intermediate switches


Postby chris_on_tour2002 » Sat Nov 29, 2008 12:06 am

does anybody know where, if anywhere, i can get hold of a 3-gang lightswitch to fit a single backbox that has one intermediate switch? do they even exist?

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Postby sparx » Sat Nov 29, 2008 9:08 pm

Unfortunately no such thing exists unless you go for a grid switch, but even then they would need a 2 gang box I think.
I don't know of anybody who combines intermediates with any other type and not even 2 or 3 intermediates on a plate.
I am sure this is so as I only stock intermediates as they can be used as
int; 2w; or 1 way so have tried to get 2 and 3 gang versions without success.
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Postby ericmark » Sun Nov 30, 2008 6:07 am

Knowing I have a 2 Gang intermediate in my house I was surprised but looking at electrium and MK it seemed that 2 gang were only available as grid switches however http://www.tlcelec.co.uk/search.asp?sea ... ome+switch shows a 2 gang and https://www.1stopelectrics.com/product/ ... ss_chrome/ also shows a 2 gang so 2 gang are available. But seems not in cheaper ranges I also note sometimes called 3 way rather than intermediate switches.
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Postby ericmark » Sun Nov 30, 2008 1:55 pm

Contactum Aspire range do a 2 gang intermediate switch for single box part number A2723 also on traditional range part number X2723 with their metal clad range 3723 is part number also with Reflect range 4 part numbers according to finish R3723BSB R3723PSB R3723BBB R3723PBB with Signature range 3 part numbers according to finish S3723BSB S3723PCB S3723BBB With Georgian/Edwardian range again 2 part numbers according to finish 3723GBB 3723EBB with flatplate range not sure if single or double box size but 5 part numbers according to finish F3723BSB F3723PSB F3723BBB F3723PBB F3723CBB lyric range L3723BSB L3723PSB L3723BBB L3723PBB L3723CBB L3723CPB but I can’t find any 3 gang this are all 2 gang only option for 3 gang is grid switch 4612 part number for switch and looking at catalogue does seem you can get three switches in a single box.
I see TLC sell at least some of the range see http://www.tlc-direct.co.uk/Products/CM2723.html at £7.85 their part number is CM 2723
I knew I had a 2 gang intermediate switch in bed room but without removing I could not read the make.
All best Eric
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Postby chris_on_tour2002 » Mon Dec 01, 2008 8:29 am

many thanks for the replies. as i feared, what i want doesn't exist! two separate switches it is then.
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