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    • col72
    • By col72 17th Oct 16, 7:43 PM
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    tv simulator
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    • 17th Oct 16, 7:43 PM
    tv simulator 17th Oct 16 at 7:43 PM
    we going away soon thinking of getting 1 of these tvs simulator are there any good
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    • Mr.Generous
    • By Mr.Generous 17th Oct 16, 7:57 PM
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    • 17th Oct 16, 7:57 PM
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    • 17th Oct 16, 7:57 PM
    I renovate property and generally have an empty house all the time somewhere.

    Yes they are superb! They look so much like a tv from outside once its dark, you can set it to stay on for 4 or 7 hours after dusk so useful at home when we go away too.

    Neighbors often tell us they know we have moved in or have someone living there because they see the tv at night.

    We do also use a timer for lamps, simulator still comes on with a low wattage table lamp in the room.

    Got ours from an Addi special offer £8 each, seen them for much more on Response security website.

    http://www.responseelectronics.com/faketv-c20
    Last edited by Mr.Generous; 17-10-2016 at 7:59 PM. Reason: found link
    • esuhl
    • By esuhl 17th Oct 16, 8:58 PM
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    • 17th Oct 16, 8:58 PM
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    • 17th Oct 16, 8:58 PM
    Huh. I'd never even heard of such a thing. What a great idea!
    • CharlieBilly
    • By CharlieBilly 17th Oct 16, 9:09 PM
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    • 17th Oct 16, 9:09 PM
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    • 17th Oct 16, 9:09 PM
    £7.95 says free postage

    https://www.amazon.co.uk/SR08064-Simulator-Security-Thieves-Burglars/dp/B009A6DUQG

    or better feedback £9.99

    https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B01GK3Q3D8
    • mchale
    • By mchale 17th Oct 16, 10:17 PM
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    • #5
    • 17th Oct 16, 10:17 PM
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    • 17th Oct 16, 10:17 PM
    http://www.lidl.co.uk/en/our-offers-2491.htm?action=showDetail&id=37887
    ANURADHA KOIRALA ??? go on throw it in google.
    • Mr.Generous
    • By Mr.Generous 17th Oct 16, 10:23 PM
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    • 17th Oct 16, 10:23 PM
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    • 17th Oct 16, 10:23 PM
    the lidl (silvercrest) one looks like the one's we got. well worth it - only real risk is the tv licensing crew !!
    • Bedsit Bob
    • By Bedsit Bob 18th Oct 16, 10:07 AM
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    • 18th Oct 16, 10:07 AM
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    • 18th Oct 16, 10:07 AM
    I use one (along with a timer controlled table lamp) when I go on holiday.

    From the outside, they do look like a TV is in use.
    My job is Top Secret. Even I don't know what I'm doing.

    Amount I have so far denied the BBC - £1015-50
    • Strider590
    • By Strider590 18th Oct 16, 1:21 PM
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    • 18th Oct 16, 1:21 PM
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    • 18th Oct 16, 1:21 PM
    Be careful where you place it, against a wall pointing slightly downwards is best, let its light reflect back into the room from the wall, if you have it pointing into the room, it'll cast shadows that make it look fake IMO.

    I have the Aldi one, it has a 4 or 7 hour timer so that it's not flashing all night long (as again it would look fake if it was still flashing away at 4am every morning).
    Having the last word isn't the same as being right.......

    "Never confuse education with intelligence"
    • Bedsit Bob
    • By Bedsit Bob 18th Oct 16, 4:11 PM
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    • 18th Oct 16, 4:11 PM
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    • 18th Oct 16, 4:11 PM
    it has a 4 or 7 hour timer so that it's not flashing all night long
    Originally posted by Strider590
    I put mine on a plug in timer.
    My job is Top Secret. Even I don't know what I'm doing.

    Amount I have so far denied the BBC - £1015-50
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