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  1. R

    Problems with Acel AC6152 300mm fan

    I was wondering if anyone else has wired one of these. I just need a big fan for the local football club and asked for one with a pullswitch. Yes nice and easy Switched Fused Spur already there, made hole bigger fitted it, I must say a well thought out bit of kit, until the easy bit LNE, or so I...
  2. S

    Location of isolator switch - bathroom fan

    Just having a bathroom fan installed. It's an intelligent unit that runs continuously but thought it best to have an isolator switch. Have been told the isolator switch has to be outside the bathroom on the hall wall above the bathroom door. We would prefer to have it in the hall cupboard...
  3. D

    UK Need help with wiring a celing fan

    Been up since 5am trying to figure this out. Can anykne give me some advice on what colour goes where?
  4. V

    Identify this bathroom extractor fan?

    I have a bathroom extractor fan that has gone bad, so I need to replace it. If possible, I would like to just replace the motor, rather than opening up the ceiling to put in a whole new enclosure. The problem is, I don't know how to find a replacement. Maybe someone here can identify this beast...
  5. L

    Bathroom extraction fan

    Hi all, I have just bought a 2 bed first floor flat with loft access (it’s ex council flat) there is no extraction fan fitted in the bathroom. The only thing that there is is an air vent. The bathroom is about 7ft x 7ft so quite small. Is it ok to remove air vent and install an extractor...
  6. U

    ceiling fan

    whenever I switch OFF or ON my ceiling fan in the room , foot light blinks.
  7. J

    Bathroom extractor fan with continuous power

    This must be bread and butter stuff for any qualified electrician which I'm not so please bear with me. I've just installed a Nuaire extractor fan in the bathroom. It has continuous trickle mode plus up to 30 minutes run on timer but I'm unable to take advantage of these because the fan is...
  8. S

    Fan and speed controller

    Hello, I am new to this forum and recently have built a vaulted ceiling kitchen extension , I have run 2 4 inch flat duct from the kitchen across the vaulted ceiling into the existing loft space I have also ran a 3core +e to the loft from the kitchen island for a speed controller .. what I...
  9. P

    Extractor Fan Wiring Query

    Hello All, I have just purchased an extractor fan to fit in my Utility Room and trying to understand the accompanying wiring diagrams. The unit has an integral Humidistat and Timer. The 2x wiring options they show are as per drawings attached but I can't understand why, in Diag A, it shows the...
  10. D

    (Help!) cant power AC fan

    I've recently bought an ac fan and I cant figure out how I should power it, Ive tried to power it through a phone charger, nownIm lost, sorry if I sound dumb, I dont know anything about electricity
  11. J

    Shower Zone and fan

    Job is to replace this extractor fan as in attached photograph, would you say its in zone 1 or 2, i.e. could I replace with mains or would selv be needed not sure if I can get above ceiling to fit transformer.
  12. velmareth

    How does this bathroom fan work?

    Incredibly dumb question I’m afraid, but I’ve moved into a house and can’t figure out how to work the bathroom fan. Could somebody please help me? Here’s the fan itself: And there’s also this (possibly unrelated) switch type contraption on the wall: This looks like it leads to two switches...
  13. Charlie_

    Multi room ventilation units

    Recommendations please.. To service 4 en-suite bathrooms. All on 1 level, average run of 5m
  14. D

    Extractor fan to timer type

    Hi I’m thinking of changing an extractor fan (in a WC) to one with a run on/timer. The current set up doesn’t have an isolator, and wiring runs from the light bulb to the fan, which is sited in the ceiling about 18” away. The fan is vented through a flat roof above. Now, I realise that i’ll...
  15. Thomas Connolly

    Extractor Fan Installation

    Good Moaning All, Quick question. Need to install and extractor fan in a newly built kitchen. The easiest point for me to run it from is a single socket about a metre away from where it's to be installed. However, the socket is a spur from the kitchen ring, it is Fused and is used for the...
  16. A

    Domestic Bathroom extractor fan switch query

    Hi there I hope this is the right place. I am having a house rewire, and the electrician has told us that it's against regulations to have a specific switch for the bathroom extractor fan. It has an isolator switch, and all switches are outside the bathroom, but at the moment his configuration...
  17. G

    Extractor Fan not working

    Hi all, Very new to electrics so please bare with me... Just moved into a new property. Extractor fan (manrose x100h) in bathroom not working. Took of face plate to find circuit was not connected. Connected wires to correct connections (see picture). Now the fan is running but independent of...
  18. D

    Using an Induction Hob and Fan over at Same Time

    Hi, I have a 1800 watt induction hob and 2300 watt fan oven. Both use 13 amp plugs. Are they using too much power to use at same time? Thanks for reading
  19. fatah

    Domestic Newbie who wants to replace bathroom extractor fan

    hey, so im a DIYer and learn most stuff from youtube tutorials. At the moment am doing a bathroom renewal, and want to replace the extractor fan for a stronger one. I've a very basic understanding of house wiring and electricity, however i think i could do something straightforward like...
  20. R

    Ecovent toilet extractor fan

    Ladies and gent I need your help . So I came across this extractor vent in my school . One is in the Male and female toilets . Both of them are not working at all . Am tempted to buy new one but like to figure out what going on here . I opened both the extractor fans and find something...
  21. N

    Extractor fan ducting

    Hi all Have an en-suite that needs a shower light extractor combo fitted. Can’t fit the ducting grill outside due to grade 2 listing. Does anyone know of an alternative for the ducting to extract the moisture/air. The ducting will be going into the loft area. Thanks
  22. W

    2 core for 4 inch fan wiring

    Hello I’m starting off doing jobs for myself and I’ve come across a bathroom with lack of ventilation ... The fan in place is a 4inch fan tight to the ceiling corner. It’s fed from the light in two core to a isolation switch and transformer in the kitchen behind the fan. Currently it’s fed in...
  23. J

    Wiring extractor fan with timer

    Hi all I have just moved into a flat and my extractor fan doesn't work so i have bought and fit a new one but I cant figure out how to wire it. Any advice would be appreciated. Thanks
  24. Thomas Connolly

    Extractor Fan in Downstairs Loo

    Hi Folks, I've been asked to install an extractor fan in a downstairs toilet . One that sits in the glass of the window. (That part has been done already) I'm going to look at the job tomorrow so I'm assuming the window is just the glass and doesn't actually open hence the need for the...
  25. K

    Domestic Shower fan/light sensor

    Morning all, I am working on a bathroom at the moment and the client has asked if the shower fan/light unit can be wired into a sensor instead of a pullcord switch (to activate fan when someone steps into the shower), I wondered if anyone has done any work like this before ?. Apart from...
  26. R

    Power wiring for fan Spurs

    Hi Just wondering if anyone would be able to help with this, have a circuit in a room with two fans one inside and one outside to be controlled by a double pole switch, and to be connected into spurs above the ceiling, anyone be able to tell me how to wire correctly?
  27. S

    Domestic Bathroom Light and Extractor Fan

    Hi New to the forum, competent diy'er (have added sockets to ring not spurs and added additional lights - know I shouldn't but...) and looking for clarity on wires at a light fitting for a bathroom light and extractor fan. Changing the bathroom light and didn't take notice of the connections...
  28. G

    En-suite Extractor fan

    Hi, I need to replace my en-suite extractor fan as it doesn’t appear that the motor can’t be replaced. Current one is an airflow aura, which hasn’t lasted that long (approx 5-7 years). It runs from a switch outside via a fused connection unit to the fan. I have checked the fuse and across line...
  29. N

    Can I use a speed controller with this fan

    Just wondering can I install a speed controller on the fan below. I want to make a homemade air filter but its a huge fan. If so do you know suitable spec'd ones. Thanks im2501480 - http://www.canfan.nl/im2501480.html (New models have them built in)
  30. T

    Extractor fan with pir wiring question

    Hi all, I intend to fit a extractor fan with built in pir sensor in my downstairs wc. My question is regarding the wiring , could I take power from my ceiling rose to an isolator then from the isolator straight to the fan avoiding the light switch , as the sensor would turn the fan on ...any...
  31. S

    2 speed hood fan wiring

    Hope someone can help I’ve removed a 2 speed extractor motor from cooker hood with 4 cables: white, blue, black and orange. Unfortunately the replacement motors cables are white, black, brown and red. Can anyone advice on how to wire the new motor in
  32. T

    Cloakroom Extractor Fan

    Hi All, I'm installing a new extractor fan in my downstairs loo. The wall that the fan will be mounted to backs on to my garage and the ducting runs in to there before turning 90 degrees and exiting through the roof. This is a ducting run of around 4m. Given that the downstairs loo is just...
  33. S

    Combi boiler & extractor fan in zone 1

    Hi, so someone decided to put a bathtub under a boiler and electric extractor fan. Half the bathtub is taken up by the boiler. It has a cupboard around the top and the sides, but the base and pipes going into the wall are exposed. More space will go if a shower mixer is installed and there is an...
  34. Gavin John Hyde

    I won an extractor fan........................

    Had an email from Denmans, turns out I won the Christmas competition to get my order for free. Only ordered an extractor fan to pick up on the way past. so winnings equal £11+vat. Sort of wish i had placed that nice big order now rather than wait to check what i had in the back of the van.
  35. Cielly

    Bathroom electrical wiring - fan and shaver sockets

    Hello. I had my bathroom renovated a few days ago, and I found out shortly after it was completed, that the new shaver sockets only work when the extractor fan is turned on - when the isolator switch is pressed. I had the same electricians out to fix the issue, and now the extractor fan only...
  36. V

    How to connect snap switch to this fan?

    Basically i have this 12v volt that goes on car battery, it has a speed controller that goes from 0 to like 50000 rpm if you turn it to the right. Red/black cable goes to the car 12v battery, and the controller switch is controlled by 3 tiny cables red/black/white. I want to solder a snap...
  37. M

    Fiesta st500 fan problems

    got an mk6 fiesta st500 And radiator fan won’t work Put power direct to it and it runs fine Fuses are fine but can’t find relay? Changed temp sensor There’s a resistor in bottom of fan shroud this fell apart Does this stop the fan working or does it control the speed? And it’s really expensive...
  38. D

    Quietest 230v Bathroom Fan??

    Hi Has anyone got any recommendations for a quiet 4"bathroom fan (230 v)? Cheers
  39. velmareth

    Just don't understand why SELV pullcord won't work

    I've recently purchased a SELV pullcord extractor fan for my bathroom. I checked and 12v are running through where the old fan was so an SELV should work perfectly. I've wired it up as per this photo, but it doesn't work when I pull the cord. Could anyone help me understand why? The current is...
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