Replacing a PIR lamp - connectors don't match


Postby Peterc » Wed May 16, 2007 12:12 pm

Hi,
I'm replacing a failed PIR lamp. This has an internal switch to switch the lam on continuously. When I removed the old lamp fitting I found it had four wires, E, N, L and a red sleeved yellow cable. The new fitting only has three cable sockeds (conventionally marked) E, N and L. How do I, or should I connect these?

Thanks for your help,

Peter
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Postby sparx » Wed May 16, 2007 4:57 pm

Hi Peter
It sems like your old set up used an overide switch to put the light on manually, which would be the sleeved yellow 'switch line' & the red was the permanent live, if so then put the yellow into a small connector in fitting term. box (if room) or if you can disconnect it at the overide switch,
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Postby Peterc » Wed May 16, 2007 5:49 pm

Hi Sparx

Thanks for your prompt response - that makes sense I'll give that a go.

Kind regards,

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