Hard wired night light

Are there such things for the UK? Specifically for a bathroom? I don't want to turn the light on when I get up for a pee.
In our last house I installed a mains socket in the bathroom & plugged a night-light into it, but I'd like to do it "properly" in this one, if possible.
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Huge wrote:

I think you may have to put the bits together yourself - a suitable light fitting with a very low power LED.
You would have to fit a switch of some type, even if you left it on permanently.
You could add either movement detector or photocell, but if the power is low enough it might not even pay back the cost of the extra kit..
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You can get LED bulbs with 'dusk to dawn' photocells built in. So one of those in a suitable fitting would do I imagine?
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A simple option is a fractional watt light from live to switched live in the main fitting. A quarter watt LED should be in the right ballpark. Too cheap to be worth PIRing.
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On 16/02/2016 08:43, Huge wrote:

I wonder how effective photoluminescent tape would be? Perhaps incorporated into a lampshade, or maybe paint the skirting.
Or round the top surface of the bog to provide an aiming ring.
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On 16/02/2016 09:39, Peter Parry wrote:

We use a variation on that - although that example does look pretty unhygienic! Something like this:
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under the bathroom cabinet. Works fine but the batteries (obviously) drain to keep the PIR afloat. Pick one that takes high capacity batteries - with 2 AAs I have to recharge them every couple of months.
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Battery operated & unavailable.
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On 16/02/16 09:20, Syd Rumpo wrote:

Paint the walls like a chinese takeaway ...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M5_pcaXJIo8

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Or several tape strips. If they line up, one is in the correct glide path...
Actually the tape doesn't glow for very long. I have a glow-in-the dark rubber bear filled with water and a luminescent (phosphorescent?) sludge that easily glows all night. Probably the larger volume helps it glow longer, as part of the glow may be absorbed by the sludge, I guess. Anyway, it usefully dangles from a sharp furniture corner at shin height as a navigational aid...
As a more practical suggestion -- small neon switch illumination, possibly behind a faceplate or wired to live in an extractor fan? Solar garden ornament that charges during the day's light and glows dimly at night?
Thomas Prufer
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On 16 Feb 2016 08:43:02 GMT, Huge wrote:

Donno but a mains indicator light (neon or LED) and a suitably drilled blank plate or fixed into the central hole of a ceiling rose. Some indicators are quite deep, might be a problem in a ceiling rose.
Fit an emergency light, the "I'm charging LED" is more than bright enough.
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This. Ordered the bits today. Thanks!
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On 16/02/16 08:43, Huge wrote:

How about a very low power LED fitting (1 watt sort of power - these are available in GU10 for example) - have an external switch which you just leave on all the time.
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On 16/02/2016 08:43, Huge wrote:

>I don't want to turn the light on when I get up for a pee.
How about a battery powered PIR LED unit like this one? Intended for outdoors but serviceable indoors too.
I put one on our VH as it makes locking up much easier.

> into it, but I'd like to do it "properly" in this one, if possible.

Seems to be a cheaper non weatherproof version too
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Couldn't find the one I bought now (remaindered).
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On Tue, 16 Feb 2016 08:43:02 +0000, Huge wrote:

We have a bathroom cabinet with a built in fluorescent light (also a shaver socket).
When we have guests we leave this on over night to provide a safe guide to the loo.
Out of interest, why don't you want to turn the light on and off?
Noisy switch, or coupled to a fan?
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On 16/02/2016 11:00, David wrote:
<snip> > Out of interest, why don't you want to turn the light on and off?
I guess because he doesn't want to be revved up like a deuce.
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On Tuesday, 16 February 2016 11:01:00 UTC, David wrote:

My bathroom cabinet has an LED lamp, and is easy to switch on, so that's what I use.
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Destroys my night vision, hence I blunder into things upon returning to the bedroom.
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On 16/02/2016 08:43, Huge wrote:

Shaver Socket + European USB plug* + USB light
*European USB plug: http://www.ebay.co.uk/bhp/european-usb-plug
Fits a shaver socket, converts to 5v. Lots of different USB lights will work.
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On Tuesday, 16 February 2016 12:37:33 UTC+1, WeeBob wrote:

Are you sure? Euro plugs are just that little bit different to UK shaver plugs. Certainly the UK shaver plugs on our toothbrushes won't fit our German sockets. I think the pin spacing is slightly different, so depending on the slop in the plug and the socket, it may or may not work.

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