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Pennine

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  1. -low-latency Bow camera to screen at stern to use to see what's going on 70' ahead in real time ^^^ this Only reasonable idea I could come up with is a hardwired 'reversing' camera. Wireless far too laggy.
  2. Left there last Thursday and it was nose to tail above King's Lock. Big Lock to Town Bridge already full of traders.
  3. Never had any problems at Merry Hill, Birmingham, or Bumble Hole last summer. It did strike me as being a good idea though to moor on the offside at Bumble Hole if there was room, as it was quieter/safer away from the surprising amount of pedestrian traffic on the towpath. ...except in 2010 when the visitor centre was subjected to an arson attack!
  4. Checked all boats in Birmingham centre from St. Vincents bridge to Cambrian Wharf, through Gas Street to Granville Street bridge. Sherborne Wharf have a flyer and are keeping a lookout. Will check all passing boats, as I'm here for a while.
  5. Thanks for trying Tony. A real puzzler. It may well be last resort to phone Sterling, and as you say hope he doesn't answer, or that is is in an uncharacteristically good mood.
  6. Yes. Set to FUNC0 factory default. Luckily these are suitable settings, but it is frustrating that I cannot check the individual setting are OK.
  7. Yes. It's almost as if the Function access is locked out, bar FUNC5.
  8. Tony, pressing FUNC for two secs goes straight to FUNC5, and doesn't let me access the other parameters. Very puzzling.
  9. I too have the same Invertek Inverter. However, there is one problem I have , resulting in much head-scratching and have yet to solve. I know it will turn out to be obvious, but if someone has the solution, would be most grateful. From the manual: On P14 - System Adjustments - to access the parameters "Push the pad marked FUNC (function) for 2 seconds and use up/down keys to scroll through the functions. (The display will show Fn00 up to Fn09 )". However, on P17 - Disabling Functions - If you press the “FUNC” button for more than 2 seconds you can have access to the different possibilities shown in the following diagram ... Pressing FUNC button for 2 seconds does perform as described on P17 (Fnc0, Fnc1, Fnc2, Fnc3), but I have yet to find how to access the System Adjustments menus described on P14. Anyone know the answer? Pete
  10. Plumbers Epoxy putty. £3 at Toolstation
  11. I suspect you are referring to a Clipsal type plug, more usually found in caravans. You will need to adapt it to a cigarette lighter socket, and then a usb adapter to reduce the 12v to 5v for your phone. http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/ADAPT-IT-A-CIGAR-SOCKET-TO-SMALL-W4-TYPE-12V-10AMP-2-PIN-PLUG-CARAVAN-MOTORHOME/370599323251?_trksid=p2047675.c100005.m1851&_trkparms=aid%3D222007%26algo%3DSIC.MBE%26ao%3D1%26asc%3D35308%26meid%3Da9d65d8f05ab46f499f40d24057dd13a%26pid%3D100005%26rk%3D4%26rkt%3D6%26mehot%3Dpp%26sd%3D321643711482 http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/141732362978?_trksid=p2057872.m2749.l2649&var=440853090413&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT
  12. iD (Carphone Warehouse) have the Huwaei 5573 (with twin TS9 antenna ports - so is MiMo) on a rolling 30 day 20G/month FOC online. (iD is on EE) http://www.carphonewarehouse.com/broadband/mobile-broadband/buy/huawei-4g-mifi-di103-idcon?intcmp=mbbLP_iD_paym_20pm_201015 Don't forget you will need 2x SMA to TS9 adapters like this: http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/201358514196?_trksid=p2060353.m1438.l2649&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT
  13. There are numerous magazine articles about turning off the data gathering, and turning off cortana e.g. http://www.windowscentral.com/how-turn-cortana-and-stop-personal-data-gathering-windows-10 Updates can be turned off, but only for wireless connection, not wired network.
  14. The FBGDome looks pretty neat. It is pain in the a**e that 3grouters are trade only. However, I'm pretty sure the 'Fullband' range are either made by Westlake Connect Ltd, or at least have some connection with the Fullband antennas - see 4gantenna.co.uk. Would be worthwhile dropping them an email to see if they know of a retail supplier.
  15. Carphone warehouse have an interesting data only MiFi package. On their iD (using EE 4G), they are offering a free (online, £9.99 in shop) Huawei 5573 MiFi on a 30 day rolling contract for £20/m. Looks pretty good value to me. And that model has 2 x TS9 antenna ports too, so can do MIMO with suitable antenna.