Insulation Resistance testing

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SparkJ

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Hi

I am trying to test insulation resistance on a light circuit consisting of seven fluorescent lights.

The circuit is in a garage connected to consumer unit that is driven from a consumer unit in the adjacent house.

I can

 

Mr Sworld

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You can join L/N together and test to earth OR disconnect each fluorescent light inside and IR test normally.

Worth checking the lighting switch though if it seems to be doing nothing to help the IR test.

 

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You can join L/N together and test to earth OR disconnect each fluorescent light inside and IR test normally.Worth checking the lighting switch though if it seems to be doing nothing to help the IR test.
Can't you just take out the starter and tube then I/R Test ?

 

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Can't you just take out the starter and tube then I/R Test ?
If they are old flourescents then there will be a capacitor in there as well! Which also needs disconnection as it'll start charging from the DC test voltage.

 

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If they are old flourescents then there will be a capacitor in there as well! Which also needs disconnection as it'll start charging from the DC test voltage.
Blushing wonder how many of those i have charged up!! :_| :p :D

 

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651... looking at you diary! ]:) you didn't know I had a copy of that did you 'SSabit'????? ]:) ] :) ]:)

Friday may be posssible?
I have no Dairy spesh, like milk though:^O

Friday may be possible??

O.K i Will tell robinson crusoe.

651 i,m lost help:_| ; \ ; \

 
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