Replacing loop-in light fitting with chocolate box fitting

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Replacing loop-in light fitting with chocolate box fitting

Post by matt_b » Thu Jun 29, 2017 8:51 pm

Hi all,

I have bought a new light fitting to go in my lounge. The existing light is a "regular" 60W bulb hanging from a rose. There are two switches to control the light, one by each door.

My existing rose looks like this:
Existing rose
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My new light fitting has a single choc box:
New light fitting
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The connections I am about to make are:
  • The left black wire to N
  • The other black on the right to L
  • Both green to earth
  • Add in an extra single choc box to connect both reds together
Is this the right thing to do here?

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Re: Replacing loop-in light fitting with chocolate box fitti

Post by someone-else » Thu Jun 29, 2017 9:27 pm

Yes, but also put some red or brown tape on the black that is on the right. It will help in the future.
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