Anyone that can help identification

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  1. Alison Whyte

    Alison Whyte

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    Please could anyone identify what this is an what for that fits into this socket just inside my camper door on the wall to the left ??
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    DP_JAY Funster Life Member

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    It's just a typical caravan 12v socket for a TV etc. W4 type 2 pin socket.
     
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    Hi Alison, welcome to the Fun.

    That's a 12 volt socket and plug, used to power 12v items such as TV. It will be powered by your leisure battery.
     
  4. SandraL

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    Its an 12 volt socket for appliances such as a tv etc. The
    pins on the plug are angled so it can only be plugged in one way so polarity is correct. Havent been in vans for quite a few years now.
     
  5. Alison Whyte

    Alison Whyte

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    Lol oh really as I said ' Very ' newbie !! Thanks
     
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    They work well though. I've recently fitted one to run a compressor coolbox. It gives a much more reliable connection than a cigar lighter or DIN plug.
     
  7. Alison Whyte

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    The van is a 1991 Model so a good 27yrs young so that would make sense. Than k you All ..
     
  8. Alison Whyte

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    ThatsT good to know thanks DBK ..
     
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  10. Lenny HB

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    For the technically minded you may find this hard to believe that plug and socket was a original designed and made by a small company called Senate for use on 240v for the lighting in a Baxi hearter. W4 started marketing them for 12v use in the late 70's and late 80's bought the tooling frome Senate. (I was the technical manager of W4 for 10 years) and had the job of sorting it out.
     
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  11. Alison Whyte

    Alison Whyte

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    Ohhh wow Lenny HB thank you for that my question on it must have brought back a few memories for you then
     
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