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The Best USB Mechanism in Australia!

Let us introduce Australia’s most versatile dual USB mechanism – the MUSB31R. We know that’s a big call to make, so let us explain to you our reasons for confidence in our USB mechanism. First and foremost, many dual USB mechs in the market claim ‘fast charge’, they are only capable of fast charging if …

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The Low Down On Time Delay Switches

The GEO Series electronic time delay switch offers a unique set of features such as the capability of being used in 2 or 3 wire mode (with or without neutral), two type program settings, time out range from 30 seconds up to 259 minutes, and an illuminated button indicator. There can however, be some confusion …

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New Year, New Arrivals!

A new year also means new product arrivals. Check out what’s new in 2020 at Connected Switchgear! 1. FUSION Series ESV Approved RCBO in 40A      Specifications: RCD/MCB 3 Pole + N 6kA 40A 240V AC C Curve Electromagnetic NOW AVAILABLE IN 10A – 40A Product Code: RCBO3640C   2. SPLASH Series Double Weatherproof Power …

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Electrical Safety Tips At Christmas

Electrical incidents kill or injure around 16 Aussies each week, with 13% of these incidents involving children under the age of 14. These statistics increase during the holiday season, so electrical safety must always be top priority. Stay safe this holiday season with this electrical safety checklist: 1. Check the compliance of all electrical products …

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Ultimate Gift Guide for Tradies

The gift giving season is finally upon us and whilst funky socks and a slab of beer is always a great idea, show a little extra love to that tradie in your life this Christmas with these cool gift ideas!   1 Tile Pro By TILE Price: $49.95 Perfect for the forgetful tradie who has …

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FREE Lunch and WIN a GoPro Hero 7!

Who doesn’t love a free lunch? If you’re an electrician in the Sydney area, then come and join us for a BBQ at Action Electrical Supplies, Belfield. When:   Thursday, 14th November 2019 Time:     10AM – 3PM Where:  11-13 Punchbowl Road, Belfield NSW FREE food and drinks will be provided and there will also be …

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HRC Fuse Assemblies – A Cloud of Confusion?

With the update of the NSW Service and Installation Rules in July 2018, many electrical contractors and suppliers are uncertain as to what to look for in Service Protection and Meter Protection Device products between brands to ensure compliance with the latest rules. For single domestic installations there are two options: Installing an SPD rated …

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zipPay

Every now and then you see companies emerge that take a process or a business strategy that’s been done a certain way since the dawn of time then flip it on its head…

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Award Winning Quick Fit Plug Base

CSG have designed an Award Winning range of Quick Connect products designed to give sparkies a reliable terminated wiring connection at an affordable price. You save time… that means you save money!

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Quick-Fit Socket Series Wins 2018 Good Design Award

The winners of Australia’s Good Design Awards, the highest honour for design innovation in Australia, were announced at the Sydney Opera House

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Inherent Risks of Inexperience in International Manufacturing

Here’s a topic of conversation that gets a whole bunch of attention in a broad range of industry sectors and

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The Magnet Test for Switches & Socket Outlets

Buying cheaper electrical product puts pressure on Suppliers to find a way to reduce manufacturing costs so that

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New National Metering Rules

New National Metering Rules Changes to the national metering rules are expected to come into effect in December 2017. These

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Black Inline Wiring Solutions

Looking for an inline wiring solution for exposed black commercial ceilings? Connected Switchgear’s black quick

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Load Centres & Enclosures

Load Centres may not be declared articles under the Electrical Safety Provisions Act, however the performance and standard

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Partnering your SMS1QF with Advance Cables

Now it is even easier to use your Quick Fit Plug Base! Advance Cables have designed a TPS cable in

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Get To Know Our Switches and Socket Outlets

At Connected Switchgear, all our switches & socket outlets are made from high quality polycarbonate, that will

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MCB Ratings

Do you know if your circuit protection devices are correctly rated? Is your 6ka circuit breaker, actually 6ka? In order

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RCBO Compliance

Energy Safe Victoria has imposed additional testing and verification requirements for the supply

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