|Re: Aquarium electrics (A few points of note)|
Subject: Re: Aquarium electrics (A few points of note)
by 2010 on 25/9/2011 21:41:07
Hi SarahF no problem.
As you said an RCD is to stop you being killed, its a blunt way of putting it, but that really is what they are for.
I wont bore you with an explanation of how they work,
You can get RCD Plugs such as this one
and you can get plug in adaptors, such as this one.
Other brands of RCD are available. The "problem" (if you will) is that although they are "priceless", if you have one protecting everything, should a fault occur, then in doing its job, it will switch off everything, which is why it is some times a good idea to have one on everything plugged in, but it can work out "expensive *" at around ?10 each, I think its worth it, but to be honest, I don't have as many as I should.
*If for example you have 10 things plugged in, it soon mounts up.