1. L

    Design Project unit 104

    Hello, I’m currently at college doing a design project which is based in a hotel/swimming pool area. I have been given an example but it doesn’t make to much. I have a question on how to wire the lighting and how to have it switched. If someone can help that would be great. I can show you...
  2. HappyHippyDad

    How to extend cables neatly when replacing consumer unit.

    I had a consumer unit replacement today. It was a bit of a nightmare as most of the cables were too short for the new unit. I extended the ones that required extending with crimps and a bit of heat shrink, but it took forever. Are there any other options that are easier? I don't really like...
  3. T

    shower priority unit positioning

    hi everyone, I'm in the process of converting an outbuilding into a granny annex which will have an electric shower installed I've been told I'll need a shower priority unit positioned in the main house next to the cu which will then feed the annex shower directly without need to involve the...
  4. S

    Motor/Gearbox/Contol unit advice for a Plastics Shredder

    Hello, I need some help. I'm building a plastic shredding machine for the charity I work for Atlantic Pacific International Rescue Ltd Atlantic Pacific - International Boat Rescue Project - https://www.atlanticpacific.org.uk/ . Its a Shredder Pro designed to Precious plastics specifications...
  5. K

    i have a FANTRONIX Aerium Midi Modern Heat Recovery Unit that i want to wire up.

    hi I have a Fantronix aerium midi modern heat recovery unit that i want to wire up. would you be able to run the cables from a fused switch that is a spur from a ring main. any advice appreciated all work i complete will be checked by a qualified electrician. thanks
  6. HWS6969

    Level 3 unit 305 625 exam

    Hi, Today I failed my first exam on level 3 2365 unit 305 - 625. Gutted Failed by 1 mark, my downfall was the simple questions about distance saddles, types of cable, tray systems etc which I forgot all about. I just want to know if this will affect my overall mark at the end of the year...
  7. Br4v3d4v3

    Installing terminals in consumer unit

    Hello. I bought an empty consumer unit for installation in a shed project and now I have no idea how to install the neutral/earth terminals. The DIN rail won't fit the DIN terminals and there's only a space marked for the terminals. Any help appreciated
  8. Bigkev1975

    Motorbike wiring Suzuki bandit 02 600 m unit blue

    Hi peeps I’m going to try wiring an m unit blue into my motorbike there are a few things I’m not sure about I’ve drawn a wiring diagram does it look ok? which I’ve attached,for the bike which is a 02 600 bandit also I’ve attached the original Wiring diagram because I’m getting rid of the fuse...
  9. 7029 dave

    Proving unit for sale

    Have a new boxed seaward PP1 proving unit for sale, sensible offers. RRP £145
  10. K

    UK Any suggestions for feed to consumer unit?

    Hi guys. Been to look at a job today to replace old wylex board. Feed to unit seen in pictures fed from garage. It 16mm twin and earth. I’m unable to access cables entering board so would struggle to replace with swa.
  11. V

    Protecting a 2nd consumer unit

    Done this loads of times before, but this situation is quite unique so bare with me. I've been asked to cable up an out building at a country park which is about 30m from another out building which has mains supply already installed from a main building some distance away via a 10mm SWA buried...
  12. Rockingit

    Small size flush fit consuner unit

    Anyone have a recommendation for a smaller size (4ccts sort of thing) flush fit CU? SWA in, domestic stuff out.
  13. E

    Dated Consumer unit whats the fuse for

    I saw this dated Wylex CU the other day and not sure what this separate fuseway was for; does anyone know I've never see one like this before !
  14. G

    Portfolio Fault finding unit

    Hi was just wondering if anyone has been doing/has done the city & guilds fault finding unit in the portfolio they could send me please?
  15. A

    Help please on a sub consumer unit fed from RCBO

    Long time lurker so this may be my first question. I am a qualified electrical engineer, but in aeronautics not domestic installations, and I may therefore ask silly questions. We have purchased a property that is unfinished, and where the electrician went bust before the installation was...
  16. Dave OCD JNR

    Small consumer unit in outbuilding.

    Here’s a little board I installed the other day in an outbuilding. Trying to follow fathers footsteps. 😁þ
  17. N

    Danson Consumer Unit

    When carrying out an EICR I found this board. The live bus bar cuts across the neutral where the tails have exposed copper. Is this the way these boards come? I have never came across this before Cheers
  18. S

    Consumer unit for shipping container

    Hi Folks I've been asked to quote for a consumer unit, supply cable and some internal wiring in a shipping container on a private caravan plot (single family residential). The container will be used as a shower block. The mains supply will come from a meterbox installed on a post on the plot...
  19. timhoward

    Can't find a consumer unit....!

    This is getting embarrassing - I've been looking for a sub-main consumer unit in a church for an hour now. I've found the incomer. There's a nice old Crabtree board with black breakers, one of which is a 50A for "Hall DB". It's a split level site and the hall is downstairs, and the fat 10mm T+E...
  20. N

    Failed Neff/Bosch cooker hob ignition switch unit

    The photo shows a cooker hob ignition switch unit from a Neff/Bosch hob. One of the switches has failed. The issue was caused I think by ingress of liquid. I have dried the unit as well as I can. A replacement unit costs over £40. Has anyone ever opened one of these to repair it? I am reluctant...
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