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    240V AC & red alarm cable run together

    Hi Guys, Wonder if I may ask a question? Is it permissible to run the red fire alarm cable with the mains T&E cable, though holes and in the same trunking? I thought alarms were 24V and that ELV, data, telephone etc & LV should be kept separate? Maybe there is an exemption for fire alarm...
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    240V SP Ind Fan Motor wiring help

    Hi guys, struggling with a problem wondered if anyone can help. Had 2 A/C units failed on me, spare parts not available til end of August... :-( The faults were caused by the fan units which vapourised tracks on the PCB, great design , not. I can repair the PCBs but the fans are dual fans...
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    240v DC! led strip lights

    A client asked me to fit some LED strip lights, 1m long, easy enough, they bought them, probably on Amazon, 3 pin plug with 6 inches of wire and then a very small plastic enclosure about the size of a switch, then another 6 inches of wire directly into the strip lighting. I needed to extend the...
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    110V mains into 240v rated inlet

    Hi all, I have a charger that is fitted with a 240v rated 2p+E male inlet and a matching 240v rated female plug. However it is connected to a charger that is rated for 110V as it will be operated in the US. Is there an issue (if any) with supplying 110v Ac mains paired with the 240v rated plug...
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    240v light fitting with 24v bulb and supply?

    Hi, If i had a 240v rated garden post light, powered it with 24v and used an e27 24v bulb, would it work? I want 5 garden posts, and there's a nice one for 14 quid but it's 240v. thanks if you can help :)
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    Routing of 240V socket wiring

    Hi guys - Looking for regs on how socket wiring should be routed. Cant see this in the Part P or any of the other building regs. docs. Anyone any pointers on the corresponding rules? Need some guidance on routing socket wiring vertically and also horizontally as need to use both methods.
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    UK One way 240v flow HOW

    Good Morning. I have a fused spur which has 2x240v inputs and 1x240v out put. The 240v inputs are from heating control panels. One is from a timer clock for hot water and the other from a large 1000l hoh water storage tank. The ouput is to the oil burner. So the question is when i have i...
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    Lighting cct voltage has dropped from nominal 240v to 138v

    Hi all, last week I decided to start painting the inside of the house and began in the kitchen. So to paint the ceiling, I lowered all LED downlights and left them prised using the spring loaded mechanism allowing to paint under the gimbals, so no weight was placed on the wiring whatsoever...
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    Single phase 240v motor starter & overload with on/off switch wiring?

    Hi, Hoping you all can help me wire up my single phase 240v induction motor. Can someone please explain or even better sketch out where the wires need to go, I have a fair idea already just want some good advice before I continue. Switch is CK-5 10A 250v - SWITCH Thanks in advance!
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    Getting 260v out of 240v outlet.

    I just replaced my range with a new one because the old oven took a long time to get hot and then eventually stopped working all together. Assumed it was an issue with the range as it was 20 years old. Hooked up the new range and the control panel was flashing and could not turn oven on. Could...
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    240V in Zone 1?

    Went to National Lighting today to find a mini downlight for shelf lighting in bathroom. Gent sold me a IP67 240v fixture. It was my understanding that 240v was not allowed in Zone 1 unless a shower unit or pump etc. Someone want to clear this up for me.
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    How to wire a 240V 3-prong plug?

    Hello! For this device I have one 240V hot wire and one neutral but the socket is for a 240V 3-prong plug (two 120V-hot wires and one neutral). What can I do to install a 3-prong plug having only one hot wire? This is the plug
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    240v Switchboard in Campervan

    Hey everyone, new to the forum and was hoping for some advice. I'm planing the 240v install on my Toyota coaster camper van and am trying to figure out the switch board. I will have a main in from a campsite hook up and also an inverter from the batteries. I want to wire it so that the air...
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    UK 480v Split Phase, new workshop, VFD's required

    Hi All, I've posted on here before about this, that time i was asking what people thought about phase converters as at that point i thought i could only get a single phase line at 100a for my new workshop. Turns out that after the DNO visited the site i can get a Split Phase connection put in...
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