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  1. T

    Time delay relay

    I want to put a code pad via a time delay relay on a shutter door, any recommendations?
  2. R

    Can anyone explain what a time delay RCD is needed for?

    I've scoured the internet for what these do and am coming up short on finding information. What are these for? (ie what specific problem are they trying to solve) and why do they need to be time delayed? Thanks in advance
  3. baldelectrician

    Should Scottish Government delay new smoke detector law

    Was contacted by a local paper last week and asked about the Scottish Government smoke alarm requirements coming in on February. Was mentioned in an article (and even had my good looks used to enhance sales 😃 ), although they spelled my name wrong (Stewart McLintock) See below
  4. B

    12v light delay question

    Hi all, I’m doing my bathroom up currently and in the process, I want to look at the delay in one of the lights 3x downlights are 230v, one is 12v as it’s got an Integrated fan. I know the couple second delay is due to the voltage dropping to 12v, but is there any way to eradicate this? It’s...
  5. P

    12 volt timer delay wiring

    hi guys,i just need a little help wiring a timer delay relay. anyone?
  6. D

    Time delay RCD or Mechanical Protection

    Okay! So, I’m looking to plug a knowledge gap. The set up is a DB in a main dwelling and a second DB in an outbuilding. The supply from the main dwelling to the outbuilding is 16mm2 split concentric. It is buried in sealed ducting at 1500mm at the deepest point (under the lawn). It comes...
  7. O

    Issues using a time delay relay for my second fuel pump (diagram included)

    I'm using the stock fuel pump wiring to trigger two different relays for my two fuel pumps on my car built for drag racing. The first relay is a normal relay and the second relay is a Beuler time delay relay (it's a BU-508TD model which has since been replaced by the BU-509TD, but they function...
  8. D

    L.E.D strip - long delay when turning on.

    Hi guys, I wonder if anyone out there can help me. I installed an LED strip light round the drop ceiling in my bathroom for some mood lighting. There are three led strips in total, two are 5 meters long and the third is 1 meter long. The strip is rated at 4.8 watts per meter (total of 52.8...
  9. H

    Bathroom fan with delay

    Hi, My bathroom fan currently comes on and off with the light, the fan itself has a delay function and I'd like to use it, is this the correct wiring diagram? It's currently wired a little different but does work, it doesn't carry on to another light, just seems to be on it's own. Also the fan...
  10. Duncan morgan

    Combining a light activated switch with a 24hour timer delay for garden lighting.

    Hi there, I want to setup my garden lighting to come on when it's getting dark, but always turn off around 11:30pm. Obviously in the winter that may mean they come on at 5pm ish, whilst in summer that could be around 9pm I guess. But I don't want to turn them on manually all the time and neither...
  11. D

    Can I use this Time Delay Switch on a panel heater?

    Just a quick one! I believe this time delay switch should work for my old panel heater (1.25kwh) because it handles loads up to 16A. Can anyone confirm this for me? I had someone tell me I needed a fused spur switch but others tell me I don't. FYI: the aim is to ensure the panel heater turns...
  12. S

    TIme Delay Switch

    Hello, I have a 12VDC battery bus where I charge with solar PV and a wind turbine. The system is controlled using a Siemens PLC. When there is a system fault, the PLC will open all relays, but this included relays that power the PLC itself (example an emergency pushbutton). When restarting the...
  13. Dan

    Text delay when typing is now fixed.

    There was a slight delay when you were typing and it was down to the smilies bar I had installed. So I've removed it. But not the smilies. Those are added to a post by clicking the happy face in the text options area now.
  14. A

    Delay of around 30 second lightswitch?

    I'm trying to find a way to delay the lights coming on after the switch is turned on - this is so I don't disturb my wife when I go to our ensuite bathroom which has the light outside the room. I've thought of 4 ways: 1) Put a pull switch inside the bathroom - it's not our flat, so that would...
  15. S

    Adding PV diverter to battery system - using delay switch??

    I am trying to add an Apollo Gem diverter to my battery grid tied system (Victron ESS). It is not going to work because both systems are fighting for the surplus solar power to either charge the battery or divert to immersion. If I add a delay timer switch in the immersion circuit so the load to...
  16. N

    Stroma Certification Scheme Delay joining Stroma

    Anyone else had a delay joining Stroma. 5 weeks since my assessment ( passed) and nothing back from Stroma. On contacting them I get fobbed off with “ there is a backlog “ story.
  17. S

    Headlights on Smartcar delay in switching on

    I recently purchased an old 2003 Smart Car as a 2nd run around car. I've noticed recently that some times when I turn the head lights to dipped or main beam there might be a long delay before they actually switch on. Some days it is instant and others I have this problem. Also the dash back...
  18. TheGronk

    Time clock recommendations

    can anyone recommend a digital time clock, either din rail or surface mounted with count down the on-off with some kind of start button function instead of having time frames in which it’s on or off Many thanks
  19. B

    Time Delay RCD For A commercial premises

    I have changed a new fuse board in a Shop with about 4 Fridges and i have got a problem with the RCD keep tripping and I put 100ma time delay RCD instead of the 30ma and the RCD Tripped few times and then stopped tripping all the test was passed but I don't know if this comply with the regs or...
  20. oxford 12

    Time delay RCDs and cables in walls

    Your carrying out an eicr on a domestic property with a time delay 100mA RCD protecting lighting cables within 50 mm of the surface. What code would you give it c3 or c2?
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