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Hi @Geochurchi, I did swap an old switch for...

Hi @Geochurchi,

I did swap an old switch for a new smart one. I'm pretty sure I just connected wire for wire, but I do remember that the white (nuetral) wasn't connected to the original switch...
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Thanks for the comments. I can pop open the gang...

Thanks for the comments. I can pop open the gang box tomorrow.

What specifically shouldI be looking for to report back here? Am I just measuring to determine which cables are hot?

Anything else...
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Posted By gmoniey

Lights connected in series vs parallel?

Hi,

I'm a bit confused on how parallel is actually wired. I understand the concepts behind series and parallel, but curious about the actual implementation.

For instance, I have a switch that...
07-18-18, 09:43 AM
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Posted By gmoniey

I was able to get this to work for one switch. ...

I was able to get this to work for one switch.

For the other switch, it is controlling an outlet outside, and hence doesn't have a "load" wire, just a neutral and a hot, and the switches I bought...
07-16-18, 08:31 AM
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Posted By gmoniey

Geo, you're right, it is a bit odd, but I won't...

Geo, you're right, it is a bit odd, but I won't be there to know if I need it, and I'd rather be safe than have the gutters all messed up, it'll be on during the cold months so, I'm not terribly...
07-15-18, 11:02 PM
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Posted By gmoniey

Correct, I'm replacing a existing switch (one of...

Correct, I'm replacing a existing switch (one of those that you turn a rotary dial to the desired time).

I'll see if I can fish a new wire to the existing switch.
07-15-18, 10:24 PM
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Posted By gmoniey

It's a vacation property that we own. The switch...

It's a vacation property that we own. The switch is for a ice eaves wire, and I'd like to set it on a regular schedule, since we won't be in the house regularly.

There are two switches...for one...
07-15-18, 05:50 PM
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Posted By gmoniey

Running a neutral line

I went to install a electronic timer switch, and discovered that there is no neutral line (white) to the existing switch.

I was going to run a neutral from a different outlet, but wanted to double...
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Posted By gmoniey

Thanks Gunguy...your response definitely makes...

Thanks Gunguy...your response definitely makes sense, and you're right it's on the left.

I guess what I meant to say is whether or not the control board is the actual thing that's broken. But I'll...
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Posted By gmoniey

Got it...I'll give that a shot. Hopefully I...

Got it...I'll give that a shot.

Hopefully I pick the right control board (since there seem to be two on the unit).
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Posted By gmoniey

I took a picture of just the model number on the...

I took a picture of just the model number on the board (at least that's what I think it is). I can take a picture of the board as well if needed:

https://photos.app.goo.gl/4AINOq8zzJmTZnQ82
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Posted By gmoniey

I'm comfortable soldering, but honestly, I don't...

I'm comfortable soldering, but honestly, I don't know what the relay is. I should have jumped on that circuit board (I waited too long). How do I know the exact version to get?

Also, I see two...
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Posted By gmoniey

Wanted to ping this thread...any advice on what...

Wanted to ping this thread...any advice on what part I should buy to try and replace this?
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Posted By gmoniey

So I should replace the entire control board, or...

So I should replace the entire control board, or can I buy just the relay?
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Posted By gmoniey

I unplugged the sensors from the unit (verified...

I unplugged the sensors from the unit (verified since the LEDs on the sensors turned off) and unfortunately the door didn't go down when I held the wall switch down :(

Any other ideas?
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Posted By gmoniey

Thanks for the info. I'll disconnect the sensors...

Thanks for the info. I'll disconnect the sensors and see if it will go down.
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Posted By gmoniey

We have killed the power a few times for...

We have killed the power a few times for unrelated issues, so it's likely it lost power. Also, because we needed to lower it, we have disconnected it from the wall power
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Posted By gmoniey

Garage door opener won't close

My garage door opener won't close and I'm out of ideas :(

I've read most everything I could find online, but nothing has been helpful.

I have a Genie Medallion IMS1000/B (unsure of how old...
03-02-16, 04:02 PM
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Posted By gmoniey

Figured it out. Ended up being a loose connection...

Figured it out. Ended up being a loose connection in a outlet that I had opened up a while back.

Lot of wasted time :(

Thanks for helping out!
02-28-16, 08:02 PM
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Posted By gmoniey

@pattenp Probably, but when I look closely, all 4...

@pattenp Probably, but when I look closely, all 4 wires are touching.

@PJmax theres 3 runs coming into the box, the 4th cable is a pigtail.

I had to put everything back together as I gotta go...
02-28-16, 07:21 PM
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Posted By gmoniey

Ok, went and took another look. The nuetrals all...

Ok, went and took another look. The nuetrals all look like they are connected after I took the wire nut off of them, but still no luck.

There arent the best pictures, but hopefully they help:
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02-28-16, 07:10 PM
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Posted By gmoniey

I thought the nuetrals were all connected and...

I thought the nuetrals were all connected and tightened, but I'll double check.

These outlets used to be "back stabbed", but I use the screw now (I removed the pieces that were stuck in the back)....
02-28-16, 06:17 PM
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Posted By gmoniey

How to debug a non-working outlet

Hi,

I added a new outlet in the corner of my room (extended it off an outlet a few feet over), and apparently I screwed things up. It looks like the new outlet, plus 3-4 existing ones are not...
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Posted By gmoniey

Figured things out. My wiring was wrong on...

Figured things out.

My wiring was wrong on the 4 way switch (didn't have travellers going to the same color screws). Also, a set of recessed lights weren't working because the white wire came...
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Posted By gmoniey

I did this for one of our bathrooms today and it...

I did this for one of our bathrooms today and it was a success!

Although, there wasn't a brown or orange wire :(

There were three sets of black/white wires within the fan, and two of them were...
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