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    How to shut off 120v baseboard heater? Double pole wall mount thermostat? Single pole wall switch before heater with onboard single pole therm?

    I've planned a 20A circuit serving a tiny half-bath in a workshop. The circuit will contain a few LED ceiling lights, a receptacle (not for tools) and a 350 or 400W 120V baseboard heater. So it would not be convenient to shut off the heater via the main panel. When I'm not working during the...
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    Domestic Ring Floodlight Junction Box / Mount

    Hi All, Just looking at replacing my current floodlight I installed via a fused 3 Pin plug into a 2 gang socket coming straight off of the breaker box with a Ring Floodlight, where the wire is coming out the brick work is to low and I want to put it into a Junction box and feed it in from below...
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    How do I mount an outdoor electrical box to line in mast?

    see pics (Please enter a message with more than 3 words )
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    Alarm Recessed Ceiling PIR Detector

    Hi I am installing a Pyronix Euro 46 V10 Hybrid Alarm Panel. I want to use wired ceiling pir detectors with it. Pyronix do a flush mounted one, however I am looking for a recessed ceiling pir detector to install. Does anyone know of any I can use. Thanks Dave
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    corner mount floodlight with pir

    hi all, was wondering if anyone has used a corner mount floodlight so i can light up 2 areas opposite from each other from the same pir, i know you can install it all separate from each other but want to know if there is a all in one fitting for this, i have saw lights that may work but the are...
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    Is surface mount cabling permitted?

    Forgive me if this is a dumb idiot question, but I'm not a sparky and I have a need to know. My wife and I are in a 15th Century cottage and most of the electrics is the original wiring from when electricity came to the village in the early '50s - lead covered stuff for the most part. We had a...
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    How do you mount a DC power jack on a wall?

    I have an outdoor CCTV camera that requires 12v DC to be supplied to it. To keep things neat, I've thought about mounting a DC power jack onto a blanking plate on the inside wall that the socket end of a 12v DC power supply can then plug into. Is the above a good idea, or are there better ways...
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    24volt DC power supply for defibrillator

    Hi gents, I am after a bit of advice on sourcing a 24volt 70watt DC power supply for a public accessible defibrillator. Do you think either of these would be suitable; 1) http://uk.rs-online.com/web/p/din-rail-panel-mount-power-supplies/0428445/ or 2)...
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    13amp Double Socket with plug presented at 45 degrees- do you know a supplier ??

    Hi This question was asked some years ago on this forum but the link to the supplier is no longer active. I am looking for a Wall Mounted 13 amp double socket that could be mounted on a narrow kitchen upstand that would normally not allow the use of moulded plugs. as i see it there are three...
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    In line relay required

    Good morning all. I'm looking for a suitable solution to this problem. I am installing a heating system in a property which is to be controlled zonally via the Honeywell evohome Problem is that the relays for the evohome can only handle 5a maximum and one of the heaters is 1400w - almost 6a...
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    SPDT Switch

    Hi everyone I'm New here. I need to add a a couple of 12V ACC plugs into my ute via a 4 pin micro relay. It will be switched via the key so the plugs turn off as pernormal with the key. BUT, I was wanting to mount a SPDT (Single Pole, Double Throw) switch into the circuit somewhere so I can turn...
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    RCD Protection Units For En-Suite

    Hi Guys, I'm new to the forum and just wanted to say hello and if I may, ask for any help and advice as it would be really appreciated. I'm aware that the latest electrical regulations state that circuits within a bathroom/shower room/en-suite, need to have RCD Protection. However, where would...
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    best boards

    can anyone recommend a good cu for top entry ?
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    solar PV ground mount

    HI solar folk and sparks: i have a residential ground mount solar PV installation to do; Any one with previous experience on this? The question pertains specifically to mount the inverter. - I am hesitant to mount the inverter externally without being in an enclosure, even though IP65 or IP66...
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    Domestic Surface Mounted sockets

    Hi Just looked at a job in a 90 year old building - the customer wants a number of additional sockets, the only existing socket is surface mounted with the T&E chased into the wall. The room full of bookshelves all walls from the floor to the ceiling. I explained that to chase the walls etc...
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    Ground Mount Security Systems

    We have just commissioned a 10kWp ground mount system today and our customer is worried about theft. It is a rural location and although it is feeding the house it is in a location where it is quite hidden. Is there a system out there to protect ground mount systems or does anyone have a...
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    sensor on LED mirror

    good afternoon all .... does anyone know where I can get a sensor/PIR like the ones fitted to mirrors with lights in them, the type you move your hand over to turn the lights on and off cheers
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    Fire Board

    I have heard a rumour that MCS inspectors like to see inverters mounted on fireboard due to the high running temps. Is this the case? Cheers...
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    Cu on board or direct on wall

    Whats the current thinking on this? In older properties is it wiser to place the CU on wooden board or is it ok straight onto an unplastered wall, the wall is dry! internal. Sorry im a newbie! Any thoughts or pointers Thanks Guys Si.
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