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Chinese LED ceiling light has : white/grey and yellow wires!

Discussion in 'Electrics Outside of the UK' started by kate_B, 28 Mar 2021.

  1. kate_B

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    I bought an led ceiling light, dimmable.

    The colour wires are as follows:
    -yellow/green wire : I assume its earth, it is screwed out separately to the unit.
    -white
    -grey

    I don't know which is live and which is neutral between the white and grey.
    I understood white and grey as both being neutral so i really don't know what is what in this case.

    (there are no instructions)

    Any help would be appreciated.
     

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  3. flameport

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    Which country are you installing this in?
     
  4. foxhole

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    White is usually a live, the grey neutral, cheap unit from China, so may not last long.
     
  5. kate_B

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    im installing it in the uk.
     
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    It wasn't that cheap!

    i've seen a photo of another unit ( not mine) .. In this picture live is grey, neutral is white
     

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    I referred to quality not price
    And you know this to be correct? How?Looks like black and white .
     
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    It doesn't mater, does it? Alternating Current.
     
  9. kate_B

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    Its definitely grey and white in that photo, now i've been looking the internet for answers i have also seen other LED lights with grey and white wiring.

    I can't say if that picture was correctly wired, it came for a sellers advert.

    its a bit of a mystery, I cant find any definitive answers online.
     
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    I really don't know about this.
     
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    At least yours came with some kind of earthing.
     
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    It isn't correctly wired as there is no earth connection.
     
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  14. denso13

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    That doesn't make sense.
     
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    Edited. S and D are next to each other.
     
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    I know.
     
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    quews

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