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  1. Jesta63

    Jesta63 New EF Member

    East Sussex
    Hey All,
    I have a little dilemma. I want to install a PIR at the top of my garden and at the bottom so lights lighting up the pathway between top and bottom are lit up no matter which end I start from. Can some please post me a diagram to show how this is done. the distance between top and bottom is around 50ft which should make a difference but I thought I would let you know. regards
  2. Murdoch

    Murdoch Electrician's Arms

    How are you planning too run a cable?
  3. Simonslimline

    Simonslimline Electrician's Arms

    South West, Bath
    My advice is to employ a local electrician to carry out the work.

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  4. Richard Burns

    Richard Burns Trusted Advisor

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    Richard Burns
    Wire the PIRs in parallel so if either one senses movement the lights come on.
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  5. Wilko

    Wilko Electrician's Arms

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    Wilko Electrics
    Hi J, Agree with all above. What type of cable, how many conductors, what type of lights (loading), existing or new circuit, IP rating, building regulations compliance, insulation resistance, disconnection times, additional protection etc. Your friendly local Electrician can solve all this for you :)
  6. lurch

    lurch Electrician's Arms

    4 core end to end and to fittings. Pluck off live, neutral and or switch wire as you need it. And of course ground
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