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Need a "USB Charger" without a mains plug

Discussion in 'Electrics UK' started by ChrisR, 5 Dec 2019.

  1. ChrisR

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    I have L & N in the base of an outside light, and want to supply a front-door camera which needs a USB level 5V supply.
    I want a small power supply I can wire into, and house in, the light's base. There's no room for a mains plug/socket. Something the size of the USB supply integrated in some mains wall sockets, would do.
    It's in a porch so is sheltered.

    I could smash up a plugtop one, it there's nothing neater.
    Any suggestions?
     
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    If you look on ebay, you'll find plenty, but most seem to be straight from China (and cost under £2!), so I would be very hesitant to trust their safety or anything else! Things like ...
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    Kind Regards, John
     
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    Thanks - obvs had the wrong keywords.
    One with uk plug is £1.28:eek:
     
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    I got a travel charger from one of the high street phone shops which had separate plug pins, and a selection of different nationalities plugs which slide into it to make a universal wall wart. The great thing about it was the size like a matchbox but maybe a little thicker and above all the contacts fitted 4.8mm spade crimps perfectly and I Fitted it inside something as you describe.
     
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    Thanks. Might even be better quality :)
     
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