1. Y

    Commercial The right way to setup electrics at an event?

    Hi all, I've recently ventured into hiring products and providing services for events/weddings etc. We've been at it for a couple of years now and it's going well. I currently just use a MASTERPLUG LDCT2513BQ/4-XD 13A 4-GANG 25M CABLE REEL 240V extension cable to plug in 2 x 1000w 13amp coil...
  2. T

    Optimum setup of 2 strings on Solis RHI hybrid inverter

    Hi, We have a setup of 2 strings in series of Viridian panels, at present these go to the inverter which has dual mppt inputs so the strings are independent. The strings are slightly different, 7 x 250w clearline mono and 7 x 270w clearline poly. I have been looking at the settings in the Solis...
  3. D

    Trainee Pir and switch setup

    Hi I have 6 lights running of a pir currently but Want 3 of them to be able to run off a switch as well. Can any one advise on the best way to do so?? Thanks
  4. D

    110v power qualified to setup

    hello, I am new here. Please can anyone advise me, can anybody rig up 110v power from a generator supply to a portacabin or should the person be trained, 17th edition or NIC registration or similar. I am leaning towards a quLifed tradesman. Thanks in advance.
  5. A

    Sma installer 7000hv setup to offgrid mode

    Hello, i have a sunny mini central 7000hv and i would like to use it in offgrid mode. I live on a boat not connected to grid and i'm not an installer, so i would like to ask for some sunny solar installer here, even a outdated sma grid code, (as i will not connect anything to my inverter, it...
  6. leep82

    Advice/opinions on this setup

    Not posted for a while so thought id pop on and see what opinions/advice people had the following situation. Ive recently taken on a quite a large two storey extension consisting of kitche/diner and utility room downstairs and a bedroom and bathroom upstairs. The existing setup is a 100a TT...
  7. locomotive 37

    Limited Company Setup Advice.

    Hi all. I'm about to start proceedings for creating a limited company. I've not had any real experience nor have any real knowledge of this area and have a couple of questions. 1. When invoicing another company for work carried out, would you deduct say 20% of the total amount and place it in...
  8. D

    Advice for out-of-ordinary battery charging setup

    Hi all, I'm setting up a split dual-battery charging system that appears sound to me, but i haven't seen it done before, and my main concern is how the alternator will react, and thus whether the source of the S wire should be changed.... The original vehicle is a Toyota LandCruiser, 1HZ motor...
  9. M

    Off grid solar shed setup by a non electrician

    I'll set the scene. I'm not an electrician, I have no relevant qualifications but I do have experience with Solar PV (loosely) having had a system installed for some year and various other PV related items. So I'm in the process of setting up my shed with some off grid power, for no reason...
  10. J

    3phase dis inb domestic setup

    looked at a rewire of a 4storey property today (lower,ground,1st,2nd) they is a 100a 3ph head on lower floor- and there is 2x seperate SP c/u (think there use to be 2x flats) but is now going to be one house best option?... to install something like a 8way 3ph amd3 dis board by the head on...
  11. E

    Wifi switch in need of neutral wire - advice on current setup

    Hi. In my lounge, I have 3 single gang switches which control a ring of GU10 downlights. I would like to substitute one the switches for a smart home switch, so that I can turn the lights on and off using a phone app. The model I am interested in is the wifiplug glass +. The literature states...
  12. M

    What is the best way to wire this bench testing setup?

    Hi, When we were in College we setup up a lab using a Bench PSU, a Mini Consumer Unit and some lights etc... It wasn't the best setup but it gave us an idea into the principles of wiring up circuits etc... From the picture here you can see that the leads they gave us were not the best but it...
  13. S

    Advice needed to earthing POE radios Ethernet setup

    Hi, Apologise if this is not the right board to post about this subject and please be patient as I am not a qualified electrician. I am extending internet access between two buildings about 30 meters apart via two Ubiquiti NBE-5AC-16 NanoBeam AC 5GHz 16dBi radios which I prefer them to be...
  14. Aetherium

    Current Frequency Counter - Wiring and Setup

    The current frequency counter we ordered on Amazon has just arrived, with a vague and minimal setup manual
  15. M

    Best Meter Setup For Multiple Use Building

    Hi some advice needed please. I am working on a commercial property, originally all one building (Machine Shop) with a 100A 3 phase TT supply incoming. The property is now being split up into multiple units mainly office space with one beauty salon all to be leased out by the landlord. The...
  16. Dan

    What's Your Speaker / Amp Setup?

    I have an Onkyo SR606 with 4 bookshelf speakers (no bass or centre). Just seen this though...
  17. S

    Generator setup and earthing

    Hi all new to the forum and electrican. Working on a plant at the moment where the client is wanting to have two 480volt 60hz three phases motors installed inside there workshop. These motors are going to be fed from a generator as they do not have enough power to feed them off the workshop...
  18. S

    Electrical help needed, DIY, dimmaer wicthes blowing relays on my solar setup.

    Hi All, I wonder if you can help me.... I've been designing my own solar solution recently and built a small example that worked really well. I've taken it into production and working with an electrician friend of mine, here is what we setup: I have a solar panel connected (through a DC...
  19. D

    Urgent Advice please on connection of AC from inverter to quad CSU setup

    Hi All, Many thanks in advance for any advice, I know this is the place to ask:blush5: Basically I am a 'consumer' who's having a pv array fitted and I want to check what the contractor's intending to do. I built my current house so I don't want it going up in flames! Unlikely but I'd rather...
  20. F

    Problem With 2-Way Heater Switch Setup

    Hello everyone! Need as much advice as I can get. This issue has stumbled a few certified electricians. Hopefully, with the wealth of knowledge here, a solution to this can be found. I'm a homeowner and a fairly competent DIYer. My home was meant to be set up to have 2 points of 2-way...