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Wifi dimmer with local control

January 18, 2018, 2:21 am

Does anyone know if a wifi dimmer switch that doesn't require an internet cloud connection? I'm also hoping for an open API. Read more »

You Need To Know How Forklift Camera Can Ease Your Work Load

January 17, 2018, 9:42 am

A forklift is a strong machine that allows the storage and movement of merc handise and materials safely and economically, assuming the employer provid es the right equipment and correctly trains i... Read more »

Switchur is a free online automation orchestrator that extends consumer iPa...

January 15, 2018, 8:44 am

In 2014, the US Environmental Protection Agency concluded in a report that consumers could reduce energy usage up to 30% by using smarter automation s chedules for programmable devices. In 2017,... Read more »

Explosion Proof Camera See What Can?t Be Seen

January 9, 2018, 10:35 am

To maintain health and safety, explosion-proof cameras are required in haza rdous areas. The cameras offer HDTV resolution image quality. In nowadays, explosion proof CCTV camera becomes more popu... Read more »

Solar Cameras Benefits Your Business

January 4, 2018, 9:09 am

Solar technology has improved significantly in recent years increasing the number of applications. Engineers had designed solar camera systems to save the electricity, yet it has evolved into mul... Read more »

Group is dead, where are good HA forums these days?

November 9, 2017, 11:55 pm

Are there any general HA forums to be found these days? Seems like most I've found are either product specific (Homeseer, etc) or have little traffic (cocoontech). comp.home.automation was a major... Read more »

Gadgets to keep woodpeckers away

August 1, 2017, 4:45 pm

I wonder if any of you came up with an effective gizmo that deters woodpeckers from cedar siding of a house, in my case a tall chimney. I've tried shiny streamers that were effective till they wer... Read more »

Re: JP1 remote control device files - where can I find them?

July 5, 2017, 3:43 pm

You have to be signed-in for the download button to appear between the File frame and the Author frame. Read more »

Trendnet 200 Mbps Powerline AV Issues

June 1, 2017, 11:42 pm

I've been using the TPL-303E2K Powerline adapters for several years to connect my IP surveillance cameras through them to Internet via my home's 120V power lines. The setup worked for me better t... Read more »

Arlo wireless Internet camera

April 29, 2017, 3:04 am

Does anybody here use these handy cams? Read more »

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Automatic Cabinet Door Opener

What is the best way to automate the opening/closing of a TV cabinet door? I was looking at linear actuators but the price is steep for my application. Jim Read more »


OUTDOOR X10 outlet?

I use an X10-controlled outlet to control my low voltage landscape lights. The existing outlet just died (circuit breaker clicks three times when I attempt to turn it on) after about 3 years of use,... Read more »


Simpl Windows Crestron

Hello I am interested in obtaining Simpl Windows however it it only availible for crestron dealers. It used to be a free download but I cannot find it anywere. Please let me know if anyone has acce... Read more »


CVBS video signal

I want to take a CVBS signal from a DVD player to the other end of the room, some 20'. What's the max length cable CVBS will run over (these are phono style connectors, not SCART ones)? Secondly, I a... Read more »


Best Starter - 4 Security Camera - DVR System

I have been asked to set up a 4 camera Security System for a small Retail store. I was in a store the other day in which they sell . Is this a good brand? This stuff fascin... Read more »


Signal tracer / cable toner recommendations?

My two-part signal tracer / cable toner apparently grew legs. Leastwise I need a new one. Any recommendations based on experiences (I can google too)? I would like it to be general-purpose including ... Read more »