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Saturday, December 12, 2009

Brits Finally Design Flat Plug for Their MacBooks

Most of the appliances in England run on a 220 volt system. Their plugs are usually big clunky items. A user can have a nice flat laptop like an AirBook - but the almost fist size created a large lump in their computer bags.

The new plug folds flat - when opened and twisted - it converts into a three prong 220 volt plug that is very safe and does not require an adapter.

Note that most outlets on the walls in England have a switch turning the outlet off before you plug and unplug and item. Higher voltage plugs tend to arc more than American ones. 220 volt systems require much thinner wire.

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