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Bedroom light fitting - quick question

Postby trickyneath » Sat Jul 16, 2011 1:29 pm

Just taken an old light fitting down and I have, 1 red, 1 green/yellow, 2 black.

Usually I'd connect

red - brown
black - blue
earth - earth

Now I'm guessing one of the blacks is switched live? How do I tell which black to connect to blue? Then where should the other one go?

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Postby BLAKEY1963 » Sun Jul 17, 2011 9:45 am

BEFORE any further exploration with the mains supply TURNED OFF.
You would need to properly verify with test equipment , your switch wires , by doing continutiy tests , then you would verify the function of each coloured conductor. if you are unable to do this you need to get expert help in to assist you

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