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  1. D

    Fuse blows randomly

    Hello, thank you. I am DYI. Our daughter has home built in the 60s with fused service panel. One fuse has started blowing ; when a new fuse is put in, it will not blow right away, it can go for hours sometimes without blowing. It is a 20- amp fuse/circuit. On the circuit is a microwave and...
  2. J

    Moving meter - Service Entry (SE) cable into panel

    Forum, I am converting from overhead too underground service to my house. This involved moving the meter about 11 feet down a wall from its current location. The old meter base sits directly outside of the electric panel. So, at the new meter base, I plan to penetrate the exterior wall...
  3. Dan

    Reported content: Post in thread 'Solar Installer - Solar PV Installers | Solar Panel Installers - Directory of Solar Panel Specialists in the UK'

    Post in thread 'Solar Installer - Solar PV Installers | Solar Panel Installers - Directory of Solar Panel Specialists in the UK' by Dan has been reported by Dan. Reason given: Content being reported:
  4. A

    adding extra solar panels to motorhome

    hello guys this is my first post, i hope I am posting this one on the right section. aamseee I am looking for some advise. i have bought a Motorhome which has a solar panel (100w) and a leisure battery 110ah i am thinking of upgrade the solar panel by adding 1 or 2 two 100 Watts panels, my...
  5. R

    Figuring out if I can put in a sub panel

    Hi guys, this is my first post here. I have an old house with a detached garage. I’m interesting in setting up a wood working shop back there, so that means 220/230/240v machines (ideally). The previous owner built the garage about 15 years ago, and had electrical installed. It looks like they...
  6. Lou

    South East Solar - Solar Panel Installers in South East

    Lou submitted a new resource: South East Solar - Solar Panel Installers in South East - South East Solar | Solar panel installation in South East Read more about this resource...
  7. Lou

    Solar South West Ltd - Solar Panel Installers in South West

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  8. Lou

    NW Solar | Solar Panels in North West

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  9. Lou

    Sogosolar | Solar Panels in London

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  10. Lou

    Solarfix NI Ltd - Solar Panel Installers Northern Ireland

    Lou submitted a new resource: Solarfix NI Ltd - Solar Panel Installers Northern Ireland - Nothern Ireland Solar Panel Installers | Solarfix NI Ltd Read more about this resource...
  11. Lou

    Cymru Solar | Solar Panel Installers Wales

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  12. Lou

    R.B. Grant - Solar Panel Installer in Fife

    Lou submitted a new resource: R.B. Grant - Solar Panel Installer in Fife - Scotland Solar Panel Installers - R.B. Grant Read more about this resource...
  13. Dan

    Solar PV Installers | Solar Panel Installers - Directory of Solar Panel Specialists in the UK

    Solar PV Installers | Solar Panel Installers - Directory of Solar Panel Specialists in the UK London Solar PV Specialists - Greater London Solar Panel Installers Scottish Solar PV Specialists - Scotland Solar Panel Installers Welsh Solar PV Specialists - Wales Solar Panel Installers N. Ireland...
  14. R

    Wondering what panel and breakers I can use to replace this old federal pacific?

    Would a Square D Homeline 100 Amp six Spot 12 Circuit Panel work? With six 20amp single pole homeline breakers?
  15. R

    How to replace this panel?

    Would a Square D Homeline 100 Amp six Spot 12 Circuit Panel work? With six 20amp single pole homeline breakers?
  16. R

    Replacing this panel

    I'm an apprentice electrician and i'm doing some groundwork for a job. What panel and breakers would I use to replace this panel etirely? I just want to know what we'd use to tell my master. Would replacing this with a Square D homeline 100amp 6-space 12-circuit breaker panel and 6 square D...
  17. D

    Abacus control panel. To bell box

    Hi all I have a abacus panel I want to put new bell box in It’s a Texecom premier odyssey 1e. Can anyone please help has anyone got instructions for wiring please. Also. 2nd question can I use any keypad with the abacus panel. I have a Texecom panel is it ok to use if so looking...
  18. S

    Need to upgrade main panel?

    I have been meeting with solar system installers to install a grid-tied system at my house. Before I commit I want to verify whether I need to upgrade my main service panel. I have been reading about the 120% rule and am not sure if my current main service panel is sufficient. Any assistance...
  19. C

    Terminating various Swa into Main Panel Board

    Installing panel board,swa’s from 70mm to 16mm,all sub mains,using extension cableways,but struggling to terminate in the top areas,anyone know a better way,than steel trunking across the top of board.
  20. Nesha2

    Domestic Solar panel alteration

    Hello everyone, can anyone tell me is it possible to remodel solar panel Canadian Solar 230W witch is for 24V system to applied to 12V system? Please help!
  21. J

    Panel - soccer - light

    Hi, I want to build for my son that loves football a panel to hang on our garden wall. Whenever he hits the panel with his ball, a light should turn up. I saw this an amusement park, where there was a wall of panels and the target panel was changing. What I need is something more simple, not...
  22. G

    Domestic New control panel required or not?

    Hello folks I'm after some advice with my domestic property control box. I'm not an electrician, I'd kill myself wiring a plug, so I called in the professionals who on entry to my house stated my control panel was obsolete and wouldn't be safe to keep, (it's 12 years old). Normal looking panel...
  23. F

    System fault on panel 001 short/ circuit

    Please how do i start to check for system fault on panel short circuit. I was able to solve this problem before but now it's taking like forever and am getting frustrated please help. I am working on a Esser IQ 8000 control FACP.
  24. M

    Trainee Simplex control panel

    Hello. Could someone help me with installation because I’m a electric noob. I got this beauty: And I need to connect this pump: Volts 115 Amps 10.7 HP 1/2 Hz 60 Do I need any disconnect? Or can I just connect this panel alarm and pump to tandem breaker HOMT2020 120/240V 20amp? Thanks for...
  25. N

    Trainee About Insulation Piece in solar panel

    Hello everybody, I'm an intern and I'm searching about Insulation Piece in solar panel. This word is new for me and I didn't find anything about it. Can you give me some link about it? You help is very important for me! Hope you are happy and healthy! Thanks everyone.
  26. D

    100AMP Main Panel Wiring - Advice wanted!

    Hello! Photo of panel to be attached and linked (below). I have taken on the task to wire a new 100AMP main electrical panel. I live in Canada. Have the permits from ESA (electrical regulatory). Want to make sure it's top shape. Change out is from an old 100AMP Fuse box. I have the two...
  27. J

    old solar panel

    hello! I have been given and old solar panel and I want to use it to charge up my leisure battery while I'm away in the van. I have no idea about what connections or cable I need for it. Any advice would be great.
  28. M

    Service Cable to sub panel theory question.

    Going to be running a sub panel underground 100+- ft to new steel building will be running a 2-2-2-2 Aluminum SER Cable. (Planning n 100amp svc even thought I doubt I will EVER need it.) If the #2 SER Cable is 2 (+) 1 (-) 1(g) Why am I running a ground all the way back to the panel...
  29. Sparky10

    LED lights in bath panel in domestic house

    Hi Gods, Bath panel lights wired in series and no longer work, how can i test each led light individually? (have been told buy a 12v battery and touch lights to battery).... sounds odd but ok.. :s I have tried coming out of the driver and connecting each light on their own as if was 1 light...
  30. S

    Electrical test on 3 phase control panel

    Hi i need some advise on writing out a electrical cert for a control panel,i have only tested distribution boards has anyone done certs for control panels?. My query is the panel has overloads for motors,ive done my R1 R2 tests etc how do i record these on the schedule as there not circuit 1-12...
  31. N

    Living in an RV, interested in solar panels and electric water heater

    Hello, I'm here to ask a few questions about how an electrician might do something. I might or might not learn to do things myself, depending on how much free time I have in the future. I'm living full time in an RV and reading a book about wiring from Lowe's Hardware. I just noticed this forum...
  32. B

    Solar panel and pond pump

    I have a solar panel which I want to use to power a pond pump. This is what I have so far: 100W, 12V solar panel 12v 9Ah lead acid battery 50W, 12V pump And a solar charge controller (12V, 10A). The pump runs perfectly off the battery. When I connect it all together on the controller, the...
  33. Tilly

    ADE optima compact panel.

    Hi guys, thanks for the add. Alarm is quite a few years old, no problems until recently. The PIR in my shed started playing up, couldn't find the problem so it was was omitted. After a couple of bikes and a boys 360 was stored I became worried, so started to check the wiring out. The pir...
  34. edexlab

    Bonding Control panel

    Currently building a system for a PITA customer Did stage 1 last year ( I only did onsite install) They snagged and changed totally nonsensical things at a whim and my company let them Resulted in job being completed 4 mths late This year stage 2 only had 4 electrical snags versus 176 last...
  35. happyhippydad

    Which underfloor heating control panel?

    My customer wants to change her control panel for her underfloor heating. She finds it too complicated and wants something more simple. I have only ever fitted the ones that the customer has supplied along with the underfloor heating. Here is the one she has at the moment: Can anyone...
  36. D

    PV Panel - Output Deterioration

    Hi all, Looking at a project whereby client wishes to use some second hand (approx. 8 years old) panels, inverter etc. he has acquired from a demolished property. Before getting subbies in to quote on re-installing them I am wondering your opinion on the output of the panels as someone has...
  37. J

    SSE DNO 4kw Solar Panels with battery storage, zero export

    Hi, I'm looking to expand our current grid-tied solar from 2kw to 4kw, add some battery storage and do zero export. Has anyone done this? Did SSE accept it? Any advice on equipment? Thanks all
  38. Stevie g

    Solar panel battery back up

    Did a periodic today property out in the sticks, solar panels fitted with battery back up. In the met outside cab 2way DB off mains with a RCD main switch.ct1 feed solar panels.ct2 feed to 4 pole iso LN in LN out to supply batteries and batteries LN out back into said iso LN out to 6A rcbo in...
  39. R

    Sub panel: Underrated MCB?

    Hello all A quick question about an existing layout if I may. The layout consists of a main CU connected to a sub panel via a single 63 amp MCB. A Dorman Smith K1PC63 to be exact. Total potential load on the sub panel is 25Kw. Routinely all of that load is present on the sub panel...
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