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  1. S

    Fuse details - Brush 60Amp 1947

    Could somebody please advise on the relevant fuse details on a single phase domestic supply. Brush 60amp 60KR certified 250v AC4 BS1361:1947 It also states 440v AC4 BS88:1952 Logic tells me its BS1361 due to the voltage rating? Is it treated as a BS88 on a 400v supply? There are no details...
  2. S

    Maximum Zs on Circuit details schedule

    hi guys, Seen on the circuit details schedule in a DB on our site, someone had inserted Zs values for the circuits as follows. 16a C type breaker as 1.44 ohms 10a C type breaker as 2.30 ohms 80a C type breaker as 0.28 ohms I believe he’s calculated Zs by doing (in the case of 16amp c...
  3. Soulcraft Electric

    DEIC - Circuit Details

    If only working on a single circuit but using a DEIC how do folk generally mark circuits that have not been worked on? Screenshot below is from NICEIC online "software"...
  4. C


    Hello All, As I have mentioned before I have been a Free Subscriber to the IET `Wiring Matters` Magazine for many years after being given a Free subscription by the then IEE after posing a question to them. As you will know the Magazine is now an online version and I get regular Emails...
  5. happyhippydad

    Would you get the megger 1731 or 1711.... see below for details.

    I simply cannot decide between the 1711 and the 1731!! I only need the functions of the 1711, but I would REALLY like the rechargeable battery function of the 1731. The difference in price (after buying the remote probe, as it comes with the 1731) is about £300 (inc VAT). I really don't need...
  6. N

    CSCS labourers card ... Employers details needed?

    Passed my level 1 operatives test today and rang the citb to get my card. Whilst on hold the voice over stated that I cannot get my card without having employer/ giving their details? Decided to hang up and ask here before I go off on one! Do I need to be employed before I can get a card...
  7. S

    Electricians Mate Electrician/electricians mate needed london

    Electrician/ mate needed north London and Watford areas. Immediate start
  8. happysteve

    MEIWC - PDF form (editable) - for up to 3 circuits - BS7671 Amendment 3:2015 model form 2019-01-01

    This is a MEIWC (Minor Electrical Installation Works Certificate) in the format of a PDF. You can fill out the details using any PDF reader. It is derived from the IET model forms, at: There is a copyright notice on the...
  9. sparkdog

    Socket & See Dcf200

    Has anyone got one of those and does it work OK? Looks like a useful bit of kit for not too much money.
  10. J

    New circuits.

    Hi all I'm. Installing new circuits into a metal db with 10mm twin and earth as the tails into the main switch, so I can only assume their is a submain but my issue is the garage it's choca and we think it's where the main fuse is, would anyone be happy to put lim in this situation with the...
  11. S

    Solar Planet

    How does Solar Planet get my details to ring me and offer to change my inverter over to Solaredge? I've had 2 calls from customers to say they've been offered it and now one tonight for my own system. They're buying in data from DLG and TDP Marketing but other than the MCS list no-one else...
  12. J

    Cable calculation software

    Hi Guys, Does anyone know of a half decent cable calc programme? I don't mind paying for one that's good and easy to use but some of the ones ive googled seem very expensive to me.
  13. telectrix


    just received tis email. looks like a scam to get your paypal details so they can rob your bank account. the giveaway is the grammar etc. Hello Member ! This is Automatic Message Generated by System To Let you know that you have to confirm your account your account muse be confirmed because...
  14. J

    installation cert

    received an installation cert from one of the sparks , it was for a new circuit for a washing machine he installed on an exisiting domestic CU , just want to know how much info should be included on the circuit details and results page . Ive informed him to go back and record all the circuits...
  15. uksparks

    NICEIC Certification Scheme NICEIC Form questionH

    On an EIC, be it with whoeverm but using a standard one, or that of niceic online, how or here would I write the details of a control circuit from a time switch to Contactor etc? Or dont you bother?
  16. Resu

    Duplicate Easycert EICRs

    Hi all, was wondering if anyone could tell me if it's possible to duplicate an entire EICR on the app. We have a scheme of 20 houses to do all exactly the same electrically and this would save a bit of time (worth mentioning we obviously won't be using the same values for each property, it's...
  17. N

    Installation Claim

    What is the procedure to claim for a poor installation leading to roof leaks? The company no longer exists but was RECC/REAL and NICEIC. Thanks
  18. S

    Additional Circuits - Filling out the EIC

    Sorry new here, Just wondered when we fill out the Circuit Results (usually page 3) do we need to fill in all the names of the other circuits? Could we just write 1 2 3 4 5 6 Basement Lighting 7 8 9 10 11 New Boiler Or do you have to fill it all in, I am guessing if yes then it is only the...
  19. tosh1

    Domestic "mk switch exchange"

    MK SWITCH EXCHANGE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :banghead: Is anyone else having this nightmare trying to get a payment out of the company. They were very quick in offering a call out fee to check switch but its like getting blood out of a...
  20. F

    testing multiple DBs with Easycert

    Subject testing multiple DBs with Easycert For new 3 ph. installation Set up DNO – Fuses Client HRC fused Main Switch isolator feeding MCCB panel having 1 X MCCB main switch feeding Integral bus bar to 27 3ph MCCBs these feed remote DBs Using Easycert Page 2 SUPPLY CHARACTERISTICS = DNO...
  21. B

    Installation near Glasgow

    Anyone do installations just north of Glasgow (Old Kilpatrick)? My mum has had a quote from Solarson but I think she should at least get 3 quotes to see who offers the best deal (not necessarily the cheapest). Any takers?
  22. T

    voltage optimizer

    Hi All, Been offered a job installing voltage optimizers in households in the New year,found the job on job centre website and was wondering if anybody knows if this some kind of Government scheme,has anybody else applied for this job and if its some kind of scam as they are asking for my bank...
  23. telectrix

    paypal scam alert

    just to give all a heads up. a company calling themselves profitable play ltd. are hacking into paypal accounts and taking out sums between £30 and £50 for non-existant transactions. to be fair to paypal, after a dispute was raised, paypal have agreed to reverse the transactions.
  24. edexlab

    Blue light advert scam

    I'm sure I'm not the first to hear of this but for those who haven't: I was contacted by a man selling advertisement space in a magazine claiming to be affiliated with the Emergency services, the spiel was that they would advertise you exclusively as a trade ie the only Electrician listed, in...
  25. S

    Bits for Sale

    Seaward MFT with Cert of conformity - unused £250 50m Wander lead - unused £30 Super Rod Mega set - unused £50 The new Tech LC Veto Pro Pac unused - £90 Cheers
  26. S

    commercial funding

    Is there any funding out there for free commercial projects still?
  27. P

    main switch lock

    any suggestions on best switch lockout device....either for the main i/c switch in the meter box...or for c/unit switch?
  28. Dan

    Porsche Speedster 356 Replica - Built 1973 - For Sale

    eBay - The UK's Online Marketplace If anybody is interested in my Speedster. I'll do a good discount for cash ;) ;)
  29. L

    Jobs Alert

    I have just seen an advert on the Directgov jobs search. Jobs and Skills searchJob detailsBackThese are the details of the job selectedELECTRICIANVacancy fromJobcentre PlusJob No:BUR/66545SOC Code:5241Wage£7-£8 PER HOURHours40 HOURS PER WEEK, MONDAY-FRIDAY, BETWEEN 8AM-5PMLocationBURY...
  30. P

    Sanyo 235w/240w 16 panel kit?

    Ok i no u will all be looking thinking yes please!!!!!!!!!!! But i want one!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!anyone got a full kit? Scaffold up today!!!! Supplier said (they cant get it) havnt told client yet!!!!!!!!! £500 down all ready!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Any ideas???????????????
  31. A

    Solar PV -v- New Grid

    Just pondering cost of FiT/PV install -v- cost of 200 miles of new Grid to connect +50kWh wind farms etc. to existing Grid network. Base assumption surface [pylon etc.] £1.8million to £8 million per km. Sub-surface £18 million to £22 million. Exact details not known but assume 90% pylon at...
  32. Goody

    Domestic Customer complaint procedure & form.

    Hi, where could I find a template for customer complaint form and details of complaint procedure? :dizzy2: ...and a template for Guarantee Certificate for the work carried out. Thanks in advance.
  33. S

    DNO direct contact numbers

    Hi has anybody got a list of direct DNO numbers for notification for solar ? I keep getting passed around and never end up with a direct email or number??HELP!!!!
  34. C

    Installers wanted

    Installers Required North West Are you looking for work installing PV, if you are please send me your details. The work would be install only and paid per system size.
  35. E

    MCS Accreditation

    Hi Everyone, We have started this thread to give everyone an area to discuss MCS Certification and any issues or questions associated with it. Easy MCS are the UK's leading MCS Specialists and we are happy to help and advise if anyone has any queries. Many Thanks
  36. R

    SSEG Installation Commissioning Confirmation

    Hi we are filling in the above form for the first time to send to the DNO. We are a Ltd company made up of 2 directors, 1 director is Napit accredited do we fill in his details as the installer or do we fill in the company details as the installer, we are awaiting MCS accreditation at the...
  37. E

    Telephone salesman

    Since setting up my website and advertising my company I've had nothing but saleman ringing my phone. This last one was quite a pratt!!! I put the phone down and he wouln't stop ringing. He wouldn't stop talking no matter how many times I told him no. Being new to self employment I'd like some...
  38. sythai

    Invoice from NICEIC.... bacs ok?

    Just wondering whether I can pay my NICEIC 'domestic installer' invoice by bacs, all they've got on here is 'cheques made payable to...' ? It's an invoice for 'building control submissions' Would ring them up.... but closed at weekend. So if anyone knows if poss and has bank details to pay...
  39. J

    distribution circuit at origin (meter tails)

    On the EIC page 3 it says to record details of these on first line, would that just be on the circuit details side of the form? or do you have to fill in test results for tails too?
  40. R

    Job Vacancy / Surrey

    Hi We have just made available a job vacancy for an experienced electrician/ electricians mate in the guildford area. Successful applicant will be carrying out domestic and commericial work with an apprentice electrician covering London Surrey Bedford and herts.Must have experience with...
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