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I have a 12v 4amp transformer and a 12 socket power strip a

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I have a 12v 4amp transformer and a 12 socket power strip for wiring a dollshouse, what do I need to connect the transformer to the forked ends of the power strip please?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Electrical
Expert:  AssuredElectrical replied 2 years ago.

Welcome. My name is ***** ***** would be glad to assist.

Can you provide some detail on the situation?

Not sure of the explanation of " forked ends"?

What is on the output of the power supply, wires or a plug?

If you can post pictures using the paper clip symbol they could easily be reviewed also.

Let me know and we can continue,


Customer: replied 2 years ago.
On the 12 socket power strip there are two 'spade' connectors not forked, sorry. They look like three sides of a square attached to the wire.
On the 4 amp transformer there is a single round pin.
Picture on the word doc attached. Thank you
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
The transformer connects to a regular 3 pin socket plug at the other end. Thanks
Expert:  AssuredElectrical replied 2 years ago.

Ok, thanks for the added information.

If it was mine, I would get a female power plug that has wire ends or terminals and cut the power strip spades off, connecting the wires to the new plug and then you can plug and unplug the power supply at anytime.

You just need to determine what size that male power plug is, 5.5 mm, 6 mm or?

Measure the outside diameter for the correct size.

CLICK HERE to see what I am referencing

Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Thank you, ***** ***** some of the kits include them, I just wanted a professional answer before I went ahead and got it wrong. I now feel re assured.
Expert:  AssuredElectrical replied 2 years ago.

You are most welcome, glad to assist.

Yes, the key is only in mating the size of the plug