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    Replacement For No Headphone Socket

    Up until recently I had a Samsung Smart TV be and late at night used Bluetooth Headphones facilitated by a BT adaptor situated in a USB port ( to get power) and a short lead in to the headphone socket. Now I have an LG 49UM7050PLF SMART 4K ULTRA HD HDR tv which,of course,has no headphone socket...
  2. C

    Extension on BT Master Socket 5C - Connecting BT Router?

    HI, Just had BT to come out to identify a broadband fault, and they replaced my old BT master socket with a new dual-plug one "5c" - with a built-in microfilter. Fancy! My router is usually plugged in in another room, via a normal telephone extension cable. However as I have a new master...
  3. rob99

    Double socket removal question

    I’m looking to get rid of a double socket In a plasterboard partition wall it’s got a single cable to it Is it okay to put a junction box on it and patch the hole or does it need the cable removed from the mains ?? any advice appreciated
  4. tigermad

    Double socket amps

    Hi I am having quite a debate with someone regarding this and googling draws a blank each site saying different so perhaps someone here can assist. I have 2 devices 1 that’s 1750 watt and one 1450 watt. I have been told I can not plug them into a double socket (one per socket). I thought...
  5. fragdude

    Sparkie question and installing a further socket

    Hi, I’ve a new build house ( so walls made of toilet paper and no channeling required ) Would an electrician be able to put a double socket next to this one and would anyone know a rough price? Thanks Jas
  6. MSW

    Will this work - fused spur from a outside socket that feeds a radial lightimg circuit and double socket

    I have an outside socket. I propose to run new wires from the live, nuteral and earth connections out of the rear of this socket back through the wall into the house where I will connect them to the relevant connections in a 5 Amp fused switched spur. I will then run live, nuteral and earth...
  7. Kailash

    Socket Back Box

    hi going to replace a blanking plate with a socket. when i unscrewed it i noticed it has been installed in the same orientation as below with the little wiggly fixture on the left. this is why there is only once screw holding it in i think, it's difficult to screw into that fixture while it's...
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    Garden lighting with smart control powered from outdoor socket

    Hi all, I'm landscaping the garden and would like to incorporate some lighting while I have the opportunity. I'm thinking around 5 or 6 spike spotlights - 2 will uplight a couple of tall trees which are on the side and back boundary of the garden and the rest I will space out equally along the...
  9. edz

    Old Cable And Wireless Socket

    Hi All I recently moved and have Virgin Fibre access, all working ok. As part of the various jobs I'm doing I want to remove a god-awful looking cable that's tacked to the sophets and drops haphazardly to the kitchen wall and through. In there is an old cable and wireless branded socket which I...
  10. C

    Moved to a flat aerial socket loose and is not connected ?

    HI i just moved to a flat. The TV reception is sporadic at best and we have been needing to re-tune it every few days. I have tried to look online and all the sockets seem to be wired in and the live wire connected ? Does this look normal ? Any advice would be great thank you.
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    Anyone with a Belkin Boost Up Wireless Charging Pad 10 W measure the plug socket please?

    Can anyone with a Belkin Boost Up Wireless Charging Pad 10 W measure the plug socket please? The dimensions below how far it sticks out after being plugged in, see pic attached thanks?
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    Identifying cause of CAT5 wall socket not working

    Hi all, Several years ago during a whole house renovation I had CAT5e and CAT6 cables run around the house for several purposes, one of these was so I have wall sockets in every room just as a future proofing. A while back I crimped all the ends at my router/switch and then tested all the wall...
  13. mel769

    RJ45 socket next to power socket

    Hi ive got another question regarding wiring ethernet. Im running ethernet to each room; in a nutshell all the outlet socket plates will be flush with the wall by using metal backboxes. Ive got a "dual box" which means I can mount two singles next to each other in the same box. Would it be...
  14. M

    65PUS6262/05 HDMI socket fault?

    Hi, I've had this TV for a couple of years, and all of a sudden we got no signal from the Sky Q box. Thinking it to be the Sky box at fault, I did a restore on the Sky box. The low-res "Software updating: 1 of 2" screen appeared, but once this finished, I still didn't have a picture. I took the...
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    Sky TV - Decorative Wall Socket Facia

    Hi - I would like to standardise my wall sockets to brushed steel. I have the BG Electrical range, and wondered if the following model would work with Sky TV? Model : NBS62G (Metal Brushed Stainless Steel Grey Isolated 1 Gang Co Axial TV Outlet) Currently I just have a coax cable sticking out...
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    Sky TV - Decorative Wall Socket Facia

    Hi - I would like to standardise my wall sockets to brushed steel. I have the BG Electrical range, and wondered if the following model would work with Sky TV? Model : NBS62G (Metal Brushed Stainless Steel Grey Isolated 1 Gang Co Axial TV Outlet) Currently I just have a coax cable sticking out...
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    Virgin Media Twin Cable Socket

    Good Evening, Some while ago I had Virgin Media installed. The black twin cable (i believe it's called shotgun) has Satellite Main and Satellite Sub "F" Type connectors going in to my Samsung Smart Hub. The only problem is that the Virgin engineer kindly pushed the cable through a hole he...
  18. Jacoscar

    What master socket for Vodafone broadband?

    When I moved into my house I removed the master socket for replastering and probably lost it (or thrown it away). I have had Virgin Media during the last year, but have now requested Vodafone broadband. The previous owner had internet with a non virgin provider so the phone line should already...
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    Preamp output vs TAPE Record output socket

    Hi guys, I have my Graham Slee Novo headphone amplifier connected to the TAPE Record output socket in my Musical Fidelity x-80 amp. I'm wondering what is the difference between this socket and the PRE-amplifier OUTput socket in X-80? Would it be possible to connect the headphone amp to the...
  20. D

    Denon x3500H - Aerial socket snapped off

    Hi there, I had to move my Denon x3500h recently and unfortunately 1 of the aerial ports snapped off meaning i now only have 1 functioning socket. I've attached the aerial bit you screw in but don't get hardly any range when using bluetooth. Am I basically screwed when it comes to bluetooth...
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