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  1. d000hg replied to the thread Cat5 for power supply to MagLock.

    I didn't realise that was an option - hadn't looked at the maglock interface in detail. That would be a neat feature - would I be right...

    27 Jan 2020 at 2:00 PM
  2. d000hg replied to the thread Cat5 for power supply to MagLock.

    Cheers John. And Bernard too. Definitely the sort of thing you want to be aware of before you either end up locked in or having your...

    27 Jan 2020 at 12:46 PM
  3. d000hg replied to the thread Cat5 for power supply to MagLock.

    I assume they work differently too... power-to-lock is just a metal plate with an electromagnet, power-to-unlock must use a more...

    27 Jan 2020 at 12:15 PM
  4. d000hg replied to the thread Cat5 for power supply to MagLock.

    Power to stay locked. You unlock the gate by breaking the supply My issue here is then you can't just switch the supply from the...

    27 Jan 2020 at 11:46 AM
  5. d000hg replied to the thread Cat5 for power supply to MagLock.

    This is the unit we're contemplating:...

    27 Jan 2020 at 11:28 AM
  6. d000hg replied to the thread Cat5 for power supply to MagLock.

    Ah I see. I think this is a mains -> DC converter PSU. There is an optional battery but I assume that's just a lithium battery. It's not...

    26 Jan 2020 at 2:06 PM
  7. d000hg replied to the thread Neighbors in council house coverted loft.

    Don't worry Jake this was obvious to everyone else.

    26 Jan 2020 at 1:08 PM
  8. d000hg replied to the thread Cat5 for power supply to MagLock.

    It's just listed as a 12V PSU. Though we didn't buy it yet. Why would it be 13.8 not 12?

    26 Jan 2020 at 1:06 PM
  9. d000hg replied to the thread DIY cold tarmac or call the council?.

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    25 Jan 2020 at 12:48 PM
  10. d000hg replied to the thread DIY cold tarmac or call the council?.

    Cool. Did they do it all properly or patch the patches?

    25 Jan 2020 at 12:46 PM
  11. d000hg replied to the thread Neighbors in council house coverted loft.

    Yes that was exactly my point... You might get terrible mortar but it would be very unlikely they'd forget to put mortar in at all. I...

    24 Jan 2020 at 11:37 PM
  12. d000hg replied to the thread DIY cold tarmac or call the council?.

    A fair point. The council agreed to tarmac a bit of our drive and it's had huge lorries on it, jcbs, etc with no problems as they did it...

    24 Jan 2020 at 11:33 PM
  13. d000hg replied to the thread DIY cold tarmac or call the council?.

    I think you can report the general state of the pavement to the council and see. If it's just knackered they might sort it out or at...

    24 Jan 2020 at 11:18 PM
  14. d000hg replied to the thread Neighbors in council house coverted loft.

    I get what @Leofric is saying though, there's a difference between doing something badly and not up to code, and not even doing it at all

    24 Jan 2020 at 11:12 PM
  15. d000hg replied to the thread Cat5 for power supply to MagLock.

    Perhaps 20m tops, definitely in the 15-20m range.

    24 Jan 2020 at 9:42 PM