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This listing is fora choice of two accessory socket types, a marine grade orIndustrial grade socket..
Shpsfrom the USA. Delivery is three days to most domestic locations.
A. The marine grade socket #R:
Why is this socketdifferentthan the others being sold that look identical?
-Has a rubber notvinylcap for a tighter long lasting fit.
-Contacts are plated brass not steel and will not rust.
- Accepts all 12 volt styleaccessoryplug plus a locking plug, which locks in place when twisted in the socket.
- Heavy duty construction.
This is a marine quality female lockingsocket intended for outdoor mobile use in extreme weather and harsh applications. The socket is marine grade and is waterproof and UV resistant. The contacts are nickel plated brass and the socket body is heavy nylon. The socket is self bailing and will keep the interior dry in case of moisture intrusion. The socket is vibration resistant because it is a locking socket. The socket contains a deep vinyl opening cap. The socket is rated for 15 amps at 12 volts. Draws no power when not in use, so it can't run down your battery.
This locking socket will workwith any standard cigarette lighter plug or lockable marine plug.A locking plug looks like a regular male lighter plug but when twisted in this socket can not be pulled out easily, unless twisted again. It is weather resistant and vibration proof.
B. The commercial grade socket #K:
This is an industrial quality socket that is ideal for indooror outdooruse. It is weather resistantand has a UVnylon body. The vinyl cap is an over-sized extreme weather tight fitting cap The contacts are nickel plated steel. The socket works with all 12 volt style plugs. It is rated at15 amps. Draws no power when not in use.
Both sockets require an 1 1/8" hole for mounting and has .250 quick spade type male connectors. It can be mounted against a panel with the retaining nut on panels up to 1-1/4" thick. For a thicker panel use a compression plate which keeps the socket in place from the front on a panel of any thickness. See options below.
These sockets are not for hot lighter use. See our other sockets if you want one to light cigarettes.