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How to Identify Which Brand/ Model Modular Switchboard You Need?

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You have modular switchboards of a particular brand installed in your home for some years and now perhaps some electrical regulators and switches has stopped working or there is a crack in one your front cover plates or you just want to change the colour of your switchboard to give your house a different look.

No matter what the scenario it is absolutely important to know which brand and which model switchboards are already installed at your home so that whatever Modular Electrical Accessories you purchase actually fits and matches with the design aesthetics of the rest of your home. However, the biggest difficulty with that is that the manufacturers / brand owners/ OEMs only print their brand name on the Front Cover Plates. So identifying the model becomes a challenge and an important one at that. Let me reiterate this point again,



In Modular Switches and Switchboards, only the same model fits with each other.
Same brand different model will not.


Now that we have understood the importance of knowing your brand and model is for your purchase decision of Electrical Switches and Sockets. We will be showing you some tell-tale signs in this visual guide to modular switchboard that we in the electrical industry use to recognize the model of your Home Electrical Switchboards with ease.

Our first step will be recognizing the brand of your electrical switches and sockets you need. The brand can be found printed or engraved in the Front Cover Plates installed around the switches and sockets.

Now that we have identified the brand, click on the brand name below to scroll down to that particular electrical brand section and match the model you need using the obvious design differences that we have mentioned.

Honeywell MK
Legrand
Schneider

Identifying Honeywell MK Modular Switchboards

Honeywell recently acquired MK to become Honeywell MK and it is one of the market leaders in India for electrical products. With a wide range of series and models in Electrical Switches and Sockets category. Honeywell’s customized range of switches and sockets are sure to meet all your electrical requirements with a touch of modernity. With up to date designs, smooth operation, hassle free setup and installation and shuttered sockets, modular switches and sockets have surely proven to be comparatively sturdier than the traditional range of switches and sockets.

Therefore, it is very important and compulsory to understand the differences between various product lines of Honeywell MK as different product lines will not fit with each other. Currently we have Midas, Wraparound, Wraparound plus, Blenze Plus, Evo and Citric under Honeywell MK product line.

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1) Midas

a. Horizontal lines above and below the switch/socket area.
b. Switches are curved inside.

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2) Blenze Plus

a. Switch is fully flat when in off state.
b. Slight dip at the base of switch/socket area.

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3) Wraparound

a. Both top and bottom of the front cover plateare oval shaped.
b. Switch is slim as compared to industry standards.
c. Border around the switch.

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4) Wraparound Plus

a. Cover Plate is more rectangle than oval and sloping downward.
b. Switch is slim as compared to industry standards.
c. Border around the switch.
d. Wraparound Plus Cover Plates fits with Wraparound Switches and Accessories.

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5) Citric

a. Flat rectangle front cover plate.

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6) EVO

a. Cover plate has curve on all four sides.

Identifying Legrand Modular Switchboards

Legrand is a global specialist in electrical and digital building infrastructure. Over time Legrand has developed a range of products from wiring devices to home automation, to the lighting management system and cable management. In India, Legrand offers end-to-end solutions across categories and sectors, from commercial and residential, to hospitality and industrial. We have Legrand Arteor, Myrius and Mylinc Modular Switch Series and identifying the right model is absolutely necessary since different models in the same brand don’t fit with each other.

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1) Arteor

a. Flat on all four sides of rectangular cover plate.

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2) Myrius

b. It has a slope at the top end of the cover plate.
c. All other 3 sides are flat.

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3) Mylinc

a. Cover plate is curved on all sides.
b. Smaller switch as compared to industry standards.
c. Blank area/Frame around switch, owing to small size.

Identifying Schneider Modular Switchboards

Schneider is a very old player in the energy and automation sector which also has a wide range of products in domestic Electrical Products. Schneider makes one of the best looking switches with its ZENcelo fully flat switches. Differences between the different Schneider series of Modular Switchboards can be easily spotted if we know what to look for. Currently we have Opale, Livia and ZENcelo in Schneider modular switch and socket category.

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1) ZENcelo

a. Fully flat switches in both on and off state.
b. Cover plate curved on the left and right side.
c. While top and bottom of the cover plate is flat.
d. Vertical Light indicator at the bottom of switch.

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2) Livia

e. Sharp down slope on all 4 sides of cover plate.

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3) Opale

f. Cover Plate is bulging outward.
g. Switches are also slightly curved outward.

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