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Bathroom spotlights?

Discussion in 'Electrics UK' started by Howardcalderbank, 18 Sep 2016.

  1. Howardcalderbank

    Howardcalderbank

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    Hi all I was wondering if anyone can help me with this. I have 5 bathroom spotlights taken out. 5 new ones to go in. I thought I had wired it ok but I think I am missing something crucial. Any help? I have pictures in my "lights" media album on here.
     

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  3. Howardcalderbank

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    By the way I have 2 black wires coming down. Each with 1 blue and 1 red. In total, 2 red and 2 blue.
     
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    Two black cables; the wires are brown and blue.

    What are you asking?
    Where did the lamp holder come from?

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  5. Howardcalderbank

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    Hey that connecter is what was fitted. With a small spot blub right into it. But i want to put my new ones in. I tried but nothing happened.
     
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    Someone told me that this is not "normal" so I appreciate that this might be beyond me and that I may need a pro. Thank you for your response so far though EFL
     
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    Old are 12V, new are probably 240V as it is marked L & N.

    Pull on the existing wires, there may be a transformer for each one, these must be removed. Or possibly a single transformer for the whole lot, in which case it must be removed and new wiring installed to each light position.
     
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    Thanks flameport I thought that might be the case. Cheers.
     
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    Pssst Winston. Someone used the T word :whistle:
     
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    That's all right. As he said there may be a transformer there. Transformers do exist you know. I suppose he could have added 'or possibly there may be a switch mode supply'. Would that have satisfied you?
     
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    I'm quite happy
     
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