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Right Angled Fig8 Mains cable?


claireb2

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Hi All

Hopefully someone can help me with my problem

I want to fit my new flatsreen onto a wall but the mains connection is a standard fig8 cable. This means the TV will not sit properly at the angle I need for the best viewing position. Does any one know where I can get a right angled fig8 cable from? Thanks.

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wiz-king

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Not sure what a fig8 lead is but my tv uses click here

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onthelimit

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Think those are known as 'kettle plugs'.

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BT

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This is a Figure-8 cable

click here

can't say I've ever come across a rightangled one
Thee correct name is IEC C7

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morddwyd

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Try CPC or Maplin.

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Confab

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Confab

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Or this one which is arted up to 10A

click here

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Confab

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arted = rated

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claireb2

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Thanks Confab

The Yung-Li ones are exactly what I need.
I put YL-13L into Google and got this

click here

I phoned them and they say they only deal with businesses but for this cable, and the down angle, they will sell me one as their distributors don't want to hold a European cable in the UK.

Thanks again.

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Confab

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Thats good news.

I've had a quick look at the drawings and it says 2.5A. Just make sure that this is a high enough rating for your flatscreen otherwise you'll risk the cable catching fire!

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