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May 03, 2016 01:51 |  #7666

I know :) I was only being a smart ass!


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May 03, 2016 03:52 |  #7667

photography backup question: replacing batteries in ones' UPS - where's a good place to get them? my UPS is probably 10 years old and the batteries are well knackered, seemingly the genuine APC ones (there are two) cost a kings ransom. Any ideas?


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May 03, 2016 04:56 |  #7668

joeseph wrote in post #17994066 (external link)
photography backup question: replacing batteries in ones' UPS - where's a good place to get them? my UPS is probably 10 years old and the batteries are well knackered, seemingly the genuine APC ones (there are two) cost a kings ransom. Any ideas?

Did exactly that last week, two SLA batteries from Jaycar, $40.00 odd each. Replaced like with like, they were previously replaced a little over 8 years ago going by the date on the batteries (not that I remember doing it).




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May 04, 2016 03:58 |  #7669

thanks - looks like Jaycar have an 18ah battery for $100 (the APC ones are 20ah & $130 each, need two...)


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May 08, 2016 03:57 |  #7670

for anyone interested, I found a place selling 22ah batteries for $90 each. see: http://waveinverter.co​.nz/ (external link)
have bought two & will see how it goes...


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May 08, 2016 14:42 |  #7671

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May 08, 2016 15:21 as a reply to RobDickinson's post |  #7672

what's causing the glow over the hills?


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May 08, 2016 16:08 |  #7673

The Aurora.. he explains it in several other threads and in the title.


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May 08, 2016 17:35 |  #7674

lol

Aliens.


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May 09, 2016 01:45 |  #7675

rejay14 wrote in post #18000154 (external link)
The Aurora.. he explains it in several other threads and in the title.

yea I haven't seen the other threads nor did I read the title while I was at work. Just answering the question would be good enough.

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The Aurora.. he explains it in several other threads and in the title.

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lol

Aliens.

Thought so, ID4 is coming soon.

I never thought you would see Aurora so far north.


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May 09, 2016 03:09 |  #7676

this was visible a little at Muriwai, takes a big event for that though. Chc has had several decent auroras in the last year or so


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May 09, 2016 03:26 |  #7677

RobDickinson wrote in post #18000791 (external link)
this was visible a little at Muriwai, takes a big event for that though. Chc has had several decent auroras in the last year or so


Cool, your lucky that you can capture it. I don't think I will ever see it up this far.

I see there are a large number of photos now being posted in Facebook


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May 09, 2016 10:55 as a reply to Mark0159's post |  #7678

Apologies


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May 15, 2016 02:24 |  #7679

So, I need to get back into this photography thing. When's the next actual GKPE happening? I have a basic new camera and a couple of Lenses.


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May 15, 2016 03:24 |  #7680

I took some photo's the other day......

Southern end of Waihi Beach

Edit: Also planing on going to the Colour Management thing at Pro-Gear tomorrow evening. That's photo related.....

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