Best way connect 2.5 cables for jacuzzi

Discussion in 'Electricians' Talk' started by Gerrythechip, Jun 20, 2021.

  1. Gerrythechip

    Gerrythechip New Member

    Looking for advice to join 3 x 2.5 cables. Iv two 2.5 cables coming for my jacuzzi and 1 cable thats on a fused switch that I plan on joining. my electrican can't get back to us for a couple of weeks, was planning on connecting the cables up myself, would I be best to use 3-way wago connectors and put them in an Ip65 adaptable box? Or could I just use connector strips in the same box?
  2. nigel willson

    nigel willson Screwfix Select

    Wait for your electrician! Electric,family,water don’t mix
  3. Gerrythechip

    Gerrythechip New Member

    Yeah your probably right Nigel, better safe than sorry.
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  4. The Happy Builder

    The Happy Builder Screwfix Select

    Why have you got two 2.5 mm cables coming from your jacuzzi?

    Is this a bath indoors or a hot tub in the garden?
  5. Gerrythechip

    Gerrythechip New Member

    Not sure why, its a whirlpool bathtub in a bathroom.
  6. The Happy Builder

    The Happy Builder Screwfix Select

    Neither do I, so I cannot tell you what to do with them.

    I would expect something a 1.0 mm or 0.75 mm flex for the pump and possibly another if there’s lights, but generally I only expect there to be one cable going into a control box that supplies both the pump and lights.
  7. sparky steve

    sparky steve Screwfix Select

    If you don’t know the answer to the above question? Should you really be considering connecting said cables:eek:.Wait for your electrician is my advice:)

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