Rewiring Euro table lamp

Discussion in 'Electronics & Electrics' started by one80, Jan 13, 2020.

  1. one80

    one80 Member

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    I bought a table lamp from Europe without thinking, which naturally comes with a euro plug.
    It uses an E14 LED lamp.

    Am I able to simply remove the euro plug and connect a AUS plug instead, or is there more to it?
     
  2. Hater

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    input voltage it expects should be written on a label somewhere
     
  3. mjunek

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    Technically, yes. Legally - depends what state you're in if you're not a licensed sparky. - eg Qld, No. NSW, yes.
    To do it legally everywhere, just buy a travel adaptor and keep the schuko plug on the appliance.

    Europe is 230V (the same as AU), so there shouldn't be any issues with voltage.
     
  4. HSV_Enigma

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    Change the plug, safer in the long term, just make sure the bulb is actually 230v rated.
     
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    one80

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    Thanks all.
    Will get a sparky to change the plug (rather that than a travel adaptor)
     

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