Expert Electrical

  1. The Benefits of Using Led Lighting

    The Benefits of Using Led Lighting
    LED (Light Emitting Diode) technology has accelerated at such a pace that it has now overtaken CFL (Compact Fluorescent Lamps) as the preferred low energy alternative to halogen. As well as lasting thirty to forty times longer than halogen and three to four times longer than CFL, LED bulbs offer far greater energy savings. In terms of light output, LED...
  2. Let Me Tell You What LED Lighting Strip Can Do For You

    Let Me Tell You What LED Lighting Strip Can Do For You
    LED strip or LED tape is a versatile lighting solution that provides endless possibilities. Let me start by explaining what it actually is: LED lighting strip in its essence, is a continuous row of LEDs that have been soldered together with resistors to form a circuit. When powered by a power supply or driver, the LEDs produce a seamless light...
  3. What is an RCD?

    What is an RCD?
    A basic circuit protection setup would consist of a consumer unit, miniature circuit breakers, RCBO's and residual current devices. In this article I will provide information about the residual current device and explain its uses. A residual current device or better known as an RCD is a key safety device in the electrical world. An RCD is used primarily to...
  4. Philips Master LED GU10 Bulb

    Philips Master LED GU10 Bulb
    The 7W Philips Master GU10 LED Bulb was one of the first dimmable LEDs on the market and has been around over three years. There are now many other GU10 LED bulbs on the market but the Philips Master LED still leads the way in terms of light output and reliability. Unlike most other GU10 LEDs, the Philips Master LED...
  5. Information about Consumer Units, RCD's, RCBO's and Circuit Breakers

    Information about Consumer Units, RCD's, RCBO's and Circuit Breakers
    Almost all properties that have an electricity supply will be fitted with a consumer unit to distribute electricity to the circuits. One of the main uses of a consumer unit is that it enables there to be different circuits to be used and individually protected by a circuit breaker. For example there can be a separate supply of electricity for...
  6. Remote Control Dimmers

    Remote Control Dimmers
    By using a combination of Rako wired or wireless controllers you can dim LED bulbs at the touch of a button. This LED dimmer switch combination adds a certain level of panache to a household lighting installation. First choose your dimmer module, this depends on what type of lights you want to dim. For LEDs like Philips Master LEDs or...
  7. Revolutionary New Twister Cable Connector

    Revolutionary New Twister Cable Connector
    Revolutionary New Twister Cable Connector Welcome to the new range of Twister cable connectors, a great alternative and cheaper than a terminal connector block. The new range consists of 7 different cable connectors for both solid and stranded cable. To enable a guaranteed safe connection between two cables, just insert two cables and twist the connector. No tools needed! There...
  8. Icage Downlights

    Icage Downlights
    We regularly refer to Icage downlights as the Swiss army knife of downlights. This is because they meet every criteria that can be asked of a downlight, except they are not F-Capped Approval. Icage downlights will house any bulb and are supplied with both low voltage MR16 and mains voltage GU10 lamp holders. Simply dispose of the one you don't...
  9. Remote Control Dimmer Switch for use with LED Lights

    Remote Control Dimmer Switch for use with LED Lights
    We regularly get asked for remote control operated dimmer switches that can control LED downlights and LED bulbs. We have many solutions that we can offer but there are some important issues to address. The main issue is compatibility, first you need to make sure that the dimmer switch will work with the LEDs you have chosen. Our most popular remote...
  10. Solar Photovoltaic Panel Blog

    Solar Photovoltaic Panel Blog
    Solar Photovoltaic Blog In current times of energy efficiency and renewable energy being popular. Solar photovoltaic panels are an excellent solution for an eco-friendly energy source. Due to the growing demand for renewable energy sources, the manufacturing of solar cells and photovoltaic design has advanced considerably in recent years hence why it is the world’s fastest growing energy technology. State of the art and...