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  1. K

    Help - Random protruding rocker switch

    I have noticed a large protruding rocker switch in the corner of a bedroom which is near to the floor. Does anyone know what this could relate to? There are no appliances, lights or other related electrical items near it.
  2. J

    USA How does a breaker get tripped then turn itself back on at random?

    My home electric is very strange. No matter what time of day or night, perfect weather or stormy, my lights flicker through the house eventually resulting in the power in the whole house being shut off. Occasionally it will come right back on, but I've gone as long as 2+ before it will turn...
  3. S

    Havin random breaker fault issues with my home where random circuits trip breaker with no pattern .

    So bought my house in june . When i moved in I hooked ac window unit in my bedroom it tripped the afci breaker for that circuit so I temporarily ran extension cord from spare room to my bedroom to solve the issue . After a week i decided to try hook ac up normally again . Never tripped breaker...
  4. S

    UK Fitting an spd random question

    Morning all, I’m hoping someone could give me some advice on what’s the correct way or the done thing when fitting an spd. I’ll be fitting a new Hager 40 way consumer unit to my house following an extension and I’ve been out the loop a bit with the domestic side of things over the past few years...
  5. A

    Random RCD's tripping

    Hi to everyone, I'm new on the forum and a almost a new in this world too. I got my full qualifications done in April but never done any job yet. So I'll try to explain the situation in the best way I can 3 double light holder on the outside of a wall are on a single way switch. The switch is...
  6. aw1993

    Domestic Random Socket Stopped Working

    Hello, I hope this is allowed here! Please let me know if it isn't. Keep in mind I have 0 electrical knowledge. A couple of weeks ago just 1 socket in my bedroom failed. Everything just turned off and wouldn't come back on (seemingly 0 power at all from that socket). But the other socket in...
  7. littlespark

    What’s this? Random electrical appliance from yesteryear

    Ok. Here’s some photos of an item I’ve discovered. You’ll know what function it performs, but I’m looking for what it’s been used for specifically. Very old, still got a 15A round pin plug on it. I’ll post another photo after a few guesses
  8. pirate

    Totally random pics from my desk...

    My pal set this up for me, and it is the only use for the big shims in the bumper pack i bought 10 years ago... well, ok, I have used some, but these are being replaced very soon by a custom wire mesh tray system to keep the air flowing
  9. Marti

    Random RCD trip & interconnected circuits. Suggestions appreciated.

    Hi There, I was called out to a house RCD trip which would not reset. An old style 10 way split board with a single 30 ma RCD (half without RCD protection). RCD checks out fine but I found a faulty chandelier & replaced it with a single bulb for now. Also a faulty 12v transformer flickering; now...
  10. F

    Random socket tripping

    Hi, Our breaker box is located in the cellar. We experience random socket trips throughout the year. Summertime seems to be the best when we can go months without an issue. Autumn/winter time is awful. We have had 3 trips within the last 24 hours. No new appliance has been switched on when the...
  11. pirate

    Random stuff, just for sharing, thank you!

    To kick this off, I really need to know what this is for...I don't think I need it, it is probably for a non-DeWalt tool... It came sandwiched in the cardboard with a new blade.
  12. Dave Rudderham

    Random thought - Level 3 EAL.

    So I'm well on the way to completing the second practical assessment in the EAL L3 EI course. Me being me, and the tutor saying "We don't normally switch the neutral in the UK" I decided (with permission) to adapt the assessment and move the neutral conductor out to the DIN rail. I've drawn out...
  13. S

    Random voltage/Power loss

    Hello everyone I am a new member to this and was wondering if anyone can help. We have a client at a pub that randomly loses power to several circuits for about 2 seconds, then comes back on. We are trying to establish whether the problem is coming from the incoming supply or a sub circuit. The...
  14. LeeH

    Random Swans In The Garden.

    Not pets, but any fellow animal lover will appreciate this. A pair of swans very occasionally vist us, but this time they brought along some babies! I thought I try and feed them for the first time, turns out they are pretty tame. View My Video
  15. M

    fluke 1652b

    hi just looking at the fluke as listed above, does and body know if it has rechargable battries on board? im sick of changing them over in my megger! best regards mike (any other opinions welcome ) )
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