Adding A Plug Socket To A Light Switch. I've raised this with the niceic and inquired about having this work resolved. Don’t plug it back in without dealing with the problem or the same thing will happen again.
The spur must be connected to the existing circuit using the same cable as used in the main circuit. Connect the wires as shown in figure a. In today wiring tutorials we will be showing how to wire and install a combo switch and outlet device in residential areas to control the lighting point adding an outlet to the existing combo device connecting switch and outlet from different sources adding a gfci protected combo switchoutlet and use the switch in the combo device to control the outlet in it.
Complete The Project By Mounting The Light Fixture, Screwing The Switch To The Box, And Installing The Cover Plate.
Tell a clerk in 'electrical' what you want to do. Flick the switch to the off position, then turn on power to the fixture. You will probably use 2.5 mm or above cable.
Put In The New Socket Box And Pull The Cable Through It.
Fed from a socket circuit via a fused connection unit: (if you’re using a shade that already has a socket, it should unscrew easily.) Remove the light switch cover:
Connect The White Neutral Wires With A Wire Connector.
Most modern outdoor string lights use very low wattage bulbs and you probably would be safe burning two strings. First, i screwed off the round plastic ring that comes on the new socket kit: You need to add a fcu to procide overcurrent protection.
Put Back The Switch Cover.
Too many cords to deal with. The spur must be connected to the existing circuit using the same cable as used in the main circuit. The hot path for electricity should run through the narrow plug prong at the wall outlet to the hot terminal on the switch and to the hot button at the base of the socket when the switch is on.
Test That Your New Switch Works.
Twist the three wires together clockwise and screw on a wire cap, then connect the short wire back to the switch. This is similar to above except you will be more likely to have rcd protection in place. I've raised this with the niceic and inquired about having this work resolved.