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Home automation server hardware dev board for Raspberry Pi - OS Hardware
Hello Folks=20 =20 I hope you don't mind me leaving this little self-promotion for a Hackerspa= ce related kickstarter here. Some friends of mine at the Nottingham Hackspa= ce () have a kickstarter...
 
Tivo IR control no longer working
Have a Tivo Series 2 with life-time subscription at my country home. I am very happy with it and would like not to have to replace it but suddenly the IR transmitter has stopped working. I tried a new...
 
Control Home heating with an iPhone?
Anyone any experience of this, to control a recently installed combi boiler? Cheers, Rob (UK) There are several thermostats on the market now that are net workable and some indeed to have apps for...
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Fire Damage Clean Up & Smoke Damage Restoration
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Certifying Cat-5 cable
This is the latest discussion so I guess I should start here... I'm wiring a building, and well, they want me to certify the cables. No problem, make them into a gig, but then I was like wait... If...
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Stereo Automation?
One of my buddies wants to build a remote control mechanism to turn the volume control on his stereo. He imagines some kind of motor or servo from an RC application that is somehow linked to a pulley...
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MacDonald Interface
Does anybody have experience with an old serial standard "MacDonald" Interface on their equipment? The bidirectional serial interface industry standard it was defined by a company named "Electrical...
 
alpha reseller hosting
hi gays, Alpha reseller hosting I bought reseller hosting yesterday and I'm not sure was it a good idea. What do you think about reseller hosting? Would you suggest it?...
 
A few home automation projects
Thought I share a link to a few home automation projects that I've been working on for the last few years: Our smart home projects.
 
Need to Have My Air Ducts Cleaned
The most important thing you must look at while deciding if the air ducts require cleaning is the health of your family. If your family members experience strange illnesses, breathing problems, or...
 
wireless, handheld,heating thermostat suggestions?
I thought I had asked this earlier and seens some suggestions, but I can't find anything archived. I'm looking for suggestions for a basic wireles thermostat controller. That is, we've got...
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Using X-10 AM486 Outdoors?
I am using an AM486 appliance module to control my wife's holiday lights. The outlet into which the lights are plugged is outdoors but located in a well protected area on our covered porch. My problem...
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Christmas light automation
I'm thinking about starting a grand mess of lights for next year and putting them to music like so many are doing now. What i don't know is where to start. Who sells the hardware and software, how do...
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Chamberlain Smart Control Panel Struck Dumb
I have a rather nice garage door opener (Chamberlain HD900D). Since my wife sometimes forgets to close the garage door, I added a magnetic contact switch and an X10 PowerFlash module; that and a...
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Can a Remote Control Thermostat replace My Existing Thermostat?
Hello Everyone, I'm thinking about buying a remote control thermostat for my bedroom but want to be sure the unit I buy will is compatible with my thermostat. I'm disabled and once in bed, cannot get...
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