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Kodi?

I apologize if this is the wrong place to ask this question but:

I recently got an Amazon Fire TV unit and have been researching how best to use it.

I keep hearing that a lot of people love to...
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Update

It worked!

All I had to do was run some cables and make a few connections.

Completely plug and play.

It was very easy, I just needed someone to tell me what to do.

Thanks again.:wave:
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Thank you all, I'll do that.

Thank you all, I'll do that.
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The modem is an Arris DG860A with 3 empty ports...

The modem is an Arris DG860A with 3 empty ports on the back.

Time Warner Cable installed it when I had a problem with the first modem a while ago.

Looking it up I see it is also a router but it...
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Router or switch?

I got a "Fire TV" unit for Christmas and I'm wondering how best to connect it to my little set-up.

Currently, I have cable and it comes into the house and goes directly into the modem and then the...
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Posted By dkpbxman

$200?!?!??

I wish!!

The local shop told me about $600 just for the part alone.:madhell:
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Bad cat

Yeah, that's what I was afraid of.

The car is 15 years old and the cost of a new catalytic converter is just too much money to pour into a car that could easily develop other, even bigger...
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Yes, it does. I have cleared the codes, driven...

Yes, it does. I have cleared the codes, driven the needed amount and then the C/E/L always pops back up again.

This has happened a number of times after each time I changed something that I hoped...
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2001 Toyota Echo: check engine light?

I have a 2001 Toyota Echo and a while ago my check engine light came on.

The car ran fine so I left it alone but now it's time for a new inspection and the error code fails it.

By connecting a...
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Posted By dkpbxman

Mix 5W30 and 10W30?

Can I mix 5W-30 and 10W-30 in my mower? (both fully synthetic)

Thanks

Dan
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Yeah, I was afraid of that. Oh well, thanks...

Yeah, I was afraid of that.

Oh well, thanks for the quick reply.
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52" LXI Projection TV won't come on

I got this TV from my cousin and at first it worked fine but then it began to take numerous attempts to turn it on, sometimes it would only power up for a very short time.

Now, it won't come on at...
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Cat5, Cat5e or Cat6?

I'm looking to connect two computers in a network(Dell Dimension 3000 and Dell 660s i660s 4615BK)

I'm deciding which cable to use.

Opinions?

:help:


Thank you
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Posted By dkpbxman

Oooops

I'm sure that's right.

Hers is a DVD and mine is a CD.

I was looking around and external DVD drives are about $20-$30.

Oh well, I've been a good boy this year.

Santa will get it for me.
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CD-ROM can't read disc

My problem is that a few days ago, I created a disc on my moms computer. (she has Windows 7,64 bit).
Now, when I put the disc into my computer (I have XP, 32 bit) the drive won't recognize it at...
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I cleaned it again, only this time I was more...

I cleaned it again, only this time I was more much more "aggressive" and used almost a whole can of compressed air.

The original problem is now fixed but there is a line of distortion along the...
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It FF and Rev like normal but only for about 15...

It FF and Rev like normal but only for about 15 seconds.

Then, like when playing, stops by itself and powers down.

When I turn it back on, the tape ejects cleanly.
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Posted By dkpbxman

DVD/VCR combo

I have a Toshiba d-kvr20 combination DVD/VCR. It's about 2 years old and has always worked well. I use it to copy my old VHS tapes to disc.

Lately though when I try to watch a tape, it plays for...
07-06-11, 10:10 AM
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Posted By dkpbxman

Remove corner-bead?

What's the best way to remove metal corner-bead that has been nailed up in an inside doorway?

I don't want to damage the drywall.


Thanks,
Dan
06-24-11, 12:01 PM
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Posted By dkpbxman

Thanks for replying...

I was thinking about tapping off an existing receptacle and using some THHN in surface mounted EMT to run a completely new circuit.

Should I install a regular switch in the EMT run and put back...
06-24-11, 08:45 AM
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Posted By dkpbxman

Garage door motion detector question

I'm putting in a floodlight, over the garage, connected to a motion detector so the light comes on when I drive up at night but I'd also like to be able to turn the light on, steadily, from inside.
...
05-21-11, 03:51 PM
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Posted By dkpbxman

Going to run the UF through electrical PVC (the...

Going to run the UF through electrical PVC (the gray stuff) 18" down and mount it on a post anchored by cement in a cinder-block.

Not looking forward to digging that trench.


Thanks again
05-21-11, 03:38 PM
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Question Fountain with GFCI protection

I'm planning on putting in a water fountain in my back yard and, of course, the pump will need electricity.
My plan is to connect to the "LOAD" terminals on the existing outdoor GFCI (it's an "end...
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Posted By dkpbxman

Thanks for the response. I wasn't trying to...

Thanks for the response.

I wasn't trying to get the cheapest or even a list of manufacturers. I could, like you say, use Google for that.

Some are better than others and I was hoping to get an...
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