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Testing that the controller is live and working?

Discussion in 'Electrics UK' started by Keitai, 20 Jan 2021.

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  1. Harry Bloomfield

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    But it is not a spur, we have already established it is fed from a 16amp MCB. The 16amp will trip, long before the 13amp cartridge fuse reacts and so the fuse is surplus to requirements..
     
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  3. Harry Bloomfield

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    :)
     
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    OK - I thought you meant generally.
     
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  5. Keitai

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    Smoke detector in cupboard? I'm trying to get extinguishers in all our blocks 5 flats per block
     
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    Each to their own. I would personally imagine that there are far more likely places for fires to start than in meter cupboards - even meter cupboards full of junk.

    Kind Regards, John
     
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    Got an electrician around to fit it. Only £30. Thought it would be expensive. Learnt loads asking him questions so gave him another tenner for putting up with me.

    He said Ieave cable long incase more changes are needed.

    He said to check rcd u press the two blue buttons in every six months. Not sure what happens if there is a problem. Keeping old controller as this one looks complicated 20210126_105522.jpg 20210126_105516.jpg 20210126_105932.jpg 20210126_105909.jpg
     
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    Nothing. And then you get him back. Maybe tea and choccy bikkies rather than a tenner extra next time.

    What should happen is the RCDs trips and all the circuits on them go off, so dont do it after dark or when someones in the shower or the DVD player is recording, make sure you switch off or hibernate PCs etc.
     
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