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#113756 27-Jan-2013 09:01
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I have just moved all my cables from my entertainment unit to my Samsung E8000 TV into a conduit in the wall but now the power lead is about 100mm short of the sockets.
Any idea if I can get a longer lead in NZ? I see some on some UK sites but I'm not interested in having yet another adapter in my surge protector.


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  #751428 27-Jan-2013 10:21
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How long do you need it?

Or you could make your own if you could find a right angled plug somewhere (or get the UK one and replace the UK power plug with a NZ one - pretty simple),

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  #751433 27-Jan-2013 10:43
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If its the same as my Samsung TV, then the OP will be looking for a right angle figure8 connection, not the more common IEC as linked above


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  #751472 27-Jan-2013 13:25
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What model is that ?

My 3yo Sammy LCD has a right angled IEC.

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  #751487 27-Jan-2013 13:46
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Silly me, shouldnt have assumed. I have a UA40EH5306, which is a current/recent model LED, so perhaps the lower power draw means that they get away with a figure 8 connector (which I assume carries a lower current than a 10 amp IEC)

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  #751558 27-Jan-2013 17:45
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Mine has the IEC connector, and I got a longer cable from Jaycar quite inexpensively. They carry a lot of that type of stuff, and are worth checking with.

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  #751681 27-Jan-2013 22:15
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trig42: How long do you need it?

Or you could make your own if you could find a right angled plug somewhere (or get the UK one and replace the UK power plug with a NZ one - pretty simple),

I would want to keep it. Wink

JK, about 2m is fine, that one should do the job, cheers.

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