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    You get surge protectors in your DB but you also need surge protection plugs as they each protect against different scenarios.
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    You can't do it that way. Either read the existing thermostat value with something like an ESP8266 or get a Geyserwise thermostat and...
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    krieg replied to the thread Router Battery Backup.
    If any of your devices are POE you can power them simply with a network cable from the POE port without a DC cable, might not need a...
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    krieg replied to the thread Router Battery Backup.
    The selector switch is for the POE lan ports next to it. You would need a splitter that goes into the 12v and gives two outputs.
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    Try onnet.telkom.co.za, works for contracts not sure about prepaid. You can also sms balance to some number.
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    krieg replied to the thread Inverter advice.
    You will need an inverter of 1000 watts and preferably two batteries with 100ah capacity and a 10 amp charger. One of those trolley...
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    krieg replied to the thread New Alarm.
    If you are into building stuff yourself you can keep the DSC and install one of these. DSC Keybus Interface Or Olarm which is...
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    krieg reacted to capd's post in the thread The Shroom Thread with Like Like.
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    krieg replied to the thread Unbundling a 2-way switch.
    You need an isolator switch for a fan. Like I mentioned earlier you can have both a switch and smart switch at the same time, the...
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    krieg replied to the thread Paradox olarm instead of ip150.
    Try putting the Olarm on another battery. I only get that error from the remote receiver when I completely turn the power off, mains...
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    krieg replied to the thread Paradox olarm instead of ip150.
    If you want real control look at DSC Keybus Interface
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    krieg replied to the thread Unbundling a 2-way switch.
    You can simply connect the neutral to the wire you are going to use as the new neutral as long as they are on the same circuit. Does...
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    krieg replied to the thread Unbundling a 2-way switch.
    The primary switch would have more wires coming in. The secondary switch should have three wires. You can reuse the wires and extend a...
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    krieg replied to the thread PCI to USB3 card.
    The only way to get USB3 is through the PCI-e slot.
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    krieg replied to the thread PCI to USB3 card.
    PCI is too slow to handle USB3 unfortunately.
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