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Posted By dezwit

To: Televisor

Thanks for the info, I'm all set, up and running just fine.
Do you have any recommendations on a good all-in-one programmable remote that I could purchase to reduce remote clutter in the rooms where...
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Posted By dezwit

Codes for Sat-B1 Receiver & DTV Remote

Trying to program SAT-B1 receiver and Direct TV RC 64 remote but no one including the Direct TV people have the code list.
Have searched the internet but to no avail.
Any help out there?
Thanks,...
06-05-09, 12:34 AM
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Views: 943
Posted By dezwit

1) You will need at least one full sized ground...

1) You will need at least one full sized ground wire in the smurf.
2) Why are you installing the ground system for the generator panel?
3) The feeder conduit will require an equipment ground.
4)...
05-17-09, 07:58 PM
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Views: 1,028
Posted By dezwit

We just drill a hole through the wall or bottom...

We just drill a hole through the wall or bottom edge of the cabinet and run the romex into the UC light.
Have done it hundreds of times and have not been turned down yet.
04-05-09, 02:24 PM
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Posted By dezwit

Thanks

Thanks for the replies.
I'll use the solution and blow it out every couple of months.
03-28-09, 05:16 PM
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Posted By dezwit

Clogged Condensate Drain

I have a condensate drain that comes out of the bottom of my air handler (raised 3' in the air), goes into the ground in the return air plenum under the air handler, and then pops back up outside the...
03-24-09, 05:27 PM
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Posted By dezwit

No. As long as it is not subject to physical...

No.
As long as it is not subject to physical damage, you are fine.
Unless of course there is some local ordinance that might prohibit it but I have never seen one.
03-21-09, 08:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,681
Posted By dezwit

I am a licensed master electrician in 3 states...

I am a licensed master electrician in 3 states and I own a contracting firm in Florida.
My background is primarily in industrial and commercial installations with a smattering of residential.
I...
03-20-09, 07:46 PM
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Views: 1,681
Posted By dezwit

I cannot believe what I am reading here. ...

I cannot believe what I am reading here.
Replacing a disconnect with a hot lateral has got to be one of the most stupid things I have ever heard of in 30 years in this business.
I sympathize with...
03-14-09, 03:10 PM
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Views: 892
Posted By dezwit

The problem is that there are many sections of...

The problem is that there are many sections of the Code that apply to residential applications.
There is not a dedicated article for residential wiring.
Many articles that apply to commercial and...
03-02-09, 08:26 PM
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Views: 797
Posted By dezwit

Those twin breakers are no longer made. If you...

Those twin breakers are no longer made.
If you want to replace them, you will need to find a supplier of refurbished or used breakers that handles them.
One note: They are worth almost as much as...
03-02-09, 08:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,117
Posted By dezwit

Please check your local codes and the NEC because...

Please check your local codes and the NEC because there are very specific rules for this type of installation.
I would strongly recommend that it be inspected before being energized.
Stray voltages...
03-02-09, 08:09 PM
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Posted By dezwit

I promise not to stamp drawings if you promise...

I promise not to stamp drawings if you promise not to install conduit and branch circuits.
03-01-09, 09:46 PM
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Views: 5,096
Posted By dezwit

Don't over think this. Get a plate with a pilot...

Don't over think this.
Get a plate with a pilot light, fish a couple of feet of wire to a noticeable location and you are good to go.
03-01-09, 09:41 PM
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Views: 23,233
Posted By dezwit

The meter can is installed by the electrician. ...

The meter can is installed by the electrician.
You have a 200 amp socket now if you have a 150 amp service.
Meter cans are rated 100, 200, 400(320 continuous), and so forth.
200 amp requires 4/0...
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Views: 812
Posted By dezwit

25" Monitor

I recently received a 25" monitor as a gift.
Some webpages like MSN load in the middle of the screen but this site for instance does not.
Is ther some way to make this happen?
Thank you
02-26-09, 09:02 PM
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Posted By dezwit

We seem to have installed a considerable amount...

We seem to have installed a considerable amount of uc lighting in the last year.
For my money, Kichler is the only way to go with their junction box and daisy chain cabling system.
02-26-09, 08:59 PM
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Posted By dezwit

In my opinion these are overated. When you...

In my opinion these are overated.
When you consider the cost of the heater and the probable service upgrade required, what is the payback?
The manufacturers forget to ask these questions.
02-26-09, 08:55 PM
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Views: 2,035
Posted By dezwit

If you don't know where it is broken and you have...

If you don't know where it is broken and you have a portable transistor radio, point the antenna at the ground and you will hear a static noise.
You can follow the wire around the yard and when the...
02-22-09, 09:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,120
Posted By dezwit

That is fine as long as you just tap the GFCI...

That is fine as long as you just tap the GFCI from the neutral and one hot wire.
You don't want to be connected to the load side of the GFI with the neutral.
The GFCI only senses what is going on...
02-21-09, 06:12 PM
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Views: 1,481
Posted By dezwit

Perfectly acceptable as far as I can tell. In...

Perfectly acceptable as far as I can tell.
In fact, if this is a newer house, that ground rod may also be connected to the footer steel (known as a UFER ground) and that is a very good thing.
Buy...
02-09-09, 09:43 PM
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Views: 7,228
Posted By dezwit

Florida has adopted the 2008 NEC without...

Florida has adopted the 2008 NEC without exceptions.
Scheduled to go into effect July 1, 2009.
02-09-09, 09:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 977
Posted By dezwit

Look on the right side of the coils about halfway...

Look on the right side of the coils about halfway between.
The older switches had a set of NO/NC dry contacts located there that can be used.
If yours doesn't, you can get the contact kit from a...
02-08-09, 09:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 12,517
Posted By dezwit

Please hire an electrician to take care of this...

Please hire an electrician to take care of this mess.
Based on the type of questions you are asking, it is obviously beyond your scope of knowledge.
This is nothing for amateurs to to fool around...
02-04-09, 07:00 PM
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Views: 1,583
Posted By dezwit

I would suggest that before you move forward with...

I would suggest that before you move forward with this project, you evaluate the costs involved.
It is our experience that most of the tankless heaters are undersized which leads to disgruntled...
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