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  1. T

    Downlight ID -- advice needed !

    Hi all, I'm struggling to replace the bulb in this outdoor downlight, it doesn't twist out like i'm accustomed to. It's tiltable. I can pull down the unit a bit but not sure how hard to pull as i'm pulling pretty hard and feel like i'm gonna break something. I really can't seem to access the...
  2. N

    EICR advice needed!!

    Hi everyone, just learning a bit more about writing up EICRs. I have a situation where I have a 3 phase board with a sub main going to a small office which has a consumer unit in it. The sub main board is supplied by and MCb in the 3 phase board obviously making it into a single phase board in...
  3. T

    help needed with RCD identification/wiring

    Hi I'd like to install an RCD in a shed, I have 2 good units that were removed from a working installation long ago that I'd like to use instead of buying a new one. The problem is that they don't have the 1-2-3-4 indicators on how to wire them and can't find their datasheet online/google Would...
  4. N

    help needed pcb schematics

    I am looking for charger controller boards for 10 connections. not the usual 6. wind and solar. plus and minus terminals for 5 different. makes 10. in for solar, in for wind, out for battery, out for other usage, out for dumping excess electricity when battery full only. for around 3 kw system...
  5. N

    what is needed for certification ?

    Eicr's carried out by another firm,C1's reported (missing blanks in CU) and C2's reported top of CU not rated to IP2X . and a faulty socket. The reports say it is unsatisfactory. I have replaced the blanks and sealed the CU's with intumescent sealant and fitted a new socket can I juat attach a...
  6. T

    Career help and advice needed!

    Hi all, looking for some advice. I came to the electrical trade a bit later than most. I started my C&G 2357 (NVQ L3 & AM2) in my early thirties. 3 and a half years at college and passed no problem. The vast majority of my work experience during my time at college was domestic based, with little...
  7. Z

    Miele Fridge Freezer part needed

    Hi folks I have a Meile fridge freezer KD12813S and it did not turn on . I think Ihave found the problem , the starter next to ther compresser , I checked it out found out the crrent was not flowing to one of the connections , so >I bridged it and it runs .Of course this is not the anwer , as it...
  8. S

    Advice needed on wiring issue

    Hi all, let me start by saying in no way am I a qualified electrician but do have some basic knowledge from having worked as an apprentice in the past. I am not confident in carrying out any electrical work so I will not be doing any electrical work. I am here for advice. Now thats out of the...
  9. W

    Calculate the needed power rating and knowing compatible driver specifics?

    how to calculate the needed power rating to light up 6 cool white and 6 white HPL chip like this ? what is the compatible driver specific to light up 6 cool white and 6 white HPL chip like this ? the 2nd image is the circuit assembly the order is even row is 5 watts cool white HPL LED chip and...
  10. D

    Advice needed - half of house out just in time for Xmas

    Hi, I'm not an electrician, but a competent DIYer. The obvious answer to my situation is to get an electrician in, and believe me I have tried. But everyone seems to be unavailable to help until the New Year, even for emergencies, so it looks like DIY is going to happen, or no Christmas. We...
  11. FlashyFeeds

    Help needed with Light Fixture

    Recently moved to an Altbau building, which is a German term for an old house. And picked up this light fixture from someone on ebay (Picture 2) which has to be connected to the following electric box (picture 1) Written description of what is going on in those pictures 1) The building is...
  12. G

    Xmas lights not working - replacement adaptor needed?

    Hi there, Wondered if someone could advise as not good with electrics! I have an expensive Xmas tree which is pre lit. It decided not to light up a few days ago and not really sure what the problem is. I thought it may be the power/ transformer plug but can't seem to find a replacement...
  13. T

    Advice needed setting up on my own

    Hello everyone... I've been working for a narional security system for the last 15 years, started off as an apprentice got NVQ level 2 in security systems which included technical maths. From then I have been installing intruder door access cctv and fire. I'm 33 and have had the itch to go on...
  14. ericlime

    Fluorescent Light Circuit For 4 T8 Tubes. Advice needed

    Hi, I've got 4 T8 tubes: 4 Foot Fluorescent Tube 36W 950 Graphica Pro 36 Watt-Philips [Energy Class G] And I want to make one bank light out of them. Something like that But there's so much confusing info on in the internet, that I'm even afraid to ask all those questions that cross my...
  15. togglenation

    New Mains Powered smoke alarm beta testers needed.

    Hi all, I'm working in a company that makes battery smoke alarms, we're now one of the biggest intrusion alarm manufacturers in the EU region. We're developing our own Mains Powered Smoke / Heat / Co detectors and I would like to talk to proffesionl electricians who installs AICO / FireAngel /...
  16. L

    UK Advice needed after electricity tripped

    Can anyone help with an issue i have. My electricity tripped earier i think it was the extractor fan that blew. I have since turned it back on however now my oven will not come on. Neither will all the plug sockets upstairs and down. The only ones working are the ones in the kitchen above the...
  17. G

    Calculating the needed power and compatible driver specifics?

    how to calculate the needed power to light up 6 cool white and 6 white HPL chip like this ? what is the compatible driver specifics to light up 6 cool white and 6 white HPL chip like this ?
  18. Trevor48

    PIR override technical advise needed

    Hello I have purchased a new PIR to replace an old broken sensor. The old sensor had 3 terminals and the system was configured with an overridden switch. The new sensor has 4 terminals. LNAL I have two switched live wires and one neutral. Can I connect the override feed to the A terminal...
  19. G

    UK Qualifications needed for a UK electrician to work in France

    Hello all, I'm new to these forum so go easy on me! Apologies if this has been brought up many times before but I have some questions about being an electrician in France. Basically I'm currently an apprentice in the UK, a couple months away from finishing my Level 3, afterwards I have my...
  20. M

    Advice on outdoor pavilion wiring needed

    Good morning all. I have scanned posts and haven't found the exact answers I am looking for so I'd like to ask for a bit of advice related to my outdoor patio/ pavilion wiring. I have quite a bit of electrical experience as I have wired my last two houses and recently added a 100AMP sub panel to...
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