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Hey folks,

I've been looking around for a plug extension for my psu but i've wondered if any bog-standard extension will work?

3 metres would be enough, so far i've come across this, now it says in the description:

'240V. Moulded plug to moulded socket. Heavy Duty - Recommended max 10A'

I've tried googling some of the terms down to no avail, can anyone tell me if those terms mean much/matter in my situation? Thanks!
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Hey folks,

I've been looking around for a plug extension for my psu but i've wondered if any bog-standard extension will work?

3 metres would be enough, so far i've come across this, now it says in the description:

'240V. Moulded plug to moulded socket. Heavy Duty - Recommended max 10A'

I've tried googling some of the terms down to no avail, can anyone tell me if those terms mean much/matter in my situation? Thanks!
what fuse is in the plug or ur pcs power cord atm?

your pc will only pull 3.5 amps on max load, you could use that extension but if you do put a 5 amp fuse in the plug, so that the fuse blows and the wire doesnt
Edited by andrewmchugh - 6/15/11 at 3:09am
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why nto just get an extension lead....??


     
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