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    RAF Leeming, North Yorkshire

    foolishly cut the plug off my ctek battery charger

    Hello, I recently bought a ctek mxs 5.0 car battery charger, it came with a two prong plug. this didn't fit in my outdoor weatherproof socket (which only works when closed) as the plug stuck out too far. So I very foolishly cut the plug off thinking I could simply put on a UK 3 pin plug, unfortunately upon closer inspection-after the the deed was done-the ctek plug was fused at 16a and the highest fuse/plug that I can find is 13a. So now I have a £50 charger with no plug. Could you please advise how I best correct this, thanks, in advance, andy
    P.S. as you can tell by my above tale of woe, i'm a complete electrical novice so feel free to, if you are kind enough to answer, to put it into laymans terms.

    Charger model MXS 5.0
    Model number 1049
    Rated Voltage AC 220–240V AC, 50–60Hz
    Charging voltage 14.4V, 14.7V, 15.8V
    Min battery voltage 2.0V
    Charging current 5A max
    Current, mains 0.65A rms (at full charging current)
    Back current drain* <1Ah/month
    Ripple** <4%
    Battery capacity 1.2―110Ah up to 160Ah for maintenance
    2005 2.0T DTM quattro 281bhp,
    Carbon Fibre, MFSW, BOSE, Bluetooth, Parking Aids, Nav Plus, Recaro Leather & Alcantara, S4 Mirrors, RS4 pedals, H&R springs, RS4 ARB, Spacers, Debadged, Auto Lights/Mirror/Wipers, Silent Forge DV & Vredstein Ultrac Sessanta Tyres. Awful Mileage and some TTS Roadsport stickers!

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    I would just fit a standard 13 amp 3 pin plug and if it blows the 13 amp fuse i can't see it causing a problems as if it was plugged into an extension lead it would only be fused at 13 amp worst case the fuse blows but no one is in any danger.



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