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Member Since 06/07/2009
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Location Canberra

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you need minimum of 2 to mesh
19/05/2020 - 17:00
No. just like the Highlander movie.. There can be only one, it doesn't play with other WiFi systems
19/05/2020 - 16:22
Both, I had a couple of spots I couldn't run cable to so bought the Arlo. The Reolink is the 5MP 8 channel NVR and I really like it.
19/05/2020 - 16:21
I'd say the same. The Smartthings community is huge so if you enjoy playing and experimenting go for the smartthings. The Deco is one of...
19/05/2020 - 15:55
The reason Racv was selling the Arlo is because it works really well with Smartthings. I have a couple. Reolink would always come out ahead...
19/05/2020 - 15:45
To be honest it depends on your needs, If you just want a mesh system they are very similar, if you want a home automation ability then you...
19/05/2020 - 15:42
Incorrect. The WiFi hub is a different product, it uses different firmware to the V2 and V3 as it has WiFi. The Z-wave and Zigbee hardware...
19/05/2020 - 15:40
No real comparison, the smartthings has WiFi Zigbee and Zwave wireless protocols with a home automation ability. The Smartthings WiFi mesh...
19/05/2020 - 15:36
Samsung SmartThings Wi-Fi Hub $99 + Free Shipping @ RACV
RACV was strangely the distributor in Australia when it was launched over here. I was in Jb hifi and it was at the RRP of $199. This is not...
19/05/2020 - 14:02
Darn. I've just found the price point I will happily "buy" a movie. Just pulled the trigger on 5. A good selection to pick from.
02/08/2019 - 20:48
Just bought one thanks. Hoping this will replace my aging Portasol Technic. A gas soldering iron is brilliant for those little jobs away...
28/05/2019 - 17:53
Been waiting for the Sony STRDN1080 to go on sale again at JB, their last Sony AV sale excluded this amp, the one before that no stores had...
24/01/2019 - 10:35
If you look at the componentry on the high end Oxide or Rhythm then you realise how good the Gang for Buck is. Full Shimano Deora. I've had...
17/05/2016 - 10:46
I kept trying and worked out that the speaker "Mesh" wifi connection is best kept in the 5GHz band and the wifi connection to router on the...
16/05/2016 - 18:50
Sound quality is excellent for such a little unit and is overkill for a surround rear speaker. The unit is solid and well built. Battery...
16/05/2016 - 18:37
I have a house full of the Music Flow products including 2 of the above. It took a good many months but after multiple firmware updates my...
16/05/2016 - 17:50
I think I'd prefer to pay the extra $11 at Bing Lee and not have to read the Herald Sun
09/12/2015 - 12:39
Thanks for letting us know. I'd sent an email off but will take a lot longer for a reply. I've followed the bouncing ball with the "other"...
10/11/2015 - 16:34
Not looking good for the cashback. Just went to claim using the Officeworks as the purchase store. Tells me no rewards are offered. Changed...
10/11/2015 - 15:29
It obviously comes down to personal experience. Both my systems have been recent D1 recording resolution DVRs. I've been happy with both my...
08/11/2015 - 22:14
[@MaMan](/comment/3184062/redir): As long as its good light the picture is great. At night its good to about 3 meters then the ir runs out...
08/11/2015 - 21:59
A friend has this kit and caught someone in his carport trying to get into his cars. He was able to create a poster of the perpetrators...
08/11/2015 - 21:46
This model is analogue. The Kit comes with a power supply with 4 power connectors, one for each camera. The cable to the camera...
08/11/2015 - 21:39
I've bought a couple of these kits for friends when DSE have their sales. Never paid more than $249. Very reliable and remote access works...
08/11/2015 - 20:14
I just added 2x H4 speakers to my system. Very small and compact with surprisingly good quality sound. Works well as surround sound rear...
24/10/2015 - 17:14
For those looking for a solution to playing all your old CD's through music flow. The new LG BP-550 Blu-ray. player allows you to pipe the...
24/10/2015 - 17:09
The software is here for windows.. http://www.lg.com/au/support-product/lg-H4-NP8350#software I installed it when I first got my first...
24/10/2015 - 17:02
I agree, its a leap of faith going with a complete eco system and I've never regretted it either. I think the LG system is great and never...
21/10/2015 - 11:56
No problem with streaming music. The app links in to your "collection" and even groups them for you into "moods".
21/10/2015 - 11:54
For a home cinema you can use 2X h3 or 2X h4 for the rear surround speakers. I think they have to be a pair of the same to use this...
21/10/2015 - 11:52