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Wiring vortice fan

Discussion in 'Electrics UK' started by vernerbongo2, 6 Oct 2019.

  1. vernerbongo2

    vernerbongo2

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    Slightly confused with this bathroom extractor fan wiring diagram, can someone please explain it in layman's terms?
    Much appreciated.
     

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    You have 3 wires going in

    N
    Always live
    Switches live when light on
     
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  3. vernerbongo2

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    Yes I get that but where exactly do I put the link wire?
    Am I right in saying I just put a link in between 4 and L2?
    Thanks for the reply
     
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    Are there any words to go with the drawing?
     
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    There are several diagrams with several configurations.
    This diagram is for a set up with a timer and high speed.
     

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    What do you have at the moment?
    Do you have a three-pole isolator for the fan?
    Does the light switch control the fan (plus run-on with timer) or do you have a separate switch?

    It is very unlikely you have an arrangement like the diagram with a double-pole isolator covering the light and the fan.
     
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    This is what you need -

    upload_2019-10-8_0-6-40.png

    PL = Permanent live
    SL = Switched live
    N = Neutral
    Plus unused Earth.

    You will need some three-core and earth cable.
    You could connect the wires at the ceiling rose (if the supply is looped there) or switch (if looped there - not as likely)
     
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    Thanks EFL
     
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    Thanks EFL I think this will do the trick, I'm replacing an in-line fan in the attic which has a PL, SL, N.
    The instructions weren't just as clear as yours.
    Much appreciated :)
     
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