Recent content by ld13

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    Alcohol and cigarette price hikes in South Africa thanks to tax increases

    Maybe I am just tired, but how does that work?
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    Telkom Giveaway - Win a Google Home Mini and a Google Chromecast

    BizExpander Fibre including Mobile Voice R1149.00PM x 24 Fibre when in the office and Mobile for when one is out and about.
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    How to import from GearBest and more

    That is great news! I suspect that Wire transfer takes quite a while to be processed since it is a manual process... it is highly advisable to not use it again and rather find a way to use PayPal. If you can do a wire transfer you should be able to use PayPal. Shipping options depend on the...
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    Hardware Bargains - Open Thine Wallet

    https://www.hificorp.co.za/sansui-40-inch-102cm-fhd-led-tv-sled-40fhd-bf
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    Set up Point-to-Point Wi-Fi connection

    What is the latest suggestion if building A and B is <3.5KM apart, 2KM of that over water, if that matters, and fairly low throughput is required of say <20mbps? Cost is an issue, obviously.
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    I'm firing on 4 overies about FNB mobile

    Unlimited calls to 120 Unique numbers.
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    How to import from GearBest and more

    You paid with Wire - so unfortunately no surprises there. Everyone I know that does wire transfers only do them for amounts nearing like R100K+.
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    Accelerit ISP review

    Logged a ticket with them on Friday night, got a response about an hour later and they closed the ticket. Replied with some more info and they escalated it to Frogfoot that same night just after 9PM. More than what I ever got out of e.g. Afrihost?
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    Router Battery Backup

    Forgot to add the sarcasm tag on my post. The diameter and length is supposed to be the same yes, but with such a small setup I doubt if it will be the end of the world. It was more a matter of that is what I had at the time and it simply had to do. The plan is to get some standard cabling to...
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    Router Battery Backup

    Exactly where they are supposed to be! :cool: My camera lens is dirty, so it might not be clear, but note that all my cables are all the same length, to conform to best practices. I also prop the UPS open like this to allow the small USB fan I use to allow better ventilation. Here is a...
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    We tested the Romoss Sense 8P+ vs fake power banks

    Yes, you can get that 12V out of the powerbank, but it won't be an easy task. Keep in mind the current limitation that should be present on the 5V USB port - one does not simply boost 5V to 12V and not see a drop in the current. Should be fine for lower powered devices though. Just to make it...
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    Cash-strapped consumers now selective with food too

    Making debt so that your kid can eat '''organic'''? That is the best idea I have ever heard. How on earth can you drink that? Tasted horrible the last time I tried it.
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    Hawks bust illegal precious metals laboratory in Hartbeespoort Dam area

    And it is illegal to have it? What is the risk/danger?
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    How many of you have HomeLabs?

    I have a N54L standing next to me. It is technically my homelab. A pre pre-alpha version of it. The cycle works like this: It has had a variation or combination of proxmox, docker, windows server and home assistant installed. I would then run into some issue (software wise, attributable to my...
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    Hawks bust illegal precious metals laboratory in Hartbeespoort Dam area

    What on earth is unwrought platinum?
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