Starting a project with minimal knowledge on the subject.
To get started... Need suggestions for adjustable dimmer/step-down(s) to:
12-volt >> ??? >> lamp/bulb
12-volt >> ??? >> led tape or bulbs
What else would be helpful to know?
Also... How about wire-connectors that are easy...
Hi I am having a problem with my bedroom and bathroom lighting ,in my bedroom I have 2 downlighters that are switched from 2 dual pole switches at either on of the bedroom,these downlighters are 12v fed from a transformer in the loft ,I also have 1 mains light on my ceiling too,I'm wanting to...
I bought a used keyboard (Yamaha PSR-E303), however it came with an aftermarket AC dapter, not the original one.
Its this one:
The keyboard does not specify AC adapter specs, but it says this above the plug:
However they do specify to use ONLY one of these...
I finished framing my bathroom and wired an outlet and switch. I want to connect a 20 amp circuit breaker to the panel. I know the black hot wire is connected to the circuit breaker and it snaps into the panel. Does the ground and nuetral wire connect to the bar on the left? I see there is a mix...
Hi i need some info on a few electrick parts for a electric car any help would be so greatfull
I have a Peugeot Expert fully electric
3 phase input
But the inverted are fluxuant from 200v /400v
Then a converter that's 288v input and output of 12v 50a I'm lost help lol
Our building has a lift where one of the lights burned out and our building management got a £479 quote from a lift management company for fitting a led replacement.#
I took a look at the light bulb and found it's a CFL Philips Master PL-C 18W/830/4P one, available for £3.80. I bought one...
On this forum it doesn't seem to be long before a thread gets a reply. Well done to you all for doing that. You're magical.
But for those who want to join in doing this, here's how.
You can either find this thread and then CLICK HERE to show you the list of unanswered threads.
New home owner here. I know zero about furnaces and breaker boxes. I need to shut off the power to my gas furnace but there is no switch located anywhere near the furnace (above, beside or on) and the breaker is not labeled. Would the furnace be the one with the biggest switch, on the far right...
Can someone help me please?
I got a new cookerhood motor and I know the color coding for different speeds. But I need to find out the existing speed color coding to to connect to it. Could someone look at the photos and tell me which color is which? Its a 3 speed setting. Thanks in advance.
My tumble dryer blew up and since then my electric charge has gone to £1 a hour I’ve unplugged everything in my house but to no avail any advice other than seeing a electrician which I’m doing is it possible for the blow up and trip to have caused this electric bill increase
Hi there, I am on my last year of my apprenticeship and have started the nvq part. Long story short I want to start writing up my evidence of work (with provided pictures of me carrying out the work), however I can't figure out a structure to follow to write out a job.
If anyone is currently...
I need help wiring my mechanical timer. I saw a similar thread but the cables are different.
My current installation:
My new mechanical timer:
The schematic for both wiring:
(New at the top, current at the bottom)
I will really appreciate some guidance on the correct set...
Hi everyone, new here. Sorry if this may have been posted before but here goes..
I've been asked by a family member to fit a new light fixture from an old ceiling rose pendant to this ikea one.. SKURUP Pendant lamp - black - IKEA -...
right guys... I've enrolled in my NVQ I think was in march 2018. I am booking am2 but been informed it could be way past March 2020 at my local area! now will this effect my NVQ as I believe I have a 2 year limit on the course?
im close to finishing my portfolio just am2 timing. any help...
Hello forum. I am new here and seeking some expert advice.
I am trying to make some DIY led light strips that will be controlled via DMX.
The lights are these: 20/30/100 LED Battery Micro Rice Wire Copper Fairy String Lights Party white/rgb | eBay -...
I purchased some solar flicker flame outdoor tiki lights which I really like. The downside to them being solar is that each light does not get equal amounts of sun in my back yard so the length of time they remain on and their brightness can vary somewhat. Also, they have a photosensor and turn...
DIY Looking for DIY Advice on ElectriciansForums.net - Also, we're looking for professional electricians to help out in there.
I know this is a touchy subject. We also run PlumbersForums.net, and that has Gas and Oil Engineers on, and that's clearly not just a regulated industry, but it has...
Probably going to get slated for not knowing/doing something wrong but here goes!!
So, been asked to do a board change for a customer, when I turned up they explained that had had a new PME done a few weeks ago, when I mentioned that their house wasn't earthed the customer said that the...
Hey guys, I need your help. I bought the following 4 speakers, amp and selector switch:
Im reaching out here as I have given up trying and couldn't find a local electrician to help today .
so the issue .
after painting the wall I was try to fit the light switch back into the wall and somehow the com cable touched the metal surround on the wall.
the lighting RCBO...
Hi there 👋,
Apols in advance if this has been done to death😳!!! (I know it has but I can't seem to fathom out a similar set-up having searched through this forum and others).
I have an old wiring system in my house and wanted to fit a new LED light in the downstairs loo. I have attached pics...
Hi. Couldn't quite find a close match to my set up so I'm writing for help.
I'm not an electrician and don't know enough about switched live setups to be comfortable doing this.
Can you please tell me how to wire this thing?
The attached image shows what I'm working on.
Fan does not have...
Hi all, new here and seeking help.
I am only a DIY dad so excuse me if I dont know technical terms.
I'm in process of changing lights in kitchen, we have two. The first went fine just the live, neutral and earth, which is what I'm used to. The second however appears to be a loop for the double...
I am a novice in this electricity world, however I'm trying to learn the basics, I have this centrifugal fan which came without power cable and I had to connect one to a 3 way terminal block but on the diagram I could only see where to put the N and L cable, the ground cable there was...
I am somewhat confused as to why an upstairs landing light does not work unless the switch in the hall downstairs is switched to the off position. it defeats the object of turning it on downstairs and switching it off upstairs. I did not put this wiring in someone else replaced the switches and...
Hello guys! I need help to connect a light switch to a socket. I'll attach 2 pictures so you can see how it is supposed to be connected. I'm really sorry for my stupid question, I just have no idea how to do it. Thank you!
Recently purchased a new washer and dryer that are stacked in hall closet. When the old items were removed I noticed I have light fixture that I never seenb before. I took off plastic cover and noticed a two prong light. This light has not worked in the 7 years i lived in my unit. There is...
In our hall we have an old 2 gang switch which controls the downstairs and upstairs lights.
There is also a 2nd 1 gang switch upstairs which just controls the upstairs light.
I am struggling to figure the wiring on the new switches, can anyone help which wire goes where on the new...
Hi all. I have a couple of jobs coming up that I will need a helper to help out with - general electrical stuff like pulling cables, cutting channels, drilling holes, stuff like that. Where is a good place to advertise? And what is the going rate for a jobbing sparky (eg NVQ level 2) or similar...
Question, which wires do I hook up where? There is no ground. 2 W&B wires paired up. I want to seperate the fan and light, they are both connected to a single switch I would like to make a 2 switch. Photos of all included. Thanks!
I am building a motorized easel for large format paintings that do not exceed 100 lbs; average probably more like 50 lbs max. My rough 3D diagram does not show the motor or pullies, etc, but I hope you can get an idea of where these things would go. Motor mounts on the bottom. Cables will...