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  1. H

    Dumb questions about PEN fault and solution

    Sorry if these questions are dumb, but I thought I'd ask you guys as I'm brand new to this field. I was watching this video from John Ward and had a few questions about it. 1. In a TN-C-S system, if there was a PEN fault before the service head, the current would go through the protective...
  2. Rockingit

    Need to find a solution to heating water

    Not quite as daft as it sounds, this follows from my thread a day ago. I need to find an electrical (ideally, gas could also be an option...) to heat a plastic bath tub of water to around 45C, and then maintain it. I've rejected the idea of using those deathtrap looking immersible elements...
  3. M

    SSR relay problem solution

    Hello everyone, I have a goldsmith oven to which I had to change an SSR relay because when it reached 475 degrees centigrade the temperature increase stopped. Since the oven must reach 800 degrees in about two hours, I have to solve the problem. I changed all the main components to the oven...
  4. Pegasus

    Low Back Pain, solution?

    Hi I was wondering what others do to relieve their back pain and when does it usually onset?
  5. R

    Moved a storage rad broke the curtain

    Moved a storage rad broke the curtain between the bricks and the front panel Company does not sell them now is there a solution?
  6. M

    I'm looking for advice on best cost effective solution to split a daisy chain of downlights.

    I'm looking for advice on what you think would be the best cost effective solution. I intend to pay an electrician to do all connections but would like to have in mind the best solution before I bring them in. The cealing is plasterboard and the wall is blocks for switch 1 and switch A...
  7. J

    Best solution

    Hi Guys looking for some advice, my friend has asked if I cant install 8 double sockets in his lock up so he and his employees can do a course there. I asked what would be plugged in he said 7 transformers im guessing 2.25kva and that would be feeding the heat guns they need. 1600W each. If all...
  8. A

    High power manually-reset thermal cutout solution

    Hi I am trying to create a thermal cutout circuit to protect a large (10sqm) silicone heat pad table. The total heat pad load is around 30A (split between seven 1kW heat pads), running off a single phase 32A supply. The heaters are controlled with Eurotherms and SSRs, which fail in the closed...
  9. P

    Third Solution Anyone ?

    Hi All, I would like to have a Ring Video Doorbell fitted to my garage - the version 2 which runs directly off the hard wired doorbell. The Issue I don't have a doorbell at present and the garage Consumer Unit (see pic) is full. I have been provided with the following advice; Solution 1 (The...
  10. D

    Under Cabinet Lighting Wiring Solution

    Hello everybody! My kitchen is being decorated and i am planning to wire under cabinet lighting, which will be turned on and off from separate lighting switch. I would like to hear your advice, which is the best practice to wire under cabinet lights connected from switch? I become across...
  11. L

    Open PEN solution

    How many threads have there not been regarding the issues resulting from employing a TNC-S supply system? The current earthing arrangements to mitigate the consequences of a broken DNO neutral are not satisfactory and are not likely to change in the foreseeable future largely due to cost. But...
  12. K

    Lighting Solution Advice Needed!

    Hi all, I am in need of some help with a project I am working on. I have recently equipped my listening room at home with a Philips Hue Bridge, controlling 12 Lightbars which are responsible for setting the mood and general light in the room. In this room, I have three audio racks, each has...
  13. M

    need to plug in two DC 12v 120w fans, to 120v house plug?

    I need to plug two 12v 120w DC fans into AC 120v house plug. The wall worts i have tried don't work. What is the best solution, outside high humidity, green house?
  14. Lucien Nunes

    Compact 3-phase DB solution needed

    I'm moving my workshop into a room that contains the intake. I want to put cabinets where the switchgear is at the moment, so it would be very handy if I could condense it into a small space above the meter board and put a little cupboard around it. I am looking for the most compact...
  15. B

    Multi Use Portable Solar Solution

    Hi All, Sorry to jump straight in with a question but not sure where to start. I’m basically looking for a portable solar option around 100W to cover all bases: Increase my boat’s solar capacity (it came with a 100W panel wired in but I’ve since upped my battery draw). Use on the car to keep...
  16. S

    Complicated multi solution for a skinflint

    hello all, I need a heating solution for a small unheated toilet. Ideally a wall fan heater that is multi controlled so not on unless occupied and temperature is cold enough. was thinking a thermostatically controlled wall fan heater (so regulated to operate below a reasonable temp only) AND a...
  17. P

    GOODWE HYBRID INVERTER- RCD JUMPING WHEN GOING FROM OFF GRID TO ON GRID - HELP

    Dear Friends, I hope i will find some solution with you. I have installed a system with Goodwe inverter GW10k-ET, hybrid it has 9.3 kwp modules and 6.4 High voltage BYD battery box. This is the situation: We turn on the whole system, everything works perfectly, now we want to simulate a...
  18. S

    Lighting relays overheating. Solution?

    Evening all, Been to a customers unit recently due to some high level lighting that had stopped working. The cause was a relay that had overheated causing the neutral pole to fail open (they are 2 pole relays). When opening the panel I noticed the relays had signs of thermal damage. Some...
  19. C

    Power to tail light problem

    One of my tail lights remains on permanently. When l switch it on it turns off. The other tail light works as it should. Can someone please help?
  20. bigspark17

    Retrofit solution to solar powering an old large lampost

    Could anyone recommend a set up i could use to power an old lampost using pv panel, charge controller, battery and BC led. The system would require some sort of dusk till dawn sensor or timer. The lampost is in a very unaccessible location and cabling it underground is out of the question. Could...
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