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Forum: Home Automation   04-23-2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 88
Posted By fcwilt
Perhaps you can negotiate an arrangement with the...

Perhaps you can negotiate an arrangement with the dealer to obtain the software in return for not asking them anymore questions?

My electrician and I took a look at RA2 and while it is a fine...
Forum: Home Automation   04-22-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 88
Posted By fcwilt
Are we talking an Elan g! system? You need...

Are we talking an Elan g! system?

You need to ask the Elan dealer who installed the system what arrangements, if any, might be possible.

To the best of my knowledge Elan will not recognize the...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-12-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 11,293
Views: 994,782
Posted By fcwilt
Does Z support an fairly common (at least in...

Does Z support an fairly common (at least in other programs) "shorthand" like "s01e01e02"?
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-12-2015, 04:43 PM
Replies: 11,293
Views: 994,782
Posted By fcwilt
So what did you have to do? Did you have to...

So what did you have to do? Did you have to re-rip individual episodes?
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-12-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 11,293
Views: 994,782
Posted By fcwilt
Thanks very much for that info.

Thanks very much for that info.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-11-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 11,293
Views: 994,782
Posted By fcwilt
Hi, I wasn't happy with the commonly used...

Hi,

I wasn't happy with the commonly used indexers out there, so quite some time ago I wrote my own.

I don't think that is related to the current problem with my Dune Smart units but I thought...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-11-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 11,293
Views: 994,782
Posted By fcwilt
Hi, I wasn't happy with the commonly used...

Hi,

I wasn't happy with the commonly used indexers out there, so quite some time ago I wrote my own.

I don't think that is related to the current problem with my Dune Smart units but I thought...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-07-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 156
Posted By fcwilt
What brand of jacks were used? I tried to...

What brand of jacks were used?

I tried to save some money by using an off-brand of jacks and had the same sort of problem. OK at first and then got flaky.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-07-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 519
Posted By fcwilt
Curious. Perhaps the simply won't ship to to...

Curious.

Perhaps the simply won't ship to to North America.

Do you have any family or friends in the UK?
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-07-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 519
Posted By fcwilt
What has the UK got against Canada? :)

What has the UK got against Canada? :)
Forum: Tweaks and Do-It-Yourself   04-07-2015, 04:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 86
Posted By fcwilt
Don't stand up? :) Run the cables around the...

Don't stand up? :)

Run the cables around the perimeter.
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   04-07-2015, 04:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 221
Posted By fcwilt
Any fan blowing out is going to suck dust in...

Any fan blowing out is going to suck dust in wherever it can. Any fans blowing in are going to pressurize the cabinet to some degree which helps keep dust out. These fans should have a filter.

If...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-06-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 519
Posted By fcwilt
If you don't mind the wait and the shipping: ...

If you don't mind the wait and the shipping:

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Dune-HD-Base-3D-Player-Black/dp/B00B0OPDUM
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-06-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 519
Posted By fcwilt
I know the D1 does full BD menus - I don't think...

I know the D1 does full BD menus - I don't think the Base3D does.

The D1 does not do 3D.

I have nine D1s (some installed, some to be installed, some as backups).

I have been perfectly...
Forum: Home Automation   04-03-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 487
Posted By fcwilt
The heart of the system is an Elan g! HC4. ...

The heart of the system is an Elan g! HC4.

The security part is an ELK M1 with a number of input/output expanders.

The lighting is UPB.

The thermostats are RCS (I don't know if they are...
Forum: Home Automation   03-27-2015, 06:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 487
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: 17
Views: 487
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: 17
Views: 487
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: 17
Views: 487
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: 11,293
Views: 994,782
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: 157
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: 157
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: 157
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: 157
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: 24
Views: 1,111
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...
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