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LAP 13A 1-Gang DP Switched Plug Socket (30430)

Weather-resistant, double pole sockets. Switched for added security. Positive action locking clips ensures a full seal. Lid retains open position for easy use. Ideal for gardens, factories and industrial premises.

  • IP66 Water & Dust Protection
  • Easy-Click Lid
  • Rugged ASA-Moulded Housing
  • High Impact Resistance

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Rated 3.8 out of 5 by 75 reviewers.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by 1 gang external socket Good quality , secure closing . Can't really comment on reliability yet as I only fitted it yesterday 1 Sep 2016
Rated 2 out of 5 by Exterior socket I bought three of these sockets for exterior use in and around the garden, I thought they were excellent value until I finished the installation and tried to use them. As with most electrical equipment nowadays, especially for garden use the units have moulded plugs. Unfortunately these sockets are poorly designed due to the fact that the socket hole are not central to the cable outlet and therefore moulded plugs will not fit properly into the unit and it is impossible to close the cover with a plug in position. My only solution was to cut away the plug moulding at the base of the plugs. 25 Aug 2016
Rated 1 out of 5 by Very poorly designed I really should have read the 1 star reviews before purchasing this and the equivalent double socket... Totally misdesigned product - 90% of plugs foul the casing once inserted and do not align with the cable outlet. This means some plugs cannot be inserted at all while those that can prevent the cover to be shut. Also the cover impossibly hard to open. Returning for a refund, unfortunately I noticed these problems after fitting both sockets. What a pain. A socket really has one major purpose: to accept a plug. This item does not meet that criteria. 10 Aug 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great value item Bought so that we could use our Lawnmower without plugging into a Kitchen socket. very easy to fit and practical in use. can`t comment on reliability as only just fitted. Looks to be of good quality. Screwfix sercice top notch as always. 8 Aug 2016
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Hi there, could you tell me which glands fit with this socket please? I am using plastic 20mm conduit and would like to make a weather proof seal.

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30 Aug 2016
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Hello NFA28,please look at glands 82136 thank you for using Q and A.
31 Aug 2016
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Entry Points

Are there multiple entry points into this socket for the feed cable e.g. rear, side and bottom ?
16 Jul 2016
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Hello AgedMan,

Yes, there are several 'knock-out' entry points on this socket to suit most installations.

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Cable size

I have a reinforced outdoor cable. Can you give me the maximum individual cable size and the overall cable size this will take please. I.E. Where the whole cable goes into the unit and also where the live/neutral/earth wires actually fit.
15 May 2016
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Hello Keefy690,

This product is suitable for use with flexible cable with an outside diameter ranging from 6.0mm to 10.4mm. If you wish, you can email online@screwfix.com and we can send you a PDF copy of the instructions containing illustrations of the product.

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Hi PandD,

We would not be able to advise you to use this as a trailing socket. We would recommend that you bought a dedicated IP66 trailing socket.

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I have a project where I need to fit an external key-switch. I would like to use one of these housings a. because it's discreet and b. because it is IP rated. My question really is can I remove the socket from the moulded enclosure and install a different single gang plate into it??
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Specification
Brand LAP
Colour Grey
Manufacturer Guarantee 10 Year Manufacturer's Guarantee
Model No WS-2971M
Pack Size 1
Pieces in Pack/Case 1
Pieces in Pack/Case 1
Power Voltage Supply 250 V
Product Height 81.2 mm
Product Length 125.65 mm
Product Width 102 mm
Total Product Weight 0.314 kg

250V. 13A. BS 1363, EN 60529.