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Electric Door Strikes – fail safe vs. fail secure

This short piece aims to explain some important information about the use of electric door strikes in homes. Electric strikes are a convenient way to allow keyless entry to a door. They can be triggered externally from a keypad or key fob "swipe", and internally…...
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Security alarm monitoring

If your phone line has been transitioned to an NBN based service your alarm monitoring service may no longer work correctly. DLE can help providing you a new monitoring service. We use Permaconn GPRS dialler units to provide affordable and effective monitoring for your security…...
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Foxtel “On Demand” changes for older boxes

What is changing? From 31 January 2021, Foxtel has been shutting down the On Demand feature on their older boxes. This means that iQ2, iQ1.5, iQ1 and MyStar2 boxes will be impacted. Click here to read the official statement from Foxtel: https://www.foxtel.com.au/support/on-demand-changes.html If you have one of these…...
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How to transfer your Sonos system to a new account

If your Sonos system has been setup by someone else, you'll need to transfer it to your own Sonos account in order to login, and make changes to your system. It's important to do this so you can keep your Sonos updated. The first step…...
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Troubleshooting – Internet & Wifi

In the event of difficulty with accessing the internet via your DLE supplied wireless network (WiFi), it's important to figure out if the problem is with the wifi system, or the internet connection itself. Typically our WiFi systems are very robust and built to avoid…...
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Garden Sound

A garden sound system is a fantastic way to maximise the enjoyment of your outdoor living areas in the warm months of the year. DLE offers several options to extend your entertainment systems into the great outdoors. Sheltered outdoor areas such as patios and terraces…...
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Television mounting heights

A common question we're asked is how high a television should be mounted. Many people believe a flat screen television should be mounted high on the wall in the same manner as a piece of art - unfortunately while this may be aesthetically pleasing the…...
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Streaming Services – what they are and how to use them

A number different content streaming services are now available. Knowing what they do and how to use them can be a bit confusing, so this article aims to make it easier. Streaming services can be broadly broken up into two categories - audio and video.…...
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Install day checklist

You've confirmed your new AV and data system order, and installation day is imminent. Before it arrives, there are a few things to get in order to allow your installation to be completed properly and in full. Here's a helpful checklist! For ALL installations the…...
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Joinery design considerations for AV systems

Installing custom joinery is a considerable investment. The right piece of cabinetry will be a part of your home for many years to come, so it's important to make sure the design is right for your needs now and into the future. This is especially…...
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