How to Set Up Alexa Echo Spot Touchscreen Speaker

Here, we demonstrate how to set up the Alexa Echo Spot smart video speaker. Now keep in mind that you need not completely erase your Alexa Echo Spot settings to set it up again. Further, you need neither a tablet nor phone running the Amazon Alexa app, because this speaker has its own touchscreen. Plus, … Continue reading How to Set Up Alexa Echo Spot Touchscreen Speaker





Honeywell Thermostat Wiring Instructions

The most “meaty” part of following the wiring instructions for a new Honeywell thermostat, is correctly connecting it to the HVAC system.  One useful feature about these t-stats, is that they generally use the same wire labeling as their older models. Today’s WiFi  t-stats still use the R, Rx, C, W, Y1, Y2, et al … Continue reading Honeywell Thermostat Wiring Instructions





Honeywell Smart Thermostat Wiring Instructions

The most “meaty” part of installing a new Honeywell smart thermostat, is correctly wiring it up.  One useful feature about Honeywell t-stats, is that they generally use the same wire labeling as their older models. Today’s WiFi  t-stats still use the R, Rx, C, W, Y1, Y2, et al wires in the same way.  Their … Continue reading Honeywell Smart Thermostat Wiring Instructions





Fixing Noisy Window Air Conditioners

Anyone living in warmer climates and seeking to cool their bedrooms, living rooms, and other small to medium-sized living spaces, has probably grappled  with the problem of noisy window air conditioners. Indeed, we’ve installed units from five to twelve thousand BTUs in our windows at apartments, homes, trailers, and even basements, and have been frustrated by all … Continue reading Fixing Noisy Window Air Conditioners





JBL Go 2 Buttons Guide, What Each Button Does

The JBL Go line of highly portable wireless speakers features several buttons on the right side, one lamp on the front grill, a set of ports on the left side. The status lamp lights in two colors and flashing patterns to show speaker pairing and battery status. In this JBL Go 2 buttons guide, we … Continue reading JBL Go 2 Buttons Guide, What Each Button Does





How to Quiet a Noisy Window Air Conditioner

Anyone living in warmer climates and seeking to cool their bedrooms, living rooms, and other small to medium-sized living spaces, has probably grappled  with the problem of how to quiet a noisy window air conditioner.  Indeed, we’ve installed units from five to twelve thousand BTUs in our windows at various apartments, homes, trailers, and basements, and … Continue reading How to Quiet a Noisy Window Air Conditioner





How to Connect JBL Go 2 to iPhone

This post shows how to connect JBL Go 2 to iPhone phones. Start with your speaker OFF (dark front panel LED). Then, follow these directions to pair your Go 2 Bluetooth speaker to an iPhone. We’re running an iPad Air tablet for this exercise.  But the pairing details are nearly the same for the iPhone, … Continue reading How to Connect JBL Go 2 to iPhone





JBL Go 2 Specs, Specifications for this Little Speaker

Here, we list the complete JBL Go 2 specs.  E.g. These cover its size, weight, battery recharge time, and play time per charge.  They also give its frequency response, and audio power output. The specifications further show that the JBL Go 2 sounds decent enough for its size, although we wouldn’t classify it as high … Continue reading JBL Go 2 Specs, Specifications for this Little Speaker





How to Charge JBL Go 2 Bluetooth Speaker

This piece covers how to charge JBL Go Bluetooth speaker (including the Go 1 and Go 2 models). Do this simply through the USB power in port, behind the water resistant door. Here, we detail this charging procedure for these tiny beach ready waterproof speakers. Note that you can still play your Go 2 while … Continue reading How to Charge JBL Go 2 Bluetooth Speaker





How to Pair JBL Go 2 with Echo Alexa Speakers

This post demonstrates how to pair JBL Go 2 with Echo Alexa speakers. Since this pairing happens between the Go JBL and the Echo Dot devices directly, you need not turn Bluetooth on in the mobile device you’re using to set up this pairing. How to Pair JBL Go 2 with Echo Alexa  Speakers With … Continue reading How to Pair JBL Go 2 with Echo Alexa Speakers