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Bought my Mum a Dimplex Panel Heater for Christmas.

My plan was to plug it into the single socket beside where I am mounting it however it did not come with a plug and look like it should be wired into a fused unit.

Can I just stick a 13A plug on it and use existing socket? Its only 0.5KWH.

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These are designed to permanently wired through a fused switch. As gregmac points out in his comment there may be insurance issues if you use a normal plug and socket, particularly in area of fire risks.

However, you can replace the current socket with a fused switch panel. Make sure you get one with a hole in the surface for the wire to go through.

Something like this

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