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Thanks everyone. I just thought of something. ...

Thanks everyone. I just thought of something. On my system I have the 5580 ESCORT module installed. I am guessing I need (or should) remove this prior to installing the Envisalink. I have no...
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Thank you. I presume you can shut off the alarm...

Thank you. I presume you can shut off the alarm from your phone? Correct?
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Yes I do have the Installer Code for my system. ...

Yes I do have the Installer Code for my system. I've changed a few things (like delays) over the years. Its tedious but I can work my way through it.
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Thank you PJmax. Yes I was thinking of skipping...

Thank you PJmax. Yes I was thinking of skipping a year or waiting until the first chirp and then replace all ... until I read that you want fresh batteries so if they do alarm, the alarm is LOUD and...
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EnvisaLink EVL-4EZR

I read some of the older posts on this device.

I have a 20 year old DSC 832 system and our annual monitoring contract comes up for renewal in January.

Is the EVL-4 still a good option for...
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Battery Backup on Wired Smoke Detectors

So I just finished the annual ritual of replacing the 9V batteries in my 11 wired smoke detectors. I thought I would post here and see if anyone had any other ideas or thoughts as it seems like...
03-06-19, 01:24 PM
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Posted By pslatin

TO: KNPV PSD; Yes sorry for the delay in...

TO: KNPV PSD; Yes sorry for the delay in responding. I did change the Interstage delay to zero and it does seem to be working, i.e. the thermostat is controlling the staging.

TO: lawrosa;...
02-06-19, 09:28 AM
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Posted By pslatin

RE: KNPV PSD: So I tried the test you suggested...

RE: KNPV PSD: So I tried the test you suggested several times; and each time, it took exactly 10 minutes to shift to Stage 2. So I am guessing that the furnace is still operating with a delay. ...
01-25-19, 11:15 AM
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Posted By pslatin

Thank you! I will try that.

Thank you! I will try that.
01-21-19, 02:18 PM
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Posted By pslatin

Post Trane & Ecobee4

Apologies if I should have piggybacked on an existing thread, I see several Trane/Ecobee threads already. I am still learning proper forum etiquette.

I have a Trane S9V2C100U4PSAAB that is 2...
11-18-12, 08:05 PM
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Posted By pslatin

Hello. Well ... it appears that I got 5 good...

Hello. Well ... it appears that I got 5 good years of service out of these 10 year smoke alarms.

Last week one of the alarms (the very first one I installed) started to chirp at 4AM. Just like...
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Blanco Silgranite Sinks - Questions

We are putting in granite counter tops with Blanco Silgranite undermount sinks. I plan to use my existing Insinkerator 444 disposal which runs great. I am having trouble choosing the drain flanges...
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I continue to experience this same issue. The...

I continue to experience this same issue. The door goes down, then after a second, it goes back up. I decrease the down travel and all is well for a couple of weeks. Then the condition returns. ...
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Liftmaster: Door Closes - Then Opens after One Second

I have a Liftmaster Model 1280-298 (1/2 HP) that is approximately 10 years old. About a year ago one of the main door springs broke. I had it replaced and while he was here the repairman adjusted...
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Cordless Phone Interference

We were experiencing interference between our cordless phones (Panasonic KXTG2000B -- 2.4GHz -- and our wifi network. So we invested in a new DECT 6.0 system and all seems well.

I would like to...
12-31-08, 12:17 AM
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Posted By pslatin

SC202's Are Working Fine

Everything is working well. The next morning as I last mentioned, I turned on the power and went around and started pulling the activation tabs. After about 4 or 5 tabs (out of 11), they were...
12-21-08, 10:07 PM
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Posted By pslatin

Thank you John and Mr. Strategery: Blushing...

Thank you John and Mr. Strategery:

Blushing ... I think I have read that little book 10 times (I mean, I have 11 copies of it, 22 if you count the Spanish versions!) ... but I think Page 20...
12-21-08, 08:18 PM
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Posted By pslatin

Replacing Smoke Alarms

I am in the process of replacing 11 interconnected smoke alarms in my home.

I have chosen the Dupont SC202 Self-Charging alarm because I am tired of constantly replacing the 9V batteries when the...
Forum: Water Heaters
12-15-08, 01:46 PM
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Posted By pslatin

Pressure Increasing

The new expansion tank continues to work well and there are still no leaks at the TPR valve.

But when I installed the new tank in October, my max pressure in the water heater dropped to about...
Forum: Water Heaters
10-11-08, 01:23 PM
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Posted By pslatin

Problem Resolved

Sorry for taking so long to respond but after replacing the ST-5 with an ST-8 ... my TPR valve leak has stopped. Thanks to everyone for your help.

Yes the old expansion tank was heavy and the...
Forum: Water Heaters
09-07-08, 07:15 PM
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Posted By pslatin

Thank you Mr. Furd! This is all making a lot...

Thank you Mr. Furd! This is all making a lot more sense now.

My plan this evening is to replace the ST-5 with an ST-8. The good news is based on Amtrol's website, the diameter of the ST-8 is the...
Forum: Water Heaters
09-07-08, 03:25 PM
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Posted By pslatin

Thanks for the great responses. RE: [furd]; ...

Thanks for the great responses.

RE: [furd]; The check valve on the cold water supply just before the expansion tank is not a "city valve", but rather it was installed by the original plumber. Is...
Forum: Water Heaters
09-07-08, 11:26 AM
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Posted By pslatin

Recirculating Line Causing Excess Pressure?

House was built in 2000 with a recirculating hot water line driven by a Grundfos UM 15-10 B5 pump. Hot water heater installed was an AO Smith 75 gallon unit. Basically, ever since the house was...
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