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    Paradox Alarm to Home Assistant interface through Pi Zero W (without IP150 module)

    Glad you came right - I did some research and my original advice about programming a zone might not work with Paradox stuff - can't see anyway to set a zone as an arm/disarm zone, but your babyware mate might help shed light on it. I have an ip100 module, so, now, if I want to program, I have...
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    Paradox Alarm to Home Assistant interface through Pi Zero W (without IP150 module)

    So - I decided to take a stab at this, and this is what I ended up with: Basically, what you're looking at is an ESP01s, plugged into a a logic level converter board (so, something like https://www.communica.co.za/products/hkd-esp8266-esp-01-adapt-3-3v-5v) powered by a 4-23v to 5v buck...
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    Paradox Alarm to Home Assistant interface through Pi Zero W (without IP150 module)

    Sure you can do that - can't see how that's any different from doing it from HA - still need to open an App on your phone. You'd hook it up to one of the zone connections, and then program that zone appropriately.
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    MTN SuperSonic Feedback

    So, I go to log in to Supersonic's web portal today. They've shifted to using cell phone numbers for logins now. Type in my number, get the SMS OTP and I'm in........ to someone else's account..... Not that there's anything useful in their portal in any case.
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    Vodacom Monthly deals (ITS BACK)

    So @Ockie - is it worthwhile upgrading now, or do we wait for the next dealsheet?
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    Big security upgrade for .ZA domain

    Maybe you can ask Verisign why they charge almost double for the the same "human error prone" service?
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    Big security upgrade for .ZA domain

    Can I ask you about the API for Verisign's Registry lock? You're an ICANN Rar and signed up with Verisign right? I mean, Jade has an excuse for not knowing how it works, but I'm curious as to yours.
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    Big security upgrade for .ZA domain

    I'll let Verisign know their Ry lock stuff on .com sucks....
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    Big security upgrade for .ZA domain

    I have not followed ZACR's Ry lock closely TBH, but AFAIK, you're not paying for the database entry, you paying for the human interaction around that. Like, if you source the similar product from Verisign, the one where they charge US$120 pa. That one. Not the Rar lock one. This has already been...
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    Big security upgrade for .ZA domain

    That would be dishonest.
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    Big security upgrade for .ZA domain

    Which means that they're making a markup over Verisign's price of around $180.
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    How to make pool pump smart

    I'm not an electrician, but, I'd leave the pump earth connected directly to the earth bus bar, and make a connection from there to the Sonoff earth. I'd do the same with the neutral (ie just connect that existing black wire to the sonoff wire). And I'd ask wtf Steamy Tom is doing with an earth...
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    Cool Ideas Fibre ISP - Feedback

    Taking a while for an installation Ok, so an order for a new installation with you guys seems to have hit a snag - any ideas as to why COOL-20180612-111533 is taking so long?
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