Utility water, or a well? Either way, that's WAY too high, and
it's a wonder any of your faucets will shut off anymore.
If it's utility water, talk to them. If it's a well, your
regulator is shot and needs to be replaced. The 80 number makes
me think it's a well - utility pressue wouldn't change from
running hte water unless there was a regulator with hysterisis
controlling the pressure.
Don't just bandaid it; find the cause. The other poster was
right: 40-50 is a usual pressure setting. That way it doesn't
blow the water rught back into your face when you try to fill a
glass or a bowl wiht water. Must be a nice, fast flow though
| >> On Tue, 16 Nov 2004 21:31:32 -0500 "dh"
| >> used 3 lines of text to write in newsgroup: alt.home.repair
| >>>Anyone know where I can buy just a ADT security system yard
| >>>some window decals. I did a lot of searching but just came
| >>>complete security systems. I just want the sign, thanks.
| >> Ebay
| > Just for fun I looked, and your are right! Going price is
| Are the really a deterrent or do they say "cut the phone line"?
Most ADT security systems will go off immidately if the phone line is cut
and the system is armed. Granted it won't call central station unless you
have the cellular add on but it will sure get the neighbors attention if you
have an outside siren.
On Sat, 20 Nov 2004 18:40:50 -0500 "Dan Shulman"
used 12 lines of text to write in newsgroup: alt.home.repair
Sorry to hear that.
You better make sure you didn't get a generic answer. The systems
they deploy are Ademco brand, made for their proprietary use. All the
Vista series panels do not have a TLM.
A TLM (Telephone Line Monitor) works by monitoring DC line voltage.
It is triggered when the voltage drops below > ~20V for a period of
3-6 minutes. (depending on make and model of the panel/seperate
What's important to note is:
IF THE LINE IS CUT, NO SIGNAL WILL BE TRANSMITTED. ONLY THE SIREN
The only thing you can do to prevent non-reporting of phone-cut
attacks is to have backup reporting VIA cellular or long-range radio.
The growing trend will be IP based monitoring over your high-speed
Internet, but that is not considered a viable residential application
I bet that is more like 6 or 7 volts. Hang a meter on your phone line and see
what it is with a couple of phones "off hook".
On hook is around 48, off hook is 8-10, ringing is about 100
If a guy was really that interested he would hang a 9v battery on the Dmark
before he cut he wire.
People's internet connections are frequently always-on, so that
"monitored" means what, apparently, a monitored phone line
doesn't anymore. To whit: The monitoring system can ping
your alarm system every minute or so, and if it doesn't
get an answer, freak. I recommend not using anything created
by microsoft in such a system.
On 24 Nov 2004 18:00:37 GMT "Greg"
used 8 lines of text to write in newsgroup: alt.home.repair
As I already noted, this technology is not ready for the primary
communication in residential use. It is currently deployed in
high-end government facilities and private high security applications.
These locations usually have T-1 or T-3 multi-homed Internet
In the meantime there are cellular backups, and proprietary long range
http://www.alarm.com/ GE Security Division
Radio Based Monitoring
http://www.alarmnet.com/ Honeywell Security (Ademco)
Radio, Cellular, and Internet
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