There is a little nook (or maybe a cranny)in my house that needs
lighting up. A little idea I have had is to wire a bog standard shop
bought mains powered lamp into the right lighting circuit.
Is there any problem with taking off the plug, and fitting the lamp
onto a lighting curcuit? I can't see one with a normal lamp, but
possibly with a mains powered halogen desk light for example?
Thanks in advance
On Thu, 8 Jan 2004 22:04:33 UTC, jameswilson email@example.com (James W)
Well, you'd need to use an FCU so that the connecting cable to the lamp
(flex?) was still correctly protected. For convenience, make that feed a
5A round pin socket so that you can more easily and safely maintain the
A new extension in the house I bought has a few sockets that are
connected to the lighting circuit. They are round pin (presumably so
that you cannot accidentally plug in a 3 bar heater). It works fine
and was professionally installed so I assume it is legal.
P.S. I have found it very hard to find a source for round pin plugs
Hope this helps
"Frank Davis" wrote
| P.S. I have found it very hard to find a source for round pin plugs
Or your local electrical factors. NB round pin plugs are now supposed to
have sleeved pins as well.
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