Abstract: An electrical adapter includes a base having conducting pins extending from one side for insertion into apertures of a mating socket, electrical terminals on the other side and electrically connected to each of the conducting pins. The base a bayonet fitting. A body for connection to the base has a corresponding bayonet fitting for co-operating with the bayonet fitting of the base to secure the body to the base in a desired orientation. There are electrical contacts configured on the body to engage with the terminals of the base when the body and base are secured to one another. A power cord extends from the body.