Last edited 23 Apr 2021

Trailing socket

Collins Fix It Manual was published in 2003. It was created for HarperCollins by Jackson Day and conceived by David Day, Simon Jennings and Albert Jackson.

Its defines a trailing socket as ‘fitted with its own length of flexible cord and a 13amp plug in order to allow for simultaneous connection of several appliances to a mains-fed wall socket.’ A trailing socket may also be referred to as a masterplug, surge protector or power strip.

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