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Just read an interesting albeit brief story on a fire in Bristol.
Looks as if the DNO cut out caught fire.
its rare for a cut out to go up,more likely a loose wire on one of the tails to or from meter.
looking at the images the incoming supply has been cut back and nothing is left.
i like the...
Came across this video online, its one of the training videos they give to smart meter fitters at the training shed.
not sure about the way they go about polarity testing, testing a couple sockets can give a mixed outcome, 2 sockets doesn't mean the rest is okay. what about other circuits?
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Does this change your views on Brexit? Were you aware of these issues?
Called to house customer wants new shower fitted, 2 extra sockets in conservatory and possibly the board upgraded.
No rcds on the board and when the smart meter folks came before christmas they refused to fit one due to the old cut out and fuse carrier cracked and old DNO(wpd) have been and...
Sonoff T1 eu 1c Smart WiFi RF APP Touch Control Wall Light Switch 1 2 Gang 86 Type UK Panel Smart Home
The intelligent switch is only applicable when connected to neutral line. If there is no neutral line available, you can draw a neutral line from the wall socket to connect to this device...
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An interesting article about testing , as there are companies out there pricing at £6/£8 a circuit ( madness) basicly just giving a report with unable to...
Had my annual visit today, passed so all good.
Discussed when exactly i was meant to have the 18th edition, he said that actually i didnt need to do the course as there is quite a long window.
As the NICEIC/Elecsa are allowing upto 2 years - yes 2 years for those already registered to get it as...
Had an interesting fault today. Don’t know if any of you like working out problems, but anyway.
A traveling saw, Lenze servo controlled travel, Servo speed is controlled by encoder. Saw blade is controlled by VFD.
Servo travels to over travel limit very jerkily when turned on & saw...
I visited a property yesterday which consists of two shops with a flat above each shop. This was a preliminary visit on behalf of the new owners who are looking to refurbish and rent out. I went to check out the supply, bonding etc. and found a single phase supply feeding both shops and...
Just wondering if anyone had seen this article.
Pin-free Mi Plug project reimagines power outlets for the 21st century - https://www.dezeen.com/2018/10/07/pin-free-mi-plug-wireless-technology-design/amp/
And what thoughts people had on them.
I thought it was a clever idea and am surprised no...
Working on a site with a general builder who planned on doing all the electrical work - total rewire - on the job, and is miffed because the home owner decided to call in a qualified electrician and get his certificates - builder has run some lighting cables, any old cable he had lying...
A client currently has a wall switch in the bathroom which is no longer operating, the switch operates on the detection of heat from your hand.
to get around the regulation for wall switches in bathroom they installed a SELV switch which currently sits behind the tilling, you operate the lights...
If your bored or like a challenge I thought (maybe wrongly) this might be interesting to trainees and maybe others. As the title convert three way switching to two way (Sw 2 + 3) danlers time lag (Master and slave) using switch 2 and 3. Assume you cannot find the junction box. Can it be done...
wondering what you guys think of an idea that one of my electricians presented me with this afternoon
location: semi industrial kitchen
number of circuits ran to distribution board x 12 (they will be connected to 30ma rcbo units)
now the original idea was to install the classic...
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