General Home Automation - Main Page

Have a question or want to start a discussion? Post it! No Registration Necessary.  Now with pictures!

General Home Automation - everything home automation.
Web, RSS and Social Media interface to comp.home.automation
There are 19712 individual articles here that are part of 2651 discussions
Please see below the list of the most recent and the best rated articles in General Home Automation

The most recent discussions

Control of Somfy RTS Motors over IP

July 9, 2019, 12:12 pm

Can anyone explain the differences between the Somfy Connexoon and TaHoma devices for operating Somfy RTS roller blind motors over IP? Read more »

X10 CM19A drivers/apps for Windows 10?

June 12, 2019, 1:20 am

Does anyone know of any apps that would allow me to use a USB CM19A on Windows 10? It worked fine on Win 8, but I can't find anything that works under Win 10. Read more »

Homerunner RBI For Sale

April 9, 2019, 1:00 am

Not using it any longer, works fine...$300 + shipping -- NOTICE: This Hilscher-Clarke Electric Company and all related subsidiaries and operating divisions e-mail message (including any file atta... Read more »

selenium training in chennai

February 12, 2019, 9:45 am

the technique, method, or system of operating or controlling a process by h ighly automatic means, as by electronic devices, reducing human interventio n to a minimum. a mechanical device, operated... Read more »

protocol for wifi smart switches and outlets?

December 19, 2018, 4:36 pm

While I've been waiting to see whether Zigbee or Zwave was going to be the future of home automation, wifi-enabled outlets and switches have quietly been getting popular. But... I haven't been ab... Read more »

Smarthome ICON Schematics?

October 24, 2018, 8:09 pm

Anybody ever reverse engineered the schematic for these? I've got a couple that have failed for reasons other than those cheap button switches, and I'd like to repair them, if I can trace through ... Read more »

Forklift Camera

September 25, 2018, 9:13 am

How #ForkliftCameras Helps to Get Ride from Forklift Accidents. Read More: #forkliftcamerasystem #wirelessforkliftcamera #wirelessforkliftcamerasystem Read more »

Insteon App Installed on Two Phones

September 21, 2018, 2:21 am

I am using the Insteon app on two phones to control some switches and outlet modules. should the two app synch and show the same devices ? with the same names ? this is not the case. and is causin... Read more »

Explosion Proof CCTV Camera

September 20, 2018, 7:39 am

How would you come to know that a specific explosion proof camera is perfec t for your company?s needs? Well, there are many points which you s hould consider while choosing a explosion proof CCTV.... Read more »

Forklift camera

September 13, 2018, 9:27 am

Forklift camera technology enlightens forklift operator about his surroundings and that is how the chances of danger reduce. But only buying cameras will not develop safety culture in the organizatio... Read more »

Click here for other recent discussions »

The best rated discussions


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 »


IR543 and Macros

I have a CM11a computer module with a couple macros set up in it. I also have the Transceiver Module (RR501) and an IR543. I have to have the IR543, so my Universal IR Remote can control my X10. W... 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 »


Need help with Compact Fluorescent

Need help with Compact Fluorescent California Home Our vanity bathroom has a 26W Nutone Compact Fluorescent 2 pin light / with fan - ceiling light. ( the light appears to be about 9 inches long) It ... Read more »


Forklift Cameras- A Potential Requirement in Warehouses and Storehouses

From decades ago, forklift operations have never been an easy task! Due to heavy loading, forklift operators tend to make blunders, which in-turn lead s to accidents and damage. As a warehouse/st... Read more »


X10 CM19A drivers/apps for Windows 10?

Does anyone know of any apps that would allow me to use a USB CM19A on Windows 10? It worked fine on Win 8, but I can't find anything that works under Win 10. 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 »


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 »


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 »