"I bought this to replace a 13 month old wall light I got from screwfix which had failed.
Firstly, unpacking. The bulb is nicely packed with foam inserts and a cardboard sleeve. Unfortunately, you can't release the bulb from the connector as the release catch for the bulb is inside the cardboard sleeve. (And there's nothing to tell you this type of bulb has a release catch). Carefully tear the cardboard off and you will see the catch on the top side of the bulb, press this and gently pull to release the bulb.
To fit this light, you will need to drill a 20mm hole for the cable entry. There is no pre-drilled hole, and the instructions say to drill one. They don't tell you where you should drill it though. There are a couple of circle markings on either side which look like they might be the right place, but good luck getting a drill to drill that out as you can't get the right angle. I opted to drill the hole in the back of the light as that suited the location I already had the cable coming through the wall. The only 20mm bit I had was a spade bit, so best to put the light on a block of wood and drill through it slowly.
Next you need to pre-drill the mounting holes in the back of the light fitting, then use these to mark the holes position on the wall. If you try and just hold the light fitting to the wall and drill through one of the mounting holes, you'll find that the handy little spirit level clipped in the back plate will fall out, and you'll also probably lose one of the small silver screws used to hold in the main light plate. (best to take these out completely till you need to fit them back.)
Once your base plate is mounted securely, the rest is easy. Wires go into spring terminals so no screwdriver required. There's also a second set of LNE terminals if you're looping to a second light.
Then just replace the light moutning plate, and fit the bulb and cover. Simples."
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Review 3 for ASD Low Energy Circular Bulkhead Black 16W
"Slow to light up (one takes 2 minutes to stop flashing on and off - the other about 30 seconds). I did not expect this flashing from an energy efficient bulb and it makes the light less appropriate where it will only be required for short periods"