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Length of cable you can run off a spur

Postby jond » Tue Sep 11, 2007 1:36 pm

Hello to anybody reading this i need to put another plug socket around the other side of my living room and the only way i have figured out how to do this is to run a spur of the socket behind the t.v the amout of cable that would have to be run to this point is about 5-6 metres of cable just wanted to know is this ok to do there is only one ring main in the house as it is only a two bed terrace any advice would be gratful it is only likley to be powering up the lighting in our cupoard and the hover hover
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Postby sparx » Tue Sep 11, 2007 9:53 pm

Hi, no limit to length of run to one extra outlet, either single or double on 2.5twin & E.
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