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  1. TonyMitchell

    Hager Din Rail Mounted Time Switch

    Has anyone fitted these into an Invicta 3 Type B board? Wholesaler asked Hager whom stated they need to go into a separate enclosure, but couldn't elaborate on why. My preference is to mount them in the DB under the corresponding RCBOs and I cannot see from the spec sheet and photo why this...
  2. J

    Domestic Under cupboard lights installation using socket mounted under cabinet

    Hi all. Some advice sought. I have 2 lights under my cabinets they plug into the wall sockets below them. I now want to hardwire the lights as i got a new cooker hood fitted and the spark pulled the power cable out so its now accessible to use. Previously it was hidden. So it looks like a...
  3. J

    CPC Terminal in plastic surface mounted back boxes...

    Hoping someone can help me clarify something. For plastic surface mounted back boxes, why do some have a small metal terminal for connecting the CPC, whereas others don't? Is it just a differemce in quality, or would you generally use the ones with the terminal for sockets, and the ones without...
  4. R

    replacing a ordinery wall mounted electrical socket in france

    I am not a electricion but are competetent in doing these jobs .if I change an ordinary wall mounted socket in my French house ,do I have to get it signed off
  5. P

    Can tubular heaters be mounted vertically?

    As in title, can a tubular heater be mounted vertically? Doesn't sound like a good idea to me, but it would settle an argument if some one could answer.
  6. A2HGO

    Help installing exterior wall mounted up lighting

    We're looking to have some uplights installed across the side of our property, I've purchased a few of these: Garden Trading LABV01 Bovingdon Single Adjustable Outdoor Wall Light - https://www.dusklights.co.uk//garden-trading-bovingdon-single-adjustable-ip44-outdoor-wall-light-p7135/s7145...
  7. littlespark

    Double socket mounted vertically

    I know we've joked before about mounting sockets upside down when fitted to skirting boards to avoid flex being squished, but I came across a double socket mounted clockwise at 90 degrees at a friends house. This is behind a fridge, and feeds the fridge, and the microwave that sits on top...
  8. SWD

    CSU Mounted or DIN Rail External 24V Bell Transformer

    Any recommendations?
  9. E

    why do women want men to return to mounted combat?

    seems i cant turn on the youtubes to watch people fall from ladders without being bombarded with feminist videos moaning about how men arent chivalrous , i fail to see what a system mainly to do with ancient combat has to do with the 21st century do women really want men to return to horseback...
  10. NDG Elecs

    Surface mounted 4 gang surge-protected socket

    Hi Lads and Ladies (SC!), I should have took a pic - I thought I did...:confused: I'm after an oversized 4-gang socket with pattress. It is an surge-protected type, which I'm aware don't always apparently work as they should in relation to surges. The faulty item in question is a massively...
  11. AJshep

    Reccomendations for a speaker that can be mounted outside.

    I thought I'd post on here to see if anyone has any reccomendations for an outside speaker. The job is for a small local Cinema,at the moment they have a large 50" TV playing trailers in a window which faces the street outside. They would like to mount a speaker on the front of the building so...
  12. M

    110V wall mounted sockets...

    Guys, i have a customer who wants 4 16A 110V sockets on a wall. These are to be used for charging scissor lifts, so likely for all 4 to be plugged in at end of the day and on for many hours, so would be looking at the continuous rating on the transformers. Im not actually sure how much power...
  13. G

    Surface mounted cooker circuit

    Hi all, I have been asked to install a new cooker circuit but the customer wants everything to be surface mounted to keep costs down. Do you know of any cooker connection units that are suitable for surface mounting e.g. have an appropriate back box? Cables will also be surface mounted using...
  14. G

    Fuse board change with rear entry mounted on wood

    Hi all, I'm looking to change my board at home and wanted some advice on the most practical way for cable entry please. I was thinking to do rear cable entry, through the rear knockout but wanted to know if this is acceptable as it is mounted on wood. This would seem a lot more practical and...
  15. S

    Minimum IP rating for wall mounted external industrial socket?

    What is the Minimum IP rating for wall mounted external industrial socket? It's to be outside & only used for plugging in a generator that will give house temporary power through a changeover switch in the case of power cuts.
  16. L

    Flush mounted pull cord backbox and theories

    Hi all, It just popped into my head about bathroom pull cord switches, do they ever have flush mounting boxes, every one I have seen has been surface mounted, and also, why are shower pull cords cut shorter, which I see in most places?
  17. Vortigern

    KWh meter din rail mounted for wylex board

    Hi so any ideas on din mounted MID rated single phase kwh meter? I am required to fit a meter for sockets in a unit. At the moment the sockets are fed from a 32a mcb in a wylex plastic D.B. older type. See photo. All suggestions treated in confidence and will be touted as my own brilliant idea...
  18. iclegg

    Domestic 20A Fused Switch or DIN mounted 20A RCBO

    Hi, My central heating wiring centre (Honeywell S Plan) is hanging off a 13a plug in the garage which is plugged into a double gang socket with integrated RCD at waist height close to where I would to fit a sink. I'd like to move the wiring centre much higher up the wall so it is out of the...
  19. S

    Ceiling mounted extract fan

    Hi. Not had much to do with domestic and subsequently have not fitted many bathroom fans. Have builders in doing my loft conversion and am wiring myself. Now the only place for the extractor fan is in the ceiling with duct run through void out soffit. Unfortunately I only just had enough height...
  20. F

    Virgin Cable - Flush Mounted Outputs...?

    Hello all, new member here....I hope you don't mind the post in your patch... The property we recently purchased had previously been cable connected – one Ominbox outside which feeds telephone to one room and three coax cable runs. Only two of these are likely to be used in the immediate future...
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