|It is recommended to use man_made=street_cabinet + street_cabinet=power instead. Do not, however, attempt to automatically change occurrences of power=cable_distribution_cabinet.|
|power = cable_distribution_cabinet|
|Cable distribution cabinet|
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Caution: this is a translation of the corresponding German page. The tag may be specific to Germany, or "power box" (USA) and "feeder pillar" (UK) may refer to the same thing.
Tag for cable distribution cabinets. In these cabinets, the 400-V circuits to the house connections, connection and transfer points of the regional utilities are branched.Other uses include distributions of the municipal street lighting.
These cabinets are usually marked with an operator name (the power company) and a reference number.
This tag will not be used for cabinets for e.g. telephone services.
Related terms: ‹ cable distribution cabinet ›
Street cabinets cartography
man_made=street_cabinet is better to map such features since it provides street_cabinet=power value.
There are many other type of power cabinet than cable distribution ones and street cabinets are more adapted to map them. It is recommended to don't use power=cable_distribution_cabinet any more.
suggested by User:Chrisana13
Possible Tagging Mistakesamenity=relay_box - If you know places with this tag, verify if it could be tagged with another tag. Automated edits are strongly discouraged unless you really know what you are doing!
- Proposed features/Street cabinet : proposal to unify several other types of technical cabinets commonly found in streets, including for cable distribution