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Needing help regarding Ansell AARDRINA/DD1/SM3.

I’ve installed 6 in one room, one being an emergency light fitting. All 5 standard fittings work fine. The green led flashes on the emergency fitting and when switched on the main light flashes on and off twice then stays off.

Any advice welcome.
 
I would say it is faulty. Take it down and put a flex on then plug it in linking L1 and L2.
 
I've had that with an Ansell fitting recently when the permanent and switched lives were the wrong way round.

OP's status is private, so I've no idea whether or not they're an electrician, but my immediate thoughts were either feeds mixed or perhaps only a switched feed to the light and it connected to permanent terminal.
 
We had gone to replace the already new fitting with another new fitting and both had the same result.
I would have liked to have had a basic emergency light bulkhead style fitting to swop it with for piece of mind but didn’t have one.
We checked all wiring a number of times and it was as it should be. I guess I’ll be back to fit a 3rd fitting so hopefully 3rd time lucky although it seems odd to me that two new fitting are acting the same. I didn’t wire them but it was all done by a sparky (who actually retired that day 😅) so now it’s upto me.

The circuit has a 3 gang switch and key switch to cut the commons and a separate key switch for the emergency light. So I’m going to have to open it up and draw it out. I’ve not done a lot of commercial work so I guess it’s a good learning exercise 🙃

Result pending…
 
From the above images I have a strong suspicion that the problem is to be found in the wiring and not the light itself. There's no way of knowing how this is wired from an image, but there are clear issues.
 
From the above images I have a strong suspicion that the problem is to be found in the wiring and not the light itself. There's no way of knowing how this is wired from an image, but there are clear issues.
Agreed.
I've looked for a wiring diagram but couldn't find one.
That model with the SM3 suffix has retractive switch dimming, so I imagine one terminal is for that.
Why there should be both L and N from the left hand cable in the same terminal 2 I don't know!
 
I think Davesparks has it right in the above post, sounds like the wiring is around the wrong way to me by your initial post
 

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