How to wire a TV

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  1. Fred_Fanackapan

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    Is it just my eyesight, or does the cable appear out of the wall and terminate in a plug?
     
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    Proberly, they just use a type of long kettle lead and then fit a plug.
    There way of getting round altering the houses fixed wiring.

    One I see done similar, but used a 3inch core cutter, two holes and then fished all the wires through the cavity, then blank plate over the hole.
     
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    How can it be that, when they then go and make it fixed wiring?
     
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    Thats what the bloke told me.

    He said he was not qualified or allowed by his firm to remove sockets etc, but was allowed to fit a plug.

    I was only there to drop off the tv and help lift up on to the wall bracket.
     
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    Quality. Reminds me of the post in the projects forum at the minute regarding some chaps loft conversion...
     
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    Our company just had a fingerprint clocking in machine fitted at over 2000 branches. It needed a supply and a cat5 cable. In most places, they have taken the supply back to a FCU and cat5 outlet in the office, and hung a 13A plug (one end of an IEC lead) off the FCU to plug in to an adjacent socket, and stuck "Kronos do not turn off" stickers all over the socket. Real quality. :rolleyes:

    Just next to the Kronos terminal is usually another FCU, where the cable run converts back to an IEC lead to plug into the terminal.

    13A plug > flex > 13A FCU > T+E > 13A FCU > flex > IEC termination into machine. :rolleyes:
     
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    You are allowed horizontal pity the room slopes!
     
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    And you're worried about the wiring?! :eek: :eek: :eek:
     
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    We had something similar and I got pulled into office for putting the Do not use PAT testing stickers on them and unplugging them. However it did the job they were all fixed and minor works certs issued for every one. Must have cost them a packet.
     
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    This is not uncommon!!!!!! Went to survey a job about a year agothe wall mounted TV lead travelled diagonally down the wall, round a return diagonally down to a FCU spured from a spur!!!! Beautiful.

    When i pointed out to the customer it was plain dangerous he was upset as it had taken him all day to do.
     
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    Best thing is the TV doesnt't even look straight to me.
     
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