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    What can I buy, in South Africa, with Crypto?

    I was watching the latest video from Coin Bureau, () and I saw some cool stuff I could buy here, (VPN, Trips and so on ...) But those are all technically overseas businesses, so, what, (somewhat reliable), shops accept crypto as a form of payment in South Africa? Any online or brick and mortar...
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    Hardware wallet ... best one and how to get it in South Africa?

    In a couple of forums I read that you must always get your hardware wallet directly from the supplier. I see that Takealot sells the Trezor and the Ledger wallet. Can takealot be trusted? If not, where should I order one from so that someone at the post office does not steal it. Finally...
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    How to wire one of those 3 lever switches from Builders

    Hi all, I bought a 3 lever switch from builder. https://www.builders.co.za/Electrical/Plugs%2C-Sockets-%26-Switches/Switches/Builders-3-Lever-Switch---White/p/000000000000596879 Out of the wall, I have 3 cables and 1 live cable. But does anybody know where the live goes? ... and then where...
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    Suggestions on where to put batteries

    Hi, I have 2x 12v 105ah batteries and an inverter to run my TV and a couple of things. In my old house they used to be in a wooden box outside, but now this is not really an option, (there are no properly covered area outside the house). There is space _under_ the house and it is fairly well...
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    Some devices have good upload speed, others have almost zero

    I have a 20/20 fibre connection with cool idea, (via Vodacom). Some of my devices have +15mb upload / 20mb download, but other apps have near 0mb upload, (but they have 20mb download) I have a couple of devices connected, and not all of them have slow uploads. 2x Windows 10 machines, have...
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    Activation only between 8am and 1pm .... not on week-end or public holidays

    I know nothing can be done, but it is a little frustrating dealing with cool ideas... I have been with them for a couple of years, then I moved to a Vodacom Area, the line was installed yesterday morning, (well, as I told them, the line was there all along, I paid R1500 for the little Nokia...
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    Electrical compliance certificate, can the DB board be "hidden" + Wire going thought the wall.

    I just moved into my house and I have 2 issues/questions regarding my electrical setup First, I see that the DB board is located behind a cupboard in the kitchen ... And the cupboard itself is fixed, the only way to access the DB board is to move the fridge out of the way and then access the...
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    Does anybody know how to cancel Rain?

    Yesterday I posted a question using their chat and withing minutes someone called me back and answered all my questions. So I created an account and placed an order ... but then I found out that I could not be RICA right-away, (as I have a passport) ... so I asked them to cancel ... And of...
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    Binance to Luno to SA Bank ... why not just Binance to SA Bank?

    I want to cash out a small amount of ETH to pay some bills, (my ETH are currently on Binance). I see I have the option to withdraw from Binance to my SA account, but most comments here seem to suggest transferring to Luno first and then withdraw to bank account. Any reason why I would not want...
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    Moving to a new Area, OpenServe or Vodacom?

    I currently have an account with CoolIdeas + Vumatel with a 20/2 line, (never needed anything better, but anything less usually gets me on the bad side of the family). The new area does not have Vumatel but it has OpenServe and Vodacom. I heard of OpenServe, but I am not familiar with Vodacom...
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    Webafrica installed Fibre on Friday ... Line still not active today ... no reply to any calls?

    Hello I am posting this on behalf of my neighbour as they have no internet :) They moved in the area over the weekend and had fibre installed on Friday through Webafrica but the line is still not active. The problem is, they simply cannot get hold of anyone via their whatsapp live chat or...
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    Inverter maintenance - Must I turn it on from time to time?

    Thanks to Covid-19 the economy is down the drain and we haven't had any load shedding for a while. As winter is around the corner, it looks like loadshedding will restart in the near future so I would hate to have dead batteries or something. Because of the downturn, my inverter has not turned...
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    Fibre router suggestion

    I have been using the router that cool ideas gave me, (TP-Link WR840N), but it broke down last week, I know it is the router as I managed to get hold of a Tenda N300 and it is working ok now. I have a 20/2 line with CISP (Vumatel). I have 4 people around the house = 4 phones + TV + ~4 tablets...
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    Moving bond with good history to another bank?

    I am a little over 10 years into a 30 years bond with Nedbank with a good history, I have always paid on time, more often than not I have even paid more than my monthly repayment. I have used my access bond from time to time, but I have always made sure I paid it back as quickly as I could. As...
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    ufiling I paid for a couple of month ... but it still shows as not paid.

    Every months I go to the ufiling website and pay my helpers contribution. I go to "Declaration manager", find my name as a "Employer" and click on "Pay". I pay the latest entry using "Once off payment instruction". A few days later I go to "Payment History" and I see the status is "PAID", but...
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    Why can you not have a plug or transformer in your roof?

    I wanted to move my alarm transformer, (220v > 16v transformer), out of the way and I thought moving it to the roof would be a good idea. The lead of that transformer is very short, so I pulled a cable from my inverter up to the roof and placed a nice wall plug near the transformer, (on one of...
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    RCT UPS Monitoring Software - again...

    I saw an earlier post about the RCP UPS Software, but the thread seems to have go hijacked and was never actually answered. Winpower does not shutdown the UPS and Viewpower causes the CPU to run at 100% ... a lot. I really regret buying RTC because of the bloated software that it comes with...
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    UPS shuts down after ~5 minutes ... but why?

    I have an old proline UPS and the batteries died over the years. I bought 2 new batteries, (those alarm/gate 12v batteries), I plugged it all back in and everything seems to be working just fine. While the batteries are not the exact same brand, they are the same size/voltage/ha I loaded my...
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    Simple chainsaw for week-end gardener - Stramm?

    Hey, I need a cheap chainsaw for cleaning some parts of the garden. I am not keen on an electric one as I might take it away with me sometimes, (or use it during loadshedding), Game has one for about R1300.00...
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    Calculate how long a battery will last, (theoretical)

    I have a couple of things plugged in my inverted ... it is a 600w inverted, (1000w max load 600w 'running' load). I have 24v 105ah battery The total amount plugged in is 300w, (adding up what the apps tell me they are using, not using a meter). I recall there were some websites that had a way...
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