Extension lead for timers

EA James

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Hi all,
I’m trying to find an extension lead that can fit timers in side by side. My standard leads are too close together so I’ll have to have gaps which I don’t like (looks messy!!) or have another two leads in the cabinet which I don’t really want either.
Is there such a thing? I’ve had a brief look but can’t find what I want

cheers
 

Andrew Butler

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https://www.tp-link.com/uk/home-networking/smart-plug/kp303/
Depends how many timed outlets you need but this gives you an easy option for 3.
I've been using the single ones for a couple of years now and they've proven reliable, I now have a couple of these and seem just the same but 3x individually controlled.

Other options available but tried and tested from my point of view.
 

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I've been using the single ones for a couple of years now and they've proven reliable
Been using the singles for year too, never failed me yet and can control them with Alexa too or integrate them with Home Assistant!

From the link you sent went to see all the plugs and noticed the new slim KP105 now need to buy some of those!! lol
 

hypnogogia

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@Andrew Butler Thanks for the link, so are these are pretty much leads with timers built in? Controlled remotely?
Seems perfect but quite pricey
Not really if you consider that the strip give you 3 timed sockets with WiFi control and the ability to run scenes, ie several actions at once all for the price of £29 on Amazon at the moment.
 

EA James

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Not really if you consider that the strip give you 3 timed sockets with WiFi control and the ability to run scenes, ie several actions at once all for the price of £29 on Amazon at the moment.
Yes you're right there i suppose but I've already bought the timers. What i really wanted was a lead that has the sockets a bit more spaced out so that i could fit timers side by side. Never mind
Cheers
 

milla

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Look for an extension tower. Surge protected and sockets are angled so timers fit side by side. Usually double sided so 6 - 10 sockets and some have usb sockets also. And stand up inside cabinet so bonus drip protected

around £15 on amazon
 

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Yes you're right there i suppose but I've already bought the timers. What i really wanted was a lead that has the sockets a bit more spaced out so that i could fit timers side by side. Never mind
Cheers
I purchased this one and it's great, funny enough I brought it for my TP-Link wifi plugs for under the tank so I can use 4 timers!

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/391627527396

Hope that helps!
 
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