In this page you will find relevant information about cable cord and plugs. First of all It's important to know that a cable cord and plug is to be used to be wired to a lamp or devide in order to plug it into a socket. We'll explain here how to connect a cable cord and plug to a lamp for you to easily plug it straight into a wall socket.Shop now
The difference between earthed and non-earthed socket plugs:
It is important to understand when it comes to plugs the difference between earthed and non-earthed plugs. An earthed plug has three wires and each come in different colours:
Yellow/Green wire: this is the earth wire, this is double insulated lamp and acts as a protective conductor to prevent electrical shock and/or fire. Earthed wire lights are mostly needed in damp areas of your home to prevent a short circuit from happening, if for example a light short circuits and some form of defect takes place within the lamp, automatically the lamp protects and the voltage is removed and travels to earth.
Brown wire: This is the live wire, this is where the main power supply runs through and there is always voltage in this one. This is the Plus Wire.
Blue wire: This is the minus wire, there is no voltage in this one and only ensures that it discharges electricity. This is the Minus or Zero wire.