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If you want to keep it inside, nest camera is the...

If you want to keep it inside, nest camera is the way to go

https://nest.com/camera/meet-nest-cam/
10-28-15, 09:02 PM
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Views: 726
Posted By Brian Kramer

Probably hit the neutral, so no current until it...

Probably hit the neutral, so no current until it was turned on.
10-17-15, 08:49 PM
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Posted By Brian Kramer

Mine were required to be on a dedicated AFCI...

Mine were required to be on a dedicated AFCI breaker.
01-18-15, 07:44 PM
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Views: 5,025
Posted By Brian Kramer

That's what I see too. This is super hinky.

That's what I see too. This is super hinky.
01-18-15, 07:14 PM
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Views: 686
Posted By Brian Kramer

They make double switches, like this: ...

They make double switches, like this:

http://www.amazon.com/Leviton-Dual-Single-Pole-Switch-White/dp/B0006B55DA
12-29-14, 09:27 PM
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Views: 1,191
Posted By Brian Kramer

Find a lower wattage hair dryer. It may take an...

Find a lower wattage hair dryer. It may take an extra 2 minutes, but the power will stay on.
12-29-14, 09:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 998
Posted By Brian Kramer

I wouldn't wire smokes in with lights. In my...

I wouldn't wire smokes in with lights. In my house we had to wire all the smoke detectors on their own AFCI breaker, with nothing else on the circuit.

Other than that, I'm not sure what you're...
11-21-14, 08:10 PM
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Views: 846
Posted By Brian Kramer

Worked well for my dog, only shocked her twice...

Worked well for my dog, only shocked her twice before she learned. I shocked myself a few times too to make sure it was safe (it's not bad at all). I ran mine up my downspouts and along my gutters....
10-22-14, 08:38 PM
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Views: 1,609
Posted By Brian Kramer

You have about 1 day of battery backup? I hope...

You have about 1 day of battery backup? I hope you live in San Diego...
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Views: 4,842
Posted By Brian Kramer

Just put up a Dropcam, plugged into the outlet. ...

Just put up a Dropcam, plugged into the outlet. If it's working, the power is on. If it's not working, the power went off. Done.
10-19-14, 07:33 PM
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Views: 3,633
Posted By Brian Kramer

Just buy one for 12 bucks? AmerTac MLC12BC-4...

Just buy one for 12 bucks?

AmerTac MLC12BC-4 Indoor Plug-In Corded Motion Activated Light Control...
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Views: 19,225
Posted By Brian Kramer

What's the point? What is your goal? Evidence...

What's the point? What is your goal? Evidence for the police? Seems to me prevention would be a much better place to spend money than on evidence collection.
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Views: 1,093
Posted By Brian Kramer

Local only, or it can upload to ftp. No cloud...

Local only, or it can upload to ftp. No cloud services in the box, though. I have a home server that runs cameras, plus plex for movies, home automation as well as network storage for backing up all...
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Views: 1,093
Posted By Brian Kramer

Blue Iris is the gold standard. It handles tons...

Blue Iris is the gold standard. It handles tons of different cameras, does motion detection and user access control, and has ios/Android apps.

Setup/Fiddling can take a while, but it is very...
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Views: 869
Posted By Brian Kramer

The product you're looking for doesn't exist. ...

The product you're looking for doesn't exist.

You can buy can LEDs, but they have individual drivers.
You can piece together a bunch of LED bulbs to a single driver, but they won't look as nice...
06-21-14, 09:45 AM
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Views: 656
Posted By Brian Kramer

Just FYI, you can get battery operated motion...

Just FYI, you can get battery operated motion sensing lights for like 10 bucks. I put them in my kitchen drawers. I thought batteries would be a pain in the butt, but 2 years in I haven't had to...
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Views: 3,298
Posted By Brian Kramer

Make sure the cables that connect the safety...

Make sure the cables that connect the safety handle and the "go" handle aren't interfering. It's possible the "go" handle is interfering with the safety cable.
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Views: 6,198
Posted By Brian Kramer

To answer your question more directly, YES, you...

To answer your question more directly, YES, you can. The stickers you see on fixtures (60 Watts Max) is for incandescent, and is due to the heat. Lower-temp technologies (LED, CFL) can be swapped...
06-04-14, 10:54 AM
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Views: 2,552
Posted By Brian Kramer

700 feet? I'd go with solar power, you're...

700 feet? I'd go with solar power, you're already using LED lights. You could knock it out in an afternoon for less cost and effort.
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Views: 5,680
Posted By Brian Kramer

I used a Power Over Ethernet (PoE) camera and...

I used a Power Over Ethernet (PoE) camera and went through the eaves. Not too hard, and looks great.
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Views: 7,277
Posted By Brian Kramer

Go For It.

It's pipe, some wire and a lightbulb. It's not going to burn your house down, we run wire through conduit all the time, in fact, it's the most secure way to run wire.

No inspector I have ever met...
02-01-14, 07:00 AM
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Views: 1,226
Posted By Brian Kramer

Aeotec DSB28xxx-ZWUS Z-Wave Home Energy Meter,...

Aeotec DSB28xxx-ZWUS Z-Wave Home Energy Meter, 2nd Edition - Smarthome (http://www.smarthome.com/75517/Aeotec-DSB28xxx-ZWUS-Z-Wave-Home-Energy-Meter-2nd-Edition/p.aspx)
01-15-14, 08:02 PM
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Views: 783
Posted By Brian Kramer

Buy a new push-on quarter-turn valve and a pipe...

Buy a new push-on quarter-turn valve and a pipe cutter.

Turn off water to house, cut off old valve, push-on new valve.

Done.
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