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PostPosted: Mon Mar 18, 2019 4:56 pm 
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I have a double Socket, I'd like to come off the socket to a 3amp fused spur, then daisy chain the below (they will be surrounding a mirror)

I've worked out the amps to be 0.38A, using https://www.electricalsafetyfirst.org.uk/watts-to-amps-calculator/.

What's the best way to achieve this? I'm fairly confident with spurring and fitting the lights, i just want to make sure the daisy chaining of the lights is correct and I also use the correct cable.

Lights x4
https://www.ikea.com/gb/en/products/lighting/wall-lights/musik-wall-lamp-wired-in-installation-chrome-plated-art-20217485/?_ga=2.72632275.1566675342.1552898737-545066155.1547566278

Bulbs x20
https://www.ikea.com/gb/en/products/lighting/light-bulbs-accessories/ryet-led-bulb-e14-200-lumen-globe-opal-white-art-70371894/


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Although you should "daisy chain" the lights, you actually wire them in parallel.
I would wait until you get the light fittings as they may have an option to interconnect.

As for the cable its fixed wiring so 1mm T & E will be fine.

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Lights have arrived, they just have a small white connector block in them with a live and neutral connection..

Do you have a guide on wiring in parallel?


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Also I'd like to add this into the mix after the switched spur?

https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B079CL1B5D/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o00_s01?ie=UTF8&psc=1

Should be find to put that in there before i start wiring in the parallel?


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Ok, quick google, to wire in parallel I'll need some 3 port connector blocks? Any ideas which would be best suited?


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assuming there is enough room in the terminal blocks then just wire ==0==0==0==0 where 0 is the light and = is the live and neutral

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