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    So, you've never actually DESIGNED a camera (or...

    So, you've never actually DESIGNED a camera (or other IoT device), done any Red Team/Blue Team exercises with "appliances", etc.

    The "world" is a lot different place when you don't have a big disk...
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    The telegraph key pictured is ~$12, IIRC. You...

    The telegraph key pictured is ~$12, IIRC. You may be able to find others of different size/shape/price that "fit better".
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    But, you need a switch with a long "lever arm"...

    But, you need a switch with a long "lever arm" against which to press?

    Or, do you have a MECHANISM into which a smaller switch can be mounted?

    E.g., the Atari joysticks have a long (2+ inches)...
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    Sorry, I'm having a hard time following your...

    Sorry, I'm having a hard time following your needs. Do you have a photo to share? And, why a "toggle" action instead of a "momentary"?
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    Ah! We found the air popper TOO dry -- hard to...

    Ah! We found the air popper TOO dry -- hard to get the salt to cling to the popped kernels!

    Somehow, the idea of pouring oil on popped corn seems weird. But, I guess it's no worse than pouring...
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    Yeah, we use enough of it that we buy it in a...

    Yeah, we use enough of it that we buy it in a "half gallon" (56 oz) tin -- about $17?. But, it's a 40 minute drive to the "oriental" grocery store so we have to plan our trips around what we're...
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    The Pork Dish

    I had to type this up for a friend and figured it costs nothing to share it here, as well. It's tasty, relatively low in calories, and reasonably "healthy". Plus, not too hard to make (and get it...
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    I use a similar approach with each of my "nodes",...

    I use a similar approach with each of my "nodes", here -- each is "introduced" to the System via a secure portal in a locked equipment closet (so the System can install the private keys without any...
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    No, sadly they CAN'T! Even if they're proactive...

    No, sadly they CAN'T! Even if they're proactive enough to attempt such an endeavor, they don't have the tools or technical knowledge to evaluate any information they might find. Unless you stumble...
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    The OP's question (4+ years ago!) had to do with...

    The OP's question (4+ years ago!) had to do with reliability.

    But, t8burst's comment:

    applies, regardless of criteria chosen.

    I've a buddy who is particularly hard on laptops -- as he is...
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    I looked at a few different chairs, today, and...

    I looked at a few different chairs, today, and can't see any practical (i.e., "on the cheap") way that you can get a 50% (starting from the 6.5MPH "high speed upgrade" configuration) to 100%...
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    Oh, it IS! You get marriage proposals with this...

    Oh, it IS! You get marriage proposals with this stuff!

    But, a tablespoon is about 100 calories... so, "Heaven" comes in very small bites :(

    I'm trying to sort out how to do "ices" (move all...
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    The flange on the output of the gearbox looks...

    The flange on the output of the gearbox looks like a four-leaf clover -- one threaded hole in each of the "leaves". The bolt circle is about 2" in diameter... maybe 3?

    But, as it's a four-leaf...
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    4XL yolks 3/4C sugar 3C heavy cream 1C chopped...

    4XL yolks
    3/4C sugar
    3C heavy cream
    1C chopped pecans
    1/2t fine (popcorn) salt
    1/4lb salted butter

    Saute pecans in butter until darkened (but not burnt)
    Extract pecans from butter
    Salt...
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    The "rims" are split -- outer and inner -- held...

    The "rims" are split -- outer and inner -- held together with three sets of two screws (hidden beneath the "hubcap"/wheelcover). Otherwise, the foam core tires would be a real PITA to remove! :( A...
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    Oooooo! Clever man! Speed indicated on the...

    Oooooo! Clever man! Speed indicated on the display would, of course, be wrong -- but you could make mental adjustments for that. Ditto for distance traveled (note to self: how does chair know how...
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    You can understand their argument(s) for doing...

    You can understand their argument(s) for doing so. OTOH, it just makes the TCO (Total Cost of Ownership) higher. Gotta wonder what a "direct to user" seller could do if they really wanted to...
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    Many forums have timeouts to automatically log...

    Many forums have timeouts to automatically log users off after periods of inactivity. Typing a message is "inactivity" in the software's eyes (your browser sees your activity but the forum...
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    Top speed on the C350 is ~6.5MPH with the "high...

    Top speed on the C350 is ~6.5MPH with the "high speed upgrade" option. Me thinks you're SoL. :(
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    This is somewhat common practice -- you're not...

    This is somewhat common practice -- you're not supposed to be dicking around with the switch; changing it without knowing what you're doing can toast the charger. So, "out of sight, out of mind!" :)...
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    The charger is equipped with a dual voltage...

    The charger is equipped with a dual voltage switch which allows the charger to switch between 115 and 230 VAC. When used in the United States, the switch should be in the 115V position.

    (The...
  22. +42 We have a helluva time finding homes for...

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    We have a helluva time finding homes for donated chairs -- simply because the folks that need them "most" have very specific needs (i.e., it's not just a "mobility aid for old people") and the...
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    Dead battery tip

    With most of the chairs I've encountered, motorized actuators often complicate battery removal/replacement -- the chair is often in an inconvenient position or orientation to facilitate access to the...
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    I don't really "see" clients. I just look over...

    I don't really "see" clients. I just look over the latest batch of powerchairs (and "scooters") and see which are easiest to refurbish. Cosmetics, mechanicals, electronics, "control response", etc....
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    "Harvesting" powerchair spares

    I work with a few different non-profits that regularly receive (used) DME. The goal is usually to find new homes(permanent or temporary) for these items. But, there are no monies available for...
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