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Forum: Home Automation   01-09-2014, 12:23 AM
Replies: 17
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Posted By DDBear
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by aharding http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1324327/radio-ra2-and-led-bulbs#post_24026070)

So now there is the new RRD-6CL-XX...
Forum: Home Automation   01-08-2014, 11:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,149
Posted By DDBear
Tonight I temporarily installed a Maestro dimmer...

Tonight I temporarily installed a Maestro dimmer from Lowes to get a feel for it installed (before getting all the actual RA2 ones). You're right it's the extra wiggle and sideways tilt of the...
Forum: Home Automation   01-08-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,149
Posted By DDBear
Thanks for the confirmation. I also called...

Thanks for the confirmation. I also called Lutron today and they said that remote access work in the Essential (L1) software and not only the Inclusive (L2) software. They will need to update their...
Forum: Home Automation   01-07-2014, 11:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,149
Posted By DDBear
Does the L1 essentials software allow the remote...

Does the L1 essentials software allow the remote control feature across the Internet (the new $60/year service)? I'm going through the L1 web courses now, and one of the slides says that remote...
Forum: Home Automation   01-06-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,149
Posted By DDBear
Good info jautor! That is an interesting...

Good info jautor! That is an interesting thought, if I were to hide the flimsy Lutron wall dimmers in a cabinet, and then have the very nice Lutron button scene switches on the prominent wall...
Forum: Home Automation   01-06-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,149
Posted By DDBear
I currently have the Lutron Radio RA2 main...

I currently have the Lutron Radio RA2 main repeater and a bunch of window shades that are nicely controlled with the RA2 astronomical timer and visor control. With our kitchen remodel almost...
Forum: Home Automation   08-06-2013, 11:35 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,146
Posted By DDBear
I appreciate that you're being straightforward...

I appreciate that you're being straightforward about the real reason - their business model so homeowners are forced to go through the dealers. But there are some technical aspects that homeowners...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-17-2013, 01:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 977
Posted By DDBear
I currently have the Denon 2809CI and received...

I currently have the Denon 2809CI and received the AVR-E400 as a sort of gift. I am curious what's better/worse with the AVR-E400 upgrade?

This is for my bedroom TV so I have a simple 2+1 audio...
Forum: Home Automation   05-25-2012, 02:20 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,878
Posted By DDBear
Quote:Originally Posted by wkearney99...

Quote:Originally Posted by wkearney99 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/22064773)

Installer experience isn't just physically putting in equipment....
Forum: Home Automation   05-25-2012, 09:25 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,878
Posted By DDBear
Quote:Originally Posted by wkearney99...

Quote:Originally Posted by wkearney99 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/22062981)


A handful of switches with questionable installation steps...
Forum: Home Automation   05-24-2012, 08:26 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,878
Posted By DDBear
Quote:Originally Posted by BradKas...

Quote:Originally Posted by BradKas http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/22062176)

If you have such a hard-on over the whole thing why don't you buy a...
Forum: Home Automation   05-24-2012, 07:05 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,878
Posted By DDBear
I'm not worked up, instead I return the favor to...

I'm not worked up, instead I return the favor to the forum community to cut through marketing BS and tell the real world experience. I personally like truth, science, facts and I'm NOT the only real...
Forum: Home Automation   05-24-2012, 06:43 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,878
Posted By DDBear
Quote:Originally Posted by cntp...

Quote:Originally Posted by cntp http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/22061607)

This pretty much applies to everything - this stuff tends to get...
Forum: Home Automation   05-24-2012, 09:53 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,878
Posted By DDBear
Quote:Originally Posted by wkearney99...

Quote:Originally Posted by wkearney99 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/22059421)

Hell, even Apple's products are notoriously locked out.

...
Forum: Home Automation   05-23-2012, 04:33 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,878
Posted By DDBear
Quote:Originally Posted by wkearney99...

Quote:Originally Posted by wkearney99 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/22057207)

Sounds like you need a reseller that knows what they're doing....
Forum: Home Automation   05-23-2012, 08:31 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,878
Posted By DDBear
Quote:Originally Posted by fcwilt...

Quote:Originally Posted by fcwilt http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/22053740)

Well if memory serves me (and it might not) the OP said the Lutron...
Forum: Home Automation   05-22-2012, 09:15 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,878
Posted By DDBear
Quote:Originally Posted by wkearney99...

Quote:Originally Posted by wkearney99 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/22049656)

Yes, it's clear Lutron's choices are going to be less than ideal...
Forum: Home Automation   05-21-2012, 08:25 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,878
Posted By DDBear
wkearney, I said in my previous posts that I...

wkearney, I said in my previous posts that I think it is understandable to use a static IP. So I agree with you on that point. However what I think Lutron is doing crazy is to not allow the...
Forum: Home Automation   05-16-2012, 01:56 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,878
Posted By DDBear
I agree with your assessment fcwilt. Lutron...

I agree with your assessment fcwilt. Lutron seems to have this philosophy that things are set in stone according to their proprietary preferences.. that's ok for switch electronics, but networking...
Forum: Home Automation   05-16-2012, 12:18 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,878
Posted By DDBear
I found the manual for the Lutron iPhone app....

I found the manual for the Lutron iPhone app. Indeed, it requires a static IP. It also requires a PPTP VPN to be setup if the homeowner wants access from a remote network (and a router that supports...
Forum: Home Automation   05-15-2012, 04:43 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,878
Posted By DDBear
Dealer came by. After changing to static, still...

Dealer came by. After changing to static, still the same error. Lutron tech support even told us to change the iPhone's WiFi to a static address after that didn't work. So the techs at Lutron...
Forum: Home Automation   05-15-2012, 04:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,875
Posted By DDBear
N49 if yours is new construction then you'll be...

N49 if yours is new construction then you'll be running a neutral wire to all switches per recent electrical best practices. Then all light/switch types/brands will work ok. The no-neutral concern...
Forum: Home Automation   05-15-2012, 10:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,875
Posted By DDBear
Since incandescent is becoming less common (and...

Since incandescent is becoming less common (and some bulbs even outlawed soon) it sounds like the Lutron RA2 wall switches essentially requires a neutral wire. I'm not surprised, since generally...
Forum: Home Automation   05-14-2012, 09:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 624
Posted By DDBear
If I keep my RA2 main repeater.. then it sounds...

If I keep my RA2 main repeater.. then it sounds like I can get that hooked up to an Omni with a DB9 connector and assuming the Lutron dealer will program it for me (or if I can get access to the...
Forum: Home Automation   05-14-2012, 09:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 624
Posted By DDBear
So if I understand correctly I could have an HAI...

So if I understand correctly I could have an HAI Omni panel and open access to the advanced programming features.. plus the ability to add RA2 wall switches to that? Is there an extra component...
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