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    It's not an area I'm familiar with - I do electronics more than electrical - but I see lots of people using DIN rail and associated fittings, and that gives a very neat and professional-looking result. Having just bought my first DIN-compatible component (Pilz safety relay cheap off eBay) I'm not sure where the best place to look for all the other bits is. I guess I'm going to want a fair selection of terminal strip connectors and that kind of thing. Googling sometimes turns up too many results - does anyone have a suggested supplier for these kinds of bits?

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    RS components have lots of choice but can be a bit expensive at times. Your local electrical wholesaler should be able to supply most of the bits you need.

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    Lives in Plymouth, United Kingdom. Last Activity: 2 Hours Ago Has been a member for 4-5 years. Has a total post count of 1,002. Received thanks 170 times, giving thanks to others 5 times.
    RS and Farnell would be my first points of call but when I looked, the choice was intimidating! Specially when I'm not quite sure what I'm looking at... I shall have a plough back through build logs and see what other people have done.

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    Chalon components here. Home - Chalon Components they also sell on ebay but not sure if it works out cheaper or not. I get my switches, fuses, relays and 24V psu's here as well.

  5. Products - Electric Center They have got all you need for building control boxes. My local branch in Nottingham gives me good discounts, but then again they think I am a retired sparkie

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    Lives in Plymouth, United Kingdom. Last Activity: 2 Hours Ago Has been a member for 4-5 years. Has a total post count of 1,002. Received thanks 170 times, giving thanks to others 5 times.
    Thanks - and a branch nearby in Plymouth as well! Useful to have somewhere close when you've just run out of something.

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