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dzg123 08-27-2008 08:04 AM

what is the wire worth
 
ok ill do it again basicly i have a bulb socket but it does not state what should go into wat like where as i have a nother bulb socket wich states 0.5 and 1.5 so im coriuse what is all the wires worth for eg black is worth 0 ( i think) plz can you help me ... and can u tell me how you would know where the live and neutral wire goes in the other bulb socket wich does not have any sighns teling me wich goes where plz help me

Jim Port 08-27-2008 08:20 AM

Are you asking about monetary cost? What type of wire are you asking about?

In the US the center tab of a screw shell socket is hot, the screw shell is the neutral.

DangerMouse 08-27-2008 08:21 AM

ummmm.... the black wire goes to the screw that makes contact to the bottom of the bulb, not the threaded part which is neutral. brass/gold colored terminal-black, silver/aluminum colored screws-white wire. sockets can be wired with 14 or 12g wire easily. don't think code allows any less than 14 for sockets though. sorry, but your typing style is quite confusing and it is difficult to understand exactly what you are asking us.
hope this helps! =o)

DM

Speedy Petey 08-27-2008 03:40 PM

HOW ABOUT telling us WHAT you're working on?????

Also, where are you located? Obviously not in the US, so where?

220/221 08-27-2008 08:24 PM

Helo Dere, How Is It Made? My Name Is Randy The Amazing Elactrison And I Can Be Proud To Halp Yous. Teh Blakened Wires Go Towards The Central Tarmanals Wich Is Leaving Teh Whiter Ons Conected To The Scrue Shall On The Otter Partion Of Teh Lite Balbs.

Randy

Silk 08-27-2008 08:34 PM

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Originally Posted by dzg123 (Post 152209)
ok ill do it again basicly i have a bulb socket but it does not state what should go into wat like where as i have a nother bulb socket wich states 0.5 and 1.5 so im coriuse what is all the wires worth for eg black is worth 0 ( i think) plz can you help me ... and can u tell me how you would know where the live and neutral wire goes in the other bulb socket wich does not have any sighns teling me wich goes where plz help me


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buletbob 08-27-2008 09:28 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by dzg123 (Post 152209)
ok ill do it again basicly i have a bulb socket but it does not state what should go into wat like where as i have a nother bulb socket wich states 0.5 and 1.5 so im coriuse what is all the wires worth for eg black is worth 0 ( i think) plz can you help me ... and can u tell me how you would know where the live and neutral wire goes in the other bulb socket wich does not have any sighns teling me wich goes where plz help me

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dzg123 08-28-2008 12:08 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by dzg123 (Post 152209)
ok ill do it again basicly i have a bulb socket but it does not state what should go into wat like where as i have a nother bulb socket wich states 0.5 and 1.5 so im coriuse what is all the wires worth for eg black is worth 0 ( i think) plz can you help me ... and can u tell me how you would know where the live and neutral wire goes in the other bulb socket wich does not have any sighns teling me wich goes where plz help me

yes i am in the uk

DangerMouse 08-28-2008 12:33 PM

well great! now that we've established location, what exactly are you asking us???? post a photograph maybe? use a spellchecker? we don't understand your question.

DM

Speedy Petey 08-28-2008 02:37 PM

I really don't think he is getting it. :whistling2:

DangerMouse 08-28-2008 03:18 PM

me neither *grin*

DM

dzg123 08-28-2008 03:36 PM

sory
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by dzg123 (Post 152209)
ok ill do it again basicly i have a bulb socket but it does not state what should go into wat like where as i have a nother bulb socket wich states 0.5 and 1.5 so im coriuse what is all the wires worth for eg black is worth 0 ( i think) plz can you help me ... and can u tell me how you would know where the live and neutral wire goes in the other bulb socket wich does not have any sighns teling me wich goes where plz help me

i havnt got a pic but it is a normal lamp which the socket does not say where the wires go like it does not tell you where to put the live are neutral (there is no earth wire) so cn u help are not

DangerMouse 08-28-2008 03:58 PM

black = hot ... connect this wire to the brass screw. white = neutral, connect this wire to the silver screw. what i'm CURIOUS about is what the heck 0.5 and 1.5 are referring to???? amps? watts? wire sizes on Mars? this is what we get when we cross an elephant with a rhinocerous........ ELIPHINO!!!!
sure am glad i found this site... -=chuckle=-

DM

Speedy Petey 08-28-2008 04:18 PM

Those are UK wire sizes. Everything is in mm.

I know almost nothing about UK wiring systems so I cannot give any sound answers.

dzg123 08-29-2008 01:51 PM

there is no black are white wires
 
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Originally Posted by MdangermouseM (Post 152668)
black = hot ... connect this wire to the brass screw. white = neutral, connect this wire to the silver screw. what i'm CURIOUS about is what the heck 0.5 and 1.5 are referring to???? amps? watts? wire sizes on Mars? this is what we get when we cross an elephant with a rhinocerous........ ELIPHINO!!!!
sure am glad i found this site... -=chuckle=-

DM

listen thers no white wires are black , and there both gold (brass) none white
live and earth this is the uk only anser if u fom uk plz no time waisters like dangermouse


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