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Thanks for the input. So being that when I press...

Thanks for the input. So being that when I press 1 and 3 on each pad they display 16, 17, and 18. That means that all 3 of them are regular 6150s right?
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Ok so they say 16, 17, and 18. That means there...

Ok so they say 16, 17, and 18. That means there is a wireless receiver hidden somewhere else in the house?
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Currently I have 3 6150s connected but we do have...

Currently I have 3 6150s connected but we do have wireless sensors for windows. Does this mean that at least one of these keypads is a 6150rf? Am I able to buy a regular 6160 to program from if I do...
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Are you telling me that there's a decent chance...

Are you telling me that there's a decent chance that I might be able to pop my existing eeprom into a new board and all will be back to normal?
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I understand. I was considering buying a new...

I understand. I was considering buying a new Vista 20P panel since it's cheap enough and I won't have to risk a malfunction down the line. That way I could keep the envisalink and then maybe just get...
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Vista 20P forgot zones after flooding

Hey guys,

So the geniuses who built my home decided that the perfect spot for a security panel would be directly benwath a water softener drain. As luck would have it, the drain overflowed and...
10-09-19, 04:01 PM
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In NY we bank the extra kwh vs getting paid for...

In NY we bank the extra kwh vs getting paid for them but it would cost 2-3x more to heat the home with electric vs natural gas if I were buying it from the grid.

I was kind of thinking setting it...
10-09-19, 02:41 PM
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Thanks for your help! So even though we have a...

Thanks for your help! So even though we have a surplus of kwh you would still opt to use the gas furnace to recover from the 4 degree setback?

The Bosch is supposed to still put out decent btus...
10-09-19, 01:09 PM
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It's more of a question as to what's more...

It's more of a question as to what's more wasteful I guess? Maintaining a set temp with the heat pump using the excess solar energy we created and thereby increasing our rate of heat loss.

Or
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10-09-19, 10:20 AM
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The house is 18 years old. A blower door test...

The house is 18 years old. A blower door test revealed that it is relatively tight. We are in NY, about 60 miles north of Manhattan.
10-09-19, 08:55 AM
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Recommended temperature setback with dual fuel and solar power

Hey guys, I'm just looking for your recommendations on how much I should set back my thermostat at night (first floor zone only) and/or while we are at work during the day (both first and second...
10-04-19, 05:39 PM
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So Unirac is sending out brand new clamps but I...

So Unirac is sending out brand new clamps but I must say I am somewhat skeptical that they won't do the same thing if I have 36 of them that rusted on me...
10-04-19, 09:04 AM
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Posted By diynewb105

Interesting observation. I tried looking closely...

Interesting observation. I tried looking closely and it doesnt look like there is a separate washer.
10-03-19, 04:40 PM
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That's the problem, the entire clamp assembly is...

That's the problem, the entire clamp assembly is stainless steel. The framing on the panels is aluminum. I don't see why this sort of rust would occur after only 3 months and in worry there will be...
10-03-19, 03:58 PM
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I spoke with the manufacturer that said all...

I spoke with the manufacturer that said all components are either 302 or 304 stainless steel. I'm wondering if this is a defective batch.
10-03-19, 01:47 PM
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Gotcha, in your opinion, is this something I...

Gotcha, in your opinion, is this something I should be concerned about or is it just aesthetic? The plate that the bolt goes through is considerably more magnetic than the bolt itself and...
10-03-19, 01:16 PM
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Posted By diynewb105

Rust on stainless steel solar panel mid-clamps. What's going on here?

Hey guys,

We had 2 ground mounted arrays erected just 3 months ago using Unirac's mounting system. I went back to the panels the other day to find that the mid-clamps were experiencing rust....
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