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Tim Gray
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So it seems that  #crestron   VT-Pro is again not generating all the proper files for a Core 3 Webpage.   Why cant they get their programmers to actually test things before they push out updates?

So in order to fix this, you have to after compiling and before uploading, go into the folder and copy the Core3XPanel.html to index.html and then upload the folder.  This fixes the problem easily and painlessly if you knew how http servers work and could deduct this one bug..   Here is hoping that Crestron's programmers actually fix this problem in future updates.
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A couple of clients cancelled today so I took the advantage of having a couple of free hours in the afternoon to go get my eyes checked.

Eyes changed again, new glasses on the way, and the doctor knows the tint and coating combo to simulate the expensive "gunnar" glasses in prescription for me.

Hope it helps with the 14 hours a day monitor eye strain.
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Dear Jimmy Johns....  45 minutes is NOT freaky fast.
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i hate that place. their meat sandwiches are fit for vegetarians.
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How do you fix a crappy week? Ride the motorcycle into work so you can take the long way home full of twisties.
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#AVTWEEPS    Calling the Crestron programmers,  how do you get the processors MAC address from inside Simple Plus?
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I was hoping that there was a way from inside Simpl+  

I need to keep 2 series backward compatibility to I'll fall back on the old Console command.
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Ran into a "locked" or password protected crestron module today.   First one in a long time.

20 minutes later I blew past it, and discover what I always experience with locked modules.    The programmer was completely embarrassed at the steaming pile they wrote and locked it in hopes that nobody else would see it.
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DIY 2.4ghz WLAN antennas.   you can do it!
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Spent the morning convincing a sales guy that a church can afford the TSW-750 over the TSW-550...   It's only $100 difference, and if the church can't afford $100 then do we really want them as a client?

I really hate this, "how low can we go" sales technique so many of these guys have here.
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I picked up a 750 to go with my RMC3. The extra screen real estate is nice.. I have worked on enough 550s to know that that extra 2" of space is priceless for designing a panel.
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Dear #Oracle   Stop bundling Scumware with Java.  You guys are not poor, and you dont need to be complete scumbags.

Honestly they should fire the person that added the ask toolbar and search hijacker into the Java installer.
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I read an article about Oracle adding Ask to the installer, netted them something crazy like $500 million.
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Camping has its rewards. 
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+Roddy McGavin shut up. 
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Have they fixed the longevity problem?  last time I saw it it will only work for 100 hours before it will no longer light up.
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DIY to fill a need. 10 minutes to make a leather key belt hook. I used a purse strap clip as the key hook.

Even though I am slammed with work right now and super busy, taking a little bit of time for a DIY to make a tool to help you is always a good idea.

The tools needed for leatherworking are very common (except for punches) and can be done by anyone.   Hoping to have a DIY special episode showing some simple DIY leather projects that anyone can make in a very short amount of time.
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Nope just a shadow.  I used cheapie leather rivets that I found in a drawer.  Sadly after making it I already have plans for version 2.0 with upgrades, and I don't know if I like the swivel clip,  it's not that easy to clip the keys to it with a single hand.
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Education
  • Michigan State University
    Chemistry, Microbiology, 1993 - 1997
  • ITT Technical Institute
    Electronics Engineering, 1988 - 1991
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Timothy Gray
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I've been a technology guy for all my life.  My father taught me algebra and Electronics starting at 8 years old. I build my own projects (solar panel sun tracker) at 10 and learned about computers and their power.  My father gave me my first computer at age 11, (Kim-1, I had to build it to make it work) and learned assembly language as my first programming language. Went through the Vic-20, C64, Co-co, Ti-99a, etc until the IBM PCjr  hit the scene when I was in high school. Until then I was content with the Altair 8080 that the school had and the TRS-80 model 3 computers  It all escalated from there.  I always enjoy tech, and dreamed of the automated home forever.  Crestron gear gives me a hand firmly in that automated future world I dreamed of. 

Today I program Executive board rooms, Conference rooms, Entire Buildings, homes, and theaters using a multitude of technologies.   Still use my computer programming and electronics and enjoy a LOT of I.T. work and I.T. and I.S. consulting on the side.  This stuff is second nature to me, and I really do enjoy it. I am happiest when I have a challenge in front of me.
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Crestron Certtified Lighting Programmer, Hand restored a motorcycle, published photographer, published videographer.
Work
Occupation
Crestron Master Programmer
Employment
  • Central Interconnect
    Crestron Master Programmer, 2010 - present
  • Premier Audio and Images
    Crestron Master Programmer, 2004 - 2010
  • Comcast, AT&T, TCI Cable,
    IS/IT Manager, 1999 - 2004
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Michigan
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Muskegon, MI - Mecosta, MI - Grand Rapids, MI - nome, Alaska
$15.00 for a McDonalds quality lunch. The fries were cold and barely a half handful, the Bacon Cheese burger is a frozen patty that comes with two very tiny strips of pre-cooked bacon and a wilted piece of lettuce. no onion, no mayo, no nothing on it. and it came barely above room temperature as if they let it all sit for 20 minutes before serving. They need to make sure the fries are hot and plentiful for a high priced lunch. and use real fresh hamburger not frozen hockey pucks that are no better than a $2.00 fast food joint.
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super slow. rude wait staff. don't bother stopping here unless you have 2 hours to wait for your food.
Public - 5 months ago
reviewed 5 months ago
The employees here think everything is a race and try to make the sandwich so fast that you get a smashed mess. If you want a Smashed gooey mess, then this is the place to go!
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Absolute best food in grand rapids.
Public - 11 months ago
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Dr Pierce was one of the best Family doctors around. He has passed away now and will be missed. I believe the office is closed now as he was the only doctor there.
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