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Re: Light Fittings

Swiss fixtures often have two connectors for each input, so that you can easily hook wires together. e.g. One blue wire comes in from the box, goes to the first neutral terminal of a plug, and then another blue wire is connected to the second neutral terminal to run off and serve the rest of the circuit. Basically, the plugs have double connection points so that you don't need to have any other junctions in the box.

And yes, I've seen it documented that the current standard (in Switzerland, and internationally) is for blue to be neutral, yellow-green to be safety ground and other colors, especially brown and orange, to be live.

All that said, older or badly done wiring could be different, and you really don't want to get things wrong - mis-wiring can not only make the immediate lamp dangerous to touch, but also downstream lamps on the same circuit. 220V isn't guaranteed to kill you, but it certainly isn't guaranteed not to, etc, etc.

If you aren't confident that you know what is what, please consider the professional route.
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