched off when not needed.


You and your pal don't need one then... Jog on
mymymy

simple, don't put a usb in if you don't want to use it.



Ah yes simple, except, it's not that simple is it?

Edited by: "definition" 22nd Nov 2015
definition

Ah yes simple, except, it's not that simple is it?



Well it's not rocket science.
jh787

You and your pal don't need one then... Jog on



I laughed at that.
Gas - Electricity - Brain Surgery - They can all kill you and your family so easily - Don't dabble !
definition

It's not rocket science I agree. What's your point?


You accept power leakage on every day appliances yet your concerned about the usb socket. In the big scheme of things.....
GarryRF

Gas - Electricity - Brain Surgery - They can all kill you and your family … Gas - Electricity - Brain Surgery - They can all kill you and your family so easily - Don't dabble !



Gas... Yes, leave to the professionals but simple electric jobs can easily be achieved by people with common sense.

The whole world needs protecting from the criminally stupid but if that was the case cutting your own toenails would become certifiable by yet another body.

Why is repairing brakes allowed on your own family car when you consider the consequences?
The idea that "simple electric jobs can easily be achieved by people with common sense" has kept me in full employment all my life. They always blame their "good mate of mine did it". And their wives stand behind them shaking their heads. "Yes - and your mates left all his tools on the floor".
GarryRF

Behind your twin 13 Amp Socket is a metal box that it screws into. It's … Behind your twin 13 Amp Socket is a metal box that it screws into. It's usually only 25mm / 1 inch deep. Many of these charger sockets need a 40mm metal box behind them to accommodate the transformer. It's not always a straight swap.



If you get a Deta one of these a) this is good quality from a well regarded supplier b) it has an optional stand-off collar to project the socket out slightly from the wall to help overcome back-box issues
GarryRF

The idea that "simple electric jobs can easily be achieved by people with … The idea that "simple electric jobs can easily be achieved by people with common sense" has kept me in full employment all my life. They always blame their "good mate of mine did it". And their wives stand behind them shaking their heads. "Yes - and your mates left all his tools on the floor".



As I said" the criminally stupid". There are plenty of people very well qualified in other professions who probably did well at university but have no common sense. Still, keeps you in a job and fuels the "on the job" photos.
jh787

You and your pal don't need one then... Jog on


My "pal" & I have made factual comment on the performance of the product.
Other readers can take that into account when making their decision to purchase or not.

That adds a lot more value than telling someone to move one.


If you do change sockets I'd recommend a plug in socket tester with the 3 indicators. They're cheap but will instantly tell you if wires have been transposed, missed or you have no earth. Not a full test but a little more reassurance than nothing.
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