Normal Service Resumed

After the DNS details were mistakenly changed while the domain name was renewed, this site was unavailable for approximately a day and a half. Everything…


New UK Home Automation FAQ!

Stuart Grimshaw has created a new FAQ for Home Automation in the UK. The FAQ has been populated with the most common questions from the…


Pronto Pro Review Now Online

Remote Central as always are first with the review of the Pronto Pro. Great words and stunning pictures (click on pic for bigger version)… “For…


HomeVision 19 Inch Rack Mounted

During Keith Doxey’s recent stay at our house he converted my HomeVision into a 19″ Rack mountable version. I’ve put together a fews stills taken from…


Intelligent Living Makes Life Easier

The objective of the project was to combine excellent architecture with the functionality of modern technology. The starting point in the project was based on…


New LINN five channel amp

The Linn 5125 Class V multi-channel power amplifier is powerful and versatile. With a Linn switch mode power supply, the 5125 provides compact mplificationfor multi-channel…


Questionnaire Result

Stuart Grimshaw has kindly tabulated the results from the first batch of questionnaires. The findings can be viewed on the link below… If you haven’t…


Freeware Home Automation Software

Im working on some home automation software (I know there are products like HomerSeer etc on the market – but ive got an interest in…


Mailing List

The UKHA_D Mailing List continues to grow and grow with over 2000 messages in the first 20 days of this month.  To see the faces…


ProntoPro Info

Lets Automate have put up a page with info on the colour ProntoPro remote. UK launch date looks like sometime in September. You can register…


Comfort Control of Winamp

Overview of System – The underlying principle of using Ace as a gateway controller can be used for many applications. Here we will describe how…


MP3 Pro

MP3 Pro’s creators, France’s Thomson Multimedia and Germany’s Fraunhofer Institute, claim the new format requires half the disk space needed to encode the previous generation…


Philips ProntoEditPro Released

Philips ProntoEditPro released – Exclusive! Although the physical Philips ProntoPro TSU6000 remote is still a few weeks away from release, Philips has already provided me…


X10 UK Sockets Now Available

At last we finally have a UK X10 mains socket! No longer is there a need for plug in modules when you want a permanent…


HAL2000 UK Release

The official launch of HAL2000 will be later this month, however, we are taking orders for HAL2000 now. HALdeluxe, and HALbasic, release to be announced….


Mailing List Record

Last month there were 1629 posts on the Automated Home UK Discussion mailing list (ukha_d). That’s an average of over 50 a day… We may…


UK Distributor for Ocelot and Leopard

Habitek now distribute Ocelot and Leopard providing sales and support throughout the UK and Europe… OCELOT is the heart of the modular control system. With…


Advert for Linux

On our way home from the London Meet (I really must finish that write-up) we saw this on the way through Luton terminal. I just…



KAT5 Sold Out

It’s just two weeks since the first batch of Keith Doxeys KAT5 modules went on sale and already they are sold out. This from Keith’s…