fitting a light from a double socket


Postby pantman1966 » Fri Oct 24, 2008 12:57 pm

i would like to fit a light in my garage using a double socket on the wall,is it just a case of wiring a plug then wiring a ceiling rose,then operate from the switch on the double socket? i have multiple connections on the ceiling rose so what wires go where pls?
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Postby ericmark » Sat Oct 25, 2008 11:44 pm

1) Lights need to be fused to 5 amp max as that is rating of ceiling rose.
2) I projects there are diagrams of how they are wired basic live to rose and from rose to switch so rose not only holds lamp but is also a junction box.
Also a bit on my site http://www.ericpalmer.fsnet.co.uk/Lighting.html may help.
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Postby desperado » Thu Oct 30, 2008 7:00 pm

[quote="pantman1966"]i would like to fit a light in my garage using a double socket on the wall,is it just a case of wiring a plug then wiring a ceiling rose,then operate from the switch on the double socket? i have multiple connections on the ceiling rose so what wires go where pls?[/quote]Do you mean you want to fit a light up and wire a plug on the end of the cable and plug it into a socket?? :?
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