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  1. FuseBox 10 Way 100A Main Switch Surge Protection Device (SPD) T2 Consumer Unit - F2010MX

    Product Code: F2010MX

    Delivery Estimate:
    £76.35 £63.62
  2. FuseBox EV Charger Supply Unit 100A Main Switch 40A Distribution Board (T2 SPD) with Type A RCBO 40A

    Product Code: EV40AX

    Delivery Estimate:
    £70.99 £59.16
  3. FuseBox 100A 22 Way (11/11) Main Switch Consumer Unit Double Bank - F2022M

    Product Code: F2022M

    Delivery Estimate:
    £118.38 £98.65
  4. Lewden AMD3 Main Switch 14 Way Consumer Unit with Surge Protection Kit - PRO-R16MS

    Product Code: PRO-R16MS

    Delivery Estimate:
    £73.24 £61.03
  5. FuseBox EV Charger Supply Unit 100A Main Switch Distribution Board (T2 SPD) with Type A Mini RCBO 32

    Product Code: EV32AX

    Delivery Estimate:
    £65.52 £54.60
  6. FuseBox 6 Way 100A Main Switch RCBO Surge Protection Device (SPD) T2 Consumer Unit - F2006MX

    Product Code: F2006MX

    Delivery Estimate:
    £68.55 £57.12
  7. FuseBox 100A 7 Way Main Switch Consumer Unit - F2007M

    Product Code: F2007M

    Delivery Estimate:
    £35.45 £29.54
  8. FuseBox 21 Way (10/11) 100A Main Switch with Surge Protection Device (SPD) T2 & Tail Clamp Double Bank Consumer Unit - F2021MX

    Product Code: F2021MX

    Delivery Estimate:
    £147.66 £123.05
  9. FuseBox 100A 4 Way Main Switch Consumer Unit (2X BLANKS) - F2004M

    Product Code: F2004M

    Delivery Estimate:
    £27.09 £22.57
  10. FuseBox 20 Way 100A Main Switch with Surge Protection Device (SPD) T2 & Tail Clamp Consumer Unit - F2020MX

    Product Code: F2020MX

    Delivery Estimate:
    £85.14 £70.95
  11. Hager VML110 Design 10 100A Main Switch 10 Way Amendment 3 Metal Consumer Unit

    Product Code: VML110

    Delivery Estimate:
    £45.53 £37.94
  12. Click Elucian 12 Way 100A Main Switch Surge Protection Device (SPD) Consumer Unit - CUEB12MSSP9

    Product Code: CUEB12MSSP9

    Delivery Estimate:
    £81.39 £67.82
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Main Switch Consumer Units: A Simple Guide

Are you in the market for a reliable and efficient main switch consumer unit for your electrical system? Look no further! Electrical2Go is the perfect place for you, offering Main Switch Consumer Units at competitive prices from highly reputable brands such as FuseBox and Hager. You may also read below, where we'll explore everything you need to know about main switch consumer units, including popular brands, key features, and frequently asked questions.

 

What is a Main Switch Consumer Unit?

Main Switch consumer units, also known as fuse boxes or distribution boards, play a crucial role in safely distributing electricity throughout residential and commercial properties. They house various protective devices, such as circuit breakers, fuses, and residual current devices (RCDs), to safeguard against electrical faults and ensure the smooth functioning of your electrical installation. You will find a Main Switch (red breaker) in most distribution boards, other ones will be unpopulated or have an RCD circuit breaker instead.

 

Main Switch Brands We Recommend...

When it comes to main switch consumer units, there are several reputable brands to consider, each offering a range of products tailored to meet different requirements. Here at Electrical2Go we have strong relationships with many brands allowing us to offer products at crazy low prices! Below are just some popular brands we offer...

Wylex

Renowned for their reliability and durability, Wylex main switch consumer units are a popular choice among electricians and homeowners alike.

Hager

Known for their innovative designs and advanced safety features, Hager main switch consumer units provide excellent protection for your electrical circuits.

More brands...

MK, FuseBox, Schneider Electric, Crabtree, and more.

 

Main Switch Key Features & Benefits

Main switch consumer units come with a variety of features to enhance safety and convenience. Some key features to look out for include:

  • Fused Main Switch: Provides overcurrent protection and disconnects the supply in case of a fault.
  • RCD Main Switch: Offers additional protection against electric shock by quickly disconnecting the circuit in the event of a leakage current.
  • Combination Units: Combine the functionality of a main switch with other protective devices, such as RCBOs (combined RCD and MCB).

 

Frequently Asked Main Switch Questions (FAQ)

Who is responsible for fitting a mains isolator switch? 

The responsibility for fitting a mains isolator switch typically lies with a qualified electrician. It's essential to ensure that the installation is carried out in accordance with the relevant regulations and standards to guarantee safety and compliance.

Can an RCD be used as a main switch? 

While an RCD provides additional protection against electric shock, it cannot function as a main switch on its own. However, some consumer units incorporate an RCD as part of the main switch assembly for enhanced safety.

Can you use an MCB as a main switch? 

In most cases, an MCB (miniature circuit breaker) is not suitable for use as a main switch. However, some consumer units may feature an MCB as the main switch for individual circuits within the installation.

Can you switch your boiler off at the mains? 

Yes, you can switch your boiler off at the mains using the main switch consumer unit. However, it's essential to follow the manufacturer's instructions and safety guidelines to avoid any potential damage to the boiler or electrical system.

 

Electrical2Go, we are here to help!

Main switch consumer units are essential components of any electrical installation, providing protection and control over the distribution of electricity. By choosing a quality consumer unit from a reputable brand and following best practices for installation and maintenance, you can ensure the safety and efficiency of your electrical system for years to come.

If you’re not sure what consumer unit you need and could do with some advice, you can always call our friendly customer service team on 01424 220384.