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3 x Daewoo 4-Way 1m Extension Lead - White Was £13.47, With Mix&Match & code, Now £7.63 free C&C @ Robert Dyas/Ryman Stores
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Found 22nd MarFound 22nd Mar
Mix & match to suit. Currently 3 for 2 on extensions and adaptors/ DIY/ Luggage Accessories apply code to reduce your basket by a further 15%. Please see below - Mix &a… Read more
ZanyAngel

Personally, I wouldn't trust market stalls, etc Used only one product as an example, there are dozens more combinations, not everything can be covered or found for a £1.00 :)

sam_of_london

£1in Pound shops and Sunday Market etc.

Powerfix Profi Socket Cube with USB Ports1 £7.99 each at Lidl
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Found 5th MarFound 5th Mar
Features 4 child-proof sockets and 2 USB ports Cord length 1.5m
merry

Exactly what I was thinking :)

tek-monkey

This might do OK for in the suitcase, I usually carry a 4 way adapter but this will use less space.

Harley_Mick

5v 2400ma

feed_me_chocs

If it was surge protected I’d have got one but still a good deal op

compadre

5v! Sorry got one can't remember.

8 Way 3m Individually Switched Surge Protected Extension Lead, Black - £9.79 delivered @ CPC Farnell
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Found 27th FebFound 27th Feb
Great Price (y) On/off switch on each socket LED surge indicator Hanging holes on base of unit BS1363/A, BS5733/A Compliant
akashi

Thanks OP, ordered one.

slykapiloting

Ordered thanks op

CraigT

Bought something similar a while back and was disappointed because it struggled with oversized plugs/adaptors that come with today's equipment. The taller plugs would block access to the sockets on the opposite side almost turning it into a 4 gang extension. Great for standard plugs and a good deal!

Mysticaltopaz24

@apur32 Thx AP another good deal .I'm plugging your deal ;)

ThereHeIs

Order. Thanks (y)

BenRoss 3 Way Switched Surge Protected Wall Adaptor Socket, TJ Hughes in store for £5.99
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Found 25th FebFound 25th Feb
Quite a few available at TJ Hughes in Sheffield, near price I found was about £9.00. 4 stars reviews on Amazon. Yes, does not have USB ports, if you want this you can get a BenRoss… Read more
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Stevelow_212

Great I've always wanted a 3 way

sheffield788

Surge protected? I've mentioned in the description you can get similar things from Poundland.

cheapnnasty1

4 way in home bargains for 4.99

sheffield788

That was a good price indeed. Now £9.99, I think the 5 ways BenRoss is also £9.99 at TJ Hughes but did not look, I needed 3 ways, the space is really awkward where I need it.

sam_of_london

Voted hot. Only 3 WAY. 5 WAY available on Amazon. On Lightning deal every other week. hotukdeals.com/deals/duronic-s125w-5-way-uk-plug-surge-protected-amazon-764-prime-1213-non-prime-sold-by-duronic-and-fulfilled-by-amazon-lightning-deal-3167363

Mr.Krabs

Same here, doesn't show up on search either ;(

Dustoori

Am I missing something here? Link goes to a 10 way extension for £14

tjhilder

i see what you did there

robatt

Ta Sam. Heat.

TallYoda

Cold. Got it 1p cheaper a couple of weeks ago! Heat really (y) I think the 10 socket was posted back then but I opted for this and it's been fine - no surges so can't test that but it's tidied things up a bit and replaced two other extension leads.

ALDI: IN-STORE: Workzone 4 Gang 2m Extension Lead: 99p
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LocalLocalFound 21st FebFound 21st Feb
Longer cable and one more socket than the £ store equivalent.
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CrazyBob

Fuses for domestic plug tops come in 3/5/10/13 amps. I have never seen a 3 or 5 amp extension lead but plenty of 10 amp ones exist. Check out Argos or screwfix. I guess a 10 amp one is a little cheaper to make as it can use a smaller diameter cable but I am not a fan. I have personal experience of a cable reel getting warm and tripping the thermal protection device even though it was half unwound.

jasee

All plugs should now be fused at 13 amps or 3 amps. So there should be either a 13 amp fuse or a 3 amp in the plug connected to the flexible cable. I don't think I've ever seen an extension plug with a 3 amp fuse in it. If it had that would mean you could only draw about 700 watts of power from all the sockets before the fuse went 'bang' :) IMO it's very unlikely that the flexible cable could overheat if wound but apparently it has happened however the one here is very short (2 metres) so you haven't got much to wind round anything :) . You should read the manufacturer's specifications of course.

LoveTV

This is gangsta

CrazyBob

Some extensions are less than 13amps. 13a = 3120w at 240v 10a = 2400w at 240v Power rating can also be reduced if the cable is wound to prevent overheating. Always read the manufacturers specifications.

jasee

3 KW as with any extension lead of any type however many sockets

10 Way Tower Extension Lead, Surge Protected, 2m, White £6.90 spend another £1.10 for free del  (£11.10 delivered) @ CPC
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Found 21st FebFound 21st Feb
A 10 gang free standing, power surge protected, extension lead tower that's ideal for office or home use where multi power points are required. Each individual socket is rated at 1… Read more
WillieGophar

I bought the black version of this from CPC a few years ago now. It's excellent - the angling of the sockets is very useful. Luckily, I can't vouch for the surge protection though...

crispsandwich

great tip - thanks to the original poster as well.

mrmcdavies

Good find. You can get 2 for £13.80 as there's no postage then.

sam_of_london

Wish they sold 12 way like Amazon/Duronic

4 Socket Cassette Reel, 13A 10m - £9.78 delivered @ CPC Farnell
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Found 21st FebFound 21st Feb
4 Socket Cassette Reel, 13A 10m Price includes VAT and delivery - 581 in stock at time of posting. -Gang cassette reel mains extension Rated at 240V/10A Conforms to BS EN612… Read more
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Flappybunnyman

Ordered thank you OP.

Crossbow

Also £8.99 for the 4-socket, 10m, 13A Workzone Aldi one (+£2.99 del, or need to spend £20 for free delivery option): https://www.aldi.co.uk/workzone-10-meter-cable-reel/p/010371264548800 Worth noting with most, if not all, these extension cable reels (quoted from Aldi):- Max. current fully wound 5 Amp (1200 Watts) - Max. current unwound 13 Amp (3120 Watts)- Safety Warning: Fully unwind and check the power rating of appliance before use

jezcooke

Slightly cheaper (£8.38) using this link: https://cpc.farnell.com/pro-elec/pel00427/cassette-cable-reel-four-socket/dp/PL1537207

jr007

Thanks, needed a new one with 13A.(y)

apur32

This deal will go scorching hot (y)

Powerfix Profi Extension Lead With 6 sockets, on-off switch £7.99 at Lidl
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Protects electrical devices from surges up to 3,000V-Cable length: 3m
horsey

re: child plug guards. I've seen these ubiquitous bits of plastic in every parents household, but I think there is some herd fear thing going on because whenever I point out the obvious, nothing changes. "They sell them in Mothercare, it must be the thing to do..." As a former idiot child, I can confirm that we will stick metal objects in these things regardless of shrouding (cheeky)

jamhops

Looks pretty good quality so i did vote hot, and thanks :) Might be able to put surge protected in the title (but not 100% sure but seems to say it is)

nandito

Sorry jamhops, edited now.

jamhops

Title sucks made me click making it seem like there was an specialist safety feature

Huerro87

Was literally talking about these last night XD HEAT

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Surge protected 4w 2m - £4 instore @ ASDA
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Refreshed 18th FebRefreshed 18th Feb
Another spot in asda, a very good price for a surge protected plug, hope this helps someone
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StolenDiagram

I would be personally buying a surge protector that actually offers reimbursement if it causes your devices to spontaneously combust,.

horsey

Just to point out "Surge protected" usually refers to an semiconductor component (MOV) that has a finite life, when it eventually fails it'll either catch fire, or more commonly just stop working. If you think you need some level of protection, maybe do some research first

afroylnt

Tks will try my local

shahidali47

Are they that hard to find they had so many in Docklands I think it said switched on the packaging

afroylnt

Are the sockets switched? (assuming you can find one)

Masterplug White Individually Switched Extension Lead 4W 2M £2.50 Asda instore
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LocalLocalFound 8th FebFound 8th Feb
Found this little bargain in Asda today, also spotted it at another branch so i think it is nationwide. Hope this is of help to someone :)
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stuart_75

These are still £8 in ASDA Bromsgrove

db129

Got last one in Rugby

CrazyBob

Forgot to mention, they are 10 Amps max load.

mancmackem

Loads in Hyde

CrazyBob

Just picked up four from Asda Pudsey. There were quite a few left. There is also a box on the top shelf where they keep extra stock.

Duronic  surge Tower Extension Lead 12 Way Socket 2m  @ Amazon Lightning Deal Dispatched And Sold By Duronic  £12.42 Delivered Free
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Found 6th FebFound 6th Feb
this will definitely run out before the allotted time.nearly all 5 star reviews,A 12 way surge tower that will power up to 12 plugs without taking too much space
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amazoncrazy

sorry was on a lightning deal they have all gone. :(

shabibijunior

How do you get this price? It shows as 15.95 for me

amazoncrazy

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cloud1

Thanks for posting. Bought one, don't even need it!

amazoncrazy

thanks sam just the three (embarrassed)

6 Gang Surge Protected Extension Lead, White 2m £4.44 @ CPC (Spend £8+ for free delivery)
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Refreshed 1st FebRefreshed 1st Feb
Good offers on at the moment but this plus my other post (24 hour timer) look good. Need to spend £8 (excl VAT) for free delivery, Surge protected extension lead with integral n… Read more
Pisnahuj

LondonsRichestTramp: You're not supposed to plug things in while they are on. Turn off the switch, plug it in, then switch it on. No sparks no danger Yeah right, until you move the cord it just loves to sparkle because the materials inside are very thin and the case as cheap as possible.. (horror) I have a verrrrry old one it looks so so... i usually hide it but i trust it the most because i have taken it apart and it is evident that there was no expense spared back then..

Leftfield_2k2

It's NOT a fire hazard with regards to current draw because the 13A fuse in the plug makes it impossible for devices to draw more current then the CSA of the cable can safely carry. What IS a fire hazard though is electrical arching as fuses and even RCD/RCBO's can't protect from this, just make sure all plugs are fully and correctly inserted and all is cool. (This is why the fire brigade warn against using those multi block adaptors as the extra weight can cause plugs to partially pull out from sockets creating the perfect conditions for electrical arching!)

mickrick

Can never have enough of these.

LondonsRichestTramp

You're not supposed to plug things in while they are on. Turn off the switch, plug it in, then switch it on. No sparks no danger

MatsyLR

Daisy chaining is perfectly safe. It just depends on what you plug into the further extension. Anything with low power draw is fine.

MASTERPLUG HDCT4513BQ/4-XD 13A 4-GANG 45M CABLE REEL 240V £25 @ Screwfix
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Found 25th JanFound 25th Jan
45m extension cable. Masterplug. Part of their 'Big Weekend' deals.
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alieus_uk25

Anyone got a link to a good one?

Ambrb1

Great deal, just bought one with Ann extra 10% off card they sent me in the post last week :)

arCuThEDOWDr

Because the reel has a few layers of cable, they all tangle up and jam when rolling it back. I was surprised myself when this happened but I have this model and now have about 10m of cable that is always unwound as it will not roll back that far. I wish I had bought one that had a better mechanism instead of this model.

Joe_Kitchen

How hard can it be to roll it back

DominicPTS

It's one cable that you're feeding back on the reel? Honestly not trying to troll you on this, just (having had similar reel) am puzzled. Are we saying the reel isn't big enough for the cable?

MasterPlug Surge Extension Lead: 6-Socket 2 Metre White with USB - £14.48 delivered @ Groupon
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Found 23rd JanFound 23rd Jan
Note also 18% cashback on quidco saving £2.61 = £11.87 delivered. https://www.quidco.com/groupon/ Not a massive saving over amazon, but significant enough especially if you bu… Read more
coalfield

My god this went cold. Shame on me, got to be one of my lowest. Matches the weather at least

codge

Sadly instore only

coalfield

Link?

codge

£6.99 in Homebargains

BraddersJ

Unless we'd only want it for slow charging at night (y) :D

AUKEY Extension Lead Power Strip - 4x Plug / 4x USB - £7.99 Prime / £12.48 non prime @ FD Europe (Aukey) Fulfilled by Amazon
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Found 22nd JanFound 22nd Jan
Ordered myself, the amount of times i have to unplug my kids chargers for phones/tablets & PS4/Switch controllers is unreal - 1st world problems. Obvs better for 'Primers' or… Read more
smallclone

That ones does offer surge protection. The description says "Protect Electronics from Dangerous Surges, Rated to withstand a power surge of up to 900 J, and complete, 3-line AC protection can safeguard your laptop, desktop, printer."

sprite127594

Was going to buy but wanted surge protection.

EDEN188

That was quick, was just about to place an order :(.

fixx

Looks like you caused a stampede and it's all sold out! Can't order it on computer or phone. Great find though!

smallclone

OOS.

Pifco 6 Gang Extension Lead with 2X USB and Surge Protection £6.99 @ Home Bargains (Instore only?)
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Pifco 6 Gang Extension Lead with 2X USB charge sockets, Surge Protection and 2 Metre cable. Spotted in Home Bargains yesterday and today. None mentioned on their Website so possibl… Read more
Darter

I see where you are coming from but it is stated on these that they are for office equipment use only. This should also cover most low current domestic electrical devices etc. Although electric heaters or other high current appliances shouldn't be plugged into these type of extension leads really, modern domestic consumer units and correctly fused mains devices/appliances should be able to cope with the rather unlikely event potentially dangerous scenario picture you may be painting for this lead.

Grrrrrrrrrrr

How well it works when connected to a safe load is quite interesting - but how well would it respond if, say, an electric heater plugged into it developed a short between heater element and (metal) case? In theory, a huge fault current should flow into the protective conductor (earth wire). This should near-instantly blow the fuse in the plugtop, clearing the fault and making everything safe. I've seen extension leads where the earth wire wasn't connected to anything. Others where the thin bendy metal making a brushing contact with the mains plug earth pin made so bad a connection that it just went open circuit when a large fault current tried to flow - leaving the equipment live and users unprotected. That's the problem with cheap imports (I'm not saying that this lead necessarily falls into that category) - how they respond when a fault happens, not how they work when all is well.

ItsADeal_ItsASteal

Wilkos ones are re-branded master plug ones, even have the mp name marked on the back somewhere. Not sure about pricing currently, but worth a look.

brutusgold78

I bought this the other week and it is working fine - one thing to note is the power light (and one around the USBs) are bright... i'd intended to use this in the bedroom for charging phone overnight but had to rethink as it was lighting up the room. Could always put some masking tape over it i suppose.

bargainhunter1059

Just the job for plugging everything in behind the tele. Great price

Masterplug 2m 13 A 6-Gang Surge Protected Extension Lead with Individually Switched Sockets £11.49 (Prime) / £15.98 (non Prime) at Amazon
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I know it has been at this price in the past, but recently got up. It comes with 3 years insurance for the attached appliances, which is ideal for all the expensive Christmas prese… Read more
r4w80

I'm more concerned about spikes on the electrical distribution system as I don't have phone lines near me (my neighbour is all over optical fibre).

Grrrrrrrrrrr

These units only absorb energy spikes arriving over the electrical distribution system. Unless you have overhead lines running to your property, probably the least of your worries. Of far more concern is energy spikes arriving over a phone line, if you have an overhead phone line going to your property. Whilst the master socket will absorb spikes between the lines, thus protecting an isolated passive phone, it doesn't absorb spikes relative to ground. Those will go straight to anything that does have an earth (protective conductor) connection. Which could typically be a computer. Masterplug will not pay a penny towards that damage - as it won't have arrived via the mains. So, you need something, typically a mains adapter, that comes with phone line protection. A phone in and phone out. That will dump or absorb any spikes relative to ground.

r4w80

I feel like my post is going cold but you can compare between brands only if they have the same specs. I'm no electrician, but for whoever buys cheaper alternatives (and therefore votes cold), please check the datasheet (if even it exists) and be careful!

r4w80

Don't take me wrong, I like CPC but I still believe the Masterplug extensions leads are better than others. It says surge protected but it doesn't state how exactly. Another difference: Maximum surge current: 4,500A - The Masterplug is 13,500 Amps. The one here has a thermal cut as well. I don't normally care about having insurance either, but it's a good thing they trust the stuff they sell ;)

bellboys

Massive amazon fan (Prime, 1000+ orders etc) but imo CPC Farnell are the go to people for these sort of products. I got 2 of these delivered for less than 50p more than this one costs.... and that's if you have prime.. https://cpc.farnell.com/pro-elec/2816sp/extension-lead-6g-surgeswitched/dp/PL10495 Edit: great minds! :D

Masterplug WBXBFG10B Outdoor IP54 Weatherproof Box with 13amp 4 Socket 10m Extension Lead £15.99 + £4.49 delivery (Non Prime) @ Amazon
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Found 15th Dec 2018Found 15th Dec 2018
Better value than some of the 8M extension cables included from other retailers.
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jasee

Yes for 30 days (y)

jasee

https://www.screwfix.com/p/masterplug-weatherproof-box-kit/46169 Yes for £19.99. The extension lead is only 6 metres but the RCD is essential if your main fusebox doesn'have one

margamboy

Picked up this for £15 yesterday from Asda Didn't need the timer as using smart plugs inside the box https://groceries.asda.com/product/extension-leads-cables/masterplug-weatherproof-outdoor-power-box/1000001094078

gazjon

Plus collecting locally also means it's easier to return if there are problems, and with christmas coming up, even prime doesn't necessarily mean next day delivery. I've had that problem a couple of times over teh years, so I rarely use prime nowadays.

rickj

Will Amazon provide prime membership for free ??.

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