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  1. Chuck me down as a 'backed up by others' Chris....

    Chuck me down as a 'backed up by others' Chris. Works great until the dusty is run for the first time that day then readings are shot to crap. Back to the drawing board....
  2. Haven't been happy with my ultrasonic sensor that...

    Haven't been happy with my ultrasonic sensor that is keeping an eye on my dust extractor drum level as I am finding that temperature affects the reading too much and the sensor is not accurate over...
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    I used Shopmate (Auspost) when I ordered my...

    I used Shopmate (Auspost) when I ordered my blastgates from Blastgateco years ago but I see Shopmate is no longer around.
    Planetexpress looks like it's successor but have never used them.USA Address...
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    :whs: Also talk to your internet service...

    :whs:

    Also talk to your internet service provider. If they can see that your modem is dropping off, it may be a NBN problem.
    Had similar issues when we moved into our new place and had to prove...
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    Air movement is key - Have installed them in a...

    Air movement is key - Have installed them in a few workshops by request and always had to go back and replace them with blow heaters.

    Indoors - there are many better alternatives.
    Outdoors -...
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    I have operated some big bandsaws over the years...

    I have operated some big bandsaws over the years so will be interested to hear the hive minds perspective on this one.

    On a side note, never understood why bandsaws don't come standard with a...
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    Sensirion have recently released a new air...

    Sensirion have recently released a new air environment sensor model with a VOC sensor added - https://sensirion.com/media/documents/6791EFA0/6232E4A7/Sensirion_Datasheet_SEN5x.pdf

    I have used a...
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    Poll: Interesting poll Bob. My FIL used to give me the...

    Interesting poll Bob. My FIL used to give me the 'you're paranoid' ribbing every now and then with what I have done in my workshop (extinguishers at both entrances, oil soaked rags put in tin...
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    I am a bit of a home automation enthusiast too,...

    I am a bit of a home automation enthusiast too, so love these kinds of challenges. Let my try and explain my suggestion a little better.
    Below is a circuit diagram of a Direct Online Starter - DOL,...
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    You could get a sparky to replace the DOL starter...

    You could get a sparky to replace the DOL starter with a new contactor with a 12 or 24V DC coil and get them to break out the coil contacts so you can hook up any remote push button system you...
  11. Thread: difference

    by pintek
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    That's the way I understand it too. Riving knife...

    That's the way I understand it too. Riving knife keeps a consistent distance between the saw blade as the height is adjusted where as a splitter doens't - gap gets bigger as the blade is lowered so...
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    Search for the Queensland check in app APK. You...

    Search for the Queensland check in app APK. You should be able to side load it without a G account.
    You may need to give it permissions to install a non play store app.
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    Got a 3D Printer? Check out this Youtuber

    Stumbled across this Youtube channel that focuses on 3D printed tools and accessories for woodworking.

    USSA: Woodworking+3D Printing - YouTube

    Some interesting stuff on there. Unfortunately he...
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    Agree with Midnight man here - ACCC will back you...

    Agree with Midnight man here - ACCC will back you up without too much issue. Have had to go down this path recently for a non WW related item and it was money in the bank within days after a call to...
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    Was only talking about this to a mate the other...

    Was only talking about this to a mate the other day - what is the evening peak load going to look like when everyone gets home, chucks on the AC, turns on the oven and plugs in their electric car?...
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    My bad - Thought this was for a CNC. Just reached...

    My bad - Thought this was for a CNC. Just reached out to BobL. Pretty sure you will need to reconfigure one of the inputs (SPH, SPM or SPL) to become E-Stop in the program, then wire the E-Stop...
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    BobL has done a few installs with these Huanyang...

    BobL has done a few installs with these Huanyang VFD's
    VFD install summaries

    I will shoot him a PM to see if any settings need to be changed for the control to be both external push button as...
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    Cheers for the pic. With the unit powered down,...

    Cheers for the pic. With the unit powered down, take the front cover off and hopefully it will reveal the rest of the terminals for us. Should reveal something like below -

    499736

    Next question...
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    If you're looking to connect an E-Stop button,...

    If you're looking to connect an E-Stop button, there should be terminals on the VFD that you can an emergency button to.
    They are normally extra low voltage so no electrical hazard and a walk in the...
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    G'day Emmjay. The spindle will be supplied...

    G'day Emmjay.

    The spindle will be supplied with a VFD (inverter) which has it's own control panel. Do not install and control it with an NVR as it can damage the VFD.
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    3ph RCBO are not 4 pole - don't mistake the...

    3ph RCBO are not 4 pole - don't mistake the current rating on a 3ph RCD as being a circuit breaker rating.
    Get your sparky to wire your board. There are still plenty of things wrong with your...
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    Sparky here SWR - I would say complete overkill &...

    Sparky here SWR - I would say complete overkill & old way of doing things, akin to when RCD's were expensive.
    Price of RCBO's has become so cheap, I would be surprised if any sparky would say that...
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    For true flexibility, talk to your sparky about...

    For true flexibility, talk to your sparky about installing steel trunking around the perimeter of your work shop. Or better yet - install it yourself and let them do the earthing, etc. Off the top of...
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    What did make and model did you order Bob? ...

    What did make and model did you order Bob?

    Went down the rabbit hole for 3D printers a few years back and from everything I read at the time, the Lulzbot TAZ 3 had the best reviews on the market....
  25. InfluxDB displays the data from Home Assistant...

    InfluxDB displays the data from Home Assistant with the default suffix but I am betting that the software can't parse the forward slash making the m drop off -
    492644


    Need to have some...
  26. I think you're right Bob. We have had strong...

    I think you're right Bob. We have had strong winds over the last couple of days and the sensors are picking up external dust pollution.
    Would be running my fan for no reason if I have the sensors...
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    Hi Rushton. The main problem with that logic is...

    Hi Rushton. The main problem with that logic is that it assumes that the blastgate and pipework is without any leaks - which would be very rare at best.
  28. Looking forward to seeing some data on this one...

    Looking forward to seeing some data on this one cause I think you are on the money Pete. The rooms are pretty well sealed from each other than the door to my workshop, which is self closing.

    Of...
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    I moved to Mach4 a while back so I don't recall...

    I moved to Mach4 a while back so I don't recall 100% on how I did mine - but I believe the easiest way is to program it via Mach3 Brains.
    Its kinda like PLC ladder logic.
  30. I normally have the fan running at low speed Bob,...

    I normally have the fan running at low speed Bob, as the incessant noise drives me to drink and the last thing I need is more encouragement.
    But I finding that I am not turning it up faster when the...
  31. One of my hobbies besides woodwork is home...

    One of my hobbies besides woodwork is home automation / smart home type stuff and I stumbled across a bit of software - ESPHome. It works with cheap circuit boards that have wifi capabilities...
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    VICTORIA Picked up mine today. Time to break out the 3M...

    Picked up mine today. Time to break out the 3M diamond paper and make some tools scary sharp.

    Thanks Pete!

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    VICTORIA Put me down for two please.

    Put me down for two please.
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    The last place we sold Chris was full of home...

    The last place we sold Chris was full of home automation gear, network gear and PBX phone system including sensors for water tanks and soil moisture with automatic sprinkler systems, pumps for...
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    "Ever seen those stop saw videos where there show...

    "Ever seen those stop saw videos where there show the blade is stopped when the blade meets a sausage?
    Well I trust my stop saw so much...."

    Too far? Yeah... Ok too far...
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    I purchased an Emblaser 2 laser engraver a couple...

    I purchased an Emblaser 2 laser engraver a couple of years back and for the proverbial giggles, I tried engraving a pen. No rotary axis on my laser engraver and the trial turned out better than I...
  37. You have got me intrigued with this Chris. Could...

    You have got me intrigued with this Chris. Could you flesh this out a bit more? Would be an interesting experiment to throw a few of those Plantronics particle sensors around a couple of down draft...
  38. You had me at hello Bob... :wub: :D Makes...

    You had me at hello Bob... :wub: :D

    Makes total sense and wouldn't be a costly project. Will be implementing this one.

    Cheers Bob.
  39. Currently searching the net for examples of that...

    Currently searching the net for examples of that exact idea Tonyz. :U
  40. Thanks for the feedback gents. :2tsup: Noise...

    Thanks for the feedback gents. :2tsup:
    Noise shouldn't be a problem as I would install the unit in my dusty enclosure which is lined with acoustic batts, chipboard sheets and 15mm thick conveyor...
  41. Ducted Vacuum for orbital sanders and similar tools

    During the intense design negotiations of designing our new home and workspace, the mistress of finance and I agreed it was best to section off the shed into his and her areas. Mainly because the...
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    Poll: Could not agree more with this statement. Firmly...

    Could not agree more with this statement. Firmly believe that this app will be for statistical data with no real world affect on the spread of the virus.
  43. Thread: Wiring new shed

    by pintek
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    Don't use the sparky who said that was overkill....

    Don't use the sparky who said that was overkill. He obviously doesn't understand the current draw that will be coming from your shed when full up and running. When doing shed installs, I always...
  44. Youtube find - Convenient blast gate manual control

    Interesting clip from Youtube I stumbled across regarding manual blast gate control.
    Not quite sold that the effort vs reward is there and that there could be some serious refinement/improvements, ...
  45. Thanks for the advice gents. Buying Australian...

    Thanks for the advice gents. Buying Australian made would certainly be a preferred option as well as purchasing from one of the forum supporters, so I might delve a little deeper into my research on...
  46. Thanks for the input Dom - Which model of Vicmarc...

    Thanks for the input Dom - Which model of Vicmarc did you go for?
    I looked at them also, but the prices were beyond my budget.
  47. Harvey T-50/T-40 & Laguna 18-36 - Opinions needed

    With Christmas behind me, I was surprised to find the piggy bank was not quite empty and started looking at upgrading a couple of tools in the workshop. I currently own a Carbetec economy 900mm lathe...
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    Hi c.read - Welcome to the forums mate.

    Hi c.read - Welcome to the forums mate.
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    Received my saws yesterday - Thanks Matt! (For...

    Received my saws yesterday - Thanks Matt!
    (For those playing along at home, Matt has evolved from electrical tape to masking tape :2tsup: )
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    Most of my life I have been either tinkering or...

    Most of my life I have been either tinkering or working with computers and rare proprietary software and I am yet to see any that is consistently poorly programmed as anything to do with embroidery...
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