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MK 1-Gang 2-Way 10AX Light Switch White (11822)

BS 3676 Part 1: 1989.

  • Model No. K4871 WHI

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MK 1-Gang 2-Way 10AX Light Switch White is rated 4.4 out of 5 by 93.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from My 2 way switch M K always a quality brand , competitilivy priced Great item
Date published: 2017-01-14
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Worst switch in my fifty years I have never tried to fit a worse switch than this. After returning the first the replacement was the same. Bought one from another store and couldn't be bothered returning the second one. These should be taken off the market. I still have the second if anybody wants to check it. Srewfix though we're fine only the switch was faulty.
Date published: 2016-12-22
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Sliky Smooth Changed out some more switches for these great looking silky smooth action MK beauties, Screw terminal can be a bit of a pain starting off very tight but as it's only done once can be forgiven.
Date published: 2016-12-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from MK switch Fitted a couple of switches recently,was very impressed with the quality have now replaced all the switches
Date published: 2016-12-08
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31 Oct 2016
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29 Oct 2016
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Does anybody know any ways to hide the screws on the faceplates? I have seen some other brands have little white caps to cover the screws and looking for this MK option.

Hope someone has a suggestion!
2 Jul 2016
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Hello JohnSmithJunior,

With regards to this particular product, unfortunately these do not come with covers in order to hide the screws.

Hope this helps.
5 Jul 2016
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We got this switch and wired it up but there is nowhere for the earth on the switch cable to go. The previous switch also didn't have anywhere, and it seemed the last person just put some green/yellow sheath around the earth and tucked it back up out of the way. is this ok?!
Thanks!
15 Mar 2016
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Hello Sarahl,

The earth conductor (CPC) should be terminated to the earth terminal in the back box.

Although we would recommend seeking professional help.

I hope this helps.
16 Mar 2016
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Answer: 
Assume you are using this switch as an intermediate on a 2 or 3 way switch.
It is best to use a small plastic connector in the back of the plate to keep earth separated.
There should be another earth wire entering the box (supply). Using a plastic connector join the earth wires together on one side of the connector box and the red wires (old colours) to the other (separated) side of the plastic connector.
11 Sep 2016
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securing wires

i must be having a bad day, but i can't see how to secure the wires to the switch.
the grub screws are very short.
normally i would expect to see longer screws which screw down and secure the wires to the base of the hole where they are inserted.
on this, the 'holes' are beneath where the screws are located, but teh screws are too small to pinch them.
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28 Nov 2015
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Basically the screws are provided at the maximum out position. The only way to screw them is in. The screws should be long enough, but the initial push to get them going takes a bit of effort.
21 Apr 2016
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Specification
Brand MK
Colour White
Manufacturer Guarantee 1 Year Guarantee
Model No K4871 WHIS3
No. of Gangs 1
No. of Ways 2
Pack Size 1
Parent Colour White
Pieces in Pack/Case 1
Product Type Light Switch
Switches & Sockets Finish Plastic
Switches & Sockets Product Type Light Switch
Switches & Sockets Profile Type Raised Slim
Total Product Weight 0.075 kg