Solar Type Tps Plugs.

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  1. Tootles

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    Does anyone know of a UK source for TPS solar 2 pole plugs?? On fleabay, it seems that they are only available from The States or Germany, the postage twice the price of the plugs!
     
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    First time I have EVER seen 'FUNSTERS* stumped over an electrical question.......:)
     
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    what are they ?
     
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    Like this Jim. They are used to safely connect solar panels to the blocking diode.

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    In that case.. no.. sorry, never seen them before..
     
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    They look like bullet connectors. Normally solar uses MC4 connectors. Try bullet connector on ebay
     
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    Thanks SB, seen these, but I want to purchase the plugs, and not the wire and stuff that isn't needed. I mean, someone must manufacture them.........
     
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    Thanks mate. I need them fitted into the plugs. As you can see, they are shielded from each other, and form a neat connection when mail and female are joined.
     
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    Like you say plenty on ebay ,but pp charges shocking will look in my box of come in handy one day bits ,sure I have some with bare ends :)
     
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    They look molded on so may not be available unless you by a million of them from someone in China.
     
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    I got some last year with a solar panel, that you could unclip the cover and fit your own cables, but hey, your solution seems to be the best. (y)
     
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    And if it doesn't work you can get the wife to knit a jumper for it and you've got a toy octopus to play with.
     
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