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Old 08-27-2008, 08:04 AM   #1
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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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Old 08-27-2008, 08:20 AM   #2
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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.

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

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

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I really don't think he is getting it.
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me neither *grin*

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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
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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!!!!
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Those are UK wire sizes. Everything is in mm.

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

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listen thers no white wires are black , and there both gold (brass) none white
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