Installing some new LED lighting

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Installing some new LED lighting

Post by Doddy » Mon Mar 18, 2019 4:56 pm

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.u ... alculator/.

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.

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https://www.ikea.com/gb/en/products/lig ... 1547566278

Bulbs x20
https://www.ikea.com/gb/en/products/lig ... -70371894/
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Re: Installing some new LED lighting

Post by someone-else » Mon Mar 18, 2019 5:48 pm

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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Re: Installing some new LED lighting

Post by Doddy » Tue Mar 19, 2019 9:19 am

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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Re: Installing some new LED lighting

Post by Doddy » Tue Mar 19, 2019 10:47 am

Just wanted add a thanks to this post too...


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

https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B07 ... UTF8&psc=1

Should be find to put that in there before i start wiring in the parallel?
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Re: Installing some new LED lighting

Post by Doddy » Tue Mar 19, 2019 12:27 pm

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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Re: Installing some new LED lighting

Post by wine~o » Tue Mar 19, 2019 2:31 pm

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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