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(Not so) Smart meters

Discussion in 'Renovation & Home Improvement' started by Scott No Mates, 23rd Aug, 2015.

  1. Scott No Mates

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    This thread could be called "Not So Smart Installers"

    Tenants weren't able to be home when NBN booked a slot for install so they left a key for him. You'd think he'd have commonsense of an appropriate location....

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    Is that the installer asleep under the bench?
     
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    That's my fear with my IP. I'll have to make sure I give clear instructions or take the day off.
     
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    @WestOz it's likely that point is the closest ooint to the first phone connection in the house.
     
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    The plate to the right is the only one in the house however the old system is irrelevant now, I'll remove it when I paint, most use cordless these days which plugs straight into UNI-V 1.

    I had mine installed on the wall in the top of the linen closet, plugs into the security system power point also located there, all the cat cables go up into/through the ceiling to all the required rooms, installed a ceiling vent in there so heat can escape, all out of site, nice and tidy.
     
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    Depending on the contact arrangement these guys could have made a packet and had a good laugh. There may be rates for - remote location, difficult access, age of meter box perhaps, living away from home allowance, who knows what else but someone got paid to put it in and i tip my hat to them! Haha

    And nbn talk, ip kitchen reno i added a gpo in one of the cupboards above the desk in the kitchen which is also close to centre of the house. Was going to look into it more and run a draw string for them but lost interest