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  1. J

    Replacement access door on SECTOR consumer unit

    Hi all, a couple of weeks ago I managed to smash to smithereens the transparent plastic access door/cover on my sector consumer unit, that's at the top of my stairs. I need to get a new door/cover to replace it. I know all C/U's now are metal, but I was wondering if anyone has an old one, or...
  2. C

    Gluing alarm cables to UPVC Window frames & Door architraves

    Hello All, I am hoping to find a recommendation from members for a small tube of adhesive that is suitable for gluing Burglar Alarm detector cables to UPVC Window frames and Door architraves. I don`t want to buy a Hot Glue gun and glue sticks as I only have 4 cables to run down quite detailed...
  3. S

    Advice on a door entry product to integrate with PAC system

    I am struggling to find a product on the market for this specific problem I have and thought its worth having a shot at asking here. I have a lot of experience working with PAC systems (networked and stand alone) as my company has many properties using door entry systems. I however need to...
  4. D

    Domestic Pyronix door sensor help

    Hi guys, hoping for a bit of help. I just installed a Pyronix Enforcer 10 alarm system. I've installed a contact sensor on the front door. I thought I had configured it correctly: the panel has learned it and then I've set it to '7' i.e., "last exit". Problem is that it works fine on exit, but...
  5. happyhippydad

    What power rating would this garage door be?

    I have a roller garage door that my friend has fitted which i've noticed is connected to a socket to give it power, but then has a flood light attached to the control panel which is also connected to the lighting circuit. In other words you need to isolate sockets and lights to make sure the...
  6. R

    Security Roller Shutter Door Isolator

    Hi All I'm trying to find an isolator that will take a class 4 security padlock for a factories roller shutter door, this is to comply with their latest insurance assessment. Can anyone point me in the right direction please? The usual 16/32A rotary isolators do not have a big enough hole for...
  7. J

    Only 1 Fridge door tripping electrics help please

    Hi all Hotpoint American style fridge freezer model FFA40X keeps tripping the electrics not the lights when the left hand door is opened. It doesn’t do it if the ugh hand side door is opened. It trips if both doors are opened at the same time too. The fridge has been tested and all good. What...
  8. N

    lights come on when door opens solution?

    One of my clients has decided he wants this kind of set up, one for a cupboard and one for the garage. Ive tried steering him towards PIR but he not to keen on them. Does anybody know of a sleek solution to this problem? Ive searched on the internets but all of the switches ive found for this...
  9. J

    My main fuse box is right behind my front door

    Hi, I've just moved to a ground floor flat and my mains fuse box/circuit breaker box, which ever it's called, is right behind my front door at the top. I moved into the property as it is supposed to be adapted for disabled access as I have a medical condition but the wiring was done before I got...
  10. P

    Supplier for Bell Systems door entry system

    I am trying to find a supplier to supply a slightly customised Bell door entry system i.e. not exactly one of their standard kits. I used to deal directly with Bell whose sales dept is excellent but now they say they won't supply direct. I need a supplier who is at least capable of understanding...
  11. wirepuller

    Door entry system advice

    Doing a job at the moment and the client has asked as an extra whether I can fit a second phone handset in another room from the existing. The current setup is a speaker/mike outside, door release, and handset inside to talk/open door release. Handset has 5 wires connected. Is it ok to just loop...
  12. buzzlightyear

    some body bang on the door some body ring the bell

    having been to a hotel with a fault on a lights and open and close system on a circuit .I had fixed the fault in which was the lighting .and Elvis left the building. about 1 hour after me left the building . the customer rings up the entry will not work .well it work for going out back to...
  13. buzzlightyear

    Any body behind the door

    i had call today and a very good customer rings can you come quick .now you thinking with dirty minds .i told them i will try and hurry and get to you quick. Now this customer has a hotel So i knocks on the door .so the customer opens the main door and a load of timber propt up against the door...
  14. PaulBerkshire

    Domestic Car alarm new door pins fitting

    Hi, I have a van that has a factory alarm but i want to instal another with sensors in rear and louder siren. Firstly if i instal new door pins for new alarm is it ok to have two alarms? Secondly the alarm has the out put for the pins but does that go to them with no other cabling (pins look one...
  15. P

    Small Metal enclosure for door entry power supply

    Hi all, I am hoping someone has already had this problem and can suggest a solution. Last minute decision by client to have an electronic release on a door means we have to mount the power supply (bell systems 340c) on the wall in a public space so it needs to go in a metal enclosure. PSU...
  16. S

    Alarm not activating door locks 97 Jeep Grand Cherokee

    I am installing a Compustar CS6900 in my 97 Jeep Grand Cherokee and am having trouble hooking up the keyless entry part of the system. I tested the alarm and it sends out a negative 12v pulse in both wires coming from the alarm brain. My driver side and passenger side door switches both work on...
  17. S

    Door entry handset advice

    wanting to replace my old, ugly door entry handset. I stay in a block of flats, handset works but its extremely old and at an odd colour of brown. It’s a Comelit VOX 2000. 5 cores feeding it. I take it to change it over it must be a compatable change over? If so, any recommend a decent...
  18. O

    Interior lights / door jamb switches

    Good morning all, this is my first post on what looks to be a great source of knowledge. I am not an electrician but I do enjoy trying to sort these little issues but I am not sure where to start with this. I have a 2007 Isuzu pick up. The interior lights do not come on when the doors are...
  19. Soulsurfer

    Garage door alert solutions ?

    Hi I have a client who is always asking for random things electrically... This time it's a possibility to fit maybe something like a roller lever switch or magnetic reed switch etc.. to alert her when her garage door is opened, while she's in the house. With an LED flashing or buzzer etc.. I...
  20. C

    Releasing car door deadlock - equipment needed?

    I want to try the method below to release my car door deadlock. I have access to the door lock module and have identified the two pins but have no idea what equipment I need to do it re power supply, leads, wires? Cheers "If the door is dead locked try the following without any damage being...
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