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    Solar panel kit for sale

    Hi guys. Unfortunately due to the coronvirus the the house I was going to be building is now on hold. Due to this the solar panels I previously bought are now for sale. I purchased this from the wholesalers for £1600 and am open to offers. Its all brand new still in boxes. Included are: 8 X...
  2. J

    3Ph supply to sub panel

    Hello all, after some advice please. I have got a small job installing some 16a commando sockets in a farm workshop. The workshop has a 3ph sub DB on the wall which is fed from the main DB on the other side of the wall, about 25m away. The sub DB is supplied from two lots of 6mm2 twin in 25mm...
  3. Brainwash

    Gas Fireplace switch not connected to Electrical Panel?

    Hi all I want to replace the switch that turns on/off the gas fireplace and cannot find a breaker that would shut off the power to the switch. I thinks it's a stand alone switch to the fireplace. Is this correct? Is it safe to disconnect and replace? Thx!
  4. LewisM

    Part Number of a busbar kit for a Square D Panel

    Hello, does anybody know of a part number of this type of busbar kit thing for a Square D Speed D Panel Board? Couldn't find any part numbers on the unit itself. Some Pictures
  5. IKETBeD

    Can't setup generator in close proximity to service panel.

    How many feet can 10-gauge Romex run (inlet box to service panel) and still properly support 30-amp inverter generator? Do I also take into account the 25-ft of 30-amp wire (3-pronged locking) that connects the generator to the inlet box?
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    Bigger panel or upgrade service?

    Hey guys, I just purchased a home that was built in 1960. It has a 100 amp service coming Into the house with only 12 breakers in the panel. A buddy of mine who is familiar with electrical keeps hounding me to upgrade the service to 200 amps. I don’t think I really need 200 amps. I was...
  7. M

    Brew panel

    I built a panel for brewing and tried it out yesterday, it's is designed to power a 6kw element in a a 70 litre stainless kettle. It ran great doing a 66 degree mash controlled by the PID for 60 minutes, all other controls like pump control, amp and flow meters ran like a dream. When I stepped...
  8. T

    Alarm Control Panel

    Good evening all, I was just wondering if anyone could lend a word of advice/help. I am not very good at DIY unfortunately I am a first time buyer having moved in around 3 weeks ago and today virgin media come to install my internet, however I think he has drilled through the wall close to...
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    Need electrician advice - Replaced light switch successfully, but no power in other areas connected to same breaker panel switch

    Yesterday, I replaced a light switch (as I've done several times before). When I turned the breaker panel back on, the light was working - but now the other lights connected to that same breaker panel do not work. I re-checked all connections and reset the GFI (the outlet works) but no luck with...
  10. M

    Electric panel heater

    Hi, looking for a bit of advice for a DIY’er. I’ve got an electric panel heater to instal in my bathroom - there is a previous entry point for power that I can use for it, but the issue is the space around this point can’t take the heater as it’s meant to be orientated. I can however fit it if I...
  11. N

    Standy generator control panel issues

    Control panel attached to the standby diesel generator gets frequently damage despite of earthing of the body and separate grounding of the generator.What might be the causes to damage the control panel of the generator frequently during lightning sound and light rain condition? only backup...
  12. B

    Can I use this Time Delay Switch on a panel heater?

    Just a quick one! I believe this time delay switch should work for my old panel heater (1.25kwh) because it handles loads up to 16A. Can anyone confirm this for me? I had someone tell me I needed a fused spur switch but others tell me I don't. FYI: the aim is to ensure the panel heater turns...
  13. A

    Mag4 Fire panel question

    Hi, sorry didn’t know where to put this thread. Mag4 panel going into fault for around 10 seconds intermittently then automatically goes back to normal, could go off 10 times a day or once. Any ideas please?!
  14. D

    Looking for a replacement electrical panel cover 12 space its driving me batty

    I have a small condo and the panel cover broke off the load center/box (i think thats what you call it) It looks like this one...
  15. G

    USA autolifters of America autopro 2 post lift, where would that wire go or maybe a pic of the same control panel?

    autolifters of America autopro 2 post lift, does anyone know where that wire would go or maybe a pic of the same lifts control panel? ty in advance
  16. M

    Does entire panel need to be replaced?

    was told the entire panel would need to be replaced because that part that is circled is loose. Wondering if that is in fact the case or if it could be repaired?
  17. MarkRibbands

    What colour panel lamps to indicate phases?

    I’m making breakout (‘Distro’) boxes to distribute power from three phase sockets in my workshop to clients’ temporarily-installed single phase equipment. My question, given that I want to have pilot lights on the boxes to both confirm supply and to indicate from across the room which sockets...
  18. J

    Needing to add 2 separate 50 amp double pole breakers to my service panel???

    Want to know if I can add two 50 amp breakers to my 100 amp service panel that already has 2 x 15, 8 x 20 amp, 1 x 30dp amp, and 1 x 60dp amp breakers Source URL: Electrical Forum - https://www.electriciansforums.net/forums/electrical-forum.15/
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    The apollo advanced mx pro panel is showing an error that a smoke detector is faulty but it seems to be blinking properly.

    The detector is working properly. We have checked it physically. But the pannel is showing fault in that detector. Please give me a solution
  20. N

    Panel builder suppliers

    do panel builders need previous experience with manufacturer’s or is it ok to hire them
  21. P

    UltraSlim Led Panel 6W

    Hello, Can I connect 10 of them lights in 1 circuit?
  22. T

    More Led panel questions

    We are due to have new LED panels installed in a room with a false ceiling. Do the panels need to be TP(a) or TP(b) or neither? If they are neither and the ceiling needs to be fire rated would a hood cover it? School premises manager
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    Temp pole 100-amp disconnect to original 100-amp main panel wiring.

    Good morning, I'm hoping that a crusty retired construction super is welcome here. I'm remodeling a cabin that has the old 2-wire electrical system panel, so all the neutrals and grounds are attached at the same ground strip and the cabin service drop is 2-wire URD. I already updated all the...
  24. I

    How to dim 4 x 72W panel lights

    Hi, I have 4 x 72W 1200x600mm brite source panel lights and want to know the best way to effectively dim them all together. (ideally by remote control and ideally cost effectively!) each panel has 2 x 36W standard drivers to drive them and I wanted to replace these with something which will...
  25. R

    Scantronic 3400 panel

    Hi Looking for manual for my old scantronic 3400 panel year about 1992, needs reprogramming after power and battery failure
  26. P

    CT panel install - who’s responsibility

    Hi, just started a brand new install, the building has 160a 3phase service head. Waiting for meter install but N power are requesting CT panel photos and also pictures of main switch. Last job I did from scratch had a 250a 3phase supply and Northern power supplied and fitted the CT panel which...
  27. M

    Solar panel fuse/breaker question :)

    A question/advice requested re: solar panels (the context is a van/motorhome conversion)... I've got a question re: fusing/breaker for a solar panel setup I'm installing on a van conversion - just want to sense-check my thoughts against someone else's brains, maybe someone with more experience...
  28. R

    Generator Wiring Main Panel and Sub Panel

    I purchased a portable generator and I need to wire up the transfer switches. I am using two Reliance manual switches so I can individually control breakers that will be fed by the generator (and manage load). This is the type of switch: 306A Pro/Tran 2 - Reliance Controls Corporation -...
  29. P

    Wiring a Reason 8 bell box to a Galaxy dimensions alarm panel

    Hi chaps I have a Reason 8 bell box and I want to wore it to my galaxy dimensions alarm panel . Can anyone help me as the alarm panel has 4 connections - a picture of a bell ?and a Aux and a GND ? The Readin 8 has 5 connections. Can anyone advise me where to wire what . Thanks in advance guys ...
  30. W

    What type of circuit breakers can I add to my panel?

    Hi everyone - I appreciate your time/opinion on this: I'm lucky enough to have a 200 amp electrical panel with a lot of open spots for new circuits/circuit breakers. I have an unfinished area in the basement that I'm wanting to make into my shop and it currently doesn't have any outlets. I...
  31. W

    New outlet next to main panel (CU in UK) - to spur or use new breaker?

    Hi guys Probably easiest to understand from looking at the attached picture. I'd like a new socket right next to the main panel in the basement [red box in photo]. It'll power my router, and maybe a battery charger for power tools, etc. The closest socket is for the washer [blue box]. This...
  32. D

    Hooking up a generator (without the 4 prong plug) into my generator panel.

    Hi, so I am looking for a good solid answer even though it might seem obvious. I need the proper technical answer so I can stop being bothered. So I have a proper backup panel installed in the house with the proper plug outside to receive a generator 4 prong plugin. I have been loaned a...
  33. bigspark17

    Smart electric panel heaters

    What makes are people installing? I install haverland ultrarad atm but finding the heater almost impossible to control for users that dont own te property ie holiday lets. Look forward to replies
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    Garage sub panel issues

    Hello, I’m having trouble determining the issue that I’m having in my garage. I have several shop lights, 110v air compressor, and a ammco 110v brake lathe. When everything is running At the same time, the double poll 60 amp breaker in my basement which is 65 feet away from my garage keeps...
  35. S

    Alarm Panel Fault

    Hi All Wondering if someone can help. I've recently been receiving a fault with my Accenta G4 alarm Panel. All was previously working with it until one day its froze, so powered it down and back up and it's been stuck at "Accenta G4 RKP F131-01-111" on the screen and I am unable to do anything...
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    New breakers or add a sub panel

    Hi all, We currently have a 1980's electrical panel that is full and we are updating our kitchen and of course we need more circuits than there are currently as we have the following outlets, all with new wiring. Fridge - dedicated Microwave - Dedicated Dishwasher - Dedicated Kettle - dedicated...
  37. S

    Panel Lights in insulation...

    Does anyone know about how much of a void in insulation is required for lights like these? Putting downlights in a loft conversion and if I install standard size ones I'll be creating some serious cold spots...
  38. M

    Claiming on panel warranty (axitec - 2014)

    Im attempting to claim under warranty for an Axitec 250w, contacted Axitec, their response was Has anyone else experienced these issue, if so how did they get around this? I'm assuming they have started up as a new company in 2015, but most sources online say they have been trading since 2001.
  39. N

    Can you hide a fire alarm panel in a commercial premises?

    Fire alarm panel currently installed in a high street premises signed off by building regs. Looking to install a stud partition in-front of all electrical services (including the fire panel) which are access via an unsecured hinged wall panel. Does this still meet regulations? Can anyone help...
  40. J

    Pop conduit thru stucco and up into main panel?

    Hello! My electrical utility has decided to take our power away - occasionally - to prevent fires. So I have ordered a modest backup generator. To conveniently power the house without running extension cords everywhere, I need a transfer switch. I have tentatively identified the...
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