What is the difference between a plug-in terminal and a screw terminal?
The difference lies in the way in which the conductor is fixed in the terminal.
When do I choose plug-in terminals?
When you require a fast and easy solution.
Are all Niko switches and socket outlets available with plug-in terminals?
Yes. Plug-in terminals are available for a wide and universal assortment. There is a variant with plug-in terminals available for all Niko switches and socket outlets.
Which LED lighting element should I choose for my switches and push buttons?
The LED lighting element should be chosen according to your type of switch or push button. For example, there are the LED lighting elements which are fitted with wire connections and which can be used for any type of switch or push button, with both screw and plug-in connections. It doesn't matter whether it is flush-mounting switching material or Niko Hydro mechanisms.
How far do conductors have to be stripped to fit into the terminal?
The conductors for socket outlets need to be stripped to 14 mm, the conductors for switches to 8 mm. These lengths are also indicated on the back of the mechanism, in order to avoid errors. The type of terminal makes no difference in this respect.
Are there also waterproof socket outlets and switches with plug-in terminals?
Switches and socket outlets within the Niko Hydro range are also available with plug-in terminals. But the switches and socket outlets with screw terminals are also available, so you always have the choice. Both types retail at the same price.
Do the Niko products with plug-in terminals also fit in the Niko surface-mounting kit?
Yes, without any problem.
Are plug-in terminals of the same quality as screw terminals?
Yes, the Niko plug-in terminals undergo a whole battery of tests. These tests have shown that the terminal stays within the limits of the standard in the event of a heating and voltage drop. Because of this, the Niko plug-in terminals have a long life span.