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Forum: Home Automation   03-27-2015, 06:54 AM
Replies: 15
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Posted By fcwilt
The steam generator uses power keeping the system...

The steam generator uses power keeping the system ready to generate steam. To minimize this waste we added a contactor on the power feed. The contactor is controlled by a UPB relay switch (HAI) which...
Forum: Home Automation   03-26-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 266
Posted By fcwilt
LOL. Well if you don't consider any of that part...

LOL. Well if you don't consider any of that part of home automation it must be so! :)

Just a few more examples of things that integration makes possible:

- Email, SMS notification of activities...
Forum: Home Automation   03-26-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 266
Posted By fcwilt
Irrigation system? Security system? Security...

Irrigation system? Security system? Security cameras? A/V gear? Voice mail? Email?

In addition to the above I also have tied into my own system: garage doors, whole house water shutoff, shower...
Forum: Home Automation   03-26-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 266
Posted By fcwilt
Well that web site had more then enough...

Well that web site had more then enough information to convince me.

Seriously though, do you really think that lights, locks and thermostats (and seemingly only one brand of each) constitutes a...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   03-03-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 11,242
Views: 991,904
Posted By fcwilt
I've got 7 Dune Smart players - 4 installed - 3...

I've got 7 Dune Smart players - 4 installed - 3 as backups.

I have no problems whatsoever with them.

I have no experience with the others you mentioned.
Forum: Tweaks and Do-It-Yourself   01-14-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 153
Posted By fcwilt
I forgot to mention that some units allow...

I forgot to mention that some units allow configuration with additional batteries to extend run time.

A high wattage unit typically will have a larger battery then a low wattage unit.

You will...
Forum: Tweaks and Do-It-Yourself   01-12-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 153
Posted By fcwilt
Here is just one example - scan down (on the...

Here is just one example - scan down (on the specifications tab) to where it mentions runtime - that is the spec you are looking for:
...
Forum: Tweaks and Do-It-Yourself   01-12-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 153
Posted By fcwilt
What do you want them to do? You know the...

What do you want them to do?

You know the load you want to power and you know the duration. Pick a unit with the required specs and your good to go.

Do you have a particular problem that...
Forum: Tweaks and Do-It-Yourself   01-12-2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 153
Posted By fcwilt
"... aren't all that great" - what do you mean by...

"... aren't all that great" - what do you mean by that?
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   01-12-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 922
Posted By fcwilt
I have Sonos in both of my homes, my summer home...

I have Sonos in both of my homes, my summer home has 13 zones, my winter home has 20 zones. With just a few exceptions (3) all of the zones are powered with hardwired (radios off) Connect:AMP units...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   01-05-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 270
Posted By fcwilt
The point being is that having a separate...

The point being is that having a separate Connect:Amp for each zone makes it easy to control what is going on in each zone.

Powering two zones with one unit saves just a little money but...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   01-04-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 270
Posted By fcwilt
Think for a bit about the cost as a whole of your...

Think for a bit about the cost as a whole of your new home, the contents, etc and all the expenses that come with it.

Then think the cost of 4 Connect:Amps versus 2.
Forum: Home Automation   12-21-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 103
Posted By fcwilt
This company might be on interest: ...

This company might be on interest:

http://www.loxone.com/
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   12-21-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 127
Posted By fcwilt
Just install a Sonos Connect per zone, much...

Just install a Sonos Connect per zone, much simpler.

When you consider the cost of your home, contents, cost of ownership, etc - a complete set of Connects is a drop in the bucket.
Forum: Tweaks and Do-It-Yourself   12-14-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 242
Posted By fcwilt
Thickness of what?

Thickness of what?
Forum: Home Automation   12-12-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 278
Posted By fcwilt
This may be of interest: ...

This may be of interest:

http://www.loxone.com/enus/start.html
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   11-26-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 286
Posted By fcwilt
I've used the following: ...

I've used the following:

http://www.mcmelectronics.com/product/MCM-CUSTOM-AUDIO-50-9040-/50-9040

https://proaudio.com/catalog/jk-audio-pureformer-isolation-transformer.asp

I would be wary of...
Forum: Home Automation   11-24-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 278
Posted By fcwilt
Budget?

Budget?
Forum: Home Automation   10-27-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 508
Posted By fcwilt
You need to get it from the dealer/dealer site.

You need to get it from the dealer/dealer site.
Forum: Home Automation   10-27-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 508
Posted By fcwilt
From the System information page: Version:...

From the System information page:

Version: 6.7 Build 6.0 Rel

OS: 6.0.14
Forum: Home Automation   10-23-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 508
Posted By fcwilt
Sorry but have no solution. All is fine here.

Sorry but have no solution.

All is fine here.
Forum: Home Automation   10-21-2014, 04:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 439
Posted By fcwilt
Discuss this issue with your dealer - perhaps a...

Discuss this issue with your dealer - perhaps a suitable arrangement can be made.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   10-15-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 955
Views: 47,782
Posted By fcwilt
Thank you for the reply. What XBMC version...

Thank you for the reply.

What XBMC version are you using?

I was using 12.3 which did not offer the options you mentioned so I installed 13.2 which did have the option for local info.

So all...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   10-14-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 955
Views: 47,782
Posted By fcwilt
Thanks, that makes sense but... I using XBMC...

Thanks, that makes sense but...

I using XBMC 12.3 and when configuring the share for "Movie" content it doesn't show an option to use "Local .nfo" - it is only showing IMDB.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   10-14-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 955
Views: 47,782
Posted By fcwilt
Thanks for the link. Are there settings I...

Thanks for the link.

Are there settings I need to make in XBMC to prevent it from doing its own scraping and to instead use the data from MCM?
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