Live switch wire - do live wires go into switched wire terminal?


Postby Hutch77 » Sun Jul 06, 2014 9:35 am

Sorry but I am a novice at DIY and need some help please.
I have one ceiling light in my garage and want to replace with two fluorescent fittings. Now I have taken a look at the ceiling rose and can see the switched live wire which has a live going to the current ceiling rose. My problem is when I put the new wires in do the live wires go into the switched wire terminal or go into where the other brown wires are?
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Postby ericmark » Mon Jul 07, 2014 1:52 am

The ceiling rose as an earth and three live wires as follows.
1 Switched line which connects to lamp.
2 Permanent line only used with emergency lamps often one has to use a connector block for these when not using an emergency lamp.
3 Neutral which also connects to lamp.

Note Neutral is classed as Live the L on items stands for Line.
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