Unknown Plug for China Cabinet Lights

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Old 09-10-19, 10:21 AM
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Unknown Plug for China Cabinet Lights

I've come across this plug that I cannot seem to find. There are two of them that connect to light fixtures in a china cabinet believed to be from Germany in the late 80s or 90s. The converter was lost in a move and I need to find a replacement. It has two pins that are round but with flat sides, and a short plastic tab in between them. The two pins are about 3mm wide at the flat sides, 8mm long, and spaced 10mm on center. The markings on the sides of the plugs read "TUV / 2.5/250 / Typ 146" Any info would be appreciated.
 
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Old 09-10-19, 12:50 PM
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It's doubtful whether or not you could find matching sockets. The real problem is you'd need to know what voltage the adapter needs to be for those lights. You could always change the plugs to something more common.
 
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What kind of bulb is used in the fixture?
If it uses regular light bulb or halogen, it may be best to replace the plug with 2 prong 120V.
 
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If you are going to have to convert some things anyway, I suggest converting to 12V LEDs and some type of transformer. You don't need a lot of lumens for a china cabinet.
 
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