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Hi All, Thanks for all the advice. I had...

Hi All,

Thanks for all the advice. I had some clear siliconized caulk on hand, so that's what I used - it came out great! I now have 2 more questions (1 related, 1 unrelated):

1. Related -...
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(FYI - the countertop material is quartz.)

(FYI - the countertop material is quartz.)
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Posted By Oopey

Bathroom Vanity -Backsplash Not Attached?

(I hope this post is in the right section - I couldn't find any other place to post it.)

Hi All,

Is the backsplash for a vanity supposed to be somehow adhered/sealed to the countertop so that...
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Hi All, Just wanted to follow-up on what...

Hi All,

Just wanted to follow-up on what FIOS told me.

I tried unplugging the coax cable from the splitter, and then plugged it back in, including tightening all the connections there. I still...
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Posted By Oopey

Hi All, Sorry for the delay, but New Year...

Hi All,

Sorry for the delay, but New Year festivities got the best of me!

Anyway, I think I narrowed down the problem to my FIOS cablemodem/router. When it was on the right side of my TV (and...
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No worries, and it honestly didn't upset me - I...

No worries, and it honestly didn't upset me - I really am grateful for all the help from everyone. Just meant that your input on my receiver issue on another thread was much more helpful! :)
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2john - what did "nearby" mean, in the sense of...

2john - what did "nearby" mean, in the sense of how close/far was the cell phone from the speaker or speaker wires or receiver, etc.?

Thanks!
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Posted By Oopey

Beelzebob - I really do appreciate the assistance...

Beelzebob - I really do appreciate the assistance from everyone on this site (including from you), but I'm not sure that the Socratic Method is the best way forward when people are coming here...
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Posted By Oopey

Thanks for the responses, All. PJ - Thanks...

Thanks for the responses, All.

PJ - Thanks (as always!) for the, ahem, input. :Wink: However, I'm not sure what you mean about using a different input that doesn't use the sound processor. My...
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Posted By Oopey

Wow, thanks all! After reading the responses...

Wow, thanks all! After reading the responses here, I got down very , very close and was able to see another copper pipe in the fins (like I was expecting to see)!

Thanks again!
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Intermittent Electrical Buzzing from Speakers?

Hi All,

I have a 5.1.2 setup, with Micca speakers (including in-ceiling and wall for the surround and Atmos), bookshelf for L/R, and the Micca center speaker for the center. My receiver is a...
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Hot water baseboard - Pipe on top of fins?

Hi All,

My understanding of hot water baseboard heating is that the fins are supposed to be around the pipe so that the heat goes from the pipes to the fins, and the fins (with higher surface...
09-05-19, 09:46 AM
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Posted By Oopey

Hi Geo, It connects with my alarm system hub...

Hi Geo,

It connects with my alarm system hub (https://www.scoutalarm.com/), which is itself connected via ethernet to my cablemodem/router. All the other equipment connects to the alarm system...
09-04-19, 08:50 PM
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Posted By Oopey

That makes sense; I got a digital doorbell and a...

That makes sense; I got a digital doorbell and a digital chime. OK, I'll tape off the red wire; fingers crossed that this works. I'll let you know!

Thanks again for all the help!
09-04-19, 08:08 PM
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Posted By Oopey

Hi All, Just wanted to check in to see if...

Hi All,

Just wanted to check in to see if anyone has any thoughts on what to do with the red wire. Should I just cover the end with electrical tape or a wire nut?

Thanks!
09-03-19, 07:23 PM
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Posted By Oopey

Hi Geo, The actual power kit is this: ...

Hi Geo,

The actual power kit is this: https://www.amazon.com/Scout-Alarm-Video-Doorbell-Security/dp/B07T5JV49V

Yes, the green and white wires are where the old chime was (and where the new...
09-03-19, 03:22 PM
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Posted By Oopey

Hi Geo, Thanks for the link. The two...

Hi Geo,

Thanks for the link.

The two yellow wires are for the backdoor bell (which I don't really care if that works or not). The front doorbell has black and white wires (the image with the...
09-03-19, 12:49 PM
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Posted By Oopey

PJ, Thanks again for the info. Does it...

PJ,

Thanks again for the info.

Does it matter which of the two wires goes to the F(ront) and which goes to the T(ransformer)?

And, what do I do with the third wire coming out of the wall? ...
09-02-19, 10:43 PM
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Posted By Oopey

Hi PJ et al., Thanks for the info. Upon...

Hi PJ et al.,

Thanks for the info.

Upon a much closer look in much brighter light, the three conductors in the single cable (if I'm using those terms correctly) are white, green, and red (i.e.,...
09-02-19, 05:35 PM
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Posted By Oopey

If I understand you, then yes. 1 cable, 3...

If I understand you, then yes. 1 cable, 3 conductors. Basically, whoever installed it put in one wire (what I would call a wire as a layperson). Inside that wire is the red, black, and white wires...
09-01-19, 05:10 PM
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Posted By Oopey

Hi All, Thanks for the info. I used a...

Hi All,

Thanks for the info.

I used a multimeter, and tested the three wires in all three combinations (w/b, w/r, b/r) while my wife was pressing the doorbell button in the front and then again...
08-30-19, 08:26 AM
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Posted By Oopey

Doorbell Wiring - Identifying Wires

Hi All,

I'm looking to install a digital Scout video doorbell (very similar to the Ring, but by a different company). However, I'm running into some trouble/questions before I start.

We...
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Posted By Oopey

Hmm, if Nascar was on, I'd probably be sitting...

Hmm, if Nascar was on, I'd probably be sitting very far away. Like next room far away, or maybe outside. :)

Thanks to both of you for the input! Looks like I'll go with the 65" (which is a...
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Posted By Oopey

TV Viewing Distance vs. TV Size?

Hi All,

I am looking to purchase a new TV, but I'm not sure what size to get.

It will be in the corner of the room, facing into the room diagonally. We have a sectional sofa in an L...
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Posted By Oopey

Temporary Sealing Shower Tiles?

Hi All,

We are having some problems with our shower, which I'm attaching pictures for. One tile near the ground has a crack through it (1st picture). The grout on other tiles looks...
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