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BG Nexus 1G 2-Way SP IP66 20A Switch (54649)

Weatherproof and dust-tight 20A switch. Manufactured from robust, impact-resistant polycarbonate with multiple gland entry positions. Single pole.

  • IP66 Water & Dust Protection
  • Customer Configurable Neon Indicator
  • Robust Polycarbonate Housing
  • IK06 Impact Resistance
  • Multiple Gland Entry Positions
  • Ergonomic Large Switch

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£7.29INC VAT

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Rated 4.3 out of 5 by 35 reviewers.
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Rated 2 out of 5 by Material faulty This product was purchased and it is a useful product for both indoor and outdoor use. However, after both of the LED tube light and switch have been installed, 3 months later, I've realised that the tube light started to flash and same goes with the led light on the switch. I then begun to check all of the wiring (from top to bottom) and nothing was wrong. I later realised it was the switch led light was faulty (leading to leaking of electricity) and not the tube light. If the switch led light was constantly flashing that would cause problems with the tube light. If other electricians was to purchase the same product, they may encounter the same issue as well. 16 Sep 2016
Rated 4 out of 5 by Outdoor switch Appears to be a well made product and comes with all the bits required except for a grommet for the cable entry. I was told this is due to the different types of cables so in order to provide a selection this would increase the price of the switch, but think and ordinary one would have been useful and very inexpensive. 11 Aug 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Outside switch Great switch and easy to fit. Provides great value for money 16 Jul 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Nice looking product Does as the box says, looks great, price not too bad either, would recommend if you need a smart install that you don't have to go back in a year or so to change the switch. 4 May 2016
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are the terminals screw or push fit to fix wires
22 Sep 2016
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Hi, thank you for your product enquiry.
The terminals in this range of BG Nexus Storm IP66 weatherproof switches are screw type.
23 Sep 2016
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The description says that this is a 20A switch but the load is only 240W (which equates to 1A).
Can this switch take a 13A load for hours without frying?
29 Jun 2016
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Hi, thank you for your product enquiry.
Your calculation is correct, 240W would be only 1A at 240V so the total capacity for this switch is actually 4,800W (or 4.8kW).
4 Jul 2016
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Cable Access

Is there a cable access into the switch from the back of the box? I'd like to pass the cable direct through the wall so no cable is showing.
1 Apr 2016
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Hi, thank you for your product enquiry.
There is an optional 20mm diameter drill-out entry on the rear of the box, with a twin moulded ring around it for a bead of sealant to prevent leakage between the wall and the box.
5 Apr 2016
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Specification
Brand British General
Manufacturer Guarantee 1 Year Manufacturer's Guarantee
No. of Gangs 1
Pack Size 1
Pieces in Pack/Case 1
Pieces in Pack/Case 1
Power Output (Watts/Kw) 240 W
Product Depth 75 mm
Product Height 100 mm
Product Width 100 mm
Total Product Weight 0.2 kg

20A (20AX). EN 60669-1.