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Laser Brings Automation Home

Laser Business Systems have been supplying the UK and European market with home automation products since 1995.  As the business has continued to expand over almost 2 decades it has added comprehensive ranges from Clipsal C-Bus, Cytech Comfort Security and most recently KNX.  Now Laser has moved its smart home ranges into a single web store at www.laser.com where customers can […]

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Video: Clipsal Colour eDLT for C-Bus

A recent post on our C-Bus Forums highlighted a couple of new videos from Clipsal on their new eDLT (enhanced Dynamic Labelling Technology) switches… The best just got better with Clipsal’s eDLT (enhanced Dynamic Labelling Technology). The eDLT provides sophisticated and user friendly control of your C-Bus System and offers the ability to customise the colour […]

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Clipsal Launch C-Bus Enhanced Dynamic Labelling Technology (eDLT) Switches

Clipsal have just announced an enhanced version of their DLT C-Bus switch.  The new eDLT range is available in 5 colours and will go on sale later this year although there’s no pricing available yet.  Check out the launch video below. The enhanced Dynamic Labelling Technology (eDLT) switch builds on the success of the DLT […]

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Cytech Release C-Bus To KNX Translator

Cytech have release a new C-Bus To KNX / EIB bridge module to translate from one protocol to the other… “Cytech’s Comfort Intelligent Home System is the only integrated Alarm and home automation system that can be connected to Schneider’s C-Bus and KNX at the same time using dedicated Cbus and KNX interfaces.   The new […]

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Clipsal C-Bus Spectrum Touchscreen Launching Soon in the UK

Clipsal C-Bus Spectrum Touchscreen Launching Soon in the UK

Schneider Electric, the UK distributors of Clipsal C-Bus products, tell us they are hoping to launch the new C-Touch C-5000CT2 Spectrum Touchscreen next month. The unit is available in wall mounted or desktop versions and includes infrared remote control capability plus proximity sensing for control or screen wake up.  The new display supports 65k colours […]

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Video Tour of £200K C-Bus Home Automation Installation

Video Tour of £200K C-Bus Home Automation Installation

Automated Home readers have long followed (and installed) the Clipsal C-Bus system.  Here's an interesting video tour around the home of Kevin O'Connor (CIO at Paddy Power bookmakers), showing the £200K C-Bus based system he installed as part of a recent £1M renovation project. "Rather than build an indoor swimming pool or make room for […]

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New C-Bus DMX Gateway Module Launched

New C-Bus DMX Gateway Module Launched

  Schneider Electric have just launched a new C-Bus DMX Gateway.  DMX is a control protocol originally developed for theatrical lighting.  The C-Bus DIN rail gateway allows you to map up to twelve C-Bus Group addresses to DMX channels. “We at Schneider Electric have introduced a new device, C-Bus DMX Gateway. This makes it possible for […]

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Clipsal C-Bus Wiser Review

Clipsal C-Bus Wiser Review

Submission By: Paul Gordon – Clipsal have recently unleashed the new CBUS Wiser unit which appears to offer a great deal of potential to home automaters with CBUS to expand their CBUS network with logic features and an out-of-the-box touchscreen centric control system. In essence, the Wiser unit combines the functions of a couple of […]

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Free iPhone App Released for C-Bus Wiser Smart Home Controller

Free iPhone App Released for C-Bus Wiser Smart Home Controller

  The C-Bus Wiser goodness just keeps on coming.  The free iPone app to control the system is now available on the iTunes apps store, giving control of your lighting, climate, entertainment, energy and camera monitoring from within your home via WiFi or away from home over the cellular data network.  Check out the demonstration […]

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Smart Home Success Story – A Comfort Case Study

Smart Home Success Story – A Comfort Case Study

The Comfort system from Cytech is an Automated Home favourite.  It integrates an intruder alarm, home automation controller, voicemail and intercom all into one compact, reliable package. This case study gives a flavour of what the Comfort system can control in a real home. “A large, 6-bedroom family home on four floors in rural Oxfordshire is […]

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