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brman

I'm changing a consumer unit but have limited space - 390mm wide maximum.

At the moment my plan is
RCBO->garage
RCB-1->5 circuits
RCB-2->4 circuits

So I can get away with a 10 way but it would be nice to have some spare so at least 12 way is preferred.

The best I have come up with is a Wylex NHRS10SSLHI high integrity 10 way at 340mm wide. Does anyone know of something with more ways within the 370mm constraint?
 

Murdoch

Electrician's Arms
Why don't you go RCBO for all the circuits - that would save you space
 

telectrix

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what's the height restriction? nothing amiss with fitting CU on end.
 
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brman

I'll have another look at contactum stuff but for some reason I discounted it. Perhaps because what I found was 16way units that are too long.

what's the height restriction? nothing amiss with fitting CU on end.
A good point, however the space is roughly square so I don't think it would help me much.

I did find a MK 12 way that would just fit but it now looks like I might now be able to add the cost of a split RCB/RCBOs which gives me a lot more choice and a more robust system.
 
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