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  1. J

    What’s this switch?

    Hi all! Random one, moving into a new house and have done the general walk around. The house is about 5 years old. Noticed in the master bedroom the attached switch/button fitment (image) Does anyone has any idea what it could possibly be for....? I’ve asked the wstate agent as the previous...
  2. Micah Margolis

    Emergency Stop Button for a 3 Phase 3HP Motor Help.

    Hi All, Long story short, I am building a plastic shredder with a 3 phase 3 HP motor. I am using this switch to control forward and backwards: https://goo.gl/k8zSxA (amazon). I need a switch or button that can cut power to the device. It does not need to stop immediately. I am not using a...
  3. Dillb

    Disagree button. hugh pugh barney mcgrew

    Could we make so that if the disagree button is pressed you have to make a comment backing your reasons why before it shows? Seen it used a lot yet people never seem to give a reason why.
  4. rolyberkin

    Steeple 32 amp RCBO small test button wanted

    Has anyone got one of these preferably 'new old stock' they want to sell?
  5. C

    Replacing push button with PIR

    Hello guys I need to replace some push buttons wired in parallel with wall mounted PIRs. Currently there is no neutral in place at the push buttons and I have been told the battery operated wall pirs are no good? Is this true and if not can someone recommend something? I normally take out the...
  6. Vortigern

    Now there is no ignore button, which does not work anyway.........

    So I can't even ignore the spam now /sigh As there is no ignore button even though it does not work anyway, I can't even have the psychological benefit of doing something about the yellow peril. Maybe this is the way Chinese get us to hate them before they come and invade. I expect the cretins...
  7. happyhippydad

    Why was the RCD test button not working?

    Evening all... I have just got back from a CU change. All was going very well and I was finishing early which was lovely for a friday evening, and then....... The RCD on the opposite side to the lights trips when the lights are switched on... arghh. I eventually found the problem, I had...
  8. B

    Vauxhall Corsa 'C' - wiring in push button start

    I want to replace the ignition switch with one of these switch and push button units:- I need to wire in the switch and push button in the image to the four cables from the back of the ignition switch This is a picture of the connector from the back of the ignition switch:- The cables...
  9. R

    Texecom Veritas 8 Stand alone keypad button replacement

    Hi, If anybody has already replaced the keypad buttons on a Texicom Veritas8 stand alone alarm, please would you tell me how to get the old buttons away from their housing. (See photo) I have the engineers code. Thanks in advance.
  10. Vortigern

    Mercedes Vito panel van button locks driving me insane

    I do not know the exact name for the type of locks I have. You have to use a small round metal object (magnetic) and place it on the (receiver???) then the van is supposed to unlock. However it may deign to do so or not according to how it feels that day. So mostly I have to climb through the...
  11. Doomed

    Xx Push to exit button xX

    Anyone come across a push to exit momentary button with a 2 to 3 second timer built in to it? Client wants the push to exit button NOT right next to the doors (replacing existing keypads) so it needs to latch for 2 or 3 seconds for the person to reach the door. This is to replace existing...
  12. G

    Anybody heard of PeakMeter branded testing kit?

    Has anybody heard of or used Peak meter testing kit? I have been offered a free socket tester with integrated rcd test function. Its in the post to me so only have the picture from online. I saw it online and emailed asking questions, for some reason the person in china was very helpful and...
  13. Murdoch

    Dash Cams

    Anyone got a dash cam and found them useful? Just wondering... Thanks
  14. M

    Videx 8k-1 please help

    Hi all I've just installed like for like videx door entry but when I press call button nothing happens? It's all been wired like for like.communication works both ways but nothing happens when button is pushed? Could the receiver be the problem? It's the only thing I haven't replaced.tia
  15. happyhippydad

    How to put a photo on the thread?

    Evening all.. I have just written out my thread and was about to post thinking that it would be easy to put a photo on (as it was in the old days), but I cannot. There used to be a very simple and easy button to press called 'browse' that let you go into your computer and choose an image that...
  16. A

    Fluke 1654B for sale

    Hi, ive recently started a new job where I'm off the tools now, and my tester is 1 tool I will probably never use again (fingers crossed) so im selling it, it's got all the basic leads, the test button lead, all 5 kew tech light mates, 2 and 5 amp socket adaptors, loads of little bits with it...
  17. E

    Drayton LP822 Once button results in permanent hot water

    Guys Encountered a problem using the above function, when the once button is selected for a boost on the CH the Immersion heater will not then switch off. I have to switch the programmer of for it to reset... any ideas?? The boiler is an Ideal ICOS and the Tank controls are Range
  18. Dan

    New posts button is too far to the right

    New posts button is too far to the right advice reviews and feedback 2017 is no longer easily on view on the main screen which was perfect place for it, you now have to go into a menue to find it! Any reason? That was the main button I used when logging on Are you a DIYer? find a free diy...
  19. Dan

    Share button...

    Share button... advice reviews and feedback 2017 Is it permanent? Can I disable it? Rather annoying on my phone.. Are you a DIYer? find a free diy advice websitehere. Plumber in the making? find a plumbing advice website for the UK including plumbing pictures and more. Tilers about? tiling...
  20. mhar

    GE RCD query

    Went to a property yesterday to do some odds and sods, replace the cu and do some remedials following a condition report customer obtained prior to purchasing the property. The cu is made by GE and was installed in 1997, half the board rcd protected and half not. One of the observations on the...
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