Rated 5 out of 5Â by Grangrad Very easy to fit
I had been thinking of replacing the wire fuse consumer unit for some time but was put off by the cost. These MCB's achieve the same thing but much cheaper. Turn off the mains, obviously, pull out the old fuse, remove a single screw and the existing guide, fit new guide with single screw, plug new MCB in, turn power back on. 5 minutes. Ordered on-line from Screwfix and picked up on a Sunday afternoon.
Tried one to start off but now have purchased the other 6 so that's today's job, might take 10 minutes.
13 Oct 2015
Rated 5 out of 5Â by Mitchman Quality product
Easy to fit and a very good replacement for 1970s bakelite fuse wire plug-ins.
Excellent value for money.
17 Sep 2015
Rated 5 out of 5Â by markoscar ideal way to update electrics
You can guarantee that a 5amp fuse will blow when it's dark, which makes it a nightmare to fit the appropriate wire into the old fuse terminal. I replaced the old fuses for a customer 2 5amps. 1 15amp. and 3 30amp. You have to replace the coloured base plate that they all are supplied with. All it takes is to turn the electricity off and remove the old one by unscrewed and the new one to be screwed in its place and the fuse slotted into place. Very handy when the gap between the metre and the main electrical shut off switch was too narrow to fit a new fuse box. If you have problems or doubts about doing the job then wise to get a qualified electrician in. The 5 and 15amp fuses change to 6 and 16amps. TThe 30 change's to a 32amp. It's great, no rewiring necessary.
15 Sep 2015
Rated 5 out of 5Â by morsecode trip fuses
It took a couple of minutes to install and gives confidence that the circuit will trip if anyone cuts the lawnmower cable or does something equally stupid.
Wylex kit always works so no need to check performance.
It is right that the cover on the consumer unit no longer fits; Wylex would have plenty of customers if they supplied a deeper replacement cover.
The specification is wrong about the weight; more like 80 g rather than 80 kg.
4 Jul 2015