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    Domestic Intruder Alarms!

    Thanks for the replies guys! Will have a check of my insurance!
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    Domestic Intruder Alarms!

    Hi, just wondered what you guys think are the best make domestic wired alarm systems out there, as there are so many? Also are there only certain brands that can be configured into home automation / networking systems? Just after some opinions from the more experienced members. Thanks
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    House Alarm

    Hi Richard that is the plan, and I do have a bit of an idea,I knew the answer, but I guess it is just confidence to make sure I am right. But thank you for the suggestion!
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    House Alarm

    Thank you for the reply!
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    House Alarm

    Can I please ask then, when wiring the tamper loop in series, say you use green and yellow as the 2 required cores, at the panel, do you simply connect the green of one item to the yellow of the next and so on until you are obviously left with one green and one yellow to connect into the panel...
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    Cctv Help?

    Thanks for the replies! Richard thank you very much for your post, that has answered a lot of my questions and is most helpful! I really appreciate your input an time. Thanks again!
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    Home Network?

    Thanks for all the replies, much appreciated. Badger thanks for your offer, I will defo be in touch to pick your brains!
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    Home Network?

    I am interested in setting up a home network, with computer points! Can I link CCTV and other stuff into it, like tv, security alarm etc! Can u run sky at through it? Do I need both a data and a phone point at each point, or is this dependent on what will be required at the point? Is cat5...
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    Cctv Help?

    Hi. Happy new year to all! I am a fully qualified electrician, and I am looking to expand my knowledge and services this year. I am self employed and basically jut do power and lighting, telephone and tv aerials. However, I would like to learn CCTV. I am looking to install some cameras on my...
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    RCD protection or not???

    any other help guys??? Surely there must be some advice out there???
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    RCD protection or not???

    Origin is a TNS, then of main isolator is a 3 phase supply to 100A Switch fuse, then tails form this to 63A switch fuse, which feeds 3 phase D/B. Then 3 x 20A old MCB's feeding swa to transformer. Thanks Craig
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    RCD protection or not???

    Hi, got a 3 phase transformer on a construction site (office refurb) fed by 6mm swa, form an old 3 phase d/b. Should the swa to the transformer be rcd protected or not, the regs are not really clear on this? The cable is tied up and taped with caution markings. Thanks Craig
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    Help with plan of attack!

    Thanks for the great advice, these are exactly the little tips i was after. Andy, not reg yet, I am going self employed at the moment and intend to use this as my assessment, going for Napit. Have been working for a firm, doing commercial work, but have become annoyed as to how we are being...
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    Help with plan of attack!

    HI Guys. Got my first lived in rewire coming up, so after some help on how to go about it. I am a fully qualified electrician, but only do commercial and industrial work. I have done one other rewire, byt it was vacant, so i just killed the whole house and ripped everything out no problems...
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    Intruder alarms

    Thanks Barx, I really appreciate your help. Feel free to go on, the more you bable the more I learn! Better to learn of other peoples experiences! Thanks again, think am going to look at a wired set up!
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    Intruder alarms

    Hi guys looking to install a new intruder alarm in my house, i want 5 detectors / sensors and to key pads ( 1 by the front door and 1 at the top of the stairs), but don't really know much about alarm systems. Just wondered if wireless or normal alrarms are best and what are good brands of...
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    Thermostat

    Hi guys, I have been asked to install a thermostat on a friends boiler, i have noe experience with boilers at all, I am simply an installation electrician. Haven't had a look at the boiler yet so dont know what it is or what thermostat he is buying, but just wondered how difficult it could be...
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    Scutch chisels

    Thanks guys, think it is going to take some smaking though, as only sits in a couple of mill at the min, reckon i might destroy some garden flags and may be a few fingers trying to get the comb in properly!! Hope i never have to change it, cos i reckon getting it out may be even harder and more...
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    Scutch chisels

    Just bought myself a scutch chisel off ebay (recommended for chasing out by a friend). Any way the combs are double sided, havent used the chisel yet but am wondering how the combs stay in, as they don't seem to sit in very well. The make was JPJ tools. Does anyone else have one of these...
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    Oven & Hob

    Thanks PC, great advice and help. Really appreciate your help. Craig
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