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Suggestion how about a Kickstarter to upgrade Village Square snowcam to HD

Discussion in 'Mt Buller' started by Richard, May 30, 2019.

  1. luvthabumps

    luvthabumps A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    At this stage, there is no-one in the apartment next week until Friday if you want access. PM or call me and we'll arrange something if it works.
     
  2. DbSki

    DbSki Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Ill get in touch when Ive sorted out a plan and when.
    School hols now so Ill wait till that's done and need a bit more snow on the ground to ski on too.
     
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  3. LiveToSki

    LiveToSki One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Is it just me or has this cam not updated since 13:39. I have tried on both the phone and PC.
     
  4. DbSki

    DbSki Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    The cam is updating but the time is wrong.
    I can see the images coming in on the server here direct from the cams and new images are incoming its just the time on VS cam images is wrong.
    The file names contain the time which a script I run then strips out and uses in the image.
     
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  5. TOFF

    TOFF Im kind of a big deal Ski Pass: Gold

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    I have it updated to 15:07
     
  6. LiveToSki

    LiveToSki One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    It just refreshed (showing 15:07 now even though it is 15:37)...
     
  7. TOFF

    TOFF Im kind of a big deal Ski Pass: Gold

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    You're welcome then :)
     
  8. LiveToSki

    LiveToSki One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Thanks for the update. :thumbs:
     
  9. DbSki

    DbSki Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    See image here that shows cam images coming in

    APIRA cam time matches the server time close but the VS cam is out by a lot.

    Both cams send images every ten minutes, so VS server time showing 3:42PM meaning the image was created some time within the previous ten minutes before it was sent during 3:32 PM and 3:42 PM.
    However the cam internal clock it used in the file name is 3:17 PM so the time the images was taken was actually some time between 3:32 PM and 3:42 PM even though it is marked in the image as 3"17 PM

    Since the cams are soon to be placed I have noi plans to fix that in the means time and cant do anything about it remotely as I don't have the IP at LTB's apartment and seems to recall I did not set a port forward rule last time I set the cam up anyway to be able to log in to it remotely/.

     
  10. DbSki

    DbSki Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    @luvthabumps

    Are you going to be up at Buller soon ?
    If possible could you take a pic of the router set up on the bench, I need to add the POE power injector and a double adapter to plug in to 240v alongside the current power supply and just need to know what kind of double adapter Ill need to bring or if there is power strip so I need to bring a bigger one etc

    Also, could you take a few pics of the cable where it runs through the hole in the base of the sliding door track, MX mentioned the cable was damaged but I need to know if the cable itself is damaged or just the black outer cover so I can bring some more outer cover or if I need to bring more to fix Ethernet or power cable if they are damaged.

    Can send them to my phone.
    Thx
     
  11. Richard

    Richard Maintenance Dept Administrator

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    Thanks for efforts DB.

    @CarveMan and I happy to reimburse for your spend thus far
     
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    CarveMan Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    What he said
     
  14. luvthabumps

    luvthabumps A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    We have school trials Monday so I'll be up for the day and able to get in then.

    We did have a booking for the week but old mate decided to cancel last week when snow wasn't looking so good. Sucks to be him as he lost a big deposit ( Airbnb rules) and now next week is looking pretty good.
     
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  15. TOFF

    TOFF Im kind of a big deal Ski Pass: Gold

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    Love free money ;)
     
  16. DbSki

    DbSki Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Thank's Rich
    Ill sort that out later on after the cams are up, I'm planning on seeing @CarveMan at some stage for some new gear so Ill have a chat to him then.
     
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  17. luvthabumps

    luvthabumps A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    funny story actually - old mate cancels and then emails me that he hasn't got the full refund per the policy of cancelling more than 14 days out ( he was about 16 days). I said I'd look into it. At this stage I was pretty happy to refund all of it even though there was little chance I'd rebook it. Turns out that he needed to cancel more than 14 days out but also within 48 hours of booking to qualify for the full refund! He then escalates to Airbnb who contact me to say he has now decided to rebook - will I refund his non refundable deposit if he does? Spidey sense goes off - "sure, I'll refund the deposit he lost....after 48 hours of course, so he doesn't just cancel the new booking straight away and take everything with a virtual "up yours" to me".

    What a surprise - he never rebooks. If he had have just been straight I would have worked something out with him but he thought he would stitch me up and in doing so did himself out of 50% of his $$
     
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  18. TOFF

    TOFF Im kind of a big deal Ski Pass: Gold

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    Snow falling might get him trying again
     
  19. Richard

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    I'm with you. People not in hospitality or travel have no concept that your product has the shelf life of a banana and that you have this one moment to sell it or lose - and nothing is more so than the 10 week window of snow sport.
     
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  20. DbSki

    DbSki Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Have image from LTB (thanks)



    Ill sort that, dab of silicone on it and a wall clip to get it out of the way.
     
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