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Topic # 154834 9-Nov-2014 22:29
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What is this, in our lounge. Definitely not a central vacuum as it is on the other corner.






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  Reply # 1171866 9-Nov-2014 22:36
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Natural Gas ?

Edit, it's one of these
http://www.abergas.co.nz/fittings_adaptors.cfm?page_obj_id=17&product_id=818#.VF83imdOt1E

you can plug a natural gas heater it to it. 

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  Reply # 1171870 9-Nov-2014 23:12
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i see, you can plug in a flued gas heater type?

thanks, never use gas before.





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  Reply # 1171874 9-Nov-2014 23:28
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No, just a non-flued one.

Something like this

http://www.rinnai.co.nz/heaters_range.html?&subcategory1=21



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  Reply # 1171883 10-Nov-2014 00:05
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Thank you, that is useful. i just have no clue what this is for as it is located behind where the TV would be.

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  Reply # 1171889 10-Nov-2014 01:41
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Looks like one of those ports that R2D2 plugs himself into. tongue-out




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  Reply # 1172527 11-Nov-2014 00:07
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Check what type of gas is connected to your house before you plug a heater into it. As there is no standard or requirement that restricts whether Natural gas or LPG is connected to those ports. LPG has a way higher heat value than Natural gas. So the 2 gases are definitely not compatible. If you plug a LPG heater into natural gas it simply won't work. But if you plug a natural gas heater into LPG, you will get big yellow smoky flames, lots of carbon monoxide, and you might destroy the heater. It's like having 1 type of power socket that could be supplying either 110V or 240V.





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  Reply # 1172546 11-Nov-2014 06:31
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GCSB bugging device

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  Reply # 1172548 11-Nov-2014 06:54
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not NSA's?

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