2001

New UK HA Site

James Hoye’s Home Automation and Diy site has had a face-lift and moved to its trendy new URL (kindly hosted freely by Laser!). Recent additions…


Krone Blocks

I’ve just added a few pictures of the Krone Blocks James Hoye and I used to terminate the remainder of the control cables round the…


ProntoProEdit gets Upgrade

Philips has released a new version of ProntoProEdit – v3.4. Although actual program changes are minor, the most important reason to download this update is…


DIY ADSL

Regulator says it is in favour of letting users install their own broadband, and insists that BT isn’t facing another investigation… Oftel has hailed BT’s…


Pronto Pro Back in Stock

Just noticed Lets Automate have new stocks of the Pronto Pro.  First batch sold out quickly but they seem to have good stock levels again…


Incontrol Offer

  To celebrate the opening of its new online ordering system, Digital Cybermasters Ltd is offering visitors to its website the chance to purchase InControl…


Misterhouse v2.6 Released

The latest version of Misterhouse has been released, v2.6 is available. Major improvements include: Slimmed down pages for ePods & Audrey type devices Misterhouse can now…


Kingston Launch 5GB PC Card Hard Drive

With Christmas just round the corner companies are starting to plug their must have toys. One of Kingston’s efforts is this 5GB TypeII PC Card…


X10 TM12U Replaced by TM13U

The new TM13U transceiver module with improved reliability over the TM12U. The TM13U handles 5A load versus the TM12U 10A… “But most people only use…


Wireless IPAQ by Mid-2002

Compaq is preparing to offer an iPaq with built in wireless networking as opposed to the current add on pack – LG electronics have announced this…



XM11U – New X10 12V PSU

The XM11U is an X10 addressable DC adaptor that supplies 12V. The adaptor will turn on if it’s own address is sent an “On” signal……



ClickON

This from the Comfort mailing list this morning – “This stuff is great – Remote control via RF of ALL lighting in the house and no…


Wristwatch Control of Computer

From The New Scientist: – A new high-tech watchstrap that gives its wearer remote control over a wearable computer has been demonstrated in Switzerland – The…


Ian Birds IR Project Update

Ian Birds exciting IR distribution project is nearing completion – “Here is the first photo of the last(ish) prototype board. The only known problem is a…


UKHA Member on Watchdog

UK Home Automation stalwart, Paul Gordon, was featured on last night’s BBC consumer affairs flagship in an item about the restrictions that BT have placed…


New Arrivals at LA

Lets Automate have recently added some new products to their on-line catalogue. These include Futronix 2, 4 and 8 channel dimmers, an X10 repeater/ampifier and the…


New Digital TV products

Hauppage have recently added two new products to their PC-based TV card line-up, allowing digital recording of free-to-air terrestrial digital TV signals.  The two products…


The New iPAQ

The new iPAQ is here! “SAN FRANCISCO, October 4, 2001 – Compaq Computer Corporation (NYSE: CPQ), the world’s leading manufacturer of Windows-powered Pocket PCs, today…