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Author Topic: Modern and creative electrical outlets, power strips, sockets and switches  (Read 1300 times)

Giampy

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Re: Modern and creative electrical outlets, power strips, sockets and switches
« Reply #1 on: September 12, 2012, 07:25:00 AM »
Some nifty-looking things there :up:

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Re: Modern and creative electrical outlets, power strips, sockets and switches
« Reply #2 on: September 12, 2012, 09:09:10 AM »
I'd like to see that "plug with a hole" concept become more popular. :Thmbsup:

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Re: Modern and creative electrical outlets, power strips, sockets and switches
« Reply #3 on: September 12, 2012, 09:42:35 AM »
Lot's of cool-looking stuff there, but the only thing that strikes me as genuinely useful is the "plug with a hole" :)

The donut power strip does alleviate the "wall-wart problem", but situations where that would be normally be a problem, it would add cable management hell instead. Could be useful in open-room offices or at LAN parties, though.

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Re: Modern and creative electrical outlets, power strips, sockets and switches
« Reply #4 on: September 12, 2012, 10:49:07 AM »
The baseboard "picket fence" idea was also pretty clever. Relatively easy to implement as a homebrew project too. But I'd skip the pointed tops and just go with a rounded or flat shape and put the wire slots more like 6"-8" (or 150-200 mm) apart.
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Re: Modern and creative electrical outlets, power strips, sockets and switches
« Reply #5 on: September 12, 2012, 11:07:52 AM »
The modular (E-Rope) powerstrips would be great for eliminating the 2nd strip with one thing plugged into it that always seems to arise with either warts or lots of peripherals. I may look into getting some of those.


I can't figure out where to buy these things :(
« Last Edit: September 12, 2012, 11:23:50 AM by Stoic Joker »