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by dacflyer
Fri Oct 04, 2019 12:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Anyone here ever mess with UPS's ( back up power supplies )
Replies: 9
Views: 461

Anyone here ever mess with UPS's ( back up power supplies )

I have 2 identical APC UPS Battery back up units ( APC BR800BLK ) Looks like this >--->> https://www.newegg.com/p/N82E16842101140 They both work, and function like they should, but the output on battery power is kinda low. I read 88VAC on one and 90VAC on the other. I've looked on the boards for an ...
by dacflyer
Tue Oct 01, 2019 9:56 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Self entertaining, entertainment system!
Replies: 29
Views: 3321

Re: Self entertaining, entertainment system!

my location thingie can be turned off, not sure if that is the GPS thing, or if my tablet even has a GPS.
i can't make any calls with it..but i know it has a Microphone and Camera.
by dacflyer
Mon Sep 30, 2019 11:03 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Self entertaining, entertainment system!
Replies: 29
Views: 3321

Re: Self entertaining, entertainment system!

haklesup >> with my tablet, if the data is turned off ( cell service ) th wifi still works fine.. but with the data turned off, i can still here the data every few min or so ( pinging ? ), if it is laying next to my computer speakers. but if i turn it to airplane mode ( same as wifi and data being t...
by dacflyer
Mon Sep 23, 2019 4:54 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Technology Backfire?
Replies: 57
Views: 7141

Re: Technology Backfire?

i had a AC system explode one time on my Home made AC , it was installed in a 69 Ford.. it cooled very very well, some humid days, it blew out fog. the hoses were made by a hydraulic hose shop. i was riding down the road, all was well, then BOOM Psssssshhhh.. i pulled over, i thought a radiator hose...
by dacflyer
Mon Sep 23, 2019 4:47 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Self entertaining, entertainment system!
Replies: 29
Views: 3321

Re: Self entertaining, entertainment system!

Externet >> you mentioned >>cell phone. They report to their tower often, unattended. My tablet does this even when i have the data turned off.. i know it does transmit data, because i hear it thru my speakers when the tablet is near it. i guess it needs to phone home every once in a while.. i use t...
by dacflyer
Mon Sep 16, 2019 12:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Can anyone help this fellow experimenter?
Replies: 2
Views: 213

Re: Can anyone help this fellow experimenter?

what are you wanting to know ?
by dacflyer
Mon Sep 09, 2019 10:01 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Odd Commercial Products.........
Replies: 95
Views: 14210

Re: Odd Commercial Products.........

i remember some factories used sound canceling near some really loud machines in the yarn mills..it helped some, but not much.
worst part is if it started to feed back,,would bust your ears then.
by dacflyer
Sun Sep 08, 2019 2:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Odd Commercial Products.........
Replies: 95
Views: 14210

Re: Odd Commercial Products.........

I've seen so many of his videos, he's a Riot of laughs..loves to blow himself up or shock himself. Now if you could create a vacuum in your room, then there would be no noises to hear, as sound cannot travel thru a vacuum..or so that's what i was taught in school. as for the mole thingie, My girl in...
by dacflyer
Sat Sep 07, 2019 7:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Technology Backfire?
Replies: 57
Views: 7141

Re: Technology Backfire?

Lenp >> and just how much power is being used to collect heat from a electric meter ?...HA HA!
by dacflyer
Sat Sep 07, 2019 7:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Odd Commercial Products.........
Replies: 95
Views: 14210

Re: Odd Commercial Products.........

here's, something i came across that I'm Calling BS on.. whatchya'll think ? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yeoqlz7TIvk supposed to be a whole room noise canceling device that you just plug into the room but it's really small.. it claimes to have a vibration canceling thingie in it.. supposed to gr...
by dacflyer
Thu Sep 05, 2019 4:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Technology Backfire?
Replies: 57
Views: 7141

Re: Technology Backfire?

i wouldn't care if i was just offsetting my bill some..
if i still wanted to, i could run a isolated system, but then i'd have to invest in a different inverter and charger..
not sure it's worth it..
by dacflyer
Tue Sep 03, 2019 6:29 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Technology Backfire?
Replies: 57
Views: 7141

Re: Technology Backfire?

haklesup >>> it's the same way here in my town with solar.. my power co. is a municipality. it has gotten to the point that i can't use my solar any more for grid tie use. they pay so little that had had to pay them to take the power,, so i was forced to shut down.. wouldn't have that problem if the...
by dacflyer
Wed Aug 28, 2019 6:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Technology Backfire?
Replies: 57
Views: 7141

Re: Technology Backfire?

In Honda's own words..."After the vehicle is parked for an extended period, the PCM begins an evaporative system leak check after meeting certain criteria. Under certain conditions, it may not return to sleep mode, causing the battery to discharge" So what was the purpose of this for anyway ? why do...
by dacflyer
Tue Aug 27, 2019 11:17 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Technology Backfire?
Replies: 57
Views: 7141

Re: Technology Backfire?

maybe lay a small solar panel up in the window when possible.. unless you stay parked in a garage..
by dacflyer
Mon Aug 26, 2019 1:33 pm
Forum: Up For Grabs
Topic: HP ProCurve Switch 4000M (J4121A) 40-Ports
Replies: 3
Views: 3130

Re: HP ProCurve Switch 4000M (J4121A) 40-Ports

well, i guess i'll just scrap it then...it's been on Ebay a few weeks now and no bites...
i have some server power supplies that might NAB a few bucks...nice high current units,