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    Greetings from Spain!

    Name is Dennis 33 years old and have a small small background in electrical engineering (when I was 20 years old I did 1 year at the university of applied science.) Happy to be here! Just posted my first question here: Adding bluetooth to an existing car stereo -...
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    Looking to install Schuko power outlet in my Spanish home

    Hey guys, I’m new to the forum and mainly here to seek help on something that is probably basic to most. I have been replacing most of the in my home and it was mainly just 2 blue wires for an outlet. Basically I’ve noticed a few hubcaps around my house with wires inside them, but there are...
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    Working as an electrician in Spain

    Hi guys, Just wondering if I could pick some brains of the guys that are over in Spain. I am in the UK at the moment and thinking about looking at moving over to Spain and work as an electrician, I am UK qualified, have my own place and speak Spanish. Looking to work for a company and just...
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    Electrician London guy wants an off-grid solar installation in southern Spain

    Hi All, I'm not sure if this is the right place to post this, and appreciate first posts can sometimes be expected in a different section of some forums. Apologies if I'm breaking protocol. I'm building a house in an urbanisation near Benahavis, Malaga, and I'm at the stage where I have an...
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    I want to be a sparks in Spain

    The attached are the installation forms from a Spanish electrician. They are for a rewire, board change and running a new cable from the meter to CU. Two pages versus our endless reams.
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    Fitting Hive 2 to a oil boiler in Spain

    Hi all, Can you help, I have bought a Hive 2 active heating (heating only version) to replace the thermostat we have in spain, Its an oil combi boiler (Tifel - Eurofel 40 See pic) The exising thermostat / control only has 2 wires goin to it from the boiler (see pic). Can someone give me an...
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    Spanish wiring method of wiring for recessed downlights

    Hi I am a qualified uk electrician with 17th edition and 2391 etc. Just bought a small apartment in Spain and am having new lowered ceilings fitted. An ideal time to install down lights and ceiling lights to replace all the wall lights. I understand the Spanish way of wiring. Flexible conduit...
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    Want some fun with a scammer

    Background son looking for new motor ie range rover. I know running costs etc but he is an electrician and therefore by default very wealthy lolol anyway upshot is found a beauty but 10 below the norm . Email sent etc reply in English /Nigerian car in Spain u pay me we ship etc etc etc...
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    Best make of RCBOs?

    Hi, Looking to source some RCBOs in UK as part of a re-wire here in Gran Canaria (will be done by a retired UK electrician). Looking for good price and performance (happy to pay more for better quality - but not just for a name). Can you experts recommend makes and suitable suppliers. Thanks.
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    Spanish voltage?

    Anyone any experience of the real voltage. I've searched but cannot find a definitive answer. From 190 to 240v. It's important because the equipment I intend to install has +/- 5% factor based on 230v uk. Also red tape? I've had dealings in France which was a bloody nightmare, it was sorted...
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    Working abroad - Spain and that

    A thought occured to me but it's just a thought. I've been to Spain a few times and always noticed that their installations are shoddy to say the least. I was thinking that as there are a lot of 'ex pats' in Spain and places like that who tend to group together in their own little communities...
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