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    No, but have been thinking about it. It was...

    No, but have been thinking about it.
    It was rejected by Dragons Den, but has managed to get backing from other sources. And it is apparently doing very well.
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    Have you thought about going a different route,...

    Have you thought about going a different route, and using something like thermaskirt.
    Looking at your plans, If it where me I would zone like this,
    1. Kitchen and Dining room
    2. Lounge and hall....
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    Recessed spots would need to be waterproof or...

    Recessed spots would need to be waterproof or designed for exterior usage. Waterproof strips would be better in my opinion and also go for 24V rather than 12V versions. This is because you get less...
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    Did you look at the TV Headend addon for the live...

    Did you look at the TV Headend addon for the live TV bit.
    I think Kodi is worth giving it a go. My first XBMC/KODI machine running linux was built using left over PC parts. This worked really...
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    There are a variety of solutions, but it is...

    There are a variety of solutions, but it is difficult to tell just from photos what would be best.
    You can have colour change strips or flood lights or bulbs. Some can be wifi enabled so...
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    Aldi do some cheap programmable TVRs my local...

    Aldi do some cheap programmable TVRs my local store has two left on special offer at 10 euros each.
    They are self contained and you just set the time and temp for the rad to come on at etc and...
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    HTPC what do you use.

    I was just wondering what other people use as their HTPC's in their house.

    I use a android box with Kodi installed
    Specs are ;
    Amlogic S812 Quad core Cortex A9r4 2.0GHz
    Octa-core Mali-450MP GPU...
  8. My vote would be for Loxone. I know this can...

    My vote would be for Loxone.
    I know this can control Sonos. Can't remember about Zwave though, but do do an RS232 extension module.
    Customer service is also excellent.
  9. Probably a bit late. But did you solve this. Try...

    Probably a bit late. But did you solve this.
    Try setting active home to run in Windows XP mode.
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    Inwall wifi, usb and wifi in one unit

    Don't know if they are any good, but thought these might be a good idea.
    My only concern is the mains close to the network cable, but I guess if done carefully it shouldn't cause too many problems.
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    The cabling from the light switches will go to...

    The cabling from the light switches will go to the din rail cabinets, then from the X10 dimmers back to the light itself. So it could take a while just to figure out which cable goes where.
    Any...
  12. Thread: Loxone forum

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    Poll: A few Loxone users have set up a Loxone only...

    A few Loxone users have set up a Loxone only forum. But only has 27 users at the moment.
    Which was why I thought one on here would be good.
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    I used to beta test for Homeseer HS2. Its a great...

    I used to beta test for Homeseer HS2. Its a great piece of kit/software.
    I like Loxone as a potential. Currently doing an ongoing install for a client with it. We are just about to install some...
  14. Thread: Loxone forum

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    Poll: Loxone forum

    It now seems the Loxone forum on the Loxone website has closed.
    Maybe if there is enough demand we could have one on here.
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    Problem now fixed, I have gone back to windows 7...

    Problem now fixed, I have gone back to windows 7 Ultimate and everything works, DVD blu ray drive back, a start menu that works. I am now a happy chappy again.
    There is one small problem for other...
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    Have to agree about the Windows 10 rather than...

    Have to agree about the Windows 10 rather than windows 8 thing.
  17. Know How Insurance from PCworld / Dixons etc

    I have a client whose laptop died. They thought no problem I am covered by Know How insurance and they cover you when you are overseas too.
    So I was asked to diagnose and if possible fix the problem...
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    Do not upgrade to windows 10

    I decided to take the plunge and did the free upgrade to Windows 10.
    Don't do it.
    All went well until a week ago and the updates started to be applied, you can't turn these off only delay them....
  19. I think it might be to do with the fact that it...

    I think it might be to do with the fact that it needs to be professionally installed, I might be wrong though.
    My system of choice at the moment is either Idratek or Loxone.
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    why 3 cat5e why don't you just use Cat 6 so you...

    why 3 cat5e why don't you just use Cat 6 so you then have 4 cat6 sockets.
    Plus a quick Google brought up these results.
    Amazon UK
    Minitran
  21. Thread: Power sockets

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    someone years ago did something similar with...

    someone years ago did something similar with homeseer.
    If their son wanted to play on his playstation he had to type in a 4 digit code (via a keypad in his bedroom), the system would turn the...
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    Marmitek...

    Marmitek do something called the MegaView61 which is an HDMI plus IR extender over cat 5.
    Another company is Tripplite.
    Have you searched on Ebay.
  23. I would go for Loxone (http://www.loxone.com),...

    I would go for Loxone, their new Air system is ideal for retro fitting, the plugin modules can also monitor power consumption. They are introducing new air modules all the time. Its also a very...
  24. Poll: What sort of lumens are you looking for. And what...

    What sort of lumens are you looking for. And what fitting Bayonet, E27 GU10 etc. I guess its more likely to be either E27 or Bayonet.
    We do a 9W 780 Lumen bulb, currently in E27 format but if you...
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    Whole house IPTV

    Came across this yesterday. Its something I have been thinking about for a while, prices are not that bad either.
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