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  • DBMandrake's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:49 PM
    I don't think that's a good idea. The idea that heating should only come on if the temperature is below the set point and go off if it is equal or...
    299 replies | 110290 view(s)
  • dp11's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:03 PM
    Thanks for that. Time to add a relay controlled by a raspberry pi so the heating is only allowed to come on if it is colder than the set points.
    299 replies | 110290 view(s)
  • Alexc's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:23 PM
    Alexc replied to a thread API to call a pager in Idratek
    Thanks Karam. I think I'm trying to do something where the benefits are probably not worth the investment in time and energy. I have SMS working well...
    6 replies | 347 view(s)
  • DBMandrake's Avatar
    28th August 2016, 11:00 PM
    Most likely one of the set points on an HR92 has not updated correctly and is out of sync with the controller. Don't just take what the Evotouch...
    299 replies | 110290 view(s)
  • dp11's Avatar
    28th August 2016, 10:28 PM
    I assume there is still no way to log if there is demand for heat? I think I may have spotted a bug. The valves are reading around 21c due to the hot...
    299 replies | 110290 view(s)
  • Karam's Avatar
    28th August 2016, 09:47 PM
    Karam replied to a thread API to call a pager in Idratek
    I think the problem will be in the level of control required. For example in the Cortex telephony you can dial an arbitrary number and cause a hang...
    6 replies | 347 view(s)
  • Mike Ginns's Avatar
    28th August 2016, 04:19 PM
    Hi I could be interested. Can you give me a contact email address and which city you are based in and We can discuss. Thanks Mike
    2 replies | 340 view(s)
  • bruce_miranda's Avatar
    28th August 2016, 02:37 PM
    Had the evohome not supported the HR80s, I would have still been on the Hometronic system. The HR80s work absolutely fine but obviously lack a few...
    2 replies | 304 view(s)
  • chris_j_hunter's Avatar
    27th August 2016, 11:17 PM
    interesting thread - makes me aware, too, that we need to take more interest in such things - eg: no idea even how to check the firewall log ... ...
    5 replies | 331 view(s)
  • DBMandrake's Avatar
    27th August 2016, 02:14 PM
    Not technically the right way to do it, but if you don't want to use up your custom schedule (if you use it for something else) and just want one...
    2 replies | 148 view(s)
  • G4RHL's Avatar
    27th August 2016, 01:21 PM
    G4RHL replied to a thread 1 radiator left on in Heating Control
    Do cats need the heat left on? I'd use the custom menu, set the zone the cat will be in to the desired temperature and all others to off or whatever...
    2 replies | 148 view(s)
  • Kevin's Avatar
    27th August 2016, 01:04 PM
    Star wiring is a useful methodology for many home automation systems - it's nothing specific to Loxone so should you wish to move to another system...
    3 replies | 203 view(s)
  • mikey8156's Avatar
    27th August 2016, 01:03 PM
    In the winter I wish to leave 1 radiator on for my cat when we are away. How is the best way to do that using Evohome?
    2 replies | 148 view(s)
  • HenGus's Avatar
    27th August 2016, 11:07 AM
    I always apply Occam's Razor to my problem solving. My controller is about 5ft away from my router and I have never seen anything less than the full...
    22 replies | 1945 view(s)
  • toscal's Avatar
    27th August 2016, 10:09 AM
    Loxone in my opinion is one of the best systems around. I have installed Loxone for a couple of clients, and they are always bringing out new items...
    3 replies | 203 view(s)
  • G4RHL's Avatar
    27th August 2016, 09:59 AM
    Thanks for mentioning this. This morning my app tells me there is no communication over the Internet. My internet connection is fine with everything...
    22 replies | 1945 view(s)
  • SiliconPixel's Avatar
    27th August 2016, 08:49 AM
    Hi, sorry the dimmers are sold. I do have the PCI but that's probably of no interest?
    2 replies | 1025 view(s)
  • Gumby's Avatar
    26th August 2016, 11:55 PM
    Gumby replied to a thread Anti-Virus for Cortex PC in Idratek
    I don't think you can achieve absolute security, but there are different grades of competence of "hackers", from script-kiddies to state-sponsored...
    5 replies | 331 view(s)
  • Gumby's Avatar
    26th August 2016, 11:44 PM
    Gumby replied to a thread SSDs? in Idratek
    Funnily enough, it's probably noise reduction that may be most valuable to me. I am getting some fun noises due to disks in a NAS beating and...
    7 replies | 381 view(s)
  • Gumby's Avatar
    26th August 2016, 11:32 PM
    Gumby replied to a thread SSDs? in Idratek
    Depending on the MacBook model, Apple used some pretty conservative SSDs in the early Retinas.
    7 replies | 381 view(s)
  • Alexc's Avatar
    26th August 2016, 11:16 PM
    Alexc replied to a thread API to call a pager in Idratek
    Advantage of a pager (and, yes, you can still buy them) is that it always works! Too much no-signal with a mobile, too many messages coming in, and...
    6 replies | 347 view(s)
  • chris_j_hunter's Avatar
    26th August 2016, 10:38 PM
    chris_j_hunter replied to a thread SSDs? in Idratek
    interesting ... though imagine ours should be OK on both counts (the SSD was just what came built-in, and the laptop was their top of the line model...
    7 replies | 381 view(s)
  • MichaelD's Avatar
    26th August 2016, 10:20 PM
    Depends where you are, in the UK star wiring is very unusual, we use one or more ring mains in homes, elsewhere, its quite normal
    3 replies | 203 view(s)
  • MichaelD's Avatar
    26th August 2016, 10:11 PM
    Do you still have the plug in dimmers? Would be an easy way to automate some of the lamps my wife insists on buying :(
    2 replies | 1025 view(s)
  • MichaelD's Avatar
    26th August 2016, 10:08 PM
    MichaelD replied to a thread API to call a pager in Idratek
    Haven't seen a pager since the 1990s when everyone seemed to have one. We didn't call interfaces 'APIs' back then, so you may struggle to find what...
    6 replies | 347 view(s)
  • MichaelD's Avatar
    26th August 2016, 10:02 PM
    MichaelD replied to a thread SSDs? in Idratek
    I don't use Cortex but do use HomeSeer 24/7, and MSOffice, and do software dev, and all my everyday browsing on the same PC with a SSD. Used the...
    7 replies | 381 view(s)
  • DBMandrake's Avatar
    26th August 2016, 09:03 PM
    Is anybody else checking the wifi status on the actual controller itself during the periods of "outage" ? In all cases during an outage reported...
    22 replies | 1945 view(s)
  • Anja's Avatar
    26th August 2016, 08:11 PM
    Anja posted a visitor message on Anja's profile
    UFH FLOORSTAT FOR EVOHOME We have Evohome for heating + hot water with 8 rads and 3 UFH zones. The radiator + HW controls are installed already;...
  • G4RHL's Avatar
    26th August 2016, 05:06 PM
    Seem to have had a big time out. The app reported total loss of communication at 22:20 last night and back again at 09:00 this morning. I can't...
    22 replies | 1945 view(s)
  • Alexc's Avatar
    26th August 2016, 04:26 PM
    Alexc replied to a thread API to call a pager in Idratek
    I think it would be... Dial number - wait for answer - pause 1 sec - digits dialled eg 22# - pause 2 sec - hang up Is this possible?
    6 replies | 347 view(s)
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