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Hi all. Seems like a simple fix just need some advice. I was fixing LED strips in the kitchen today. The switch in the kitchen is a 2-gang which powers the LED strips and the ceiling lights.

There are 3 seperate LED strips to go around the kitchen, each connected to an LED driver and power cable (live & neutral). 1 strip works off a fused spur and the other 2 strips work off another fused spur. But both fused spurs connect to the same light switch.

I connected a strip to the lone fused spur first. Installed a 3amp fuse in the spur switch and it worked brilliantly for a couple hours. Then I unhooked the wires to adjust everything and make it nice and neat. When reconnecting every thing back I must've let the live (brown) and neutral (blue) power cables connected to the spur touch each other. I heard a very faint "poof" and the circuit breaker for the kitchen lights flipped off. So I switched the fuse spur off and switched the circuit breaker back on but the LED strips don't go back on. I've tried reconnecting and trying different LED strip and driver but still not working.

I tried connecting to the other fused spur too but no luck, doesn't work either.

The kitchen ceiling lights are on the same circuit and switch and work fine. Wondering what could be the issue and whether it's what I'm dreading; the power cable connecting between the fused spurs and light switch are damaged?
 
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