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Robert Atkinson 226/09/2021 20:13:22
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SafeBloc was different brnd and design from Keynector.
Keynector looked, as the name implies, a bit like 3 piano keys, You flipped back an isolator at the rear, pressed the bak of the key and the frony opened.

The Safebloc had the isolator contacts in the flip-up lid. Under the lid were 3 more conventional metal clips, These are much further back from the edge of the cover than keynectors contacts. Thus safer with less chance of a stray live strand sticking out.
The Safebloc does not look as nice, but it is safer and you don't have to strip back as much of the outer sheath.

I have examples of both.

Robert G8RPI.

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Martin Kyte26/09/2021 22:19:32
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More usefull still is the safebloc with the autotransformer on the input side.

regards Martin

Michael Gilligan26/09/2021 22:20:52
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Posted by roy entwistle on 26/09/2021 19:55:08:

Mine says RENDAR INSTRUMENTS ENGLAND on it

the Trade Mark is a sea horse surrounded by Instruments for land sea and air

Roy

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Rendar also did a 13A style (but fused 5A) mains plug, with clips inside

insta-power test adapter

MichaelG.

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