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re: Cree Bulb Failures - mctiger1985
How many hours a day do you put on them? I think those last xx years are usually based on 3 hour days...
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re: Homeless wheelchair guy living in car next to taco bell on airline in BTR - mctiger1985
[IMG]http://i.imgur.com/7ARgZOA.jpg[/IMG] Budweiser is his drink of choice...
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re: Official WINK HUB Home Automation thread - mctiger1985
sensors on doors, wine cabinets (anywhere children shouldn't be), behind safe to notify you if it ever moves (cheap security, lol). turning on attic pull chain lights when the stairs are opened. leak detectors around washing machines and dishwashers. sensors on mailbox to know when mail has arrived ...
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re: Anyone else's Cox Cable acting up? - mctiger1985
Fine here...
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re: I need recommendations on Alexa-enabled LED Light Bulbs - mctiger1985
[quote]Yes it might be pricy but the switch/dimmers don't need to be replaced[/quote] What do you mean by this? What doesn't need to be replaced? ...
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re: Can anyone recommend a colored BR30 bulb that works with Lutron dimmer's - mctiger1985
Get a non dimming switch. The dimming is controlled by the bulb. Smart bulbs on a dimmer will most likely break pretty quick. ...
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re: I need recommendations on Alexa-enabled LED Light Bulbs - mctiger1985
Ok, yeah. Wasn't thinking about wifi bulbs. Using a hub would be a lot cheaper though then buying all wifi bulbs. ...
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re: I need recommendations on Alexa-enabled LED Light Bulbs - mctiger1985
[quote] Can you tell me more about this?[/quote] Looks like he is trying to make you go broke. Those seem quite pricey. Eta: if using switches, you need to check if you have neutrals currently. Having no neutral at the switch limits your brand choices. ...
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re: I need recommendations on Alexa-enabled LED Light Bulbs - mctiger1985
You are going to need some kind of hub that connects to Alexa. There are no lights that connect directly. ...
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re: Digital Picture Frame - mctiger1985
Gave a nixplay brand to my parents two years ago. Its wifi, so we can upload pictures of their grandchild every so often. Works great. ...
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re: Black Diamond Disney VHS tapes - worth $$$$ - mctiger1985
[link=(http://m.ebay.com/itm/Brand-New-SEALED-Beauty-and-the-Beast-Walt-Disney-VHS-Black-Diamond-Tape-RARE-/311756257584?_trkparms=aid%253D222007%2526algo%253DSIC.MBE%2526ao%253D1%2526asc%253D20150519202348%2526meid%253D5a854a21a9d144d9b474aa94347dbf87%2526pid%253D100408%2526rk%253D4%2526rkt%253D25%...
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re: Echo Dot the most useless contraption ever invented? It is at CAD's house - mctiger1985
I use both of mine daily to control lights and fans. Walking through my living room at night, i can turn off the light after I've crossed without being in the dark. ...
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re: Turning your home into a "smart" home, pros and cons? - mctiger1985
[link=(http://www.tigerdroppings.com/rant/tech/official-wink-hub-home-automation-thread/53853959/)]Happy too...good luck making sense of this rambling outdated thread[/link] :cheers:...
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re: Logitech Harmony Home Hub - mctiger1985
Are you talking about just the hub or the Harmony Home Extender. Haven't heard anybody talk about using the extender. ...
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re: Turning your home into a "smart" home, pros and cons? - mctiger1985
You would need battery backup if you have security set up such as door sensors and sirens. ...
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re: WD 2tb hard drive on sale for $50 at walmart - mctiger1985
[link=(https://brickseek.com/walmart-inventory-checker/?sku=126216979)]Brickseek Inventory Checker for Passport[/link]...
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re: WD 2tb hard drive on sale for $50 at walmart - mctiger1985
Sullivan Walmart had them for $29 two weeks ago :nana:...
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re: Official WINK HUB Home Automation thread - mctiger1985
Yes, ihome connects with Wink if you have an iphone to pair the plug with the ihome app first. The Android version of the app is crap. Speaking of energy monitoring, I just purchased the Sense one that connects to the breaker box. Probably wasted $300 dollars :lol:...
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