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    Yesterday, 05:24 PM
    Gumby replied to a thread Windows 10 in Idratek
    Yup, that happened! I am not entirely sure how, but I ended up with registration details that did not work. At least one gotcha is that the user...
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    21st January 2017, 09:43 PM
    Gumby replied to a thread Windows 10 in Idratek
    Well, struggling to pick TBH. Currently Cortex fits OK on a D510 Atom, but a bit more oomph for interactive use would be nice. Been looking at some...
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  • Karam's Avatar
    19th January 2017, 12:12 AM
    Karam replied to a thread Smart meters ... in Idratek
    This might offer some insights: https://openenergymonitor.org/emon/buildingblocks/gas-meter-monitoring
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  • Paul_B's Avatar
    14th January 2017, 11:23 AM
    Paul_B replied to a thread Smart meters ... in Idratek
    Thanks Chris and thanks for sharing the information on the other sub-meters. It also took a while to find an electrician that was happy to listen to...
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  • Paul_B's Avatar
    13th January 2017, 07:16 PM
    Paul_B replied to a thread Smart meters ... in Idratek
    Good luck, measuring gas seems to be a lot more difficult than electricity as most gas meters don't have a pulsing LED or pulse output
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  • Paul_B's Avatar
    12th January 2017, 09:22 PM
    Paul_B replied to a thread Smart meters ... in Idratek
    Electrician fitted the new twin bank consumer unit with RCBO and sub-meters so that I can now monitor the power consumption of individual circuits in...
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  • Paul_B's Avatar
    6th January 2017, 10:09 PM
    Paul_B replied to a thread Windows 10 in Idratek
    I don't have any cameras so that drastically reduces my computer horse power needs. Keep meaning to plug in a*Watt Meter to see how much power is...
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  • Paul_B's Avatar
    6th January 2017, 10:03 PM
    Paul_B replied to a thread Smart meters ... in Idratek
    Funny you should raise the question of pulse-counter sensors, I have finally arranged for an electrician to replace my old consumer unit with a...
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  • Karam's Avatar
    5th January 2017, 11:15 PM
    Karam replied to a thread Smart meters ... in Idratek
    Anecdote you may chuckle at - sometimes too much information is not so good... My sister and brother in law live in a totally electric property...
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  • Paul_B's Avatar
    5th January 2017, 07:42 PM
    Paul_B replied to a thread Windows 10 in Idratek
    Hey Gumby, How is the new PC progressing? I've now switched over completely to my new PC running Windows 10 and so long as the caveats around...
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  • Paul_B's Avatar
    5th January 2017, 07:19 PM
    Paul_B replied to a thread Smart meters ... in Idratek
    Slightly difference experience but still a woeful outcome for me. I'm with Ovo and they were offering Smart Meters to be fitted and you could opt...
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  • Karam's Avatar
    4th January 2017, 06:21 PM
    Karam replied to a thread Smart meters ... in Idratek
    I had a similar experience a few months ago on two accounts. On one they sent out a letter saying they were coming to fit a smart meter on a...
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  • Gumby's Avatar
    1st January 2017, 07:26 PM
    Slightly different approach - I use TortoiseHg to version control the database file. You can then push the changes to a repository clone somewhere...
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  • Paul_B's Avatar
    1st January 2017, 02:09 PM
    Happy New Year all! Does anyone know if it is possible to automate the task of periodically taking a backup copy of the database? I thought I...
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  • Paul_B's Avatar
    30th December 2016, 11:31 PM
    Paul_B replied to a thread Windows 10 in Idratek
    BTW Gumby, I'd be interested how you get on transferring your registration details, I always find this process a complete pain in the rear and...
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  • Paul_B's Avatar
    29th December 2016, 05:13 PM
    Paul_B replied to a thread Windows 10 in Idratek
    Just setting up a new machine myself and running Windows 10 Pro. Haven't moved the network over to this machine just yet but Cortex is running and...
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    27th December 2016, 09:10 PM
    Gumby replied to a thread Windows 10 in Idratek
    It looks like I am going to be forced to build a new Cortex PC for my secondary after discovering issues with virtualisation. Windows 7 licenses are...
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    25th December 2016, 04:48 PM
    Otto-Mate replied to a thread Merry Christmas in Heating Control
    Right back at ya :) Have a good break everyone. M.
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  • Karam's Avatar
    25th December 2016, 12:10 PM
    Karam replied to a thread Android app in Idratek
    E-mail me and I'll send you a copy of the direct (separate) app
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