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re: Recommend a good budget NUC/Mini PC - CarRamrod
i have looked but that forums layout is so.......bad... haha. i didnt see that thread ill read over it. I mean i think one of these atom processors is plenty to run it, it is really how does Win10 run on it, now that im looking at it looks like most people are runing them on linix....i wish there ...
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re: Recommend a good budget NUC/Mini PC - CarRamrod
thats one! i have done a tone of work with RPis and i know they are "enough" to run HA. but even when running minor tasks thhe Best RPi will lag and i want to pull my hair out. I have 2 RPis running to different beer related servers and man they work....they work ok. but i just want more...
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re: Recommend a good budget NUC/Mini PC - CarRamrod
I would like to keep it as small as possible for both applications i would like to use them for. ...
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re: Respond to this post on the Bernie Sanders reddit page - CarRamrod
[quote]What an idiot [/quote]he is just a liar..... I mean i could say im the Im a die hard Martian through and through..... doesnt mean its the truth. ...
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re: I need a new laptop/tablet - CarRamrod
[quote]Is there a new Surface pro out there? [/quote]im sure you can find the latest and greatest on microsoft.com ...
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Recommend a good budget NUC/Mini PC - CarRamrod
I want to get a couple NUC/mini PCs for a couple projects im doing. One can be dont on a RPi but i want something more powerful and the other needs some decent computing power. Ive seen a few lightning deals with the Atom X5-Z8350. retail 150 but on deal they can be down to 119. Thes all see...
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re: Is DOTD waiting for full structural failure of the I-10/Bluebonnet overpass embankment - CarRamrod
[quote]I doubt city engineers designed that overpass. More like DOTD. [/quote] :lol: you think DOTD designed it? do people not reailze government agencies RARELY design anything outright. ...
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re: Engineers of the OT: are you in any professional society? - CarRamrod
[quote]PDHs are about $50-100 a PDH by the time you factor in travel, food, and lodging [/quote]lol. your going to the wrong conferences. BTW i just had sticker shock, im presenting at a conference this summer and the fee is 1000 bucks....for the speakers. thats highway robbery. ...
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re: Engineers of the OT: are you in any professional society? - CarRamrod
[quote]If you're licensed, you need PDHs and the engineering societies often are a good way to do this. They'll have lunches put on by a vendor who explain a new process or product that can count for PDHs. That way you get your hours and you get free lunches. That's the only reason I've been in them...
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re: Laptop Rec under $1000 - CarRamrod
i would go to slickdeals and find the cheapest one that fits the size she wants. Web browsing, and word processing doesnt take much power. here is a link with the laptop filter on. [link=(https://slickdeals.net/forums/filtered/?daysprune=7&vote=0&intagid%5B%5D=34&f=9&sort=lastpost&order=desc&...
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re: Home automation and Lighting setup - CarRamrod
Yea you can do that with smart things. But I love the idea of the different clicks for different things with the switches you linked. Granted ever single switch doesn't need that. ...
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re: Home automation and Lighting setup - CarRamrod
I haven't bought lights yet. I'm trying stay away from wifi because I don't want to have to rely on cloud based actions. I'm really really intrigued into these switches that can run different routines. I'm contemplating trying to sell all of my nice lutron switches that require their own hub and m...
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re: Home automation and Lighting setup - CarRamrod
im running smartthings but building my own hub does intrigue me. and these look awesome "Inovelli red series dimmer switch" i might pick some up...
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re: Just got Google wifi. Have a question about ATT modem/router - CarRamrod
[quote]Yea, I definitely get those speeds for the few items plugged in directly to my ATT Router.[/quote]if you get that and you are usng ip passthough maybe your gateway acts how it should... but i have use 4 different BGW210s with none wotking 3 of the other, and 2 of the NV ones which doesnt eve ...
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re: If Astros go out and win the world series this year - CarRamrod
every baseball team cheats...... why even have signs if you arent worried about the other team looking at or hearing you...
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re: Just got Google wifi. Have a question about ATT modem/router - CarRamrod
[quote]Q: What speeds are you getting by doing this? I'm on the older Google Wifi router + 2 access points, so I know they'll degrade slightly as they hop to and from each other. [/quote]you should plug a computer directly into your google wifi man hum and do a speed check. you should get in the ...
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Home automation and Lighting setup - CarRamrod
So if you have a room with multiple recessed lights connected to a single switch, the easiset thing to do it just put a zwave switch on the wall to control them. BUT what if i want to control them individually? If i were to install a pack of these, I could control them individually. [img]...
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re: Just got Google wifi. Have a question about ATT modem/router - CarRamrod
what are you paying for? [quote]Avg download speed the last 30 days: 450mbps[/quote]if your paying for gig you are only getting 45% of what you are paying for. and there lies the issue with ATT (even though some people do get it to work) I have yet to get a gateway that will work. in a perf...
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