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Posted By sarawent

OK thanks, so to start off with I need a video...

OK thanks, so to start off with I need a video capture card like this (http://www.dinodirect.com/Video-Capture-Card-16Channel-DVR-GV-800/AFFID-15.html) a bnc to db15 adapter like this...
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Posted By sarawent

Advice on outdoor security IP camera?

There's been a series of car break ins in my area and my house is on the end of a cul de sac with a clear view about 1/8 mile up the street. I'd like to mount and ip cam of some sort under the corner...
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Posted By sarawent

If you just want a middle of the road computer...

If you just want a middle of the road computer that will surf the internet and all new games at medium graphics setting, you can't beat the price of a pre-built, but if you want a higher end computer...
08-17-10, 09:34 PM
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Posted By sarawent

Yes, there is a CFM light as well as a FAN light...

Yes, there is a CFM light as well as a FAN light (I've never had case open with fan running to check them though), but those are in big writing. Directly underneath this empty pin I'm referring to is...
08-17-10, 12:47 PM
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Posted By sarawent

Have you replaced your return filters recently?...

Have you replaced your return filters recently? try taking out the filters in your air returns. Sounds weird but if it's creating a lot of resistance it may be freaking out the speed control on the...
08-17-10, 12:24 PM
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Posted By sarawent

not sure but you could try pulling the cover off,...

not sure but you could try pulling the cover off, taking out any batteries, and unscrew the red wire for a few secs. that should reset everything since it's digital.

Aux, makes me think it's set...
08-17-10, 12:06 PM
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Posted By sarawent

you may believe you just switched the travelers...

you may believe you just switched the travelers around, but one of them had to actually be a common.
08-17-10, 10:58 AM
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Posted By sarawent

don't trust me cause I'm just learning about...

don't trust me cause I'm just learning about thermostats etc. myself, but this is the closest wiring diagram I could find...
08-17-10, 10:05 AM
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Posted By sarawent

I had actually thought about doing that, except...

I had actually thought about doing that, except it would ruin the view from the window, and it's only in the dead of summer that I would really need it.





I came to realize that those 14...
08-17-10, 09:40 AM
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Posted By sarawent

Replacing single stage coil with a 2 stage?

Forgive my ignorance, but I am wondering if this is possible or feasible. I have a 6 year old 3 ton american standard heat pump and air handler with variable speed motor. I noticed that my t-stat and...
08-11-10, 07:51 PM
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Posted By sarawent

I just answered a question that was eerily...

I just answered a question that was eerily similar to this in that it asked about a layout and then attached a link to a pic in a .pdf file....
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08-11-10, 05:12 PM
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Posted By sarawent

hmmm, then you should also check the left switch...

hmmm, then you should also check the left switch and make sure that the wire powering the light is connected to the black screw and not a gold one, and that the same color wires on the gold screws on...
08-11-10, 04:21 PM
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Posted By sarawent

the problem likely has nothing to do with the...

the problem likely has nothing to do with the receptacle, and just that you connected the wires to the switches wrong when you replaced them. The problem is the switch on the right. You have the...
08-11-10, 03:46 PM
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Posted By sarawent

Yes, it is definitely possible. Has any of the...

Yes, it is definitely possible. Has any of the wiring been mucked with recently? If not, it could just be the blower motor acting funny on it's way out. I have seen a boat lift motor that if it stops...
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Posted By sarawent

You should get rid of that cable completely, and...

You should get rid of that cable completely, and have a power inlet box connected to the switch through pipe. Where is the shed in relation to the garage? I am assuming it is directly on the opposite...
08-11-10, 03:02 PM
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Posted By sarawent

I've been poking around my air handler unit...

I've been poking around my air handler unit learning about how it works recently, and from speed control board to blower motor are 14 white wires, a blue wire and an orange wire. Does anyone know how...
08-11-10, 02:30 PM
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Posted By sarawent

lol you mean like your blower motor is running...

lol you mean like your blower motor is running backwards?
08-11-10, 02:27 PM
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Posted By sarawent

It could be a dirty filter on the return for that...

It could be a dirty filter on the return for that section of ductwork. do you know where the return in the basement is? Open it up and check for a filter, take it out and see if you feel any suction...
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Posted By sarawent

no there is no chance of utility and generator...

no there is no chance of utility and generator power meeting. when you pull that lever down it makes those arms pull out of the top lugs (power company) and go down to the bottom lugs (generator)....
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Posted By sarawent

Just what sort of a switch do you think it is? A...

Just what sort of a switch do you think it is? A normal switch like for an air conditioner just has power in, and switched power out, like a light switch. This switch has 2 power ins, and 1 switched...
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Posted By sarawent

well you've got the white and the black coming in...

well you've got the white and the black coming in from the cord, but where do those red wires come from? the cord should plug in where those red wires are.

that is the wrong kind of plug. you...
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Posted By sarawent

the 20a plugs he was talking about are on his...

the 20a plugs he was talking about are on his generator, as in, the 4 regular/standard plugs with the GFCI... not the twist lock 30amp plug... on the generator. I read it as the electrician installed...
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Posted By sarawent

If it's anything like power supplies for...

If it's anything like power supplies for computers, the watts is just marketing, what you really need to look at is the amps on the 12v rails. Common sense here would tell you that you are getting,...
08-11-10, 07:55 AM
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Posted By sarawent

I haven't done anything with this idea yet, still...

I haven't done anything with this idea yet, still plan to if I happen to pass by radio shack sometime though. I wish I would have thought of it earlier in the summer, or last summer. In another...
08-11-10, 12:29 AM
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Posted By sarawent

is 1 transformer powering all these lights? if so...

is 1 transformer powering all these lights? if so I would try replacing it. preferably with an electronic ballast
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