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BG 1-Gang 2-Way Single Pole Slim Weatherproof Switch (42402)

20AX. Narrow weatherproof switch with multiple cable entries and high impact resistance. IP66 rated.

  • High Protection from Water & Dust
  • Power Indicator
  • IP66

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BG 1-Gang 2-Way Single Pole Slim Weatherproof Switch is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 19.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent product This is a well constructed product and great value would buy again
Date published: 2016-11-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent product Nice piece of kit. Sleek and modern design. Adequate space at terminals for connections, well designed. Nice feel to switch movement and good LED visability. Great features (high water resistantance) IP66 and LED for impressive value. All in all would highly recommend and have used on a number of jobs for happy customers.
Date published: 2016-10-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from In-line water pump Isolator Small, compact waterproof on/off switch for localised control of a portable external water pump - ideal.
Date published: 2016-08-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Quality External Switch This is a quality product. One point that I have not seen mentioned in other reviews is that the 4 cover retaining screws are of the self retaining type. Very useful if being fitted externaly over grass or crazy paving where a dropped or fumbled screw would be almost impossible to find. The neon is easily disconnected or removed if not needed or it " misbehaves ".
Date published: 2016-05-20
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Can I use these switches as opposed to a weather proof socket.

I would like to connect 3 pumps in a pump chamber for a koi carp pond. These switches would make switching them on and off without having to open the socket covers
2 Aug 2016
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Hi, thank you for your product enquiry.
With any device which interacts with water it is advisable to use Double Pole switches rather than Single, as this will disconnect the Neutral feed as well as the Live feed as an extra precaution.
Capacity wise, these switches are rated at 20A inductive (4,800W) each so should be easily able to cope with the load.
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Hi, thank you for your product enquiry.
All BG Electrical Storm range weatherproof switches are rated at 20A 20AX, which means that they will cope with up to 4,800W of load regardless of whether it is resistive or inductive.
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Hi, thank you for your product enquiry.
The holes left by the push-out caps are 20mm diameter, but can be drilled out to 25mm if required for any particular installation.
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Model 20AX narrow model
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There are 4 small posi bolts holding the front to the back, these are covered with grey grommets which are almost invisible in the image on the Screwfix website. Fixes really securely into brass studs molded into the back box, not cheap self tapping screws like some makes.
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Specification
Brand British General
Colour Grey
Manufacturer Guarantee 1 Year Guarantee
Model No WP12S-XD
Pack Size 1
Pieces in Pack/Case 1
Pieces in Pack/Case 1
Power Voltage Supply 240 V
Product Depth 60 mm
Product Height 90 mm
Product Type Switch
Product Width 65 mm
Total Product Weight 0.15 kg

20AX. W x D x H: 75 x 70 x 100mm. EN 60669-1.