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    Power Plug Squid

    I've never seen this before

    http://www.argos.co.uk/static/Product/partNumber/9820999/Trail/C$cip%3D1500011159.Garden,%2BDIY%2Band%2Bleisure%3EC$Brands%3DPhilips.Philips.htm



    Cos lets face it, so many plugs are weird shapes, with power bricks as they are, they don't always fit onto the long solid ones.

    Expensive...but clever.

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    Re: Power Plug Squid

    £20 not bad with surge protection and yes with all those brick dc converters a good idea

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    Re: Power Plug Squid

    I prefer this style:



    About 11-12 quid off ebay.

    Quite good as they also do well with awkward bricks
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    Re: Power Plug Squid

    Or the same tower from Maplin for £15 (I have one got it in the sales for a massive £9) to save on postage and the get it now-ness

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    Re: Power Plug Squid

    That squid looks good. One of my pet hates is plugs. Why oh why do those DC converters always have the wire coming out the front? It's PITA. The squid might solve that. I've managed to get everything neat and tidy for all my electrical cables (PC, TV, HiFi etc) by using these Maplin > Cable Zip Tidy Makes hoovering/cleaning much easier.
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    Re: Power Plug Squid

    Just seen one of these in Curry's, nice idea imho..

    All my stuff is plugged into my UPS via one of these tho..
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