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#143454 15-Apr-2014 13:28
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My work was donated a 55" LED 3D touch screen TV from china. The body of the TV is completely metal (steel) and the power cable only has a 2 prong plug which means there is no ground wire.

Is this TV legal in NZ as I doubt with the body being metal that its double insulated. I would appreciate any help!

Thanks.




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  #1025566 15-Apr-2014 13:31
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If it's double insulated, there should be a logo saying so on one of the labels on the back.
The double insulated logo is usually two squares, one inside the other.


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  #1025575 15-Apr-2014 13:37
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I'd be less concerned about "legal" and more concerned about "might it electrocute someone".  Being Chinese and presumably no-brand, your mileage on both may vary.

 
 
 
 


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  #1025579 15-Apr-2014 13:42
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The TV is a Skyworth 55e72rd.

Looking at the back is has the double insulated logo, thanks for pointing that out xcubed.




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  #1025581 15-Apr-2014 13:43
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My sony bravia is only two prong, no earthing and its alright *shrug*

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  #1025604 15-Apr-2014 14:27
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If you're really worried, meter it and check whats going through the case. 





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  #1025606 15-Apr-2014 14:36
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Does it have a three C Mark (CCC) ?

This is the China Compulsory Certification (CCC) system, if it does met this then it is likely legal in NZ under the China-NZ FTA

http://www.chinafta.govt.nz/1-The-agreement/1-Key-outcomes/1-Goods/6-Technical-barriers-to-trade/mra.php

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