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More 12v and 240v sockets in a Flash 03

Aug 30, 2018
131
29
Devon
Funster No
55,944
MH
Chausson Flash 03
Exp
Since 2019
Hi,

Our 2013 Flash 03 has a sad lack of 12v and 240v sockets. Two cigarette lighter style in the cab but just one 12v up by the tv mount to power the tv and a single 240v below the sink.

Has anyone fitted more? I assume this is quite a common mod. Any guides online?

Rich
 
Jul 25, 2017
225
310
Rugby
Funster No
49,630
MH
Chausson
Exp
Since2012
Not sure if this helps, we fitted a 4 socket extension to the vertical bed side plugged into one of the tv sockets. Gives us extra sockets at the kitchen. For the 12v I bought one of the charger pods off amazon, this fits in the cup holder. Can remove and plug in bedroom when parked up, gives USB charging points and seperate plug in 12v
Sorry about pictures not that clear image.jpeg image.jpeg
 
Dec 17, 2016
252
117
Malvern
Funster No
46,488
MH
Hymer A class
Exp
2012
I've fitted an extra socket (12v cigar type and double USB) in the lounge running directly off the hab batteries which are in a locker below the seat. Bought from 12v planet.I fitted a separate switch with a LED but it could have been a plain switch as the double USBport illuminates blue when on (I don't think that this is clear from the description on 12v planet website). I fitted a 10A fuse. I have a useful pocket above the socket for putting the phones etc in for recharging.
Paddy

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Apr 19, 2018
36
23
South Warwickshire
Funster No
53,452
MH
Wildax Constellation
Exp
Two Tours around New Zealand
I'm intending to put an inverter behind the passenger seat in our 630 and a 230v socket close by as the lack of either in the area around the table or sofas is something of an irritation. I wouldn't have thought it would be difficult as the electrics for the water heater are under the LHS sofa. We have a couple of cigarette lighter extensions, one on the dash, one in the hab hab area which provide a few extra. USB sockets and power the dash cam & sat nav.

sdg.
 
Jan 19, 2014
4,154
12,828
south shields
Funster No
29,767
MH
Chausson 620 welcoome
Exp
since 1990
Our 2013 Flash 03 has a sad lack of 12v and 240v sockets.
Not just yours but most mh that are made are sadly lacking in enough 12 and 240v outlets..
I installed a few more in my 620 by running a new supply to a smll fuse box and running them from that... there was extra capacity on the 230v box to run a few 230v off that...
Some pictures...
12v fuse box

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Living area..
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Bathroom..

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That lot and a couple of waterproof external points...
Andy.
 

glyndwr

Free Member
May 11, 2014
43
23
Abergavenny
Funster No
31,425
MH
coach
Exp
since 1984 Chausson atm
We have four 12v volt sockets in ours including two in the cab but very disappointed with only two 240 volt sockets and they are so far up (near ceiling) that can't even plug a kettle or toaster in them .
Thought there might have been a few I overlooked as when I rang the dealer he said they like to tuck them away .

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dutts303
Aug 30, 2018
131
29
Devon
Funster No
55,944
MH
Chausson Flash 03
Exp
Since 2019
Thanks all, good to know I have some options. Got our first trip planned shortly so going to use that as an opportunity to figure out where we could do with what
 
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dutts303
Aug 30, 2018
131
29
Devon
Funster No
55,944
MH
Chausson Flash 03
Exp
Since 2019
I've fitted an extra socket (12v cigar type and double USB) in the lounge running directly off the hab batteries which are in a locker below the seat. Bought from 12v planet.I fitted a separate switch with a LED but it could have been a plain switch as the double USBport illuminates blue when on (I don't think that this is clear from the description on 12v planet website). I fitted a 10A fuse. I have a useful pocket above the socket for putting the phones etc in for recharging.
Paddy
That is a really nice looking install btw
 
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dutts303
Aug 30, 2018
131
29
Devon
Funster No
55,944
MH
Chausson Flash 03
Exp
Since 2019
Not just yours but most mh that are made are sadly lacking in enough 12 and 240v outlets..
I installed a few more in my 620 by running a new supply to a smll fuse box and running them from that... there was extra capacity on the 230v box to run a few 230v off that...
Some pictures...
12v fuse box

View attachment 257200

Living area..
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View attachment 257203

Bathroom..

View attachment 257204

That lot and a couple of waterproof external points...
Andy.
Looks great, did you do all the work yourself? Where did you find the switch gear and sockets to match what you already had?

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Jan 19, 2014
4,154
12,828
south shields
Funster No
29,767
MH
Chausson 620 welcoome
Exp
since 1990
Looks great, did you do all the work yourself? Where did you find the switch gear and sockets to match what you already had?
Thanks...
Yes , do all that sort of thing myself...
Just to be clear the switches for the boiler controls (shown relocated in one photo) were just the oroginal switches in their new location..
The dark brown sockets i think i got from here... cbe or berker.. ..with a selection of colours to choose from.. you do need to be sure you order all the parts for them... a holder , mounting frame , and snap on cover..
https://www.leisureshopdirect.com/electric/12v-appliances/12v-plugs-and-sockets
Andy.
 
Oct 6, 2016
911
2,307
Pembrokeshire
Funster No
45,470
MH
Chasson 510
Exp
2016
We have 3 240v. One behind the front seat Low down next to the floor and one above top drawer in kitchen and one next to ceiling above kitchen for tv.
One 12 v next to 240v that’s high up for t
v and 2 12v in cab and 2 usbs in cab.
No shaver socket though,.
Not sure why i would need more.
 
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