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Forum: Satellite TV   14-11-2020, 15:23
Replies: 3
Views: 75
Posted By HyFy
Thanks for those quick replies. I have since...

Thanks for those quick replies. I have since found the relevant page in the User's Manual.

In fact I had the use of those spade terminals completely the wrong way around. They are to switch the...
Forum: Satellite TV   13-11-2020, 17:18
Replies: 3
Views: 75
Posted By HyFy
Oyster Vision III Control Box Connections

Hi everyone,

I was just checking the motorhome yesterday and found that the Oyster Vision III had no power on the control panel. It was working fine just before the recent habitation check and I...
Forum: Electrical   16-08-2020, 15:22
Replies: 5
Views: 145
Posted By HyFy
Hello again, I've tried a new "earth" - no...

Hello again,

I've tried a new "earth" - no change. I've tried a non-LED feed for the "Lights-on" - no change. I then tried a separate battery as a dummy feed for the "lights on" wire and the...
Forum: Electrical   16-08-2020, 10:45
Replies: 5
Views: 145
Posted By HyFy
"Quiet" feed for reversing buzzer

Hello
I have fitted a number of vehicles over the years with reversing warning buzzers and have had few problems. The latest ones have all had the "quiet" feed to cut the buzzer out at night...
Forum: Motorhome Towing   09-09-2019, 00:05
Replies: 5
Views: 1,526
Posted By HyFy
Thanks for that MrPlod but remember that I was a...

Thanks for that MrPlod but remember that I was a Mr Plod as well!! The Certificate of Conformity give me a Maximum Towable mass of 2100 kgs (braked). A Fiat 500 is between 850 and 950 depending on...
Forum: Motorhome Towing   05-09-2019, 12:32
Replies: 5
Views: 1,526
Posted By HyFy
Thanks for that EJB. I'd tried them but the...

Thanks for that EJB.

I'd tried them but the only paint issue on that Forum was a Gucci and I seem to recall that was a special finish but I will raise a thread and see what they say.

Thanks
...
Forum: Motorhome Towing   04-09-2019, 20:35
Replies: 5
Views: 1,526
Posted By HyFy
Fiat 500 TwinAir as a towed car.

Hi
I think that there has been a long enough gap between this and previous similar questions for this one to be valid. I am, after years of prevarication, looking at A-frame towing a car. We...
Forum: Electrical   15-08-2019, 20:52
Replies: 10
Views: 848
Posted By HyFy
Hi, I am open to correction but I was always...

Hi,
I am open to correction but I was always taught that in the UK the "Neutral" is earthed at the sub-station and that is why all UK plugs etc. have Live, Neutral and Earth marked. When I was...
Forum: Tech / Mech Chat   15-08-2019, 13:27
Replies: 12
Views: 648
Posted By HyFy
This I wrote in July but omitted to "Post" it!!!!...

This I wrote in July but omitted to "Post" it!!!! In the meantime I have invested in some small USB fans and they do a good job.

Thanks for your thoughts terence paul...

2 x 120Ah leisures...
Forum: Smartphones   12-07-2019, 13:12
Replies: 18
Views: 998
Posted By HyFy
Thanks for you comments and suggestions. I guess...

Thanks for you comments and suggestions. I guess that I will try something new next time we are in France which probably won't be until the return from Spain in May 2020 but at least I will be well...
Forum: Smartphones   06-07-2019, 00:08
Replies: 18
Views: 998
Posted By HyFy
I think that you may have the answer. Does...

I think that you may have the answer.

Does EE = BT? Everything at home = BT so maybe I speak to them.

Thanks

Geoffrey (HyFy)
Forum: Smartphones   05-07-2019, 23:39
Replies: 18
Views: 998
Posted By HyFy
As you say, it seems odd that I don't get the...

As you say, it seems odd that I don't get the same experience.

Geoffrey

P.S. It has been 23 years since I got so fed up with the bosses who seemed more worried about which Caribbean Island...
Forum: Smartphones   05-07-2019, 23:24
Replies: 18
Views: 998
Posted By HyFy
Thanks for that Andy. The phone settings are...

Thanks for that Andy.

The phone settings are OK. The Three "Add-ons" get you the check that automatically. It just hops between one rubbish signal and another (usually BouyGtel). Last year we...
Forum: Tech / Mech Chat   05-07-2019, 23:07
Replies: 12
Views: 648
Posted By HyFy
Thanks Steve, The two 5v computer fans that...

Thanks Steve,

The two 5v computer fans that I had in the workshop didn't really work. I'm near a Wilko tomorrow, I'll take a look.

Geoffrey (HyFy)
Forum: Computer Help   05-07-2019, 21:20
Replies: 34
Views: 1,158
Posted By HyFy
Hi I've just been given a Samsung Tab A 10"...

Hi

I've just been given a Samsung Tab A 10" for a birthday present after years of using HUDLs (1 and 2) on the recommendation of this forum (The HUDLs not the Tab A!). I am amazed by the battery...
Forum: Tech / Mech Chat   05-07-2019, 20:59
Replies: 12
Views: 648
Posted By HyFy
Thanks Barry. I had already tried the...

Thanks Barry.

I had already tried the switching without success and I've tried a different (40 Watt) fan again without success.

I guess that I will just have to invest in a better inverter if I...
Forum: Tech / Mech Chat   05-07-2019, 20:47
Replies: 12
Views: 648
Posted By HyFy
Thanks for that reply John. There's lots for...

Thanks for that reply John.

There's lots for me to try. I'll try another fan and then if that doesn't work maybe upgrade the inverter or look at the computer fan idea. I think that I have a...
Forum: Tech / Mech Chat   05-07-2019, 12:09
Replies: 12
Views: 648
Posted By HyFy
Why won't my inverter drive a domestic fan?

Hi there,

I thought that I was reasonably up on electrics and know for example that you can have trouble using inductive loads on an inverter but I can't get a 300 watt PSW inverter to drive a 35...
Forum: Smartphones   05-07-2019, 11:42
Replies: 18
Views: 998
Posted By HyFy
Mobiles - Continental Roaming

Hi there.

I know this subject has come up before but I always seem to be having problems in France with Three.

In the "old days" I used Toggle (and still do) for local calls in France and Spain...
Forum: Parts & Accessories   25-11-2018, 13:28
Replies: 2
Views: 523
Posted By HyFy
Thanks for that Drew. I had spotted that one...

Thanks for that Drew. I had spotted that one online. There seems to be a huge price range for what seems to be the same model. I couldn't see a satellite feed in their pictures.

But it...
Forum: Parts & Accessories   23-11-2018, 18:06
Replies: 2
Views: 523
Posted By HyFy
Smallish TV for the bedroom.

Hello,

I have a shiny new Pilote (again) and am interested in fitting a TV where the 12V wiring and a feed from the dish already exist in the bedroom.

We have a 15?16" Avtex in the main part of...
Forum: Electrical   29-10-2018, 21:43
Replies: 1
Views: 567
Posted By HyFy
Smile saddle fuse connectors

Hi

Saddle (fuse) connectors.

I'm sure that this has been a topic in the past but search how I can I can't find the thread.

I have just taken delivery of my shiny new Pilote and I want to...
Forum: Continental Touring Info   14-05-2018, 10:09
Replies: 6
Views: 947
Posted By HyFy
Thanks "Nicholsong". I have only ever used...

Thanks "Nicholsong".

I have only ever used Dunkirk outbound and have not ever stayed in or near the town.

This time, probably because of the recent film, we intend to pause and take a look.
...
Forum: Continental Touring Info   14-05-2018, 00:01
Replies: 6
Views: 947
Posted By HyFy
Thanks, "havingfun". We will go for it!! ...

Thanks, "havingfun". We will go for it!!

Sounds great...

HyFy.
Forum: Continental Touring Info   13-05-2018, 22:10
Replies: 6
Views: 947
Posted By HyFy
Thanks for that rayc. It seems that the English...

Thanks for that rayc. It seems that the English press are playing things up again!!

I may just email the Mairie at Dunkirk and see what they say.

If they say its fine and it isn't at least...
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