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Forum: Home Automation   07-25-2016, 02:02 PM
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Posted By wkearney99
Yes, well, there's also conditional programming...

Yes, well, there's also conditional programming and more with HWQS. But then all the switches are even more expensive.

It's disappointing how Lutron has basically done NOTHING for lighting...
Forum: Home Automation   07-25-2016, 01:56 PM
Replies: 1,702
Views: 164,589
Posted By wkearney99
I used those exact timers for my fans. Rollback...

I used those exact timers for my fans. Rollback wasn't an option at all when I spec'd this setup. That and I actually like the way the time can be adjusted on the switch itself.

I get more use...
Forum: Home Automation   07-25-2016, 09:30 AM
Replies: 1,702
Views: 164,589
Posted By wkearney99
Nope, the 4th button can be programmed as you...

Nope, the 4th button can be programmed as you like.

You could have something turned on using the others and not have it as part of the 4th button's off. Whether or not that'd make sense is...
Forum: Home Automation   07-25-2016, 09:27 AM
Replies: 1,702
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Posted By wkearney99
Rollback seems to work. I've got two closets...

Rollback seems to work. I've got two closets that use it. You set it such that it times out and performs the rollback scene when none of the devices in the room have been used.

However, I have...
Forum: Home Automation   06-30-2016, 02:38 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,119
Posted By wkearney99
Anytime you have buttons that can be pressed and...

Anytime you have buttons that can be pressed and motors that will move, you really want to think about what an attractive nuisance that can be with kids. If not just your kids, friends and guests....
Forum: Home Automation   06-29-2016, 02:06 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,119
Posted By wkearney99
It's probably worth it's own thread. What...

It's probably worth it's own thread.

What you'd use would depend on what you have. You'd need an automation tool of some sort that spoke to both your lighting and your shade systems. Which do...
Forum: Home Automation   06-29-2016, 09:35 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,119
Posted By wkearney99
Schedules are great. I have four main sets I...

Schedules are great. I have four main sets I use. Night, Daytime, Privacy and Open. I'm adding a weekday schedule for Privacy as I'd prefer some side windows were a little more closed while I'm...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   06-13-2016, 09:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 46
Posted By wkearney99
I've got the opportunity here to do the 'right...

I've got the opportunity here to do the 'right thing'. That and what I do in this room will get somewhat 'paralleled' in the main theater room (whenever I get around to starting THAT). For that I...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   06-13-2016, 08:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 46
Posted By wkearney99
Game controller storage?

What, if anything, are folks here using to store Xbox One game controllers in a rackmount situation?

I've got a family room setup that's going to be using two side-by-side slide-out racks from...
Forum: Home Automation   06-13-2016, 08:36 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,119
Posted By wkearney99
I can also offer that works for the one shade...

I can also offer that works for the one shade that bugs my wife. I setup a second scheduled event for the scene as a backup. The 1st one fires 10 minutes before sunset. This one fires 10 minutes...
Forum: Home Automation   06-13-2016, 08:28 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,119
Posted By wkearney99
Well, good for you. Unfortunately they don't...

Well, good for you. Unfortunately they don't offer a top-down/bottom-up option in the style, width and kinds of material I wanted. There's a lot more to automating window treatments than the...
Forum: Home Automation   06-09-2016, 06:13 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,119
Posted By wkearney99
I just don't have free time at the moment to...

I just don't have free time at the moment to fight the usual driver nonsense with Wireshark. I'm sure there's some magic incantation or animal sacrifice necessary, but not right now...

I have a...
Forum: Home Automation   06-09-2016, 05:24 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,119
Posted By wkearney99
I addressed this in the Lutron thread:...

I addressed this in the Lutron thread: http://www.avsforum.com/forum/162-home-automation/1178211-lutrons-radiora2-57.html#post44610377

No, basically there's no way to tie PowerView and RA2 to each...
Forum: Home Automation   06-09-2016, 05:19 AM
Replies: 1,702
Views: 164,589
Posted By wkearney99
Is your HD dealer already a Lutron dealer? If so...

Is your HD dealer already a Lutron dealer? If so then they'd know there is no way to integrate the two. At least not without using something ($$$) from a 3rd party. Otherwise the dealer doesn't...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-08-2016, 06:27 AM
Replies: 9,294
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Posted By wkearney99
Thumbs down Thanks for the warning, indeed. One post here...

Thanks for the warning, indeed. One post here and it's to complain you don't like it.

You don't mention which two TV's you're considering. Having it narrowed down is the hardest part.

You...
Forum: Home Automation   06-07-2016, 01:49 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,119
Posted By wkearney99
Ok, did they lose their database of logins or...

Ok, did they lose their database of logins or something? I could have sworn that I'd already set up an account for the app. Nope, no login found for my e-mail... Oookay..

Set it up, try to...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   06-07-2016, 07:29 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 439
Posted By wkearney99
One complaint, though, the carrying bag. It's...

One complaint, though, the carrying bag. It's white. Ugh, it'll be filthy in no time.

That and while it does have some compartments, its not quite large enough for all of the extras likely...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   06-07-2016, 06:39 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 439
Posted By wkearney99
An update, I've successfully used an Optoma...

An update, I've successfully used an Optoma WHD200 (http://www.amazon.com/Optoma-WHD200-Wireless-Transmitter-Receiver/dp/B00BPXILY8) wireless HDMI transmitter with it!

The WHD200 has two HDMI...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-06-2016, 07:18 AM
Replies: 2,649
Views: 1,004,103
Posted By wkearney99
And a pair of appropriate strength reading...

And a pair of appropriate strength reading glasses. Some of the type on the back of all the gear is TINY. A 3-AAA cell LED flashlight and a pair of +2.50 reading glasses comes in handy...
Forum: Home Automation   06-05-2016, 05:00 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,119
Posted By wkearney99
I deliberately did not get shades when we first...

I deliberately did not get shades when we first moved into the house. Instead I just used some of the temporary stick-on fan-fold kind. A tip shared with me about those was NEVER put the adhesive...
Forum: Home Automation   06-05-2016, 02:31 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,119
Posted By wkearney99
The sniffer setup sort of worked but then...

The sniffer setup sort of worked but then Wireshark kept quitting, and then the sniffer wouldn't work. I didn't have time to be doing the reboot dance to figure it out. That and the laptop in...
Forum: Home Automation   06-05-2016, 09:46 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,119
Posted By wkearney99
As I tell anyone interested in window treatments,...

As I tell anyone interested in window treatments, consider working with a designer/decorator that understands your goals.

Sliding doors are an adventure. There's something to be said for not...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   06-05-2016, 05:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 535
Posted By wkearney99
This gets lost on some folks. Not having your...

This gets lost on some folks. Not having your phone/tablet having to be on, charged and awake (draining batteries meanwhile) is a huge win for streaming features built into a device or dongle. The...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   06-05-2016, 05:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 535
Posted By wkearney99
The Echo is certainly not as good as the Play:3...

The Echo is certainly not as good as the Play:3 we've got. But the Echo gets a lot more use due to being so darn simple to use.

While folks may love their Sonos units, it's only through...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   06-04-2016, 04:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 439
Posted By wkearney99
Ok, so I posed that question here: Best...

Ok, so I posed that question here: Best low-power media-to-HDMI player? (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/39-networking-media-servers-content-streaming/2473721-best-low-power-media-hdmi-player.html)
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