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In electrical wiringa light switch is a switch most commonly used to operate electric lightspermanently connected equipment, or electrical outlets. Portable lamps such as table lamps may have a light switch mounted on the socket, base, or in-line with the cord. Light switches are also found in flashlightsvehiclesand other devices.
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These pages were originally part of the main Electrical section, but due to size and quantity they have been relocated to their own separate category. All of the items featured here are old, obsolete and in most cases not available from anywhere. There are examples of how things used to be done - and plenty more where they were completely wrong in the first place.
New light switches can transform your rooms. We have a huge range of finishes available, from brushed chrome to polished brass. Replacing your plug sockets with also smarten up your walls.
It's not just the nation's power grid that's antiquated. The wiring inside many houses is also out of date, straining to supply our ever-growing collection of electricity-hungry appliances, lighting, and electronics. The signs of strain may be obvious—a tangle of extension cords and power strips sprouting from a single outlet—or lurking unseen behind walls, ceilings, and cover plates. Protecting the Box Fuse boxes, like this one, are less common these days than circuit breaker panels, but they work just fine — unless someone installs fuses with a higher amperage than the wires can safely handle.
Heavy old Paragon steel electrical enclosure box with a 'make-do' handle added to the front, steampunk style. Lot of vintage new old stock brass fat boy lamp sockets made by Hubbell. These sockets are both marked with the Hubbell globe logo.
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