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    Texecom 8 compact power supply on boat

    Hello, I am fitting a Telecom 8 Compact burglar alarm system to a boat. The boat has both nominal 12v DC supply (ie up to 14.2 v when engine running) and a regulated 12v DC supply for electronics. I dont want to power it with the inverter so 240v is not available. My original plan was to...
  2. M

    Door loss of power intermittent

    Hi everyone, Help please. Power to my passenger door keeps going off, no windows, lock doesn't work, wing mirror indicator stops work, then they will all work for 10 minutes then all goes off again for days on end 😩😩 anyone had a similar fault? Thanks
  3. Londonguy

    C7 Figure of 8 UK power cable

    I have an electronic device (X Box One S) that came supplied with a 5AMP Fused figure of 8 power cable. I want to buy another cable, and my local store only stocks 3AMP fused cables of the same type. My question is, can I just buy the 3AMP fused cable, and replace the fuse with a 5AMP one, or...
  4. B

    Flashing plug when power on?

    I have a sump pump in a hot tub pit for when it rains. However I’d like to know if there is a plug that tells me when the pump is on. I.e flashing led. Because I’ve had a couple burn out when they’ve stayed on when the pits empty. I’ve bought a different sump pump now but a flashing indicator...
  5. meketrex

    How to wire mains power to an SPDT (maintained) switch

    I currently have a Single Pole Double Throw switch with 5 pins (as shown below) which I want to wire up to UK mains: β”Œβ”€β”€β”€β”€β”€β” β”‚ NC β”‚ β””β”€β”€β”€β”€β”€β”˜ β”Œβ”€β”€β”€β”€β”€β” β”Œβ”€β”€β”€β”€β”€β” β”Œβ”€β”€β”€β”€β”€β” β”‚ - β”‚ β”‚ NO β”‚ β”‚ + β”‚ β””β”€β”€β”€β”€β”€β”˜ β””β”€β”€β”€β”€β”€β”˜ β””β”€β”€β”€β”€β”€β”˜ β”Œβ”€β”€β”€β”€β”€β” β”‚ COM β”‚ β””β”€β”€β”€β”€β”€β”˜...
  6. marcior

    Laptops power station

    Hi, How can i get for example 12 laptop usb-c chargers (65w each) on one power station? I have 12 laptops on a desk and i need to get rid of the chargers (its a mess) its possible to do something that have 12 cables from one power source? I was searching for some vendor with a solution but I...
  7. Raj0089

    Solution needed!!!!…I used a Contactor instead of an ATS to connect 2 power sources (main and ups) for power redundancy

    I used a Contactor instead of an ATS to connect 2 power sources (main and ups) for power redundancy and the output is connect to a Dell server. i.e, if main power is lost contactor will changeover to ups power and there should be continuous power supply for the dell server… but i have a...
  8. S

    citroen relay power windows

    citroen relay power windows stopped working, fuses ok, certain problem started after battery was disconnected, any ideas?
  9. S

    No power to post lights

    There is no power to post lights outside. Nothing is tripped at the box. They stopped working a few weeks ago.
  10. G

    Power transmission 300 KW over 1.8 KM

    Hi all : fairly strange question has anybody dealt with any companies that know about sending this sort of power over 1.8 or slightly more kilometres all over private land Customer wants to transmit privately generated power from one site to another are there any companies that specialise in...
  11. T

    What sort of USB power supply does this fan need?

    Do you know what type of USB power supply this fan needs...and what power level it is? https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/334007533081?var=543042548590
  12. J

    240v power in bathroom

    Hi Everyone! You all seem like a friendly bunch and google keeps referring me back to here but I still cannot find any solid answers so hoping you can advise me. I am in the process of planning a shower room re model for my disabled parents but have come across some hurdles (spoke to an...
  13. Oliver123

    UK Baby Belling stove 1972 tripping power when getting warm.

    Hi, I want to restore an old baby belling stove/oven and it worked at first but after about 1min it tripped the power. After that, it trips the power immediately when trying to turn on. The two elements on the stove did this, the grill and even the oven. What is weird is that when I leave it for...
  14. 1

    Victron power boost installation

    I am working on putting a victron 24/3000/70 inverter/charger in my sprinter conversion van. Output of inverter is 30 amp pass thru with power assist. Power assist uses the battery pack to boost the 30 amp to up to 50 amps if needed for larger loads. They suggest 50 amp ground fault breaker...
  15. 1

    installing inverter power boost

    I am working on putting a victron 24/3000/70 inverter/charger in my sprinter conversion van. Output of inverter is 30 amp pass thru with power assist. Power assist uses the battery pack to boost the 30 amp to up to 50 amps if needed for larger loads. They suggest 50 amp ground fault breaker...
  16. K

    Lutron Caseta dimmer won't power

    A few days ago we had a brownout and an existing Caseta switch started smelling burnt and its lights wouldn't turn on so I figured it needed replacing. I purchased the exact same model ( PD-6WCL-WH-R-C ) and installed it just as the old one. However, the ceiling lights don't come on and neither...
  17. P

    UK power production graphics

    I happened on this web site today that shows the UK power production & demand: https://grid.iamkate.com/ The obvious elephant in the room is today just over half of the power is from gas. What is missing to me is an indication of percentage capacity, i.e. how much of each source is being used...
  18. M

    Can a 220 circuit power a 110 outlet?

    Is it ok to run a 110 line off a 220 circuit? Specifically, I want to add a 110 outlet near my hot water heater and it would be convenient if I could use one of the hot wires along with the neutral and ground to create the circuit I should also mention that the 110 line will almost always be in...
  19. Basiluk

    Monitoring power on/off

    I am after a device that will allow remote (WiFI or other radio signal) monitoring of the on / off state remotely. It will be outside so preferably needs to be IP65 etc. Cannot use a clamp divide because this is a consumer 3 wire plug/cable that needs monitoring. I need to be alerted when it...
  20. D

    Interesting Conundrum 1.5 power

    So... A mate just moved into his new house and wants a few extra sockets added for wall mounted TVs etc No problem you would think as house it fairly modern, I would say less than 10 years old... Popped round on my way home this evening and looked at the consumer unit , looked okay dual rcd...
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