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Hi,Thank you for using Just Answer my name is ***** ***** I will help with your question.Could you let me know if the what is written on the trip in your fuseboard that trips? Does it have something like 100mA written on it?
Hi Do you mean on my RCD plug or my main house consumer box
The main consumer box, I think that what is in the main box is a time delayed RCD
ok ill have a look at my main house rcd and tell you what it says but in the mean time my RCD plug says DOUBLE POLE CONTACT BREAK MAX LOAD 3120W TRIP SPEED 30MS RATED TRIP CURRENT 30MA
hi i cheeked my consumer box of my house and it does not say anything regarding time delay
Could you send me a photograph?What I think is that the main isolater for the house is a RCD and that is triping as it should when there is a fault.What happens when you plug the appliance that trips the plug in RCD directly into the socket?I think that the plug top RCD is not needed, because I think the house has RCD protection already on the sockets and thats why both trip at the same time.
were do i attavh the puctures to
Do you have a paperclip on you chat screen?
that's our main house Consumer RCD
Thank you the main switch is a 30mA RCD that will trip as fast as the plug in RCD. The plug in RCD is not needed because if you have a leakage fault the RCD in the consumer will trip.
so whats the point in this one
You don't need that one, it has no real benefit as it is likely to trip at the same time as the one in the main consumer unit.
is there anyway to stop my main one tripping out so fast
Sorry no, the regulations state you must have 30ma RCD protection on all sockets your rcd is protecting the whole house. You could get a new consumer board fitted and the electrician should be able to fit a 30ma RCD to protect the sockets and maybe a 100mA rcd to protect the whole house but that would not stop it tripping it would just stop it affecting the whole house when it trips.
can i ask another quick thing regarding consumer boxes
I Have a pool heater were would i run it from as its runs just over 3KW
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