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Electrical Points

5a Point

5A Point
A socket is something into which something is plugged or fitted (also called a receptacle). An outlet is something that something comes out of. A light socket is called a light socket because a light bulb is inserted into it. A power outlet is called an outlet because power comes out of it.

Terrestrial TV Point

Terrestrial TV Point
A terrestrial tv point is used to connect to an aerial input socket on a TV or set-top box. They are also used to connect set-top boxes and recorders to TV sets.

Satellite TV Point

Satellite TV Point
A satellite tv point is used to connect to an aerial input socket on a TV or set-top box. They are also used to connect set-top boxes and recorders to TV sets.

Data Point

Data Point
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Telephone Point

Telephone Point
A domestic single British telephone line installation will have a single master socket or line box in the premises, which is provided by BT or another service provider: this socket is the demarcation pointbetween the customer-owned and maintained on-premises wiring, and the telephone network.

Appliance Point

Appliance Point
An appliance plug is a three-conductor power connector originally developed for kettles, toasters and similar small appliances. Appliance socketand plug. The mains connectors of the appliance plug are two rounded sockets that accept two rounded pins from the appliance. They are unpolarised.