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    Motion detetion CCTV to phone..

    Hi all, I am looking at getting a 4 way cctv system of which I would like to broadcast to an iphone... I have a wired internet connection so I would like to connect to cameras to a stand alone webserver if needed (I dont want to use a pc) I would like the cameras to have motion...
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    Clamping 2" ribbed pipe to 2" hosetails

    Hi all, I am banging my head off the wall here... I am trying to find the correct fasteners of which compress a 58mm outer diameter/50mm inner diameter ribbed flexible hose onto 50mm hosetails (2" pipe)...
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    Cutting bolts into aluminium

    Hi all, I am trying to cut these bolts http://www.toolstation.com/shop/Screws+Fixings/Coach+Roof+Bolts/Roofing+Bolt+M6+x+100/d90/sd1670/p90926 into some 8mm aluminium sheet and I need to recess the bolt head only into the aluminium sheet. It is going to be used as a bracket (flat piece...
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    Bilge Pump Pressure

    hi all, I have one of these... http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Adjustable-Plastic-Float-Valve-3-4-inch-/270654338264?pt=UK_BOI_FarmingEquipment_RL&hash=item3f044174d8 And I wish to use a bilge pump to push the water through it... http://www.sipuk.co.uk/tools/info_SIP06819.html I am...
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    Float Valve for maximum Polytank level

    Hi all, I have a 70 gallon polytank (320 Litres) http://www.allplumbingsupplies.co.uk/Cold-Water-Loft-Tanks/25-Gallon-100-Gallon-Coffin-Cold-Water-Loft-Tanks/Polytank-PT2000-Coffin-70-Gallon-318-Ltrs-cold-water-loft-tank/prod_836.html?review=write As I understand it the 320 Litre line...
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    Help fitting probes inside plastic tank

    Hi all, I am pulling my hair out here.. I am trying to fit one of these http://www.omega.co.uk/ppt/pptsc.asp?ref=CDTX300 (the probe of which is 1/2" bsp thread at the end of the probe and 3/4" BSP thread and the cable side of the probe) and one of these...
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    Hydroponic System Syphoning problem

    Hi all, I am building a hydroponic system and have an ennoying syphoning issue.. As of the very rough sketch below. This part of the system pumps water from a main reservoir into a small 20 litre container and uses 2 x maxijet 1000 pumps of which have a non return valve on each, go into a...
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    Fixing down bilge pumps....

    Hello, I am looking to put a couple of these http://www.toolstation.com/shop/Power%20Tools/Pumps/SIP%20Submersible%202020%20Stainless%20Steel%20Water%20Pump%20/d40/sd3220/p33192 into 2 x 70 gallon coffin polytanks (one in each) the trouble is I need to somehow get them to stay...
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    Looking for rubber washers

    Hi all, I spent Friday morning going round plumbers merchants trying to find 100 of the following rubber washer 40mm outer diameter, 25mm inner diameter and 3mm thick (has to be exact). I have found one place that sells a pack of 2 for £1.00 + VAT but this seems rather excessive. Ive...
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    equal recirculation between 2 tanks..

    Hi all, I have a 100 litre loft tank of which is being controlled by SMS messaging (filling, emptying, mixing, various nutrient doses etc) which is for a hydroponics system. I want to be able to connect this to 2 x secondary tanks of which are 310 litre water butts...see an explanation...
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    Secondary tank working on gravity

    Hi all, I have been designing and building a hydroponics system thats controlled by mobile phone for the last few months in my spare time. A friend who I have known since school has owned a hydroponics business for the last 10 + years and he asked me to design a system knowing I am into...
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    Syphoning problems

    Hi all, I have a main tank with a pump in it pumping into a smaller tank. When the pump in the main tank turns off it continues to syphon down into the smaller tank. I am using a float switch system that I would like to turn on the pump within the main tank when the second tanks level gets...
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    Fixing 2 x bilge pumps inside plastic 25 gallon loft tank

    Hi all, I am working on a project and need to screw 2 x large bilge pumps to the bottom of a 25 gallon plastic loft tank...here is the tank http://www.bhl.co.uk/product/POLYTANK_PT2000_27X20X20_25GAL_RECT_INS At the moment I have stuck a piece of plywood to the bottom of the tank using...
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    Banging head off wall CCTV Mic problem

    Hi all, I am trying to connect a mic to my 4 way cctv dvr unit of which has a mono audio in and audio out BNC socket. Today I bought a set of pc speakers with amp in and connected it to the mono audio out via BNC to phono adaptor - phono to 3.5mm jack socket adaptor and the speakers are...
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    Lights Flashing With Dimmer

    Hi all, I recently installed a 3 gang MEM dimmer switch rated at 60W - 250W in a customers house. The customer bought the dimmer switch from B&Q. Its rated 60-250W for each gang of the switch. When I first fitted it sometimes the 60W wall lights would flicker on and off then eventually stop...
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    Lockable Room Stat

    Hi all, Im an electrician and went to look at a job yesterday where the client would like the central heating room stat to be locked so it cant be turned up by the tenants. Its a huge house with 12 bedsits/studio flats and the room stat is in the communal hallway. Ive heard you can get either...
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    Double Glazed Windows With Wooden Frames And Sills Left In

    Hi all, Im going to view a flat tomorrow that is double glazed but the old wooden window frames and wooden window sills have been left in. It was an old lady who lived in the house who is now in a home so theres every chance she has been ripped off by a window fitter who has charged her for...
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    Horstmann BX2000

    Hi all, Im an electrician and have a customer with a faulty Horstmann BX2000 hot water controller. This basically has on peak supply, off peak supply, 1 hour boost, 2 hour boost, controls 1 imersion element, has an on peak switch and off peak switch. The customer wants the cheapest...
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