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 Downlights Safety | Electrical Safety First Downlights are one of the most attractive ways to brighten up your home, but poorly installed downlights are the cause of a significant number of fires in homes every year. What is a downlight? Downlights (recessed luminaries) are light fixtures installed in hollow openings, usually in ceilings. How to wire a light switch | Downlights The favoured way of wiring recessed downlights is using the loop in, loop out method. This is a form of parallel wiring that has one cable (usually twin and earth 6242Y) containing the live, neutral and earth wires looping in and then out of leach light fitting. Please help me on how to wire 5 x 240v downlights Sep 16, 2010I've been out today and got myself 5 x 240v down lights 10m of fire resistant cable and some fire hoods. I've marked the ceiling out where I want the lights and now I'm stumped. How do I wire these little buggers in? I've got one main 240 cable where the old light used to How to Install Downlights or Recessed Spotlights in Your How to Install Downlights or Recessed Spotlights in Your Ceiling. See how you can fit down light spots into your ceiling. Understand how to position the spots for best effect and to ensure you avoid joists and other obstructions.