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February 2, 2013
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about 5 months ago
Or even pronounced.
Chassis is prononced ‘shasy’ - its’s French for frame.
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about 10 months ago
Very good - but it should be “mummy”.
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It’s algorithm BTW, not ‘alogarithm’.
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Yes - I’m in leafy Guildford, Surrey.
It’s not only the UK that approaches many things differently. Back when I was involved with UL electrical approvals it always amused me that the US standards seemed mainly intended to protect property from fire, the UK & European ones were mainly to protect people from shock/electrocution.
That’s a point - I wonder if it’s CE marked. The iron pictured is this one: www.soldering.com.tw/soldering-iron/SR-968.html
My point was made above - SF have made the mistake of regarding Europe as one entity with one standard mains plug.
FWIW it looks like it may be illegal for SF to sell a product fitted with a non-BS1363 plug to a customer in the UK without an approved conversion plug. There’s a legal obligation placed on a supplier outside of the UK to comply with the Plugs and Sockets etc. (Safety) Regulations 1994.
Actually the plug shown is a CEE 7/7 one, which is a German/French hybrid.
the U.K. being a particularly notable exception
Along with Ireland, Malta, Cyprus. Then there’s the Danish and Swiss plugs plus some issues with plugs that fit a socket but don’t make the earth connection.
The point to be made is that USAnians often fall into the trap of regarding Europe as being one entity when it’s far from the case.
There’s no such thing as a “standard European plug” for mains I’m afraid.
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