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  1. timhoward

    Quinetic Grid options / 25mm box?

    I'm just wondering if anyone knows whether any/all of the Quinetic grid switch modules fit in a 25mm back box? It "looks" just about ok. But if it definitely doesn't it would be nice to know!
  2. D

    Electric vehicle tester options

    Hi I'm just starting to fit EV chargers as part of our solar installs. Just looking at the tester options I currently have a Megger 1711 but this isn't suitable due to no DC RCD test. Does everyone end up buying a new MFT or am I missing something? cheers
  3. I

    Danfoss FC51 lack of power options in configuration

    Hi all. I have a Danfoss FC51 vfd. When I go to the menu 1-20, only appears the options from 8 to 11, which corresponds to a 1.1kW to 3kW. I have tested directly in the local console and also with the MCT10 software, there are only the options from 8 to 11 available I have a motor of 700W, but I...
  4. O

    UK EE Degree Level 6 Options

    I'm nearing the end of the 2nd year of my degree and now have a choice on which modules I would like to do for next year. I'm based in the North of England and was wondering if anyone had any suggestions (and reasonings) as to which ones would be the most beneficial for me to take due to my...
  5. C

    USA Gas to electric options

    Just under 2 years ago my central HVAC died. I wanted to go with a heat pump because the only appliance in the whole house that used natural gas was\is the furnace, so I only use gas in the winter but get charged a "Delivery fee" every month even if I use zero gas. This fee has been increasing...
  6. 5

    Options for a dinosaur

    Hi ,I’ve been an electrician for 42 years, worked all over the world. Domestic commercial and industrial. Wired up entire factories, units shops etc obviously 3 phase. Just turned 64 so less than 2 years left before pension. I keep getting offered more and more domestic work but as I let my part...
  7. M

    What export options are there currently?

    Hi guys, I can fit 15kwh worth of solar panels on my roof space, and i'm debating if I should either export to off set my electric bills or go off grid. The roof is on a commercial building but we only have single phase supply. So is it wothwhile exporting compared to going off grid? what are...
  8. littlespark

    Options for UPS not for computers

    Background. Existing customer, the one with the German built kit home. He has a detached double garage. 2x electric garage door openers that can be opened inside or with a key switch outside. There is no other doors into the garage. There is a manual way to open the doors but only from the...
  9. nicebutdim

    Options for electric heating?

    I know litte about the best means of heating a home using electricty so want to ask on behalf of a relative who has floated the idea of oil filled radiators on individual timers or new storage heaters. House currently has storage heaters downstairs and nothing upstairs. Storage heaters are to...
  10. therealnwc

    Advice/Product options for RF lighting issue

    Hi guys, Bare with me, hope this makes sense.... I have 3 separate mains (240v) lighting circuits in my kitchen all going back to a 3 way 1G wall switch plate. 1st switch operates 1 set of ceiling LED's, 2nd switch operates single ceiling light over table, the 3rd switch operates downlights on...
  11. S

    Motor options for electric tug

    Hi Everyone I'm sorry if this is not in the right area. I am building my own small house, I need some help moving materials around the site, I like the electric tug type design in the pic attached. I am able to design and fabricate my own custom version. I want a off the shelf low torque...
  12. Jon Dance

    UK Gas pipe bonding: permissible options

    Hi guys I’ve seen people state in forums that it is permissible to bond a gas pipe as a continuation of the bonding of the rising water mains. Can anyone supply proof/documentation/official guidelines etc., where this is explicitly stated. Below is an image of what I am planning. My gas safe...
  13. B

    I goofed, what are my options?

    Long story short, I forgot to mark where my cables were prior to installing laminate. I accidently skimmed the side of a cable for one of the electric heating pads under the laminate when drilling a hole in the laminate for closet doors. Right now, I'd rather have the heating pad working than...
  14. M

    Led light options

    Hi guys I'm doing my ceiling lights and would love to hear your thoughts I'm torn between smart LEDS that you can merge with you phone etc , although how practical is that? Eg in the middle every night I just want on and off I don't want you to be in 15 different colours e.t.c. OR The LEDs...
  15. M

    Self Employed Domestic Electrician - What Course options?

    Hi, I am 32 years old and I currently have a boring office job. I have years of experience working alongside electricians, helping with the installation of Solar PV, alarm systems, CCTV and domestic wiring. I am considering becoming an electrician myself and ideally I would want to be a self...
  16. D

    What are my options for replacing fuse panel????

    I have an older house that was built in stages back around 1960 as far as I can surmise. Highly suspect that the entire house was a DIY job. I've been unraveling the wonky wiring since day one. The original part of the house was wired with a fuse panel and 12 gauge wiring without grounds. I'm a...
  17. S

    UK Hot tub wiring options

    Just pricing up a job for a back garden hot tub (32A fixed supply, not the 13A temp type). 6mm SWA to rotary isolator etc. all fine but I'm interested in thoughts on the other end. Option 1 is to run SWA all the way along the back of the house, down the side, across the front, and back in by the...
  18. HappyHippyDad

    Poor IR results on electric UFH... options?

    Carried out an EICR and am now doing the remedials. Poor IR results on conservatory ring which I have now identified as the electric UFH. The UFH has 2 x line and 2 x neutral conductors on the load side of control panel (same terminal). I'm not sure why as the conservatory is only 4m x 3m so...
  19. R

    Options 4 skills

    Hi guys, Actually, I am looking for a good institute for a diploma in Electrician. I select Trade 4 skills and Options skills. Now, I am confused about which one is good for me to do a diploma. If anyone can help me. I am also worried if these go waste of money and time both.
  20. J

    Veritas R8 settings options

    We have a veritas R8 with remote keypad. Currently there is the one pass number which allow users to set all/part of the system. I would like to add another passcode which has a different range of zones. So say a master (1234) - which will set/unset all 8 zones - or part plus a visitor (5678)...
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