FCU but with breaker not a fuse?

25 Jul 2006
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The lights in my Utility room are GU10 halogens and the circuit is fed from a 5A FCU from the ring. This FCU also feeds the garage lighting circuit comprising a couple of tube flourescents. The problem is, whenever a GU10 lamp blows it usually blows the fuse with it, and this obviously also takes out the garage lights. The FCU is in the utility room which has no natural light so it means fumbling around with a torch to change the fuse.

I was wondering if there is such a thing as an FCU but with a breaker rather than a fuse, that I could replace it with?
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Not that I know of with the type of breaker you want, have you considered compact fluorescent (aka energy saving) lamps?
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Just thought I'd go totally over the top.

Belt and braces, you know the stuff.

Still makes me laugh, using a plug in RCD for electric lawnmowers when the circuit powering it is RCD protected anyway. :LOL:

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