I am replacing an old pendant with a new light fitting but have found the ceiling rose connector to be a bit strange.
I have connected the new light fitting to all possible connectors (Live & Neutral respectively) and found that the light switch will not operate and the light is always on.
The old pendant had blade style connectors that were part of the ceiling rose cover, these inserted into the middle connector slots (see pic). I am assuming that these are the only connectors that are operated by the light switch or am I missing something?
Do I need to use a different ceiling rose or can I wire the new light fitting into this somehow?
It is difficult to see clearly on the photo but the 3 red wires on the right should be, live from previous light fitting, live to next light fitting and the third live to the switch. The black on the right should be the live return from switch (should be sleeved with short red sleeve). The two black on the left are from the previous and next light fitting. The new light needs to be wired to the black on the right and the blacks on the left which should be the same as the blade connectors.
So the circuit goes live to the switch (on) back through the black on right through the light and out through black on left.
Its difficult to see which red returns to the black from the switch but it should be in the same cable.
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