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  Reply # 2116265 29-Oct-2018 14:39
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Yabanize:

 

Random thought, could it be for tracking ONZO bikes?

 

I thought they had their own sim cards and speak over the mobile network - could be wrong here though.





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  Reply # 2116465 29-Oct-2018 19:55
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This is what I've seen around Napier.

 

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  Reply # 2116559 30-Oct-2018 07:09
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Could be some kind of lamp monitoring. If that was the pole at the start of a circuit, they could measure current to tell how many failed lamps there are, and know if the lights are on or off.

It would save a lot of money, usually they turn the lights on and people go check them.




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  Reply # 2116577 30-Oct-2018 08:30
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andrewNZ: Could be some kind of lamp monitoring. If that was the pole at the start of a circuit, they could measure current to tell how many failed lamps there are, and know if the lights are on or off.

It would save a lot of money, usually they turn the lights on and people go check them.

 

 

 

I've asked one of the guys that look after the streetlights, that's pretty much what it is.

 

The boring answer is that it's a controller for the Streetlight management system, the lights report status and are told when to turn on / off and the brightness level.

 

 

 

 


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  Reply # 2117119 30-Oct-2018 21:16
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ZollyMonsta: BMS (Bulb Management System)? 😉

And the quick joke answer is the winner apparently...




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  Reply # 2117141 30-Oct-2018 22:55
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Boom I'll accept that answer.

 

Now, first to climb one and take pictures of the insides wins a chocolate fish. Thanks guys!





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  Reply # 2117145 30-Oct-2018 23:18
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andrewNZ:
ZollyMonsta: BMS (Bulb Management System)? 😉

And the quick joke answer is the winner apparently...


Haha. 😉




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  Reply # 2117148 30-Oct-2018 23:42
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Boom I'll accept that answer.

 

Now, first to climb one and take pictures of the insides wins a chocolate fish. Thanks guys!

 

 

get scaling murfy!





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Groucho:

 

This is what I've seen around Napier.

 

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Those are direction indicators for alien landing craft.





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  Reply # 2117443 31-Oct-2018 14:50
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Just a variation on a wind wand

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  Reply # 2117567 31-Oct-2018 20:03
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I’m sorry but you’re all wrong. It’s a wigwam for a gooses bridle.

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MadEngineer: I’m sorry but you’re all wrong. It’s a wigwam for a gooses bridle.

Cool, thanks mum, that was helpful...

Next you'll be telling me you went there and back to see how far it is.




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