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Lightwaverf Socket Failure Repair

Hi,

I'm hoping someone can help me. I have a lot of LightwaveRF equipment fitted in my house and have had since the end of 2015. Around 18 months ago, the double sockets that are very rarely used ie in spare bedrooms for example started to fail. One by one every month a socket would fail. They would stop turning on (stuck on amber) and/or would make a terrible loud buzzing/clicking noise. I was able to get a few replaced as they were still under warranty but the rest were out of warranty. I have about 12 in total that have failed.

I did some research a few months ago and stumbled across a sticky thread on lightwaverfcommunity.org.uk (unfortunately now closed), that said that the contacts or contactors have stuck/welded and it is a common problem with Lightwaverf sockets that don't get much use.

The reason for the post is that I cannot replace these so I wish to repair them and I'm looking for advice on what component(s) need replacing. I'm hoping I can just desolder the...

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