How to do Electrical Wiring properly! (more or less....) GERMAN STYLE!

17. 01. 2021
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In this video me and my friend will show you how to do electrical wiring properly. That means we will remove the complete electrical system of his garage and install a new one. We will be talking about/showing you how to mount and wire up a new distribution box, install circuit breakers, mount electrical components like outlets, switches and lamps, install conduits, lay cable and finally how to connect all the components to one another. Let's get started!
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Music:
2011 Lookalike by Bartlebeats
Killing Time, Kevin MacLeod
(incompetech.com)
0:00 Introduction
1:16 Intro
1:47 Drawing an Installation plan
2:42 Explaining the Flow sheet
4:20 Ordering the components
5:12 Practical Build
11:01 Final Test & End

Komentáře
  • Nice! Did your friend's mom kick him out the house with his bedroom porn-studio, so he relocated to his garage? I mean, why do you need that much lighting in there. I like German porn. Das ist fantastisch!

    Eugy08Eugy08Před 8 dny
  • God I wish usa electrical code was done to this spec and this understandable

    Avery MarkowAvery MarkowPřed 10 dny
  • " Don't do it yourself ". Here in Australia I do most of my own wiring... but then again I am a qualified Electrician. I said most as if I am not qualified for something, I have to get someone in who is.

    Alan HilderAlan HilderPřed 10 dny
  • Why do German electrical conduits not connect directly to the junction box, what's with the 5cm gap from conduit to junction box.

    Dan SDan SPřed 12 dny
  • Boah hättet ihr nicht auch ne neue Wandverkleidung machen können? Die ist ja grauenvoll

    Lukas MLukas MPřed 13 dny
  • I am an indian electrician please give aelectrical job in germany

    ajesh pvajesh pvPřed 13 dny
  • Wiring standards are so bad here in the US. My house's wiring hasn't been upgraded since it was built in 1959. Half the outlets are wired backwards, the other half are NEMA 1-15 ungrounded outlets. Pretty sure there's some lamp cord in the walls too. Most of the ground floor is knob-and-tube wiring, and there's a subpanel down there with Edison screw fuses. A shame I'm not in charge of that particular aspect of our property. :/

    Justyn ZachariouJustyn ZachariouPřed 17 dny
  • Scott, could you make a video about earthing a circuit? My shed where I use most of the power tools is not grounded. How can I earth it properly?

    Teodor LopataruTeodor LopataruPřed 23 dny
  • You should show us how to hack a doorbell. Turn a dumb doorbell into a smart one. Love your videos man.

    KingHeraclesKingHeraclesPřed měsícem
  • german here, not sure why i watched this, but i love the writing and the plan - so neat! ive seen some... bad ones lol. installation was also neat aswell!

    snoke2007snoke2007Před měsícem
  • This is how I understand the disclaimer (spoiling the German habit of getting mental paralysed when meeting a certified expert): Use an expert unless you fully know what you are doing / unless you are competent enough. There‘s nothing wrong with doing it yourself as long as you know what you are doing, not just with electrics.

    D EMILD EMILPřed měsícem
  • I love this guy's voice.

    Ryan SomethingRyan SomethingPřed měsícem
    • @GreatScott! And thank you. Your videos are great.

      Ryan SomethingRyan SomethingPřed měsícem
    • Thank you😁

      GreatScott!GreatScott!Před měsícem
  • What’s the point of the 5cm gap between the conduit and backboxes? In the UK the idea of cable containment is to contain the cable at all times, so bends, conduit boxes and glands would go where you have bare cable exiting the conduit before it reaches an accessory or turns a corner. I’m baffled!

    Oliver HussickOliver HussickPřed měsícem
  • Down under in Australia we don't have the 5cm of exposed wire, we have conduit all the way to the junction box and we use blue points for splices.

    Daniel PasDaniel PasPřed měsícem
  • 👍

    Gacheru MburuGacheru MburuPřed měsícem
  • in australia we do all wire stripping with our pliers

    luke ryanluke ryanPřed měsícem
  • I actually went through all this research process just to make a solar generator ( single solar panel with a 1kw inverter ). Its very different to when you just do high power DC wiring where you can just solder 2 wires together and then cover it in heat shrink.

    ash0787ash0787Před měsícem
  • you should use rcbo + another overflow circuit breaker because it is safer

    pawelwkl pawelwklpawelwkl pawelwklPřed měsícem
  • This wiring is soooo german !!!!!! you should see how we do in mexico hahahahaha.............full hand wired , is not bad but you never know which wire is what !!! but never fails !!!! nice video i really like all that stuff, beautifull components and white ligthing of course hahaahha

    Fernando SpadaFernando SpadaPřed měsícem
  • #GreatScott! Thank you for the hard work provide to good information👍👍😀

    How To ElectronicsHow To ElectronicsPřed měsícem
  • Looks like regulations are a bit more strict here in Belgium. - Even if you use a circuit breaker lower than 20A all socket cabling must be at least 2,5mm2. - When mixing sockets with lights the lights must also be connected with 2,5mm2. - Conduit ends require an end cap to prevent the "sharp" conduit edge cutting into the outer sheath of the cables. Very nice that you mentioned the use of different types wago splice connectors when using stranded cables. On top of that I use ferules on the stranded cables and they perfectly fit in those wago 221 splice connectors if you use the right ferrule (looks like they took that into account when designing those)

    ppdanppdanPřed měsícem
  • everything is so different in Australia

    marcus mussawarmarcus mussawarPřed měsícem
  • A couple of things: 1. Separate lines for tools and lights and use additional isolation around wires connected in WAGOs. Also it's good those to be separated in the small splitting boxes 2. RCBO detects current difference between L and N, and PE is your (at least) protection when N is cut off. Also RCBO should be with different rating for different lanes - main 100mA, 30mA for tools/lights, 30 or 15mA for electronics (depends) 3. Always, always use lightning protection (cathode arresters) on ALL 3 lines 4. It's a good idea to have voltage protection on the input - it protects with cutting it off from the network when it becomes too high or too low (for example below 200V and higher than 235V)

    1000Gbps 1000Gbps1000Gbps 1000GbpsPřed měsícem
  • Was that some old Würth ORSY shelves I saw there? :P

    TachdelanTachdelanPřed měsícem
  • There is one little thing you could have done better, which would be to earth the DIN rail. I like the Pheonix Connect "USLKG" line because they are cheap on eBay, but it's important because wires often short out on the DIN rails themselves due to cuts in the wire jacket, loose connections, etc. You used a high quality wire jacket cutter so it is unlikely your tool went too deep with a razor blade and left a little nick in the jacket of the wire insulation, but in other parts of the world they use hand tools which aren't so precise and shorting out on the rail can be a real problem. When I moved into my house in Germany, there was a 3-phase 32A wire used to power a car lift / hebebühne (that the previous tenant stole) that was cut 2mm before the end of the METAL elctrical conduit it was sitting in. They had hacked it off with a saw to take the hebebühne, left the wire live. I only noticed it because snow came in under the garage door, then back up, and onto the end of the wire and made a huge bang. Didn't trip any of the breakers though. That wasn't the last time that crazy lady almost killed me after she moved out, but the purpose of my story is to say even when you do everything by the book, unexpected things happen. Even in Germany! :D

    canna roecanna roePřed měsícem
  • the light circuit and socket circuit are supposed to be on a separate breaker right ? in this video they where on the same breaker.

    SnsayySnsayyPřed měsícem
  • in Belgium we place end caps on both ends of the conduits, called eindtullen, don't know the english word for it but if you google it you'll know what i mean. makes the conduits look a liitle cleaner and prevents possible wire damage from rubbing along the sharp opening edge.

    Dylan SneppeDylan SneppePřed měsícem
  • 3 wires in one screw terminal of the RCBO??

    KILLERKRALLE004KILLERKRALLE004Před měsícem
  • 1st part INTRODUCTION 2nd part INTRO wtf?

    KaruśKaruśPřed měsícem
  • Hmm so a PVC pipe not directly connect to junction boxes? I have seen a lot of boxes that seem to have been made for that ( i mean directly connect). Does anyone know the reason why this is the case?

    TheRWS96TheRWS96Před měsícem
  • Special tools? Essential eh? I'm happy using a carpenters knife and a pair of pliers for such a small installation.

    ThirdOwlThirdOwlPřed měsícem
  • Why he pronounces words in this tone/prosody? I tried to search if there's a name or common pattern, but couldn't find anything. I've seen other CSworldrs with the same cadence.

    Lucas FreitasLucas FreitasPřed měsícem
  • European wiring is SO different than north american lol, in canada if you can conduit it has to go directly into the junction box with a coupling, not stop 5cm short and have exposed wiring.

    AshlawlessAshlawlessPřed měsícem
  • you guys use those stupid connectors for splicing in germany? those come on some lights here in canada, I CUT them off and splice it with a marette LOL

    AshlawlessAshlawlessPřed měsícem
  • Similar how we do things in Sweden, but it tend to vary between the electrician doing the work. What types of material he's most comfortable to use and what the customer is willing to pay. Been an electrician for more then 10 years here and seen very good installations as bad. I'm sure this guy is a professional, you can see it in the way he does the junction box. Guess its just a different mindset, regarding material and tool usage. But I can clearly see some things that most electricians here would have done differently! Both in material use, and how the installation is done. Since your putting up a new central. Why not put a main breaker and a new main fuse in, you had the space for it? Then going to whatever you wanted. Instead of using the old one, makes no sense to me. Not sure why you connected the led lights on both sides either and going between them, could have been avoided by either another junction box or using cables with 4-5 wires inside. Why he choose to enter the junction box on the lower inlets makes no sense to me either. Blocking top entrance, and have an unnecessary bend on the cables. My preferred method here would be using cable channels, think they blend better into the walls/corners bit more time consuming, but still quite fast if you're good at it. I'm almost positive I would have done it faster or in the same time he did using these pipes and a saw cutting them. One larger going from central along side the whole wall, with smaller ones going out to each LED light would been enough. Second option would be using pipes, similar to done in the video. But definitely smaller size! looks like 25mm to me, way bigger then what ever will be needed. I would also have connected them straight into the junction boxes. This gives you all the benefits of using pipes, being able to use wires without extra insulation. Making it easier to change out in the future, also cheaper since loose wires are cheaper and faster to use. My least favorite, but the preferred by many. Would be just putting the cable on the wall/ceiling using clips. If done correctly it looks almost if not better then using cable channels. I'm surprised to see the electrician not using lasers when mounting the piping! Makes it much easier to line things up and getting everything straight, and he wouldn't need to mark before hand. Also the big markings he makes for drilling positions and measure markings are still visible, something I would scold an apprentice by! And that he was using a saw to cut the pipes, here we all use a hand pruner for cutting up to 25-32mm pipes. Faster and you get a nicer edge on the cut my favorite brand and style www.amazon.com/Felco-F-2-Classic-Manual-Pruner/dp/B00023RYS6 Of course all of this is probably only things an electrician would notice or ever think about... I'm sure most customers are satisfied with this result, and are just happy to have better lightning!

    EkaZZEkaZZPřed měsícem
  • i forgot that scott looks like a chad

    Remco KieuRemco KieuPřed měsícem
  • in Australia 'proper' means you have to run the conduit all the way into junction boxes. looks nicer too

    Maximus OozenthorMaximus OozenthorPřed měsícem
    • @83hjf connectors are good, can also buy the junction boxes with a conduit receptacle molded in to it. We also tend to wire with 7 strand flat TPS instead of the circular cable used in the video.

      Maximus OozenthorMaximus OozenthorPřed měsícem
    • same for Argentina. No way you will pass a (commercial) inspection with wires flapping around. We don't run conduit all the way though, we have "connectors" for conduit for nice finishing. Also we use the same outlets as Australia.

      83hjf83hjfPřed měsícem
    • Thats what i consider proper too. A gap in between is just ugly and looks like an amateur tried to fit it. Also im pretty sure its safer to run the conduit into the junction box because it provides more protection for the cable. In the Netherlands i never see those gaps thankfully...

      S13S13Před měsícem
  • ALARM. Jetzt hau ich mal einen raus. Was für eine Wand ist das und ist dein Hager IP20 Verteiler überhaupt im Bezug auf Brandschutz zugelassen auf dieser montiert zu werden?

    RubilacxeRubilacxePřed měsícem
    • Desweitern hast du deine Reihenklemmen in der Verteilung entweder anzuschließen oder zu entfernen. Speziell auf die blauen bezogen. Dann auch noch keine Endkappen auf den Rohren und die Schellen viel zu nahe am Ende der Rohre platziert. Und dann wird auch noch GARKEIN Bezug auf die Überprüfung der Anlage nach DIN VDE 0100 Teil 600 genommen? Keine Iso Werte, FI Auslösezeit oder Strom? Was ist mit Übergabegespräch mit dem Kunden und Erklärung der Installation? Alter du wärst bei uns nach so einer Installation direkt aus der Firma geflogen :D Wäre super wenn du da mal einen Nachtrag zu machen kannst. (Ich persönlich hätte noch alles beschriftet da ich mehr in der Industrie unterwegs bin obwohl ich auch Energie- und Gebäudetechnik gelernt habe)

      RubilacxeRubilacxePřed měsícem
  • Where's your service loop?

    Spark GapSpark GapPřed měsícem
  • Interesting i was in Germany i thought junction boxes han 5 setscrew block in them

    David BerquistDavid BerquistPřed měsícem
  • Australia's standards are a bit different here you can't put the lights and power points on the same circuit and the power points cant be run off 1.5 has to be 2.5mm2

    Declan.tuckerDeclan.tuckerPřed měsícem
  • I once hired an electrician to fix a burnt fuse box. He cut the burnt part and simply spliced two wires by wrapping them around a nail... It hold for about 3 days until it burn down again.

    Leonard KrucLeonard KrucPřed měsícem
  • damn jokari... still got a scar from my one.

    Mirror of SocietyMirror of SocietyPřed měsícem
  • Why didn't he label any cable? I mean in a garage it's not a big problem, but in this video he clearly tried to do his best and missed the biggest troublemaker.

    artasmeartasmePřed měsícem
  • German electrical wiring amazes me.! In Australia all that would be highly illegal 🤣👌🏻

    Danny FitzgeraldDanny FitzgeraldPřed měsícem
    • Why? What's different in Australia?

      M. SierraM. SierraPřed měsícem
  • It's surprising to me how the conduits don't finish at the junction box and the wiring is done with that jacketed wires, we doit here with single wires, and the conduits are finished inside the junction and equipment boxes so no wires are exposed. Great job, very clean and easy to fix if something need's a repair or change.

    Francisco CorderoFrancisco CorderoPřed měsícem
  • I need to correct you, because i know that 1,5mm2 is rated for about 10Amps. (Basic rule 6A for every 1mm2 ) means for 1,5mm2 it will be 9A (10Amp), 2,5mm2 wire is rated for 16Amps.

    Tech GuyTech GuyPřed měsícem
  • GERMAN STYLE... it was likely meant like the german style up to '90s :(

    Richard F.Richard F.Před měsícem
  • We finally got to see your face! I expected a different look based on your voice :) Nice video tho, I like how you used those screwless cable clamps - makes everything very easy to work with

    N3RD Ch4nn3LN3RD Ch4nn3LPřed měsícem
  • 8:45 40cm horizontal (and diagonally).50cm vertically In the junction boxes: first PE than N than switch wire's (black/gray) and L last.

    knutzzl Rampspoetnikovknutzzl RampspoetnikovPřed měsícem
  • "Is this some kind of personal attack?" - Dave Jones

    John AlexanderJohn AlexanderPřed měsícem
  • VED 0100 Teil 600 lässt grüßen...

    P. SchastokP. SchastokPřed měsícem
  • Ich hätte min. einen 3 Reihigen Verteiler gesetzt, ebenso je nach Länge eine 10mm² oder 16mm² Zuleitung vom Hauptverteiler, dann ist man auf alle Fälle für die Zukunft gerüstet. Aber wenns nur bei dem Licht und den paar Steckdosen bleibt dann ist das ganze soweit in Ordnung. Kompressor, Schweißgerät oder Lademöglichkeit fürs E-Auto kann man so natürlich vergessen. Den FI mit dem Duspol zu testen ist auch ein wenig mager, eig. hätte da ein Installationstester ran müssen welcher Auslösezeit, Auslösestrom, Isolationswiderstand und Schleifenwiderstand misst. Aber wird leider sehr häufig nicht gemacht.

    DennisMeier911DennisMeier911Před měsícem
  • Great Scott, I love your electronic vids. I didn't think a simple elecrical wiring in Germany was so complex! In North America the simple electrical drawings are easier to follow and installation are much simpler. Thanks for the videos.

    Ben JungBen JungPřed měsícem
  • I'd like to mention, in Germany it takes 3,5 Years of Training to become an "official" professional electrical worker. During this training or "Ausbilding" you get about 300€ to 700€ per month. At the end you will have theoretical and practical exams and when you succeed you get your "Facharbeiterbrief", a smal notarised document saying you are a professional electrician. This goes for most jobs which have a government controlled training. Although pay ranges from 240€ up to 1,200€ as far as I know. I may have missed the point at which minimum wages for trainees have been introduced.

    SimorenariumSimorenariumPřed měsícem
  • We got a lot to catch up Modi ji

    Miraj AnjariaMiraj AnjariaPřed měsícem
  • "german style" is boring, I thought is about modern hardware as microcontrollers and sensors

    Gioni BegoodGioni BegoodPřed měsícem
  • I was somewhat surprised at the price list you showed. Everything looked normal to me except the outlets are 5 times more expensive than the basic decent quality ones I usually use. Do they have any benefits that justify the price?

    Frank RicardFrank RicardPřed měsícem
  • As I refer to german code I continue in german : Du erwähnst im Video das 1,5mm² mit 16A belastet werden kann, das stimmt leider nicht (mehr). Nach VDE dürfen 1,5mm² Kabel mit maximal 13A belastet werden, in ungünstigen Situationen ( hohe Umgebungstemperatur, hohe Dichte an Kabeln z.B. im Kabelkanal, ... ) sogar deutlich weniger. Wenn Du 16A haben möchtest/musst, dann ist 2,5mm² Querschnitt erforderlich. Hinzu kommt das übliche Steckdosen nicht für 16A zugelassen sind, meist sind das 10-13A Dauerstrom. Siehe z.B. www.lappkabel.de/fileadmin/catalog/2010_de_pdf/T12_Belastbarkeit_Grundtabelle_Reduktionstabellen.pdf Nach EU Recht ist zudem derjenige für die GESAMTE elektrische Anlage verantwortlich ( im Sinne von Haftung ) der zuletzt daran gearbeitet hat - auch wenn er nur eine Leuchte angeschlossen hat. Somit sind in der Regel die "Hobbybastler" raus da die schlicht die Haftung nicht übernehmen können. For any other : Please refer to you local code for max. current on wires.

    realbss1realbss1Před měsícem
  • It's all so pretty in Germany, here in the US it's just a death waiting to happen, the equipment is all gross and dirty looking even when it's new. I wish I lived in a first world country. :-(

    DominicDominicPřed měsícem
  • Der typ der die Garage mach ich @Made in Poland 🤔🤣

    Pascal xDPascal xDPřed měsícem
  • Symbols are different in different countries. North America has different code for electrical symbols switch and lamps look different as does plugs.. however for the EU region the symbols are correct that you are showing.

    Terrance Van GemertTerrance Van GemertPřed 2 měsíci
  • Man this makes American wiring look like paper mache and twigs.

    Jonathan BlairJonathan BlairPřed 2 měsíci
  • Here in Estonia we use a lot of German standards but wiring is a lot more strict here, the cable pipes have to enclose cables 100%, for that we have to use flexible joints, elbows, etc. I wish we had it as easy as in Germany..

    tamm istetamm istePřed 2 měsíci
  • The standardized schematic symbols aren't german, but european: They are from the EN 81346, a european standard.

    H SH SPřed 2 měsíci
  • Hi Sir, could you please make an experiment with salt water lamp and make one which is efficient? There are already products sold here in Indonesia, the cheapest one I found costs 349 K IDR (around 25 USD). That's too expensive for most of us. A cheap and inexpensive one will really help in case of long blackout time, emergency or disaster.

    Waaaw OneWaaaw OnePřed 2 měsíci
    • I just saw more video about this. So it still need somekind of cells (magnesium anode?). Can we replace the cells? How much power can it provide? Can we recharge it? How much does the cell cost? Are there cheaper and easier alternatives to get? I dont think we will get magnesium cells easily..

      Waaaw OneWaaaw OnePřed 2 měsíci
  • please face away from the mic before breathing in all this breathing at the beginning of every sentence is driving me crazy

    bbr 2bbr 2Před 2 měsíci
  • Last time I hired an electrician the shed burnt down...

    Dávid HorváthDávid HorváthPřed 2 měsíci
  • really interesting, one annoying thing about the audio though is having all those breath ins included. Maybe that is my OCD but I feel like it would make the video a lot better without the noise

    Couch941Couch941Před 2 měsíci
  • Basically, dont run wires like a complete ass and you're probably fine.

    DCFUKSURMOM/BENDERDCFUKSURMOM/BENDERPřed 2 měsíci
  • Just a RCBO? No regular circuit breakers? And a 16A breaker for a 6A fuse?

    SteveBitSteveBitPřed 2 měsíci
  • Is it common in Germany to use NYM cables for all installation? I'm wondering since here in Switzerland it seems more common to use single wires in conduits. Using cables is permitted but considered kind of bad style by some more rigorous electricians, in particular when building a new installation/wiring from scratch. The advantage of single wires is that you have more colors available, so you can keep consistent color coding throughout an installation - e.g. you never have to "abuse" a grey or black wire for a switched phase - there are purple and orange wires for that ;-) Also, you can always just add one more wire later on when you need it ...

    M.M.Před 2 měsíci
    • Cable is simple if all you need is l/N/PE. Soon as you need something a bit more elaborate, like lights with more than one switch you need extra wires going in different directions. With cable this gets complicated very fast, with wire in tube its a simple matter of pulling all the wires needed where needed.

      Johan MeijlaersJohan MeijlaersPřed 7 dny
  • I'm surprised you didn't take the conduit straight into the junction boxes and use the conduit junctions rather than just ending the conduit short of each change in direction. surprised

    Andrew YoungAndrew YoungPřed 2 měsíci
  • Don't remove a fuse when current is still running through it. You're going to draw an arc.

    Sander ZewaldSander ZewaldPřed 2 měsíci
  • Ich vermisse nur noch die VDE Messungen nach DIN VDE 0100-600 XD

    Pyro for LifePyro for LifePřed 2 měsíci
  • The standards in the UK / USA / Oz / NZ and Canada are about the same, slight variations, i am of course a classically trained spark from the UK, so i think in those terms, North America and Oz sparkies have a value, the UK there are too many wannabe wire monkeys, from the 18th Regs, its a metal box, fire retardant with accessories, surge protection, etc, the UK plugs imo are the best robust and safe, with a additional fuse with in, basically its more or less the same standards, in the WEST and down under, Germany , Dutch, swiss etc are really ridged and proper no short cuts or bending of the rule(s), well they are paid well to do so,

    smartchipsmartchipPřed 2 měsíci
  • soorkit gang.

    TheFloatingSheepTheFloatingSheepPřed 2 měsíci
  • His audible breathing makes it almost unbearable to listen to.

    luckys1evinluckys1evinPřed 2 měsíci
  • Gotta love the Wago’s

    Crazy PhilCrazy PhilPřed 2 měsíci
  • theres nothing wrong with aluminium cables tho

    OhaaGOhaaGPřed 2 měsíci
  • I do this stuff myself usually, even though I am no professional. I didn't know what the German standards are, but I'm happy to see my installation is pretty much the same. It is common sense to me. Though I measure most things with a multimeter instead of that specialised thingamajig.

    CapnTatesCapnTatesPřed 2 měsíci
  • ahh yes german engnering

    AZ GMAZ GMPřed 2 měsíci
  • thats ugly wiring, at least to australian standards, have conduit over all visible wires, use T and right angle pieces

    Reece PempeitReece PempeitPřed 2 měsíci
  • 0:26 what kind of cutting tool is this? i need one like that, can anyone help me?

    Sagor AhmedSagor AhmedPřed 2 měsíci
    • Side Cutters

      TeslaTeslaPřed 2 měsíci
  • Why would you use a 6A fuse before the 16A RCBO? If you needed a 6A overcurrent protection, why not use a 6A RCBO instead?

    Taqqee MaudhooTaqqee MaudhooPřed 2 měsíci
  • Solid Strand? here in Italy we use unipolar multicore flexible wire (without the gray sheath) and the conduits goes directly into the boxes through cable glands and small portions of flexible pipe. The cross section of the wires must be 1.5 square millimeters for lamps and at least 2.5 square millimeters for sockets. In an apartment, especially if in a condominium, it is not unusual to find the section of line between the meter in a common niche and the general panel of 4 or 6 square millimeters for a 3.3 KW power contract, naturally for single-phase contracts because the three-phase current is used only for industrial plants. It seems to me that all houses in Germany have a three-phase contract, is that possible?

    zola tanaffazola tanaffaPřed 2 měsíci
  • Kein allpoliges Abschalten des Verteilers Schmelzsicherung bei neuem Verteiler? nur mit 6A (nur ca. 1,2KW in einer Garage)?, Licht und Steckdosen auf 1 FI Automat keine Beschriftung des Verteilers. Könnte man besser machen.🤷‍♂️😊

    Andreas KinigerAndreas KinigerPřed 2 měsíci
  • Aksually 3x1,5mm² can hanlde only 10A. Over 10A cable is starting to heat up. I had this experience when i tested powerbar with current 16A. And cable heated up whitin 5 minutes. 3x2,5mm² can handle 16A easily. Usually in estonia we use 3G1,5mm² for lightning fixtures. 3G2,5mm² for sockets. 3means 3 conduits G means with ground wire.

    Martin MetsakuruMartin MetsakuruPřed 2 měsíci
  • careful

    carlos c. s.carlos c. s.Před 2 měsíci
  • first time seeing your face , and i didnt expect you to be that handsome ^^

    sebastian ssebastian sPřed 2 měsíci
  • good content

    locklessslocklesssPřed 2 měsíci
  • I would probably install an Arc Fault Detection Device (AFDD) too. They will be mandatory in the next 5-10 years anyway.

    Enes Faruk BALLIEnes Faruk BALLIPřed 2 měsíci
  • Great to see and hear in English. About to rewire my garages and so far been searching German wiring in English. Understand most in german but for clarification in my own language is good. Thanks

    SappersrusSappersrusPřed 2 měsíci
  • The Germans have so many tools to cut cables like a surgeon. We do all the cuttings and peelings of cables with a cutter or a pair of scissors.

    Victor TangVictor TangPřed 2 měsíci
  • Pretty similar wiring set up here in the UK, but would use 2.5mm2 conductor for plugs to take 32amp load, but if its not being used as a workshop smaller would make sense. Here we cant have any exposed wire also in garages everything has to be in conduit.

    teenflonteenflonPřed 2 měsíci
  • That was really good! I'm a russian electrical engineer, and I loved to see the similarities and differences between two countries typical electrical solutions

    Smirnova MariaSmirnova MariaPřed 2 měsíci
    • The most noticeable difference for me was drawing outlets on a plan. We draw them 180° rotated, half-circle part to the wall. It was very uncanny to see them drawn the other way in the video The little diffencies: in russia there aren't any requirements for cutting conductors 5 cm before the boxes. We cut them just before boxes. It looks neater that way too. We also usually use cable canals or flexible tubes as a conductor. I personally also wouldn't use wago for connecting wires, because they do need maintenance once in a while. I dunno if it's a personal choice or best german practices.

      Smirnova MariaSmirnova MariaPřed 2 měsíci
  • Italian electrician here. I see some big mistakes: - you didn't specify that this is an external electric system, suitable for garages or storage rooms, for houses there are normally conduits inside the walls - the plastic conduits should arrive inside the junction boxes, NOT STOPPING 5 cm BEFORE! See Gewiss external boxes, for example. To see an example; csworld.info/mem/video/hbahfpaOz3Wir3c.htmlm30s Furthermore the way you did it there is a risk of humidity and liquids entering the switches together with the cables. - having the conduits and the junction boxes being a closed system, you could use separate cables instead of insulated triple clable (or 5-cables), separate cables have better performance, less resistance and inductance, insulated cables are used in fact only for external applications, where the user could touch the cable. - the old fuse looks not anymore by the code, and not necessary because of the new RCBO, so I would remove it and check the size of the cables from the source to the new RCBO, they should probably be substituted as well - the copper part of the cables should be twisted before inserted in the components or better should be used a crimped terminal ("capocorda") - the PE should be tested in all plugs and lamps before closing, there is a special device to do so

    Tom VeniceTom VenicePřed 2 měsíci
  • Bloody hell, what a way to overcomplicate a simple job. Not even up to Australian standards.

    TheCondorExpress ___TheCondorExpress ___Před 2 měsíci
  • Next up: do electrical wiring *the russian way*

    A350- CockatielA350- CockatielPřed 2 měsíci
  • Nice Wago terminal.

    unlimit punlimit pPřed 2 měsíci
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