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Forum: Home Automation   04-06-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 1,423
Views: 150,350
Posted By Swancoat
A lot of them actually just have a little canopy...

A lot of them actually just have a little canopy module that the remote controls that you can just choose not to install.
Forum: Home Automation   03-26-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 1,423
Views: 150,350
Posted By Swancoat
I THINK it's iphone only.

I THINK it's iphone only.
Forum: Home Automation   03-26-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 1,423
Views: 150,350
Posted By Swancoat
When I installed my last keypad I looked. There's...

When I installed my last keypad I looked. There's a hole there for sure, but I'm not sure if it's a jack (doesn't really look like one) or just a place to put an emitter.
Forum: Home Automation   03-26-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 1,423
Views: 150,350
Posted By Swancoat
Hey Paul, regarding the VCRX CCOs, it appears you...

Hey Paul, regarding the VCRX CCOs, it appears you can control them directly from the iOS app if they are set to 'Sustained On'. If they are set for momentary actuation, they don't show up.

Another...
Forum: Home Automation   03-26-2015, 08:19 AM
Replies: 1,423
Views: 150,350
Posted By Swancoat
If it's a regular keypad (as opposed to hybrid...

If it's a regular keypad (as opposed to hybrid keypad), and you don't need all 6 buttons, there's a configuration with an IR window on the front.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   03-18-2015, 05:42 AM
Replies: 2,324
Views: 949,356
Posted By Swancoat
After buying and populating a rack, I'm probably...

After buying and populating a rack, I'm probably rich enough to spring for 5 lacing bars for each piece :)

I ended up going with 1 bar for most, 2 for the AVR. In some instances, yeah a power...
Forum: Home Automation   03-09-2015, 08:20 AM
Replies: 1,423
Views: 150,350
Posted By Swancoat
You must be the guy with all the 2ANFs :) ...

You must be the guy with all the 2ANFs :)

They seem to be the one thing consistently backordered for me.
Forum: Home Automation   03-09-2015, 07:28 AM
Replies: 1,423
Views: 150,350
Posted By Swancoat
I was going to run it in Parallels, but I have a...

I was going to run it in Parallels, but I have a few other very occasional uses for a windows machine. Plus, parallels isn't free, plus you have to buy Windows to run on it.

So instead I bought an...
Forum: Home Automation   02-27-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 333
Posted By Swancoat
API for direct access by whatever a lot of us are...

API for direct access by whatever a lot of us are already using for our systems.

No interest in yet another 'cloud' based product.
Forum: Home Automation   02-25-2015, 10:19 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,267
Posted By Swancoat
Yeah, I can see that - makes sense.

Yeah, I can see that - makes sense.
Forum: Home Automation   02-25-2015, 05:29 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,267
Posted By Swancoat
So it doesn't work EXACTLY like I originally...

So it doesn't work EXACTLY like I originally thought, but it still doesn't make much of a case for keeping the setpoints 2 degrees apart. Even it heat mode, the house ambient temp still has to go...
Forum: Home Automation   02-24-2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,267
Posted By Swancoat
I don't think you understand. The deadband is not...

I don't think you understand. The deadband is not the gap between the two set points; there is additional deadband.

So if there's two degrees of deadband and the heat set point is say, 70, the...
Forum: Home Automation   02-24-2015, 06:42 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,267
Posted By Swancoat
One thing I like about the Nest is that in the...

One thing I like about the Nest is that in the efforts of making the 'simple interface' you only set it to ONE temperature.

And since this is kind of a general thermostat thread... I have a...
Forum: Home Automation   02-21-2015, 05:43 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,267
Posted By Swancoat
So, it would also then follow that the biggest...

So, it would also then follow that the biggest savings are available to the most poorly insulated homes.

Agree that the same benefits are available in any programmable thermostat if you set it up...
Forum: Home Automation   02-20-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 1,423
Views: 150,350
Posted By Swancoat
I'm incorporating them for a few reasons: ...

I'm incorporating them for a few reasons:

Although I rarely want to turn fans on or change speed with automation, I do like to have the option to shut them all off when I leave the house or...
Forum: Home Automation   02-19-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 1,423
Views: 150,350
Posted By Swancoat
I'm using an Insteon IR receiver in my media room...

I'm using an Insteon IR receiver in my media room to activate RadioRA 2 with software on my computer handling the transition. Lag is less than a second, and fully acceptable for media room use....
Forum: Home Automation   02-15-2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 1,423
Views: 150,350
Posted By Swancoat
Does anyone know: on the black keypads, does the...

Does anyone know: on the black keypads, does the backlighting show THROUGH the engraved text?
Forum: Home Automation   02-14-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 1,423
Views: 150,350
Posted By Swancoat
6CL is cheaper. Sent from my iPad using...

6CL is cheaper.


Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk HD
Forum: Home Automation   02-12-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 1,423
Views: 150,350
Posted By Swancoat
That's the crux of it here, isn't it? I don't...

That's the crux of it here, isn't it? I don't care to be 'certified' but I would like to be able to get access to Inclusive software.
Forum: Home Automation   02-12-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 1,423
Views: 150,350
Posted By Swancoat
Can they get the Inclusive software?

Can they get the Inclusive software?
Forum: Home Automation   02-10-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 1,423
Views: 150,350
Posted By Swancoat
They let you do that as a 'lay' person? (As...

They let you do that as a 'lay' person? (As opposed to a pro or dealer).

That's huge, since I've been worried about bumping to the 100 devices.
Forum: Home Automation   02-08-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 1,423
Views: 150,350
Posted By Swancoat
Yeah, those are the ideal for a pantry, but I...

Yeah, those are the ideal for a pantry, but I have a few that actually trigger an Light outside of the closet that also has a place in the overall automation scheme.
Forum: Home Automation   02-08-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 1,423
Views: 150,350
Posted By Swancoat
Just an update... I've been slowly rolling out...

Just an update... I've been slowly rolling out the RadioRA 2 installation here.

One of my big worries was that RadioRA 2 doesn't have any kind of door sensor. I have several Insteon ones and they...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   01-23-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 292
Posted By Swancoat
This. I took a big pile of photos of the house...

This. I took a big pile of photos of the house after everything was in, just before the drywall went up. I use them ALL THE TIME. Even if you weren't involved in home automation, etc they will be...
Forum: Home Automation   01-23-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 1,423
Views: 150,350
Posted By Swancoat
That's correct. I've since talked with the guy...

That's correct. I've since talked with the guy who wrote the plugin, and what he's doing is treating the buttons and LEDs separately (so the behavior I was seeing wasn't a 'fail' as much as 'by...
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