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LAP Dual Voltage Shaver Socket

LAP Dual Voltage Shaver Socket
Average Customer Rating:
4.077 out of 5
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(13 Reviews) 13
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Rating Breakdown 13 reviews
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9 of 13(69%)reviewers would recommend this product.
Customer Reviews for LAP Dual Voltage Shaver Socket 115/230V White
Review 1 for LAP Dual Voltage Shaver Socket 115/230V White
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Would you recommend this product? Yes
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Good White Shaver socket
17 Sep 2014
By
, Lancs
"Looks neat and does exactly what it is meant to. Great price and works fine up to now."
Review 2 for LAP Dual Voltage Shaver Socket 115/230V White
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Shaving socket
12 Jun 2014
By
, Linford Essex
"It appears everyone are selling these duel voltage shavers........Why I ask. Who in my house is going to use a 110v, or is this yet another euro thing........Apart from the moan, the shaver socket itself was fine."
1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
Review 3 for LAP Dual Voltage Shaver Socket 115/230V White
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said what it is on the box
21 May 2014
By
, north kent
"looks ok, fitted ok, If pattress mounting use a Lap box due to rounded edges."
1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
Review 4 for LAP Dual Voltage Shaver Socket 115/230V White
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Cut the cost and your beard
8 Jul 2013
By
, Eastleigh, Hants
"Cheapest shaver socket Screwfix sell yet looks good, even comes with neat covers for the fixing screws, is easy to wire and does the job.
Whether you have LAP switches/sockets, or do not want/need to match existing furniture, why buy anything else.
Note: Performance and Reliability scores are based on short term use and all scores are with regard to the product price."
Review 5 for LAP Dual Voltage Shaver Socket 115/230V White
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Would you recommend this product? Yes
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Good basic product
7 Jan 2013
By
, Wales
"I was originally going to fit one of the more expensive branded products, but it was out of stock so I went for the LAP one instead, and am glad I did. This socket does have an internal switch to disconnect the transformer when nothing is plugged in (some other reviews have suggested that was not the case). Also, some other reviews have raised doubts about the suitability of these for charging electric toothbrushes, this one has been fine and does not get unduly warm. It does need a deep back box (as they all do), and care is needed as the connections are fairly close to the edge of the unit (more of a concern if using a metal box of course), but nothing that cannot be overcome with a careful installation."
3 of 3 people found this review helpful.
Review 6 for LAP Dual Voltage Shaver Socket 115/230V White
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Would you recommend this product? Yes
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Good basic product
29 Nov 2012
By
, Reading
"Ideal for a simple basic installation =- very easy for a DIY'er"
Review 7 for LAP Dual Voltage Shaver Socket 115/230V White
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Would you recommend this product? Yes
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attractive
11 Sep 2012
By
, Oxford
"As a standard white faceplate, this is a very attractive looking shaver socket. Whenever using white would only use this one.
Works perfectly and very reliable."
1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
Review 8 for LAP Dual Voltage Shaver Socket 115/230V White
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Would you recommend this product? Yes
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Excellent Value
23 Jun 2013
By
, Poole Dorset
"In spite of a few adverse comments by earlier reviewers, I was tempted by the low price. I needn't have worried as there were no probs. Installation in a 47mm metal box, plus tiling that adds a bit more depth, was a doddle. I can confirm that power is consumed only when a plug is inserted. Too early to comment much on reliability. Does what it says on the tin !"
Review 9 for LAP Dual Voltage Shaver Socket 115/230V White
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Would you recommend this product? Yes
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Slightly big for drylining box
3 Feb 2012
By
, Surbiton
"This shaver socket is excellent value compared to others I have seen, and is good looking as well. One downside is that it is a close fit in drylining boxes. It will fit in a 47mm box, but the transformer brackets need to be filed down a tiny bit on each side, or else it will bulge at the middle when screwed in. I thought it was due to the transformer being too deep or the wires getting in the way, but it was actually the brackets on the inside of the faceplate that were a little too wide."
Review 10 for LAP Dual Voltage Shaver Socket 115/230V White
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Would you recommend this product? No
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Choosing knock out box
19 Jul 2011
By
, Exeter
"Be aware that this product is a very tight fit in a standard galvanised steel 47mm knock out box.
The mains connection is at right angles to the box and very close to the metal box.
Ideally I would choose a product with a smaller transformer with a bit more space to route the wire around inside the box.
It is fit for purpose but not one I would use again."
3 of 3 people found this review helpful.
Review 11 for LAP Dual Voltage Shaver Socket 115/230V White
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Would you recommend this product? No
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Poor quality
17 Feb 2012
By
, West London
"Very difficult to actuall insert a plug into the sockets. When you do finally get it inserted, the electrical connection is very hit and miss. Cheap and it shows."
3 of 3 people found this review helpful.
Review 12 for LAP Dual Voltage Shaver Socket 115/230V White
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Would you recommend this product? No
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OK but annoying buzz
6 Jun 2014
By
, Kent
"Works as it should and install was easy enough.
Transformer buzzes which is a little annoying.
The one it replaced (same model but older) made no buzzing."
Review 13 for LAP Dual Voltage Shaver Socket 115/230V White
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Would you recommend this product? No
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hopeless
5 Dec 2012
By
, Tamworth
"bought one & fitted it. Very noisy, constant humm. Exchanged, next one even noisier, could hear it at bottom of stairs. No good to anyone unless stone deaf!"
2 of 2 people found this review helpful.