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Posted By Metallo

Allanj, Do you mean something like this...

Allanj,

Do you mean something like this (https://www.ebay.com/itm/6-POWER-CORD-with-Inline-ON-OFF-ROCKER-SWITCH-AWG-18-3-BLACK/202991393220)? If so, this is what I had in mind since the beginning,...
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Posted By Metallo

Thank you! Solution #2 sounds to be the...

Thank you!
Solution #2 sounds to be the simplest, so I will go for it.
I will use a 14/2 as I am on a 15A circuit.
The AC is at the bottom, behind the workbench, so I will install a dual gang box...
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Posted By Metallo

Following up my latest post below, does anybody...

Following up my latest post below, does anybody have an answer to my questions?

Thank you! :)
Alex
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Posted By Metallo

Hi All, Somebody told me that using a cord...

Hi All,

Somebody told me that using a cord for those lights is illegal according to code.
Basically, if the fixture was not manufactured for a cord, I should hardwire it.
We are talking about a...
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Posted By Metallo

I know it works even without the ground, but...

I know it works even without the ground, but given that I am going to use an 18/3, I just like the idea to keep the ground there too.

Thank you,
Alex
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Posted By Metallo

Is there anything preventing me to use this...

Is there anything preventing me to use this...
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Posted By Metallo

But that is not the one I am looking for. I...

But that is not the one I am looking for.
I mean something you can add inline to the cord, like this...
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Posted By Metallo

I checked digikey but I cannot find that type...

I checked digikey but I cannot find that type unless they categorized it differently than 'inline'

Alex
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Posted By Metallo

Open end power cord for LED recessed lights

Hi guys,

I just purchased two 5" recessed LED lights that I want to connect using a simple power cord with an inline switch.

As a power cord, I had in mind this one ...
10-15-20, 06:20 PM
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Posted By Metallo

Hi All, Thank you for your advice, but I am...

Hi All,

Thank you for your advice, but I am still convinced that in order to power a network router and a laptop, I do not need to spend unnecessary money either on a camping generator or a UPS....
10-15-20, 11:19 AM
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Posted By Metallo

Lambition, I have always been reluctant to...

Lambition,

I have always been reluctant to go for UPS because, in the end, we are still talking about batteries with limited time before they are drained.
When a power outage occurs in my area,...
10-14-20, 05:01 PM
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Posted By Metallo

Hi PJMax, Yes, I was in fact thinking of...

Hi PJMax,

Yes, I was in fact thinking of 400W or 600W pure sine max.
Common sense does not suggest I would need 1000W to power a laptop and a router.
There are inverters and inverters, good ones...
10-13-20, 05:29 PM
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Posted By Metallo

Thank you all for your valid comments. I...

Thank you all for your valid comments.

I have asked my ISP about the max wattage consumption of their router, however, I do not think it consumes more than 20W, which is more or less what any...
10-12-20, 06:28 PM
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Posted By Metallo

Hi Pilot Dane Thank you very much for your...

Hi Pilot Dane

Thank you very much for your response.

First, let's see if I am correct regarding the wattage consumption of my router, as it is not written specifically on its label. On the...
10-12-20, 05:15 AM
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Posted By Metallo

Hi Hal, Thank you for your feedback. I do not...

Hi Hal,
Thank you for your feedback.
I do not need a generator, I live in the city, and during the last 10 years, the longest outage lasted 3 days, I managed without a generator. So in my case, it...
10-11-20, 06:19 PM
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Posted By Metallo

Car inverter to charge my network router

Hi all,

I live in Atlantic Canada, and unfortunately, due to severe weather conditions and a very poor grid, power outages are not uncommon. Those outages can last between a few hours to a few...
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Posted By Metallo

Hi All, After an extensive research, it...

Hi All,

After an extensive research, it appears there is absolutely nothing on the market that would satisfy my request for self-monitoring, either using a DSC PC1832 or an HS2032 central panel:...
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Posted By Metallo

Thank you very much for confirming there are...

Thank you very much for confirming there are universal dialers that I can use.
I am going to review them.

Alex
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Posted By Metallo

Dsc pc1832

HI all,

I am evaluating the best solution to install an alarm system.
I almost reached the conclusion that the DSC PC1832 is what I need, provided that I can find the right communicator.
Let me...
05-27-17, 07:07 AM
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Posted By Metallo

Chandler, In Canada, Jeld Wen is sold by any...

Chandler,

In Canada, Jeld Wen is sold by any box store.

Alex
05-27-17, 07:01 AM
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Posted By Metallo

Hi, Easy done... Windows, doors and...

Hi,

Easy done...

Windows, doors and skylights manufacturers‚€”ENERGY STAR Participants in Canada | Natural Resources Canada...
05-27-17, 06:16 AM
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Posted By Metallo

Hi there, With the exception of Jeld Wen,...

Hi there,

With the exception of Jeld Wen, which I do not consider high quality, all the others are not even represented in Atlantic Canada, only Andersen with one location which is pretty far from...
05-26-17, 07:02 PM
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Posted By Metallo

Advice on high quality windows & doors

Hi guys,

I live in Atlantic Canada and I need to change two patio doors and some windows.

There are many companies around, but the quality seems to be pretty standard, mid to low level...
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Posted By Metallo

Thank you Pete, Yes, the chains are working...

Thank you Pete,

Yes, the chains are working fine, 3 speeds + lights :)

Alex
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Posted By Metallo

Hi Pete, Just a note to say that I followed...

Hi Pete,

Just a note to say that I followed your instructions and now everything is working fine with my fan.

I removed the receiver and its label on the back says:

Capacitor Fan Speed...
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