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  1. ThePatrician

    Domestic Phone next to pool?

    Guys, I'm desperate for your help and ready to rip my face off. So here's the situation: one of my co-workers is tasked with installing a phone in a weatherproof box next to the owner's pool. It's a residence, and the exterior wall of the residence is 8 feet from the pool. There is no other...
  2. Charlie_

    I Phone or Android

    Which is best? Currently have an iPhone and thinking of jumping ship.. Who else has made the switch? Pros and cons, is it still possible to use the cloud and access all the data?
  3. F

    Conversion of phone box for defibrillator

    Has anyone undertaken the conversion of an adopted phone box to house a defib? Our village has adopted the phone box and if we apply through Community Heart Trust, we can continue to use the electrical supply. This is purely for a light and small fan/heater to keep the AED at an ambient...
  4. telectrix

    email fail on galaxy phone.

    as title.email says last synched a few days ago.only way to get emails is to delete the email account, then re-install it.then the emails come in, but the after the current ones, no more come in and i have to delete the account again and re-install. any geeks got any ideas???
  5. telectrix

    email, failure on samsung phone

    galaxy S6. was fine with emails till back in august last year, it stopped receiving emails. also i can't send. the email account works perfectly on laptop, but no traffic to/from phone. i have not altered any settings. anyone have a scooby?
  6. E

    Phone line/Bt cable Help!

    So i had a call out from a customer saying her phone point incoming into her property (straight off the telephone pole) had come off the wall so i went and had a look. When i got there all the cores were disconnected completely and the actual point was on the floor. Does anyone know how to...
  7. G

    Bell 801 Entry Phone System Wiring help

    Morning all, Hope you’re all well. I have replaced my entry phone system for the same one just a fresher one as have been decorating. However, the dummy I am, I didn’t take a pic of where the wires go and now I’m lost. I’ve got the sound working when someone pushes the buzzer downstairs, but...
  8. D

    Texecom Premier24 sharing a BT phone line with a Tunstall ‘Lifeline’ alarm.

    I have a Texecom Premier24 alarm with Com2400 connected to our PSTN line to send SMS messages after an alarm. I have recently installed a Tunstall ‘Lifeline’ alarm which also uses the BT line, so I have ‘daisy-chained’ the two alarms with the Premier24 lines connected directly to the BT Master...
  9. C

    How Mobile Phone Signal Boosters Work

    Hello, I cannot fully comprehend the logic of mobile phone signal boosters. Basically all claim that you have an antenna on your roof that will communicate with the cell tower. An amplifier boosts the signal that is transmitted within your house. No one says that your transmissions to the cell...
  10. S

    Strange crimp connector for BT phone power

    I have an adapter which plugs into the mains and on the other end has what looks like an RJ11 crimp connector, but the clip is oriented to the left rather than the middle. I want to shorten the cable as it is far too long and had anticipated simply cutting the appropriate amount of the lead and...
  11. Murdoch

    Paying in cheques using your smart phone ....

    Anyone tried this? What a great invention! My business account is with Lloyds FWIW
  12. M

    Help! Phone line assistance needed.

    Hi folks. Looking for a little DIY phone help if possible. Hope this is the right place, but it's the only likely forum I could find. We moved into our flat about a year ago. It has only one working landline socket, in the living room, and another, disconnected, in the spare room. I want to...
  13. T

    Nokia 6310i Phone (2012) Not Charging

    Have tried 2 different transformers but cannot get the charging signal (increasing line of blocks) to appear in the LCD. Also tried a spare battery but still no indication of juice going in. What could the fault / remedy be? Thanks.
  14. R

    Phone calls asking if I want to sell/know value of my Business

    Hi all, I`ve been trading for the last 8 years, in the last 8ish months I`ve been getting calls from firms asking if I would be interested in selling my business. Also getting calls saying that they have clients that want to invest in the area and would I sell or when I say no they ask whether I...
  15. T

    mobile phone antenna interference

    I've been asked to install an LED flood light on a roof of a high rise building, only problem is it will be situated within about a foot of a mobile phone antenna. Would this be something to worry about? will it cause interference?
  16. S

    Help please... phone and internet extension

    This is not my area so any help with a solution to this would be appreciated.. I have two lines coming into my house both coming into the front of the house. Line A is my house/business line and also has the broad band on it. Line B is my wife business line. The internet router (BT) is in the...
  17. S

    Domestic phone line / water issue .. recommendations / help needed

    hello, in a rental property we have. the tenant has told us that the internet stopped working so called in BT, there was water in the socket, unit replaced. 6 months later the issue reappeared again .. we had damp proofing course done 10 years ago .. company gone bust so no warranty .aahhhh...
  18. Sim Electrical Solutions

    Phone Line not working but broadband active

    Hi, I am looking for a bit of help. Don't normally touch Phone lines but been carrying out a large renovation and customer wanted a Phone socket face plate changed. Had a look and it was only 4 wire connected so didn't think it would cause much harm. House has had everything disconnected in...
  19. NDG Elecs

    Schneider GET phone point terminals

    Hi folks, I have a Schneider GET ultimate flat plate phone point to install tomorrow. I had a quick look at the face plate today when I picked it up and am befuddled. The terminals are not screw type nor insulation displacement type either. They look to be some kind of push fit akin to Wagos...
  20. T

    aerial advice for block of flats.

    Got a block of 6 flats to do. What is the standard set up for Aerials? Wire all points back to Center point, or take an aerial to each flat, and use a booster? Tom
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