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    Verizon vs. Tmobile

    I will probably be switch back to Verizon. I am saving about 30 bucks a month but If i cant get coverage than why bother.
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    Verizon vs. Tmobile

    I have been with Verizon for years and I found a plan with T mobile that will safe me a lot of cash. anyhow, I switch over and on my wifes phone when she calls into her office to check messages the phone will only ring 1 time than line goes dead. I tried it on my phone and it does the same...
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    Rack installation for 16,000 sq. ft home

    I will be posting more pics as soon as more equipment is installed. Some of the contractors are still working in the house and I do not want to take a chance on anything walking away. The homeowner has invested 800k into the equipment so far. Which is not including the equipment for the theater
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    Rack installation for 16,000 sq. ft home

    These 2 racks will house amps. Sonos equip. Router. Modem NVR. A few Poe switches. Pre amps. The dedicated home theatre will have its own rack.
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    Rack installation for 16,000 sq. ft home

    Not this model amp. the amps Im installing are about 20 grand each, my cost
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    Rack installation for 16,000 sq. ft home

    same here, I have a lot of high end clients in my area. The owner knows his shit!. It is so nice to work with a client that knows exactly what he wants. The theater we are installing is off the charts! I will post pics of that next week. not much installed yet but ill post more as I get deeper...
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    Rack installation for 16,000 sq. ft home

    I am not even close to done. this was done td Wiring trays will be installed after all equipment is installed in the rack. the racks are almost empty at this point. only have a switch for the wap;s powered up and a Few power conditioners. Next week I will be installing 16 D’Agostino Classic...
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    Help with alarm in pigtail wire

    stagger the splice and solder them, then use 3M electrical tape to wrap them with. if you stagger the splice you dont have to worry about a short. Also put the splice in a weatherproof box if possible
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    Rack installation for 16,000 sq. ft home

    I prewired this Home 4 years ago for security, which will have over 160 hardwired zones, 42 Ip cameras inside and out, 18 rooms of audio/video, 16 WAP's. also lutron lighting control system, dedicated home theater. another 2 months and this should be wrapped up. I'll be spending about a week or...
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    Got my new PTZ to replace new one I fried in 2.34" rain. Need the Gods of the Forum to tell me how to waterproof properly.

    grease the 45 connector, you only need a small amount and use a weathrproof box whenever you can and seal any holes with silicone
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    Are Unify cameras good?

    I don't think there bad cameras, I just think the price is way to high for what you get. They are very easy to set up even if you have little or no experience setting up cameras. I sell A lot of camera systems and can't see how anyone can make any money off installing them because of the cost of...
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    Are Unify cameras good?

    I bid on a job early this year and they specked Unifi, I did get the job. Installed about 50 cameras in a large office building, Not a big fan! The software is really nice but I do not think they are worth the money. The customer was happy with the installation but not so much with the quality...
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    Installing a system inside a garage that get HOT ***pics**

    A few years ago I installed a small system in a shed with no air conditioning. I put the nvr in a box that i built and installed a few fans. One blowing hot air out and the other drawing air in. I mounted the power supply on the outside of the enclosure as well as the router. I also found some...
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    Meth Head at the House

    It takes a lot of balls to go into someones property uninvited. Then when they get shot by a homeowner everyone gets there titties in a uproar! and all the talk about addicts need treatment and rehab. come into my house univited in the middle of the night while my wife and children are there and...
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    Service call at a church

    Yesterday I had service call at a church. I step outside and there are police everywhere. a guy was on his bike coming to the food bank that the church operates. he crossed the street and got hit by a charger going 35 MPH. he was in critical condition according to the officer that noticed the...
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