Fri. Nov 15th, 2019

Another one bites the dust

  • Vancouver Island Inland Sections Forecast - No watches or warnings in effect.

    Forecast Issued 4:00 PM PST Thursday 14 November 2019 - Thursday night: Rain. Becoming windy overnight. Low 8. Friday: Rain ending in the morning then cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. Windy early in the morning. High 11. Friday night: Cloudy. Rain beginning late in the evening. Low 6. Saturday: Rain. High 11. Saturday night: Rain. Low 9. Sunday: Showers. High 15. Sunday night: Cloudy. Low plus 5. Monday: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. High 9. Monday night: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. Low plus 5. Tuesday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 9. Tuesday night: Clear. Low plus 2. Wednesday: Sunny. High 9.

  • Current Conditions
    Temperature
    8.3° C
    0.1 ° C/hr
    Barometer
    101.06 kPa
    0.0
    Wind
    N/A 0 km/h
    gusting 0 km/h
    Humidity
    99 %
    Rain Rate
    0.0 mm/hr
    Wind Chill
    8.3° C
    Heat Index
    8.3° C
    Dewpoint
    8.1° C
    UV
    0.0
    Solar
    0 W/m2
    Last Updated: 4:10:00 PDT
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  • Today's Almanac
    Rain since Midnight
    0.0 mm
    Continuous Rainfall (< 24hr gap)
    No Qualifying Rainfall mm
    Civil Rise
    06:53
    Moon Phase
    Waning gibbous (91% full)
    Civil Set
    17:13
    Day Length
    12:03:47
    Day High
    8.3° C @ 01:01 Tdy.
    Day Low
    8.1° C @ 00:02 Tdy.
    Day High Rain Rate
    0.0mm/hr00:00
    Day High Barometer
    101.24 kPa @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day Low Barometer
    101.05 kPa @ 02:58 Tdy.
    Day Low Windchill
    8.1° C @ 00:02 Tdy.
    Day High Heat Index
    8.3° C @ 01:01 Tdy.
    Day High Wind Gust
    S 0km/h @ 00:05 Tdy.
    Day High Solar Radiation
    0W/m2 @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day High UV Index
    0.0 @ 00:00 Tdy.

Well it looks like I’ve destroyed another digital camera. 🙁

You may have noticed the image go black on Thursday. After some investigation, it looks like the shutter is dead on it. I managed to revive it, but it ain’t pretty.

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I will have to try again if I want an HD quality web camera….

It will take a little while for me to bring the other web camera back online.

Sorry folks!

3 thoughts on “Another one bites the dust

  1. Holy crap, Chris. What the heck are you doing to them?!?!?! I’m still using my D-Link DCS-900 that I originally installed on the roof in early 2007! It’s picture isn’t the best, and I’d like to upgrade it, but even with the uber-wet conditions out here, it keeps on ticking. I have the bottom of the enclosure open to let air circulate, and have found the dessicant bags sopping wet, but the camera just keeps on going. Unfortunately, it’s no longer made….

  2. I still have Netcam webcam. It’s going strong, but I’ve been trying to find something with better quality than what the network cams provide.

    I have a few more options, we’ll see. I really want the quality but refuse to give up 1000 for the Netcam variety.

  3. I hear ya. I’d love to get a better camera to replace mine. Maybe once the current one packs it in I will, but I just can’t justify the expense right now.

    Hope you find a good one that will last a while!

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