Richard Hobbs

My name is Richard and i am the companies Technical and Web Development Director. I am the face behind all of the support emails and calls. I have a huge passion in upcycling and creating stunning lighting projects. My previous job was home automation and smart home control, this has lead me to bring in some great software into the company to help a much smoother running of the business and ultimately meaning a better service for our customers.

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  • Richard Hobbs commented,

    I dont see an issue if your looking at Wago's 8 way push fit connector that has a rating of 24amps. https://www.wago.com/gb/installation-terminal-blocks-and-connectors/compact-splicing-connector/p/...

  • Richard Hobbs commented,

    Official comment

    I installed a slightly smaller spider light this was 7 lights and to be honest i did struggle with the connections granted i took all cables back to rose. In the end i ended up soldering the cables...

  • Richard Hobbs created an article,

    Q: What's the difference between leading and trailing edge on dimmers?

    This is a common question we get asked as it can feel confusing, the below snippet was taking from a website explaining the difference. Leading-edge dimmers (TRIAC dimmers) Leading-edge dimmer swit...

  • Richard Hobbs created an article,

    RAL Colours

    The RAL range is the German standard for colour and is widely used throughout Europe. In the UK it is generally found as a specified colour on cladding,powder coatings and furniture. To download a ...

  • Richard Hobbs created an article,

    How to fix or install a lampholder onto a ceramic item with limited hand access.

    This quick guide is to explain a handy method we use to repair or to add a lampholder to a ceramic item that has limited hand access. If the ceramic item is narrow or too long to get your hand up i...

  • Richard Hobbs created an article,

    Installing our ceiling roses.

    This quick guide is to show you how to install our ceiling roses. These can be installed over the top of a standard plastic rose meaning you do not need to remove all the cables out of the existing...

  • Richard Hobbs created an article,

    Kit 17 Instructions

  • Richard Hobbs created an article,

    How to install our push fit E27 and E14 lampholders

    This guide is to show you how to install our push fit lampholders in the E27 and E14 ranges. Before you start you need to ensure that the stripped ends of your cables are solid. This can be done by...

  • Richard Hobbs commented,

    That's a great design and looks amazing as well.  

  • Richard Hobbs created an article,

    Kit 12 Installation Guide

    This is to show you a step by step guide on how to install Kit 12. With Kit12 you do need to have access inside the vase/item from the bottom. Step1: Take the all threaded tube and push the clear g...