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    IR-LOCK Sensor with 2 Beacons?

    Hello! I am looking to use IR sensors to get an accurate location for a hovering quadcopter. I have been looking into the IR-lock sensor and it seems like a viable option. However, in order to increase the level of precision, I was hoping to use 2 beacons rather than one. Does anyone have...
  2. T

    Question Star Wars Episode 1 to 3: Which scenes to censor for kid friendly viewing?

    My 9 year old son is extremely keen on Star Wars, he's been reading many books, played many of the Lego Star Wars games and played with countless toys. After much pressure from him, I finally gave in to letting him watch the movies Episodes 4 to 6. He really enjoyed them and is now asking to...
  3. howardlamby

    MAF sensor

    Has anyone cleaned theirs? Has it made any difference to mpg?
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    Question Visonic Powermaster - which detector for patio doors?

    I want to protect the patio doors at the back of my integral garage, but am not sure what Visonic Powermaster detector to use. You can get from the garage into the house through an internal door, and the patio doors have vertical blinds, which I want to keep. A standard door contact is not a...
  5. skhan786

    Question Need a motion sensor cctv

    Can anyone recommend me a good motion sensor cctv with push notifications so as soon as it detects motion I get a notification on my phone
  6. Northgarden85

    Question Sony IR sensor not working.

    I’ve had my Sony KD65ZF9 with the matching sound bar for about 4 months now and loving it. However the remote just stopped working and the only function that works is the voice command. Has anyone else had a issue like this and if so how did you fix it? I’ve performed a hard reset thinking that...
  7. B

    does anyone know of any smart motion sensors or driveway sensor?

    I'd like to have a beam break sensor at the end of my driveway so that I a small "ding" sound & don't have to rush when anyone rings the doorbell. There would also be a number of other uses for this. Is there any smart motion sensor, external smart sensor, or similar? I can't seem to find...
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    Question IFTTT Compatible Temperature Sensor

    Hi guys, I currently run a Hive thermostat linked into a hive hub plus a couple of hive active bulbs. I run the central heating for the whole house off the one hive thermostat. This works fine and I'm actually quite impressed with it's performance. I also have a conservatory who's temperature...
  9. M

    vizio vf550m ir remote sensor

    does anyone know where this is located on this tv.need to replace
  10. InvisibleDuncan

    Underfloor heating temperature sensor wire - can I fix it?

    Okay, this is a long shot because it's a very specific question and this isn't a DIY forum, but I've seen that there are quite a few people on here who really know their onions, so I thought I'd give it a try. While trying to put on a new control panel for the electric underfloor heating in my...
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    Sensor which can trigger DMX signal

    Hello everyone, I am looking for a sensor which can works for a metal surface and can trigger DMX signal. The distance from the sensor to the object which should move is not more than 1 meter. Please advise. Many thanks.
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    Question Simplest possible sensor beam -connect to a bell

    Our back door is in an extension and out of sight from the kitchen. We couldn't train our dog to bark when he needed to go outside so we installed an alarm mat connected to an ordinary electric bell. Problem solved.Both the dog and the mat are long gone, but having just acquired another...
  13. MrFraggle

    Question Sensor placement.

    New to the Rift so many noobie questions. I am going to get another sensor and will probably wall mount at least two of them. Does placement matter, I am trying, given the shape of my room for a triangular placement or should I bee looking at another configuration? If wall mounted high high...
  14. M

    Sony NT5 remote control sensor coverage

    Hello, I recently bought a Sony NT5 soundbar. Almost everything seems well with the pass through connections and sound quality (even with the lack of bass but I like the crisp sound). However I have one show stopper. The remote only works from a maximum of two feet away whether I have the...
  15. MrHendren

    UN55D6003SFXZA not responding to remote or sensor

    Ok I have a TV (look at title) and got a problem not sure what going on. I received the TV from my brother and when he had it, the TV would turn on and you could use the remote or the sensor on the TV for a short amount of time (10-20 seconds after you plugged the power on) after the time had...
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    Trigger sensor or similar?

    Do any of you know if there might be such a thing as a 'trigger sensor' of some sort that would for example take a 240v feed from the auxiliary contact of an outside PIR and send a notification to my iPhone that the light has been triggered? Simple question but maybe not such a straightforward...
  17. sniffer66

    Smart lighting - best sensor setup on a budget

    Hi, I'm just getting into home automation and have a Google Home Mini and a couple more on the way. I've set up Harmony, Spotify, chromecast etc and enjoying having everything working via voice control and IFTT. I have 6 smart plugs and 3 bulbs now (all a mix of vendors but all compatible with...
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    Oculus rift 3rd sensor cable slightly short

    My 3rd Rift sensor with the 5m extension cable arrived today. Total cable length (including the sensor cable) is about 6.5m and I am about 1m short. Just wondering if anyone was in a similar situation and using an even longer extension cable?.
  19. topgazza

    "Best" Compact with 1" Sensor

    Looking to buy a new decent quality compact camera to take out and about. Pleased with my Sony RX100 Mk1 but want a bit more flexibility. Budget is a bit of an unknown but I guess up to 6-700. Looking at the TZ100 as my trusty TZ55 is great but a tiny sensor. So a 10x zoom would be fine for the...
  20. welshy

    Fuel Pressure Sensor has popped out leaking fuel

    My Seat Leon FR 1.8Tsi is sick and leaking fuel. I had a look and found the fuel pressure sensor (I think that's what it's called) was out of its socket. I pushed it back in but once I turned on the ignition the fuel pushed it back out again. Is there suppose to be a clip to hold it in place...
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