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The  display on the Apple Watch became detached.  Apple wants $240 to reattach it. If my Apple Watch was totally broken, I'd sooner buy a new one.

It appears that the display is glued to some sort of rubber gasket.

What should I use to reattach the display to the gasket?

Thanks.
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Hi,

We have a ceiling fan which has a R7S halogen bulb fitted.

We are looking to buy a smart bulb to replace this bulb which will enable us to:
1. Change the colour of the bulb via WiFi on our phone
2. Turn the bulb on or off via WiFi on our phone

Are there any smart WiFi enabled bulbs which are type R7S?

Thanks,
Robbie
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Hello

I have been reading a guide about testing ac voltage and mains voltage. It says that common alternating current is 60Hz (in America anyway, 50Hz in UK)  It then says to measure voltage at this frequency.

My voltmeter isn't very sophisticated; nor is my knowledge of electricity. My voltmeter measures ac and dc current but not frequency

I have read i a forum that multimeters, analogue or otherwise, are designed for measuring mains frequency AC @ 50 or 60hz. Does this sound about right? It does to me. I'm guessing Uk ones are optimized for 50Hz and American ones for 60Hz

In this  tutorial : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=foGhjGu-FUg (only a minute long)

the guy tests mains' frequency with his 'mulitmeter' and gets 0.04KHz reading , though he does say it is not very accurate at low frequencies. He appears to be touching the probes of the metre to  the screws of a plug that is in a multi plug gang  but the plug itself appears to be completely separate and not wired to an appliance.

1) Is this possible/safe or his he using, for example, a grounding plug. I'm hoping he wouldn't post something so reckless if you do need a grounding plug

2)If it is a normal plug , would he have to modify it in anyway? Again he doesn't say the set up of the plug which I find slightly irresponsible but he knows more of the risks than me. I'm a bit confused as i used to teach basic physics including wiring a plug.  we didn't connect the plug to an appliance; we had short …
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Can you please tell me where can I get charger?
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Hi,

I have a SmartThings Motion sensor and a SmartThings Power Outlet.

I set these devices up so that when I would walk into a room, the sensor would sense my movement and turn on the Outlet.

However, if I do not have my internet for these devices, the Outlet will not be turned on.

I have seen devices such as sensor lights but was wondering if such things existed for a socket where WiFi was not needed.

Can you recommend any sensor sockets that work like these devices but do not require WiFi?

Thanks,
Robbie
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I currently use Apple Magic Trackpad with a Lenovo 8" tablet (Android 5.1) for a customized field Astronomy setup. I'm looking for a very specific size and resolution (7.75" to 8",  1024x768 ) to replace the current tablet, but have found that Apple Magic Trackpad compatibility is spotty at best. Compatibility varies not just within versions of Android but also within point versions and also manufacturers. I'm trying to find a method to predict Bluetooth Apple Magic Trackpad compatibility within a certain device without having to actually have the device in my possession to test it. Any suggestions? Thanks.
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Hi everyone, I need this thing but i don't know how to call it? a twisted plastic cable for harnessing wires.
Thanks for the help
Thingseriously I don't have any idea.
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hi experts,

i want to ask how to clean the nozzle use for dispensing epoxy in diebond /die attach process .(semiconductor industry)
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I want to interface ir sensors and leds with 8051 microcontroller.......And how to programme an ic
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Hi,

I have a few electronic devices in a room which do not need to be on when there is nobody in the room.

The times are variable for when people would be in the room.

These devices are plugged into an extension lead which I would like plugged into a sensor socket.

Ideally what I would like is for when someone walks in the room, the sensor socket would switch on and the devices would in turn switch on too.

The opposite would happen when someone leaves the room for a few minutes.

I would like one that does not require a hub or Wi-Fi as I would have a switch connected to this sensor socket.

Also, it would be an advantage if the sensor socket did not turn off if people were sitting down watching TV but not making much movement.

What would you recommend?

Thanks,
Robbie
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Hi,

I d like to read ebooks pdfs on an ereader device. Dont know anything about it. Heard that some resist water, battery can last a month and you can use in the dark. Do they also sync to a Dropbox or can I upload my pdfs?  Do readers support all formats these days?

Features above I do like but which one should I choose?

Please advise.
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I read this article:
https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/aek3za/bitcoin-could-consume-as-much-electricity-as-denmark-by-2020

which said in March 2016,

"he calculated that a single bitcoin transaction requires as much electricity as the daily consumption of 1.6 American households, and that number has increased since then"

Let's use his numbers just to find what the rough cost of the electricity was, at the point, for a single transaction.

The article also states "currently about 350 megawatts according to my own calculations, which is roughly equivalent to the electricity demand of 280,000 American households."

I calculate that at 1.6 times the daily requirement of a household, there are 5.48 MegaWatts used.

Bitcoin electricity in terms of American household

Please verify this logic is correct. And what is the cost of that amount of electricity?

Thanks
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I am currently setting up my home cinema room, where I want to control everything using my Echo Dot. I have set up Sky Q, Amazon Fire TV stick, Blu-ray player, etc.. to my  receiver, where each device has its own channel. All of that works perfectly.

As I`ve mentioned, I want my Echo Dot to control everything. Because of this I want the Output from the Echo Dot to come through the receiver, no matter what channel the receiver is on,  i. e. if I am using Sky Q I still want to be able to talk to and hear the Echo dots.

Does anyone have a solution I could apply?

Regards,
Cillian
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When a person or a business uses bitcoin to pay for something, that could be an expense, am assets or a donation, is that transaction saved somewhere?

Thank you in advance.
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I have a CoolingTech handheld microscope camera. It shows no model information.  The only place I find a driver is a pay site that asks for your credit card info. It costs around $40. for this microscope.
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Hi,

I am a business person who works from home.

I am looking for a TV to use for TV/ Home Cinema and PC usage.

80% of the time this TV is used by my family for TV/ Home Cinema usage.

20% of the time this TV is used for PC usage.

I have been considering the FW-75XE9001 75" BRAVIA 4K HDR Professional Display.

I suppose any new TV would do for PC usage such as Ms Office, Internet, Video Conferencing etc., so what I am particularly interested in is getting the highest quality picture possible for the "Home Cinema" experience.
 
Thank you for your thoughts.

Robbie
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I have a Sky box and it is currently connected via a HDMI cable to my Denon AV receiver.

If the Denon AV receiver is left on 7 days a week it can be;
- Generating a lot of heat
- A fire hazard
- Using up a lot of electricity when not used

The Denon AV receiver is generally not used too much so would preferred to have it turned off until needed.

If the Denon AV receiver is not used, I would like the Sky box to use sound from the TV it would be connected too via a HDMI cable.

Is there a way to splitting a HDMI cable coming from Sky box to TV and Denon AV receiver so that when the Denon AV receiver is turned off, the Sky channels will still have sound?

Thanks,
Robbie
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My son has set up a Raspberry Pi in the home to display images. He enabled FTP and told me to connect via WinSCP. I have done this, and I see all the folders on the Raspberry Pi. However, I cannot upload images or do anymodifications on the raspberry pi due to a permissions problem.

Any ideas what could be the cause of this?

I am logging in with his username and password, which has full rights to the Pi.

Thank you.
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I used this Note 5 for 2+ years with a great experience.  Great phone - large bright screen 5.7" 2560x1440 pixels, fast 4GB RAM and 32GB Storage, 16mp camera.   All good except.. battery life is terrible.  Time for an upgrade.  
Should I stick with Samsung and go with Note 8 or what would be other recommendations?  

Thanks in advance.
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I don't remember if i put administration and password can you check and send to my email. And do i need internet to access the footage on cameras if yes or not can you walk me thru process Thank you.
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It's the latest model Apple TV.
I am replacing a VCR with the Apple TV, and need the Audio and Video to be converted to connect to an old Marantz AV Receiver.

Is there an adaptor that will work and support Component as well as the 1-output Video?


Thanks
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I recently used a power bank and it charged my mobile at 1250 apmere . I checked dis using the ampere app in android. Then i noticed that the usb port showed 2.4A which as i understood means its capabale of charging at 2400 ampere. Why its charging at lower then that what could be the reason.
Thanks
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Hi
What are the things to look for when buying an ear phone.
I see many places things like stereo ear phones.
What does it mean. Is there anything else apart from stereo or mono.
http://www.amazon.in/Sony-Crystal-Clear-Stereo-Headphones/dp/B00EZ4VTDO?tag=googinhydr18418-21&tag=googinkenshoo-21&ascsubtag=269af308-f390-4018-8039-6720d0d4fcd1
There is one type of earphone like this which does not go inside the ears. And other type goes inside the ears.. which one is better.
Also specifically can you see some negative in the above product.
Thanks
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How many things do I need to charge my "schumacher instant power" portable generator with solar panel?
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Personal Electronics

Personal electronics includes any device, including fitness and health trackers, watches and wearable technology or personal GPS devices. Examples of these devices include the iPad, iPhone, Cell Phones, Smartphones, BlackBerry Hardware, Digital Cameras/Camcorders, Home Theaters, Home Security systems, Game Consoles, Wireless Hardware and Automotive systems.