Technical Aids Tips and Tricks XXXIII


It doesn’t always have to be the big reconstructions in your home like e.g. bathroom or stairlift… (see older blogposts).

Often you “just” need to drill a single hole at the right place to make life easier for a wheelchair user.

Because I never had a video-surveillance-security system at my apartment door I used a virtually maintenance-free, analogue peephole when I was pedestrian.

With its fitting height of 145 cm this is now only usable for me in connection with my standing chair, some ignorant mates call it standing wheelchair.

Because I order a few or many parts in the internet and like to look into the eyes of the courier drivers before I open the door I have drilled a 14 mm hole in my door in individually adjusted hobbit height with the active support of a friend.

A highest price Conrad Elektronik peephole order no. 75 01 63 for the full price of 6,39 € was then screwed in from both sides.

The analogue NSA hobbit peephole

serves its purpose 100%.

The angular field is surprisingly good, you can see the face of the “ringer” even above a size of 1,40 m when he is there… !!!
You don’t have to identify the courier drivers by the size of the parts they bring ;-)

Read the blogpost about a handle on my kitchen door. I have mounted such a handle on my entrance door as well to close the door easier from the outside (see older blogpost).

Now I only need a band-aid to hide the peephole in granny style ;-)

Translator BL

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One Response to “Technical Aids Tips and Tricks XXXIII”

  1. Lisa says:

    Wow, ich bin echt fasziniert von Ihrem Blog. Ich finde es super, dass Sie einen Spion eingebaut haben. Es ist total wichtig einen Spion in der Tür zu haben. Ich finde, man sollte wissen, wer vor seiner eigenen Haustür steht. Ich glaube aber auch, dass man sich schon fertige Türen mit eingebauten Spionen kaufen kann. .

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