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Help please. can i use 2.5 twin and earth for lighting

Postby ashing » Wed Apr 29, 2009 1:23 am

hi i have some 2.5 twin and earth cable left over,can i use it for lighting
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Postby kbrownie » Wed Apr 29, 2009 11:58 am

depends what the load is and the ampage needed.
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Postby sparx » Wed Apr 29, 2009 1:52 pm

no reason why not, gonna have a job connecting it in fittings though!
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Postby bd3cc » Fri May 01, 2009 9:17 pm

Its OTT for lighting, but no reason why you cant use it, except as Sparx says yo may find it diificult to get into the terminals, particularly if you have more than one to go in.
Normal for lighting is 1.00mm/sq or 1.5mm/sq with 6/10 amp breaker respectively.
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