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Does a 2 gang light switch on a double face plate exist?

Discussion in 'Electrics UK' started by muffking, 8 Dec 2016.

  1. muffking

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    I have a 4 gang modular switch where an extractor and fuse have been decommissioned after a kitchen refit, leaving me with only 2 lights to switch on a double faceplate. Is there such a thing as a double face plate with just 2 light switches to tidy it up?
     
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  3. JohnW2

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    There are certainly double face plates with just two dimmer switches:
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    (click here for details) , and you could change those dimmer modules for push on-push off switches (without dimming) if you wanted.

    You could also probably achieve what you want using modular or grid systems.

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    Hi, you could install a 4way grid and use two blanks each side of the two switches in the centre,

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    DS
     
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  5. JohnW2

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    Indeed, or a 3-way grid plate with a blank in the middle.

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  6. muffking

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    Good idea.
    The current MEM 4 way grid plate has 3 switches and a fuse holder. I could space the 2 switches I need with blanking plates between, although I may have a spare fuse holder somewhere :)
     
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    He said 3 gang grid!
     
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    I suppose that depends upon what you mean by "usually" .... (courtesy of Mr MK) ...
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    That's usual enough for MK !:LOL:

    DS
     
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    I've seen euro module switches that take up 2 euro ways, a pair of those would fill a 2 gang plate.
     
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    Indeed - so their idea of "usual" seems to differ from your view that a 3-way plate is "usually fitted into" (did you mean "onto"?) a 1-gang box.

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    No Joan, i mean into.

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    Fair enough. In that case, I can't really think of any faceplate (apart, perhaps, from an architrave one) that would fit inside a single gang box!

    Is it Friday already?!

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    now i know what the W stands for :)

    Kind regards.

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    muffking

    Looking at your avatar, that's muff as in muffler, yeah?
     
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