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Old 25.11.2018, 12:23
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Re: ceiling lights installation

You should be able to pick out your light first, and then figure out the mounting.

On the mechanical front, the basic process is to drill a hole, insert an anchor and then screw in a fastener according to what the light requires. You can buy anchors and hook fasteners at Migros Bau & Hobby, and similar places. In your case, there is a high chance that a hole drilled for a hook is already in place, but hiding in the darkness of the box.

On an electrical front, the modern standard is blue for neutral, yellow/green stripes for safety earth and something else (typically brown, red or orange) for a phase (switched or otherwise). So it is pretty straightforward, but if you don't know what those terms mean, or if you wouldn't know how to double check that with a phase tester, I'd consider involving pro, just to be sure you don't install a fixture in a way that electrocutes people. Sometimes standards change or boxes are miswired, (even in Switzerland) and so it is hard to be sure over the internet.
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