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 Post subject: Light Switch Wiring
PostPosted: Wed Jan 10, 2018 5:42 pm 
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Hi

Im after some advice in wiring in a new light switch.. Its a new added socket so cannot just replace like for like. I have 2 power cables in the socket. 1 cable going out to the led driver and 1 cable coming in for the power.

Each cables has 1 blue, 1 red and 1 earth.

can i have some advice on which cables go where on the switch please.


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 Post subject: Re: Light Switch Wiring
PostPosted: Wed Jan 10, 2018 7:01 pm 
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Those colours are not standard for UK, but if the cables are as you describe then 2 blues together in a connector block and 1 red in com the other in L or L1 depending on your switch.

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Thanks for the info. My mistake wires are blue and brown.

Do I join both earth cables together or just sleeve them and put out of the way??
It's all in a plastic socket box.

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Join the earths together after correctly sleeving. If switch has an earth point connect to that, if not back boxes normally have an earth point in a corner.

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Join the earths together after correctly sleeving. If switch has an earth point connect to that, if not back boxes normally have an earth point in a corner.

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And if not then connect the earths into a seperate connector block

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