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Discuss What on earth is this attached to a consumer unit in the Industrial Electrician Talk area at ElectriciansForums.co.uk.

  1. Duckcave

    Duckcave EF Member

    Location:
    Beverley
    Hi, I am im in the middle of buying a house and came across this odd thing that one electrician cannot identify, Its hard wired to the consumer unit... any ideas?

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  3. Andy78

    Andy78 Trusted Advisor

    Location:
    Kingston upon Hull
    I would say that's a digital timeclock at first glance. What do the instruction leaflets say ?
     
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  4. telectrix

    telectrix Appreciated Member Trusted Advisor

    Location:
    cheshire/staffordshire
    Business Name:
    Telectrix
    underfloor heating perhaps?
     
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  5. Duckcave

    Duckcave EF Member

    Location:
    Beverley
    I stupidly didnt take a snap of the instructions, was on a flying visit. The brand suggests its for or from a caravan oddly...

    I took these other pictures though and could not identify a trip nor the reason behind there being both a digital and analogue meter. This combined with the mystery timer has us very confused.
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  7. Adie moore

    Adie moore Regular EF Member

    Location:
    Coventry
    Some kind of inline amp/watt meter
     
  8. Andy78

    Andy78 Trusted Advisor

    Location:
    Kingston upon Hull
    Are there any storage heaters in the house ?

    The enclosure was made by CEC plug in systems, a local company linked to Bonus electrical, who predominantly made gear for the local caravan manufacturing firms. It is just a plastic box in essence though and nothing to do with the timeclock as that will have been purchased separately.
     
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  9. Duckcave

    Duckcave EF Member

    Location:
    Beverley
    The only thing in the house similar to this is a towel rail that is both plumbed in to central heating and mains powered.
     
  10. Murdoch

    Murdoch Electrician's Arms

    Location:
    Woking
    Is there a cess pit with a pump?
     
  11. Duckcave

    Duckcave EF Member

    Location:
    Beverley
    No cess pit, no pump - its a Victorian terrace house that had a considerable extension 15 years ago. Fairly standard property.
     
  12. sean_ork

    sean_ork Regular EF Member

    Greenhouse ? timed irrigation pump
     
  13. Duckcave

    Duckcave EF Member

    Location:
    Beverley
    There is a garage but that has its own consumer unit ... for context - this is the house on right move.
     
  14. drzsta

    drzsta Regular EF Member

    Location:
    S.Wales
    MK sentry CU with all merlin gear :rockon2:
     
  15. muzza1

    muzza1 Regular EF Member

    Location:
    london
    Nice Gaff though!
     
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  16. sean_ork

    sean_ork Regular EF Member

    Kinda shows some folks thought processes, monies no object making the house look nice - oh the lights works so the electrics will do
     
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