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    Code Question - Grounding MC Cable and Metal Junction Boxes - Garage Addition

    Hey, question for the group on grounding when using MC cable and metal boxes.... Situation: Enclosed a carport and turned it into a garage. I'm branching off of an existing bedroom outlet circuit to add 1 outlet and 7 LED light fixtures in the garage area (1 exterior, 6 interior LED puck...
  2. Michaelwgroves

    Lighting accessory borrowed CPC code.

    I have a light switch where the CPC has been used for a lighting circuit and sleeved. Previously I would give this a C3 (411.3.1.1) and leave a sticker on the Consumer Unit to advise no CPC at accessory, only use class II accessories. However, the CPC from another switch the other side of the...
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    Code for a socket next to a salon style sink with moveable shower hose

    Good evening I am wondering what people would code for a socket within a meter of a sink basin that has a salon style moveable hose attached. There's an obvious risk there but I suppose it is classified as a location containing a bath and or shower etc. The circuit is RCD protected Cheers...
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    Texecom V6 LS code for English

    Just after some help If someone knows. Correct me if I’m wrong but I thought when updating the firmware on panels LS1 was the code for the English language pack. When I’ve done this it’s in French maybe? Just wondering if anyone knows the correct code for English?
  5. K

    EICR code for the below picture

    Hello team Could anyone in the group please advise me on what relevant code I can provide on my EICR for the below Best regards, Karthik
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    Landis + Gyr E470 Type 5424 Error Code

    Hi My smart meter stopped communicating last September with the IHD and my supplier Bulb. On the actual meter it permanently shows V38.03 10.02 and on the bottom line b2Y5530 neither the A or B button have any effect. I have been chasing up an engineer visit since last year but apparently...
  7. sibbits

    Colour code for virgin media in phone line .

    What colours do virgin use for phone lines... My cable is broken and I want to re connect
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    Bathroom Down-lights CODE C2?

    I wonder if you can help I've just had a EICR on a property and I've received a C2 due to the fact the down-lights aren't IP rated. Having sat the BS 7671 some years ago the BS tells me that the zone 2 height is 2.25m. The ceiling in question is 2.3m. Appreciating it's advisable and I'll swap...
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    EICR code for hybrid final ring cir

    Hi all new to form so thought I would as a question. Testing a final ring circuit & all is normal apart from the live / brown legs of the circuit which are too short to reach the MCB so they have connected them together in a block & extended it within the CU via a 6mm to the MCB Just wondering...
  10. ObviousDecoy

    Wiring under skirting board

    Hi, I had what I thought was a licensed electrician extend electrics from an outlet to the opposite wall for lights in a wardrobe I'm having installed. The wardrobe builder requested a fixed spur on the wall and the cable to to be run under the floor boards. However, the electrician ran the...
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    Need occasional code question answered

    New to the forum I took classes when I was a bit younger and was on track to join the electrical trade and then changed course. I have done my own personal electrical work for years. I am a general contractor working in southern Oregon. I work a lot with owner builders doing consulting...
  12. newfutile

    EICR code for communal area

    During a inspection and test of low rise flats communal area i found the door entry system has single insulated and possibly touchable conductors or terminals . in the past i have coded these either C1 or C2 depending on live conductors being touchable. they have now built a large wooden...
  13. W

    EICR code - type C breakers with undersized CPC

    Mainly on commercial lighting with twin and earth 1.5mm or 1mm on 6A and 10A type C breakers Im sure there was a table in bs7671 requiring larger CPC sizes for type C breakers than supplied with twin and earth, hence why people use fb200 or singles etc I guess it must be restrictEd by let...
  14. Raptor0014

    What would you code this as.

    Doing an inspection and came across this. Feeds are as follows: Cutout to Meter - 25mm Meter to connector blocks - 25mm Connector blocks to CU’s (2 in the house) 16mm. So far so good as the cutout is 80A not the 100A it’s labelled as. My query is the 6mm 3 core XPLE that’s going to an...
  15. justtryingtolearn

    what code code for DB with Ipf of 4Ka?

    Hi guys I really need some help on this question. semi enclosed fuses are located in a distribution board where Ipf was measured and recorded as 4ka. What code would be given during a periodic and does and what is the associated regs number for it? THANK YOU
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    FLUKE 6500-2 PAT Tester ACCESS CODE

    Hi All. My company have a brand new and supposedly unused FLUKE 6500-2 appliance tester, which i am unable to get into the settings, due to the ACCESS CODE, not being 9999 as i assumed it would be. I have also tried reset code of 1785 which was also suggested. But this is also not working. I...
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    Induction er31 fault code

    Help. I have just installed a new 4 burner generator on my induction hob and now I have error code er31 on the display. I have googled it and to find so need a configutator code….. but I can’t find that anywhere on tinternet!? Does anyone have any experience? Many thanks
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    What code should be given for no RCD on lighting circuit of a CU in a house about 15 yrs old

    What code should be given for no RCD on lighting circuit of a CU in a house about 15 yrs old.
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    What should be the code for this - C2 or C3

    Since Electrician's forums are promoting this as a wiring example : What code should it be given C2 for exposed insulation C3 for device not in its enclosure C2 for no earth/CPC C3 for wrong wiring colours C2 for incorrect identification of line conductor C3 for mixture of devices (if there...
  20. J

    Running in circles Non code holes existing switch location

    Hi all, Please see attached photos. I'm adding 5 circuits to my basement. I've been having to go the long way around in some cases to avoid duct and future finishes. There have been several instances where existing holes would have simplified/shortened the runs (see image 4) but they don't...


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