Terminal Block in ceiling light

Postby littlelynne » Thu May 03, 2007 7:14 pm

This is probably a daft question but can anyone advise me about the required amp rating for a terminal block in a ceiling light. I am changing the current standard pendant where the wires are fixed into it to a new light and have to use a terminal block because I can't fit all the wires in the block supplied with the light fitting. I have bought a 15 amp terminal block - is this the right one?
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Postby sparx » Fri May 04, 2007 5:38 pm

Anything bigger than a 5amp block will do, Be sure to note the correct connections first, in particular the switch wire connected to the red flex in rose, if it is a black wire mark it with tape so as not to mix it up with the 2 blacks that go to the blue flex, also note the three reds (usually) which go in a spare connector not to the fitting, see 'projects' section changing a light b4 starting.
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