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went to look at we job last night and its an out building out back of the house..

the guy/doctor wants two way switching on his lights and an extra socket on one side of shed. no probs.

there is a small board out there which has a voltage device in front of board , when you push it trips rcd in house.

im thinking of changing to an upfront rcd 30mA which will be two in series.. i know this is a no no but seems a better option than just take it out.... all new cables willl be surface mounted so i could just leave it in and use rcd /sockets


anything to say conduit monkeys................
 

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Why do you want to put another RCD in when you appear to say there is already 30mA RCD protection?
 

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I had a similar situation, I used a 25A/30mA RCD upfront on the additional board, @ 1x local RCD only trips and @5 x parent RCD protection operates, and that is what you should aim for, use quality products and you'll be cushty, and bin the ECLB
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there's 3 x 3036 b0ards around the house and what the last person has done is just put 30mA rcd at front, to controll all boards and left eclb in and where the shed is maybe 40m away
 

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Bit of a head scatcher then, if the upfront RCd is out of henly's can you tail out of there via your own OPD set up then a new board in the shed as long as the cable down to it pass IR and cont
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