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Does anyone know what's the maximum distance (if any) for the key readers in the building?  From the electronic panel to the key reader.  
We use keyfobs for the building.  Sometimes one or two doors key readers (out of 5 total) do not react to the keyfobs.  And that those that farthest away from the electronic panels inside the Telco room.   So my suspicious would be a distance limit but I would be completely wrong.
Any knowledge in this?  Thanks.
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Where are my videos hiding on my iPhone 7?

I am using a few teleprompter apps and start the recording okay, but I can not find where the video is being placed for either app. I look in the Camera app since that is where I see videos when created with the Camera app, but I am sure they are elsewhere...

Any ides where I can find them?

Thanks
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Why does my Canon SX720 HS NOT go into Record mode, and beep instead?

I record often with my Canon, and usually have no issue. But sometimes, pushing the Record button causes it to beep three or four times in rapid succession, and NOT record.

There is no error displayed. (Is there an error log somewhere?)

My only recourse is to power off then power up.

I do not have a clue what is happening, and fear that a longer video may be interrupted, where I am recording, only to find later it switched itself off.

Thoughts?
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How to delay the shutter on a Canon SX720HS

I can not find the option to have a 5 or 10 second daly on the shutter.

Suggestions?
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Need a lower cost alternative to a Canon 40X SX720HS

This is a great camera, but out of my price range.

What is a good alternative that costs less money?

Thanks
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Would like to understand why online ups is recommended for server what happens if offline ups is used, please help me to understand
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Need Best Video Settings for Canon SX 720

I took a video of myself, after many attempts, that looked acceptable. But I noticed the buildings in the background came in and out of focus.

Then, I noticed, when I came closer to the camera (during filming) even by inches, that triggered the change in focus.

I had the "wheel" set to "Auto" and I assumed there was an auto-focus thing going on.

I need to make yet another take, but first need to understand the video options for that camera.

Please let me know...

I am close to the camera, perhaps 4 feet away. And I am taping the buildings across the harbor, perhaps 1/4 mile away.

Also, is there a way to use Bluetooth for the Microphone?

Thanks!
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Need to Connect BlueTooth Transmitter to MacBook

I bought this, with no manual.

I can not see how to  put it in pairing mode.

http://www.trainitright.com/konecta-from-soundwhiz-wireless-bluetooth-audio/

I see a Power button but when I press and hold, nothing happens.

The toggle switch is set to TX for Trasmitter.
 
When I press for a shorter time, I see a show flash of blue...that repeats...

Suggestions?

Thanks
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Connecting a Bluetooth Microphone for iPhone video

I get the BT headset to connect to the iPhone 7. Ho do I get the video recorder to use that BT Mike?

Thanks
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hi there,

Not sure this is the right place but I'll give it a shot.

I have a simple door entry system wiring details as follows:

wiring diagramPicture of main unitPicture of handset
Also via link:
https://onedrive.live.com/?authkey=%21ALOapUY11oEnDek&id=7DBB52C71740ECF2%2118754&cid=7DBB52C71740ECF2

I want to add a manual door release button, can i do this from the main unit? eg by closing a circuit?

Many thanks!
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Need to trigger shutter on a very long selfie-stick.

https://www.ebay.com/i/401522995718?rt=nc&_trkparms=aid%3D222007%26algo%3DSIM.MBE%26ao%3D2%26asc%3D20160908110712%26meid%3D65c24b07180e46b7b372542a5b2d94ba%26pid%3D100677%26rk%3D7%26rkt%3D30%26sd%3D112605178987%26itm%3D401522995718

I have a Canon PowerShot 12X and hope to get a Canon SX720.

I want a really long selfie-stick I can use to dramatically change my perspective while making photos.

But I do not want to be bothered with setting a self-timer or recording it as a video, which I then need to watch to find that perfect shot, etc.

I need a trigger that will fire the shutter.

What technologies do this?

Can  I use my old camera for this? If I buy a Canon SX720, does this have the ability for this?

If Bluetooth i the trick, does this mean I need a BT trigger? Does this support Canon PowerShot 12X? Canon SX720?

Thanks
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Never used a Selfie-stick

I want to take picture from a teller perspective and hope to use a Selfie-stick to give me a could of extra feet. But I see no way to trigger the shutter.

What am I missing??

https://www.google.com/search?q=snapping+shutter+with+selfie+stick+CANON+POWERSHOT+SX720&tbm=isch&source=iu&ictx=1&fir=rpMRZID6xgz4AM%253A%252CiF17iAHCLU7eWM%252C_&usg=__rHkUyhK0JCJGwPQTW8vcHBUl5HY%3D&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwit6I2wsY_bAhUGrlkKHfWVDJQQ9QEIUTAB#imgrc=rpMRZID6xgz4AM:


Thanks
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The various apartments in our residential area links up to an Intercomm
system where outside visitors could press our apartment's unit # to
communicate with us when they reach the security guard house.

Attached is the photo.

A week back, this unit turns faulty & the contractor requires $300 + to
replace it:  is this something proprietary or I can get a compatible set
from eBay to replace?   I've tried adjusting volumes & resit but no joy.

If there's compatible set for this  urmet set, pls provide me the online
link to purchase
IntercommHandsetphoto.jpg
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Need to get best memory card (best value) for Canon SX720

I need to store lots of pictures for photo shoots but am not sure of what memory card to choose. Prices are all over the place.

This one hold 256MG:
https://www.ebay.com/itm/SanDisk-256GB-Ultra-Micro-SD-SDXC-100MB-s-Class-10-UHS-I-Mobile-Memory-Card/222950331995?hash=item33e8e0165b

This one is half the space but a third of the cost:
https://www.ebay.com/itm/SanDisk-Ultra-128GB-90mpso-micro-sd-card/123126409851?epid=219694083&hash=item1caae7ea7b:g:K7EAAOSwWsxa9Zfm

I take dozens of pictures per photo shoot, but download them to my PC after each shoot. I feel like I will never have a problem, even with a 32BG memory card.

Are there speed considerations?


Thanks
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Plotting Photos on a Map

I have pictures from an iPhone6, iPhone 7 and a Canon PowerShot.

I know the iPhone 7 photos have the geo coding embedded. But I need to verify the Canon Power Shot is working for geo coding.

And if not, I may buy a new camera for myself.

And how do I view a folder of image and plot them all on a map?

Thanks
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Hello, i have an electric kettle water boiler than the problem with it is that it stops boiling the water a few seconds till reaching the end. (the button is being triggered soon)

Anyone has any idea how to fix this technically? thanks.
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Hi,

We have plans to test the audio quality for songs played through Spotify on different audio quality settings as well as compared to songs played through TIDAL.

The ideal situation would be that we would play a song on Spotify for example and the audio quality would display through app/software as 160kbps or 320kbps.

Is there an Android app or Windows software that can be used to display bit rate of a song played?

Thanks,
Robbie
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Hi,

At present, we are using Spotify as our source for playing quality music on Denon AVR X4300 through our Dali speakers.

We would like to have the best quality sounding music.

Which music streaming service offers the best sounding quality music, to be played on Denon AVR X4300?

Thanks,
Robbie
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Hi,

We have a Denon AVR X4300 which is connected with speakers and we have surround sound for music, radio, etc.
https://www.denon.co.uk/uk/product/homecinema/avreceiver/avrx4300hv2

Back of Denon:
https://www.google.ie/search?dcr=0&biw=1125&bih=663&tbm=isch&sa=1&ei=i-2oWtG2K8iHgQaApqjYAg&q=denon+avr+x4300&oq=denon+avr+x4300&gs_l=psy-ab.3..0l2j0i24k1l8.629949.634464.0.634927.23.15.0.0.0.0.471.1897.2-1j2j2.5.0....0...1c.1.64.psy-ab..18.5.1896...0i67k1.0.WNcM6UitMAU#imgrc=JSOEvsQMsE7U3M:

We are having problems connecting FM internet radio stations to our Denon AVR X4300.

At most, 3 radio stations connect with use of internal FM radio antenna connected to Denon AVR X4300.

A different radio in the room, which is a basic radio with antenna, has over 10 radio stations it can connect to.

1. Which provides the best quality radio over the surround sound system; Internet radio or external FM Antenna?

2. If external FM Antenna is best quality for radio, what would be the best external/ outdoor FM DAB radio antenna to use for Denon AVR X4300?

3. No point in buying and installing an external antenna and then finding out the the sound quality is better on one of the internet services.
It would be redundant and annoying to finding that out later.

Thanks,
Robbie
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Looking for advice on a streaming device for a church meeting room.  The device will need to be able to play You tube videos, and have a keyboard of some type.  Roku express was  the device, but doesn't support the new need.  I have looked at the nVidia shield TV, but it is too expensive for the little use it will get.
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I purchased a used HP 8690B sweep generator and it came without a plug,
What power plug/cable does the  HP 8690B sweep generator require?
Also where could I find one?
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Where is the number of battery "cycles" stored in my iPhone?
Is this number stored on the battery itself?  In the iPhone motherboard?
Is it possible to reset the battery cycles number  to zero?
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Need a pocket camera with maximum zoom capabilities.

And I need to buy it used on Ebay...

I love a small Canon camera that withdraws the lens 100% and is easy to fit in my pocket. I had one, but sold it to raise some money:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/322985538647?ssPageName=STRK:MESOX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1559.l2649

Now I have a job and want something similar.

What can you recommend on "Buy it Now" on Ebay which might even be better?

I was moderately happy with the camera, but wanted it to zoom even better. Is it possible I cold have adjusted the setting and got better close-ups?

Or is there a better technology that wold do better on close-ups?

I want pocket sized and do not want any camera that needs to go around my neck.

Thanks.
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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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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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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.

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