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    Help troubleshooting automatic door lock issue?

    Hi: I'd appreciate any words of wisdom to diagnose the power locks on my 1998 F-150. Symptoms: -The key fob works to lock and unlock both doors (it will make the clicking sound ALWAYS and send current to the actuators; however about 1/4 the time the passenger door doesn't push the lock up...
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    Light to turn on when opening automatic garage door

    Hi Everyone, I have the (luxury) of an automatic garage door. The motor to this door is powered by a standard 3-pin domestic plug. There is a standard on/off light switch in the garage to turn on these 6 LED battens (https://amzn.to/38BJ5ws) in there. The lighting circuit is on a separate...
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    How to draw an automatic control project

    Hello to everyone. I made a circuit, but I do not know how to draw a project for it. (German Norm) or (American norm) Relay = R1 I entered the A1 terminal of the sensor cable from I24. (+ 24V.) I entered the A2 terminal of the sensor cable from C24. (0 V). I entered the cable from OSSD1 to the...
  4. Toni from AT

    Turn light automatically on through vibration sensor

    Hi, Being a firefighter I have got a pager which vibrates. I’d like to turn on a light automatically through a vibration sensor when it detects vibration (the pager vibrates when alarmed). The light should turn off after some time and it should be also possible to use the light normally (switch...
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    Domestic Automatic Transfer Switch and earthing system installation advice

    Hi, I am planning to install a hybrid solar/wind power system. When it comes to 230V AC, I'd like to supply power to a home circuit with mainly LED lighting, It will draw probably never more than a few hundred watts. This circuit is connected on the main breaker panel to a 10A breaker,one pole...
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    DOL Starter / automatic dust extraction system

    Could I use a DOL Starter circuit to create an automatic extraction system? I was thinking that I could replace the start button and simply wire in a socket instead. So hypothetically if I plugged in and switched on an electric palm sander, it would start up my dust extraction systems (via the...
  7. ferg

    Automatic wire strippers

    I'm going to get some automatic wire strippers to try and save me a little time and more importantly my wrists thumbs and paws in general. Does anyone have any recommendations? along with limitations of sets they have. I don't mind buying a couple of sets but really don't want to buy stuff to...
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    Automatic disconnection of supply

    Can the above method alone be classed as basic protection according to 131.2.1 it can. Based on that regulation you can leave live terminals exposed if supplied by a 30mA RCD
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    CK Automatic or Irwin Vise Grip Wire Strippers?

    Hi, Does anyone have any experience of any of these tools? Some people say that the Irwin ones are better quality. Thanks
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    Automatic Swing Gate... Need help / advice on installing (pics included)

    Could someone guide me installing this auto swing gate motor, the motor will get bump on the wall on the current status of my attachment.... Should I try to weld and elevate the gate mounting to align on the wall height?
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    which automatic wire stripper is the best?

    Hi All, I had to replace my old automatic wire stripper as I broke it. The replacement unbranded device is the same but it is rubbish. I'm looking at the C.K 495001 Automatic Wire Stripper as a replacement of the replacement. C.K Automatic Wire Stripper -...
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    controller or led code for the new integrated IC--sk6822 led

    Hi everyone, I have got a new integrated digital rgb led strip,it seems a very good led,for it has the capability of automatic across the bad point, there is no need to repair the light, the signal can continue to transmission. but I do not how to make it work with the arduino,some people...
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    Problem with PIR light

    Hi guys, I'm new here and would welcome some advice. I'm an amateur, replacing an external light. The light is PIR activated only, and is not switched. It used to be plugged into a 13 amp socket, but I have removed the socket and replaced it with a switched fused spur, with a 5amp fuse. There...
  14. LauraADIA

    Legal requirements for Automatic Door engineers

    Hi all, I've just joined the forum as I think it's important to inform those who are electricians that are thinking about expanding into automatic door servicing and installation about certain regulations. If you are familiar with automatic doors, you will understand that they follow the...
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    Hand Dryer

    Hi there Been asked to look at replacing hand dryer is campsite toilets. Looking online for suitable ones, and found one that says suitable for ZONE U Where is Zone U Thanks
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    Commercial Avon prime line hand dryers

    Anyone know who sells these, I need a replacement and a quick search on the Internet has not helped. Any ideas?
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    Help with PIR

    Hi Needing help with a PIR. 1. Old wylex type 2 CBs what BS is this an what Ka rating does it have. 2. MEM Memway 3 phase DB with rewireable fuses i take it they are a BS3036 3.The Memway is fed via an 60A TPN switch fuse Oterail make would this have a BS No 4. Method of protection on PIR...
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    Sunlight activated switch

    Does anyone have any ideas where I can get a simple automatic switch that is sensitive to when the sun is shining? I have a d.i.y swimming pool with black pipe solar collector, It is hard for me to estimate what the days weather is gonna be like before I go off and work. A simple automatic...
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