We’ve reached another ‘End of an Era’ this week as Crag Chadwick has announced that his HomeVision home automation controller business is winding up.
Its legendary reliability, expandability, flexibility and elegant macro programmability made it a firm favourite with home automators on both sides of the Atlantic. This is your last opportunity to grab a discounted spare board or accessory. Details after the jump.
“After more than 15 years selling the HomeVision line of home automation products, we’ve made the difficult decision to begin shutting down the business. We will sell our remaining small amount of inventory, but will not be producing more. We will continue to provide repair services for all products during the standard 3-year warranty period. We do not plan on making any software or firmware upgrades unless there’s a major bug, which is unlikely. We’re selling the remaining inventory as follows for anyone interested in making a final purchase:
- HomeVision board for $200. We have only a couple of completed boards remaining. We have some additional boards that lack the video chip for the TV display screens. This chip is obsolete and we probably can’t obtain any more. Once the completed boards are gone, we will only be able to sell spare boards without the video chip for $190. Fortunately, there’s never been a failure of this chip, so if you want a backup board, you should be able to reuse your current video chip in the new board.
- HomeVision-Serial for $70 without a case or $80 with a case.
- HomeVision-Phone/Serial or HomeVision-Phone/CID with a case for $170. Note that we have only one of each left.
E-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you’re interested in purchasing anything.”