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PostPosted: Sun Mar 25, 2018 6:01 pm 
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I’ve got to wire up a new light, on the light itself there is space for a live, neutral and earth
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Coming out of the ceiling I have a live neutral and earth but there are 3 wires with 3 wires on each

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Now do I bunch all the reds together and blacks and neutral and put them in each socket on the new light?


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Steveohim wrote:
I’ve got to wire up a new light, on the light itself there is space for a live, neutral and earth
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Coming out of the ceiling I have a live neutral and earth but there are 3 wires with 3 wires on each

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Now do I bunch all the reds together and blacks and neutral and put them in each socket on the new light?


Do that and everything will go Bang.

See that black wire with the red sleeve ??? That is the switched live. that goes to "L" on the new fitting... the other two blacks go to "N" on your new fitting.

all 3 reds connected together in a wago fitting (or similar) this is your live loop.

all earths to the earth terminal.

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wine~o wrote:
Steveohim wrote:
I’ve got to wire up a new light, on the light itself there is space for a live, neutral and earth
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Coming out of the ceiling I have a live neutral and earth but there are 3 wires with 3 wires on each

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Now do I bunch all the reds together and blacks and neutral and put them in each socket on the new light?


Do that and everything will go Bang.

See that black wire with the red sleeve ??? That is the switched live. that goes to "L" on the new fitting... the other two blacks go to "N" on your new fitting.

all 3 reds connected together in a wago fitting (or similar) this is your live loop.

all earths to the earth terminal.


Does it have to be a wago? I don’t have one of those but I do have a block connector


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I have one of these

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Does a wago connect all 3 wires together?


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block connector will do as a temporary measure. all 3 reds needs need connecting together.

EDIT lecky off before starting work

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Ok great, is there such a connector for the neutrals and earths that got to be connected together that can have an extension wire coming off so that one wire can be connected to the new fitting rather then 3 wires in one terminal? It’s a bit tight for space and I was hoping there was so I could push the connectors into the ceiling and just have the 3 wires going into the 3 terminals if you know what I’m getting at?


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All fitted but it’s ruined the ceiling a bit, how can I solve this?

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Steveohim wrote:
All fitted but it’s ruined the ceiling a bit, how can I solve this?

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Is there not some sort of ceiling decal I can get to go around the light?


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Is there not some sort of ceiling decal I can get to go around the light?
Yes there are plastic trims available. Measure your fitting and search on google

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google decorative ceiling roses.

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wine~o wrote:
google decorative ceiling roses.


Thanks how do they fit to the ceiling usually?


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