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    5 amp sockets keeps tripping - confused

    They work fine and are not the issue.
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    5 amp sockets keeps tripping - confused

    These are the light bulbs used currently. The Philips (higher wattage) being used in the problem area. Perhaps something like this could work? https://www.amazon.co.uk/Luxvista-Dimmable-Filament-Incandescent-Equivalent/dp/B0872XRK32/ref=sr_1_41?keywords=dimmable+e27&qid=1639137151&sr=8-41
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    5 amp sockets keeps tripping - confused

    So I take the lightbulb out and turn on off and doesn't trip. I only know very basic electrics, so would you have an idea what it could be wrong with the bulb? It meets the requirements of the lamp, and is dimmable.
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    5 amp sockets keeps tripping - confused

    Yes the RCD in the consumer unit trips. It sounds like I may need to get an electrician in. What is confusing to me is why do one set lamps work fine without it tripping, but the ones I want to use cause it to ??
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    5 amp sockets keeps tripping - confused

    Just changed the dimmer module to brand new. Still tripping..
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    5 amp sockets keeps tripping - confused

    Hi, I have two 5amp sockets which are to be used for side lights and controlled by a dimmer on the wall in my living room. I have never used these sockets and bought two lamps and changed these to suitable plugs. On using it trips circuit. I was convinced that it was the lamps. Then I...
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    13 amp to 5 amp socket - only two wires

    The socket works as I have tested with another light fitting. I attach a photo the 13 plug which the wires were in the bottom two (live neutral)
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    13 amp to 5 amp socket - only two wires

    Hi, I am having an issue with changing my lamp plug from a standard British 13 amp plug to a 5 amp plug. I have done this many times before with no issues. However on opening the 13 amp plug I only have 2 wires - live and neutral, with no earth wire. On wiring in the two wires into the 5 am...
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    Issue with Bell 801 Wiring

    Great thanks for your help, I thought as much. There is one that hasn't got a wire connected " I " (the first one). Can I do trial and error with the wires remaining without causing damage? Is it normal to have excess wires unused as I will have? Thanks again, and much appreciated.
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    Issue with Bell 801 Wiring

    Hi all, I have recently renovated my flat and changed the entry phone. This phone was moved around a lot to accommodate the works going on. All was working totally fine, and I have been left with a phone that doesn't buzz when someone is at the door, but you can press the button to let them in...
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