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Checkout the latest case study from RF Solutions: The SWITCHLINK is an RF wireless switching system ideal for outdoor lighting remote control...
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There has been a lot of talk and concern about AFDDs recently. I am alerting you to a Webinar by BEAMA later this week that you guys might find...
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We love working with some of the UK's largest brands and equally some of the smallest brands too. Whether you have a team of 50 or 5 - We've got...
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RF Solutions Ltd manufacture the best selling original MAINSLINK series. An ideal wireless solution running awkward or expensive cable runs...
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Order your Free Wall Chart here or click the button above. As a valued Trade Customer of Uheat and The Wetroom Store, we'd like to send you our...
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High Viz Vests, Jackets, Trousers, Coats & More - We've got the complete range at unbeatable prices. Did you know? All our high visibility...
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Clearpay Checkout is now available at Bulkworkwear.co.uk. Buy Now Pay Later Interest Free! #bulkworkwear #clearpay #buynowpaylater...
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We guarantee a great deal at Bulkworkwear.co.uk! Whether you need plain garments or uniform for the team with your logo on them. We've got it all...
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It looks so easy to bend and form just using a hand bender
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I found this JB in the loft, the mice have eaten the JB cover as well as some of the wiring, but aside all that in your opinion do you think the...
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Hi Sorry to bring this one up again but have read numerous posts and answers and not got an answer specific to my situation. I have a Loncin...
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I have an old IKEA Norrsken 12v suspended ceiling tension wire system, which runs x7 20w MR16 bulbs, from a Min 4x20w/Max 10x20w transformer. Can...
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An apprentice ran my cabling and fitted socket covers works signed off by a third party certification - any issues with this?
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Evening all. I have a question as I can’t get my head around something with solar PV I’m going to be working on a new build in a couple of...
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Good evening I’m still learning at college and curious as Xmas just approaching regarding Xmas led string lights and there power supply...
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Right ... Just been nudged to set this up by Paul.M and sounds a good idea following recent threads I've done in the Arms.. Rules....No Offensive...
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Just wondering what folks think about in terms of 13A sockets with built-in USB charges, what are the good/bad/ugly of choices? I could do with...
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Hi all, I'm thinking of retraining as an electrician, but I'm weighing up my options and need decent advice from experienced electricians. Bit...
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Hello! I'm installing an Aqara smart light switch (with neutral) but nothing is powering on after getting everything wired up. I've attached...
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It's a worcester combi boiler with heating / hot water connected to the low rate economy 7. There is a nest thermostat controlling the...
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I have a 1 HP Dayton motor model 5k673. It is being replaced with 31TR91. Need help with wiring. I was able to confirm line (L1) abd (L2 230v)...
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IET website. Latest developments in International Standards for prosumers low-voltage electrical installations. Quite interesting.
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I'm trying to rewire my original switch. Its a metal face so the earth's are in the right place and I think the two lives in the COM are correct...
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Hi All! I’m a hobbyist, but fairly skilled. I recently wired up a high end theater in my home, various new circuits, light fixtures, switches...
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Hello all! DIYer in Maine, USA hoping to tap into the community resources and education of professionals to help me with my home projects in a...
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Hi there just a few questions I have to do an install of a small ware house that was built in 2021 January (finished) client that is going into...
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I’m installing a gfci outlet inline with the power that goes to my well pressure switch. The GFCI will be to power the heat tape on the well...
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Hi guys. I had an electrician who came out, because there was a fault in the system. £180 for the emergency call out. Then I was quoted £750 (if...
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They still behind regarding pass or fail Like most testers.
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Dear All. I need to wire an RJ45 socket and at the other end a plug to go into an Ethernet switch. Do I wire both ends as ‘B’ or is it ‘A’at one...
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Hi All. I'm seeking some advice. About trousers/dungarees. I've secured work experience with a local firm, doing two days a week at present with...
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Afternoon all... The customer has a number of small green lights in the ceiling that are always on. This is a bed and breakfast/hotel. I had...
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So I run a small group of 2017 Ram 1500 4x4 pickups, that have an electrically powered hydraulic pump installed on them for a hydraulic probe...
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I had a problem a couple of days ago with my boiler shutting down due to too high temperature difference between the input and output, which...
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Hi, I have purchased a new Neff hob. In the box there is a length of 5 core cable. The instructions show 3 wiring methods one of which shows the...
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Hi all, looking for a little advise on how to wire in a 2 gang intermediate switch. I'm doing a first fix on a house extension and it's 3 storey...
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Good evening everyone Can any help or give me some advice please on measuring bending galv conduit. My question is bending long 3m lengths...
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Hi all, I’m currently in full time employment and want to start doing jobs on the side, obviously non notifiable ones as I couldn’t justify...
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I followed the link printed on the box, and it’s coming up with a few ASA complaints. Customer says he can’t read the lcd screen (you can, at an...
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Hi All Sorry for the lengthy first post and use of any non-standard terminology. I'm a bit of a novice when it comes to electronics, hopefully...
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I've lived and worked my entire life in SoCal. Recently we moved to Southern Texas where there is a lot of rain (from a SoCal perspective) and...
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So I was on a small job today changing a consumer unit and they customer just a few weeks ago had a brand-new luxury bathroom / showroom done by a...
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Hi, I am embarking on setting up a solar panel installation business in Surrey and need to find decent PV engineers who are looking to be part of...
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I have a Zelio PLC installed on a machine with an electronic CT (0-10v) to read the value of current used by the machine motors. When the value...
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Hello everyone, My name is Charles and I’m located in Canterbury, Kent. I’m 27, 5 years previous military experience and 5 and a half years...
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I am wiring an external soap dispenser into a large washing machine and there is not a terminal to connect my common wire coming from the...
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in the old bpg4 it stated Absence of supplementary bonding for installed Class II equipment where required (such as in a location containing a...
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You might remember this delight from the dodgy trade pictures thread.... I finally got back to quote for sorting today. The chicken and egg...
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I have a small walkway with a dual switch (upper and lower) at one end. I added a wireless switch at each end. The upper switch controls an...
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You can now erase your own account. You'll get a 3-day cooling off period, and a reminder 2 days in. Other than that, it'll get erased. Each time...
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Hi there. I have noticed that most laptop power supply cables have a 5A fuse in the plug, but a 2.5A rating on the clover leaf end of the cable...
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I brought a semi professional falcon cooker and currently my property doesn’t have any high power cooker supplies, the cooker draws about 11.5kw...
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It looks so easy to bend and form just using a hand bender
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I found this JB in the loft, the mice have eaten the JB cover as well as some of the wiring, but aside all that in your opinion do you think the...
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Hi Sorry to bring this one up again but have read numerous posts and answers and not got an answer specific to my situation. I have a Loncin...
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I have an old IKEA Norrsken 12v suspended ceiling tension wire system, which runs x7 20w MR16 bulbs, from a Min 4x20w/Max 10x20w transformer. Can...
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5
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An apprentice ran my cabling and fitted socket covers works signed off by a third party certification - any issues with this?
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Evening all. I have a question as I can’t get my head around something with solar PV I’m going to be working on a new build in a couple of...
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Good evening I’m still learning at college and curious as Xmas just approaching regarding Xmas led string lights and there power supply...
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Right ... Just been nudged to set this up by Paul.M and sounds a good idea following recent threads I've done in the Arms.. Rules....No Offensive...
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Just wondering what folks think about in terms of 13A sockets with built-in USB charges, what are the good/bad/ugly of choices? I could do with...
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Hi all, I'm thinking of retraining as an electrician, but I'm weighing up my options and need decent advice from experienced electricians. Bit...
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Hello! I'm installing an Aqara smart light switch (with neutral) but nothing is powering on after getting everything wired up. I've attached...
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