[Durham] Meeting Reminder... Next Tuesday 20/08/2019, 19:30 ish, Durham rowing club.

Richard Patterson richard at helpquick.co.uk
Sat Aug 17 19:07:34 UTC 2019

Interested in a couple of bits...

Axis camera
Apple keyboard / trackpad (pretty please :) )

I can pick you up on the way if you want...



On 17/08/2019 12:28, Dougie Nisbet via Durham wrote:
> Sounds Good. I haven't been down in absolutely ages. I'll get along on
> Tuesday.
> I have a few things on Freecycle:
> Starbase Telephone: http://groups.freecycle.org/DurhamUK/posts/73544448
> Two Catmate Elite cat flaps:
> http://groups.freecycle.org/DurhamUK/posts/73544568
> Axis 2100 network camera:
> http://groups.freecycle.org/DurhamUK/posts/73544596
> I'm also wanting to clear out an Apple wireless aluminium keyboard and
> trackpad. Using them now with my macmini running debian and tbh it's
> more hassle than it's worth.
> I also have a Findster Duo+ combo; one base/sender unit and two
> receivers. Sadly imv they turned out to be expensive and no use for
> cats. battery too short and items too bulky. Theoretically they have a
> decent battery life but not when in 'tracking' mode - which is the
> whole point of having them in the first place. Furthermore, I attached
> them directly to the collars using the straps designed for the device,
> and they've got lost. So you'd need to think of some inventive way of
> attaching it to whatever you wanted to attach it too. Cost me over
> £150 but of no value to me at all sadly. Been sitting in their
> original boxes on the shelf doing nothing all year. Have a read at
> https://getfindster.com/how-it-works/ if you want to know more and if
> any interest they're free to anyone who wants a tinker. You could
> theoretically use it as a short term local tracker by just popping it
> in your pocket.
> If any interest then I can bring them along. But I'm walking and want
> a beer, so I'm not taking them home again! Especially the cat flaps.
> They're a bit bulky.
> cheers
> Dougie
> On 16/08/2019 09:31, Richard Patterson via Durham wrote:
>> All,
>> The next meeting is due to happen next Tuesday, in the usual place, at
>> the usual time...
>> I went last month, but sadly sat on my own for a bit... I might be able
>> to go this month, but don't really want to be the only one there again.
>> I know LUGs are on the decline, and getting people to attend meetings
>> now is no so easy, but it would be good to see some of the old faces,
>> and have a beer and a chat.
>> Let me know if you can go, and I'll be there.
>> Cheers
>> Richard

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