This is a hard-working but stylish replacement for your basic plastic fan isolators and cooker switches. It features the same gentle rounded contours of the rest of the E3 range and an easy-to-clean glossy surface.
Gira has a huge range of other wiring products, functions and devices that can be combined with these frames. Contact us for information on other options if you can’t find what you’re looking for.
What’s in the box?
You will receive a fused spur insert including cover and fuse (and rocker switch if applicable), and a plastic frame.
(Click image to enlarge. Pictures for illustration only. Number of gangs and/or finishes might vary)
What does an electrician call this?
This is a 1-gang 20A or 1-gang 45A switch
Where is this used in the home?
This is normally used as a fan isolator or cooker switch
Because of the modular nature of European wiring accessories, installation is slightly different to fitting the encapsulated (moulded) switches and sockets common in the UK. Have a look at the step-by-step pictures below, or consult the more detailed Gira rocker switch installation instructions.
Please refer to our Installation section for more installation advice, manuals and helpful videos.
Does this cover a standard british back box?
Yes, this product covers standard square knockout and drywall boxes comfortably.
How deep does the back box need to be?
This insert is quite deep, it needs at least 45mm. Check the available options below.
In case we here at Swtch needed any more proof that even humble white plastic accessories can transform an interior, along comes the E3 range from Gira in Germany.