How to Install Downlights or Recessed Spotlights in Your Downlights are wired on radial circuits which mean that they are all in a line. You will need to run the appropriate cable from the switch or ceiling rose to the first light, and then cable will be run on to the next light and so on until the last light in the circuit. For more information about how to wire the lights see our project on wiring Install downlights | Light fitting - Ultimate Handyman Downlights are wired in a radial circuit and so the feed wire goes to the first light in the circuit and then from the first to the second and then from the second to the third etc. When you get to the last light on the circuit the wire is terminated into the last light and so there will only be one wire Wiring multiple downlights - wwwmatehandyman Jul 26, 2009Hi folks, Lets say I wanted to fit 8x 240v downlighters (from 1 switch lets say) in the lounge. What would be the best way of wiring them? Because the wiring (apart from the fitting end) would be unaccessable once the ceiling is up I would rather have them all coming out of 1 junction box so if ever there was a problem it would mean smashing only one hole in the ceiling, but is there such a How To Fit Downlights | Wiring Downlights | Dusk Lighting The best way is to determine which way the joists run and what the spacing of them are. You could then use an old wire coat hanger bent at a 900 angle to the width of the downlight. Insert the wire through the hole until the 900 bend is through. Now twist the wire a full 3600 and hopefully it will not bump into any obstructions.
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