My family has lived off the grid for the past 25 years. No power lines, no phone lines and no utility bills. Over those many years, we have primarily used solar panels for our electricity needs. They do a stellar job, however, occasionally in rare multi-week cloudy periods we still need a good backup generator. We have used a variety of generators over the years, with our traditional favorite being Honda. However, four years ago I bought my first WEN generator.
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When discussing in body image stabilization (IBIS) it is informative to know the lens mount diameters for each particular lens mount. More diameter relative to sensor size generally gives more leeway for IBIS movement and compensation. As such, here is a list of lens mount diameters: MFT (Micro Four Thirds) ~38mm (Olympus and Panasonic) FT (Four Thirds) 44mm (Olympus and Panasonic) Fuji X: 44mm Pentax K: 44mm Nikon F: 44mm Sony E: 46.1mm Minolta/Sony A: 49.7mm Canon EF: 54mm
LG G3 Questions: Hello, please excuse my ignorance. So if I have a T-Mobile SIM card which I am using in my phone right now and put it in a LG G3 phone for example will this work. And if so, let’s say four or five months down the line I decide to switch to AT&T do I have to do anything different at all apart from just switching out an AT&T SIM card for my T-Mobile SIM card. I have
Hotmail seems woefully incapable of blocking spam and phishing, so if you have a Hotmail/Outlook Mail email you will likely get plenty of messages like this: Thanks for purchase Apple iPhone 7 256GB Gold But wait, you didn’t purchase a 256GB Gold iPhone 7 did you? So let’s look at this message and see what’s up: #1 check the sender details #2 hover over the hyperlinks to see if they actually point to PayPal #3 determine that it is definitely a
Ubiquiti UAP-LR Specs: CPU: Atheros AR7241 Broadcom BCM4706 Switch: In AR7241 Broadcom BCM53125 RAM: 8MB 256 MB Hynix H5PS1G63JFR (x2) Flash 8MB 16 MB Winbond 25Q128FVFG 2.4 GHz Radio Atheros AR9287 + Anadigics AWL6153 Pwr Amp (x2) I utilize these WiFi access points in a variety of hotel and resort installations. Overall performance and reliability have been excellent. Once initially configured they have served their purpose with minaimal maintenance and no fiddling required. BONUS: The centralized interface for monitoring access points
Ahh, yard mowing… the task that must be done but generally requires gas, noise, dirt and general unpleasantness. As such, I strive to make mowing less of a burden and more enjoyable. Switching over to electric mowers for a portion of our yard has made mowing about as good as it can get. Except for maybe a robot mower, but that will be for another post 😉 I checked out dozens of corded electric mowers and put them through their
Did you see a charge for $24.99 from Amazon? Did you realize you have an Amazon Music subscription or trial that needs to be canceled? If so, here is the link to cancel your subscription: https://www.amazon.com/gp/dmusic/player/settings
Discover has some rather attractive 5% Cashback offers currently in effect: Activate to earn 5% Cashback Bonus at Amazon.com, Department Stores and Sam’s Club now through December 2016, on up to $1,500 in purchases. And a decent set coming up in 2017: Activate to earn 5% Cashback Bonus at Gas Stations, Ground Transportation and Wholesale Clubs from January through March 2017, on up to $1,500 in purchases. Unfortunately they only apply on up to $1,500 in qualifying purchases for each