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Multiple led recessed lights to rose

Discussion in 'Electrics UK' started by NotebookNewport, 31 Aug 2018.

  1. NotebookNewport

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    Hi
    Have a ceiling rose in the middle of my room. Could this be used to run several led spotlights off all to the same switch?
    Thanks
     
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    Yes.

    But IMO you should at least think about whether the fact that you need to replace one light with several might indicate that the new ones are not very good at doing the job of lighting up rooms.

    Then there's the installation hassles of cabling them all up - what's above the room?
     
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    A bedroom.
     
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    Easy to lift the floor?

    Keep all the plasterboard circles, BTW - if you decide afterwards that you don't like it you might be able to repair rather than replace the cieling.
     
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    Great idea
     
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    What will you do with the ceiling rose, leave it there?
     
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    Don’t want it
     
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    I thought so.
    Then you’ll need to decide how you are going to engineer/locate a new junction box, in the ceiling void that will accommodate all of the cables that are in the Rose. There will probably be at least 9 wires, plus the ones for your torchlights.
    The JB will have to be maintenance free as you won’t be able to access it later…
     
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    Your correct. Thanks for the info
     
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    Who said anything about it being MF?
    As per lots of threads on here, everyone's interpretation is different of what exactly is accessible and therefore does it need to be MF. No idea what the OPs situation is.
    But yes, agreed, i don't think it's 5733 compliant. Although from what I can see it complies with everything for 5733.
    In all honesty, if the OP does the work himself, 5733 is neither here nor there.
     
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    Thanks both
     
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    For what it's worth, Mr screwfix said it, and some may have taken the product nymber (SW7M-MF) as to imply that it was 'MF'.
    Agreed on both points.

    Kind Regards, John
     
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    How can you both agree on the second point hen you can both see that it does not comply with everything for BS 5733?
     
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