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tala Basalt Nine Pendant

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Installation Guide
NINE PENDANT

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BEFORE STARTING

We advise the fitting of our canopy and pendants to be performed by a qualified electrician. Please read through these instructions before commencing work, and keep them for future reference. Please take extreme care when carrying out these instructions.

IMPORTANT
This light fitting must be connected to the supply earth.
If your lighting circuit does not have an earth, ask a qualified electrician to provide an earth facility. This light fitting is suitable for indoor use only. This fitting operates on 240V mains voltage. Please visit our website to see our recommended dimmers.

WARNING
You must switch off electricity supply at the mains during installation and maintenance. We strongly recommend that you withdraw the fuse or switch off the circuit breaker whilst work is in progress. Do not only turn off the wall switch. All fittings must be installed in accordance with current Building Regulations and IEE Wiring Regulations.

RECOMMENDED EQUIPMENT

  • Screwdriver
  • Wire strippers
  • Insulation tape
    Further equipment may be required for fixing to your ceiling

Nine Pendant – Provided Components

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  • A x1 Ceiling bracket
  • B x1 Ceiling plate
  • C x9 Cord grips
  • Dx3 Safety tethers  and clips
  • E x1 Junction box
  • F x9 Tala Pendants Oak, Walnut, Brass or Graphite
  • G x1 M4 20MM bolt

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  • STEP 1
    Attach A to the ceiling using screws and plug. Make sure to use screws and plugs that are appropriate for the ceiling type.
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  • STEP 2A – REVERSE OR REPLACE DISPLAY PANEL (OPTIONAL)
    Remove panel and display disk by loosening all nuts and washers , including the nine cord grips .
    To display the alternative finish, rotate disc 180 degrees. Note, not all display panels have an alternative finish.
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    • STEP 2B
      Re-assemble the plate in the same order and fasten it securely with nuts and washers . Replace the Cord grips and secure with the nuts and washers.
      Tighten all firmly with a spanner/ wrench.
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  • STEP 3
    Attach ceiling plate to ceiling bracket using safety tether clips .
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  • STEP 4
    Thread all nine pendant cables through ceiling plate cord grips .
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  • STEP 5
    Pull cables through to your desired length. See end of this guide for our recommended lengths and distance between bulbs.
    Using a flat head screwdriver, tighten set screws to secure them.
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    STEP 6
    Cut off excess cable and strip wires to expose the copper core. Maintain all double insulation.
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  • STEP 7
    Connect the pendants, plate and mains wiring as shown.
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  • STEP 8
    Lift to sit flush with . Make sure the pins are located at the opening of the bayonet fitting
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  • STEP 9
    Rotate plate anti-clockwise until the pin is locked into the bayonet mechanism . Secure plate in place using bolt . There will be a small shadow gap between the canopy and the ceiling.
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  • STEP 10
    Insert bulbs into pendants and screw clockwise
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PENDANTS DISPLAY GUIDE MINIMUM CORD LENGTH

For all bulbs shortest recommended cord length is 350mm

DISTANCE BETWEEN PENDANTS

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Recommended minimum distance between pendant, dependant on bulb style, are as follows:

  • Voronoi I – 150mm
  • Voronoi II – 200mm
  • Voronoi III – 350mm
  • Sphere IV – 150mm
  • All other bulbs – 100mm

PENDANTS – RECOMMENDED CABLE LENGTHS

  • SCENARIO 1
    Above a coffee or dining table, or where height is required for seated tasks
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  • SCENARIO 2
    Above side tables, or where height is required for storage
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  • SCENARIO 3
    Above a kitchen island or bar, or where height is required for standing tasks
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  • SCENARIO 4
    Above a stairwell or walkway, or where height is required for walking underneath
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WARRANTY AND AFTER-CARE

This product has a two-year warranty. If there appears to be a functional defect with the product during this time, please contact our team at customerservice@tala.co.uk.
Please note, the flexible cable attached to this luminaire cannot be replaced; if the cable is damaged, recycle the luminaire and seek a replacement.
This symbol indicates that electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) should not  be mixed with general household waste.
For recovery and recycling, please take this product to a designated collection point where it will be accepted free of charge. Many retailers offer this in-store. Disposing of this product correctly will help save valuable resources and prevent any potential negative effects on human health and the environment.

Documents / Resources

tala Basalt Nine Pendant [pdf] Installation Guide
Basalt Nine Pendant, Basalt, Nine Pendant, Pendant

References

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