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  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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  2. 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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  3. telectrix

    telectrix Scouser and Proud of It Trusted Advisor

    underfloor heating perhaps?
     
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  4. 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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  5. Adie moore

    Adie moore Regular EF Member

    Location:
    Coventry
    Some kind of inline amp/watt meter
     
  6. 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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  7. 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.
     
  8. Murdoch

    Murdoch Electrician's Arms

    Location:
    Woking
    Is there a cess pit with a pump?
     
  9. 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.
     
  10. sean_ork

    sean_ork Regular EF Member

    Greenhouse ? timed irrigation pump
     
  11. 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.
     
  12. drzsta

    drzsta Regular EF Member

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

    muzza1 Regular EF Member

    Location:
    london
    Nice Gaff though!
     
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  14. 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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  15. Martin Kerr

    Martin Kerr Regular EF Member

    Location:
    Belfast
    Is that not a Sangamo time clock beside the digital meter?
     
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  16. Lagentium

    Lagentium Regular EF Member

    Location:
    West Yorkshire
    Cannabis farm? Haha
     
  17. davesparks

    davesparks Trusted Advisor

    Location:
    guildford
    They are actually the correct breakers for those boards, MK breakers at the time were merlin C60 but with MK branding put on the front. The earlier MK LN type MCBs were Siemens rebadged
     
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  18. drzsta

    drzsta Regular EF Member

    Location:
    S.Wales
    I only bother to fit merlin gear hence the emoji in the previous post.
     
  19. slingshot2000

    slingshot2000 Regular EF Member

    That's what I thought!
    What was the "electrician" looking at?
     
  20. darkwood

    darkwood Dreams in which I'm dying are the best I ever had. Staff Member

    Location:
    West Yorkshire
    The spacing factor for that trunking is looking spot on too, I take it these 'sparks' don't think it needs applying in domestic as I see this all the time.
     
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