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Forum: Home Automation   04-02-2017, 12:36 PM
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Posted By Foos-Man
Make sure you check your DAC output voltage range...

Make sure you check your DAC output voltage range versus the amplifier input voltage range. These sometimes don't align and you won't be able to hit the full rated power of the amplifier.


Sent...
Forum: Home Automation   04-02-2017, 08:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 106
Posted By Foos-Man
If you are wanting to handle all 6 rooms then...

If you are wanting to handle all 6 rooms then this might not be feasible; however, I've been happy with 3 Denon receivers in a media closet and built in airplay. Check out Accessories4less where you...
Forum: Home Automation   03-22-2017, 05:55 AM
Replies: 1,908
Views: 174,478
Posted By Foos-Man
I uploaded a few Raspberry Pi Lutron RR2...

I uploaded a few Raspberry Pi Lutron RR2 utilities in case anyone is interested. I still need to clean up some other code to publish which is a client that manages a telnet connection with the main...
Forum: Home Automation   03-20-2017, 09:08 AM
Replies: 1,908
Views: 174,478
Posted By Foos-Man
Thanks. This helps a lot. I'm planning to use...

Thanks. This helps a lot. I'm planning to use a box with tabs so I can directly mount it to the house. Cantex makes several. I also need to drive a single sprinkler valve for the pool, as a...
Forum: Home Automation   03-17-2017, 07:45 PM
Replies: 1,908
Views: 174,478
Posted By Foos-Man
Nice job, I like it. I'm putting together a few...

Nice job, I like it. I'm putting together a few enclosures for my pool and have some questions. My electrician has decided he only uses 8x8x6 PVC enclosures. I ran my conduit assuming a 12x12x6...
Forum: Home Automation   03-14-2017, 06:36 AM
Replies: 1,908
Views: 174,478
Posted By Foos-Man
Let me dust off the code and I'll post...

Let me dust off the code and I'll post something...I might need a week or two. Simply sending RR2 commands is easy as there are scripting languages that handle the telnet connection, etc quite...
Forum: Home Automation   03-13-2017, 02:06 PM
Replies: 1,908
Views: 174,478
Posted By Foos-Man
I am blown away with how rock solid my Lutron RR2...

I am blown away with how rock solid my Lutron RR2 is. I also have it on a UPS along with a closet full of stuff including multiple RPI's. I definitely cannot remember 2 weeks later what I've done,...
Forum: Home Automation   03-13-2017, 01:55 PM
Replies: 1,908
Views: 174,478
Posted By Foos-Man
Wow Paul. I am impressed with your pool setup. ...

Wow Paul. I am impressed with your pool setup. I'm getting excited to see what I can do with RR2. You bring up a good point on scenes...with 3 sets of lights outside it actually might be better to...
Forum: Home Automation   03-13-2017, 01:37 PM
Replies: 1,908
Views: 174,478
Posted By Foos-Man
Good point. I have some Raspberry Pi code I...

Good point. I have some Raspberry Pi code I wrote that logs into the main repeater and captures all commands and can issue responses. I had intended to use this to raise/lower Somfy curtains from...
Forum: Home Automation   03-13-2017, 12:27 PM
Replies: 1,908
Views: 174,478
Posted By Foos-Man
Thanks. I've done the training, but it's been...

Thanks. I've done the training, but it's been awhile since I've messed with the system. I'm up to my ears in pool construction, so did not have much time on this, so your response is helpful. I...
Forum: Home Automation   03-12-2017, 06:38 PM
Replies: 1,908
Views: 174,478
Posted By Foos-Man
I am the integrator. I am not planning on...

I am the integrator. I am not planning on controlling motor loads. I failed to mention that I will have 2 CL switches in the bedroom and the third switch will be outside in a weatherproof...
Forum: Home Automation   03-12-2017, 12:04 PM
Replies: 1,908
Views: 174,478
Posted By Foos-Man
Outdoor lighting and keypad

Putting in a pool and adding some lighting. We will have 3 outdoor lights: 1) Covered patio can lights, 2) Flood lights, 3) Post lights. I am considering using a wall keypad (non-hybrid) to control...
Forum: Home Automation   04-18-2016, 08:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 386
Posted By Foos-Man
I'm not familiar with HAI, but have integrated...

I'm not familiar with HAI, but have integrated URC msc-400 and Mx-980/mx-780 with other systems (lutron RRA2, etc). You have 2 options when using your URC setup: IR commands sent from the msc-400 or...
Forum: Home Automation   04-17-2016, 07:40 AM
Replies: 1,908
Views: 174,478
Posted By Foos-Man
BTW- not trying to talk people out of the bridge,...

BTW- not trying to talk people out of the bridge, I think it's great Lutron is expanding the capability and there's a good chance I may buy one.

Brian: I thought about trying to use a SDR, but was...
Forum: Home Automation   04-13-2016, 11:52 AM
Replies: 1,908
Views: 174,478
Posted By Foos-Man
The connect bridge seems very "meh" to me...

The connect bridge seems very "meh" to me although I haven't done a thorough investigation. I use Simple Control (formerly Roomie remote) and it works great. For access out of the house my router...
Forum: Audio Gear   10-18-2015, 05:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 193
Posted By Foos-Man
Accessories4less has the Denon 1913 for $230.

Accessories4less has the Denon 1913 for $230.
Forum: Speakers   10-07-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 503
Views: 28,754
Posted By Foos-Man
The B5/B6 is a great price, but you'd likely...

The B5/B6 is a great price, but you'd likely trade-off how loud they will play in a room that size. I'd look elsewhere versus the F5 as at $279/speaker you bring into play the Chane A2/A3 or Ascend...
Forum: Speakers   10-07-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 503
Views: 28,754
Posted By Foos-Man
I was interested in the Elac's, but concerned...

I was interested in the Elac's, but concerned that the sensitivity is not great (~85dB) and the power handling at 120W. How big is your room? I'd be concerned how loud the Elac's can play. I've...
Forum: Speakers   10-01-2015, 05:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 633
Posted By Foos-Man
I'm thinking of adding an XPA-5 to my A2rx-c's. ...

I'm thinking of adding an XPA-5 to my A2rx-c's. My primary reason is to enhance my front stage. How do you like your XPA/Chane combination?
Forum: Audio Gear   09-30-2015, 04:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 529
Posted By Foos-Man
I've heard this sub before at a friends house and...

I've heard this sub before at a friends house and it is insane. I wish I had room for it.
Forum: Speakers   09-21-2015, 05:51 AM
Replies: 2,582
Views: 123,279
Posted By Foos-Man
It's a proven fact that new golf clubs make you...

It's a proven fact that new golf clubs make you play better :) I always feel better about my spending when I visit my friend with the standalone garage complete with car lift and see what he's...
Forum: Speakers   09-20-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 2,582
Views: 123,279
Posted By Foos-Man
A2's in da house

I purchased 3 A2rx-c speakers (L/R/C) about 2 weeks ago and love them. I'm using Sanus SF26 stands for L/R. Great stands. I will post pictures later in case someone is considering this combination...
Forum: Speakers   09-17-2015, 06:07 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 969
Posted By Foos-Man
Email SVS and ask them which is better, they are...

Email SVS and ask them which is better, they are very responsive.
Forum: Speakers   09-15-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 506
Posted By Foos-Man
Good luck. Remember, when doing side by side...

Good luck. Remember, when doing side by side listening that a louder speaker will usually sound better...so try to listen at similar volume levels. Same concept as manufacturers cranking up the...
Forum: Speakers   09-14-2015, 07:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 506
Posted By Foos-Man
Have you run Audyssey on your new Nad receiver? ...

Have you run Audyssey on your new Nad receiver? It sounds like your biggest issue is probably the lack of sub to satellite integration. Basically gaps in the frequency range of upper bass / lower...
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