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  1. Ok, so I went with the suggestion that Kevin made...

    Ok, so I went with the suggestion that Kevin made some time ago, and have used Home Easy switches and remotes for my lighting control. I've solved all my problems, albeit some of them with switches...
  2. Hmmm, some helpful thoughts there, thanks guys. ...

    Hmmm, some helpful thoughts there, thanks guys.

    I'm still totally undecided on the final 'streaming' setup, but it is definitely going to involve streaming HD tv/movies, sometimes in real time....
  3. Home Automation / Media Streaming - managed or unmanaged switch?

    Hi all

    As some of you know, I've cabled up my new house with Cat 6, for a mixture of basic home automation (possibly incorporating security cameras soon), networking & HD media streaming.

    I'm...
  4. Hi Kevin / Everyone else As posted previously,...

    Hi Kevin / Everyone else

    As posted previously, I've 'had' to go down a more aftermarket solution, though I'm most annoyed at myself for not sorting this all out earlier - and thus being able to...
  5. Hi guys I've had a few days where we've been...

    Hi guys

    I've had a few days where we've been that tied up in the renovations I haven't had a huge amount of time to spend on this, but I have researched all your suggestions. I've come to the...
  6. Morning Kevin! I investigated the light...

    Morning Kevin!

    I investigated the light switches I was hoping that I could use these on last night, and unfortunately they all have 25mm back boxes. I could change 1 of them, which is in a new...
  7. Hi again Kevin More brilliant info, thanks! ...

    Hi again Kevin

    More brilliant info, thanks!

    So, if, for example, I were to buy some of your C-Bus switches, presumably I would need to get a remote to control them initially, in a simple way,...
  8. Hi 'add' - thanks for your thoughts. I have a...

    Hi 'add' - thanks for your thoughts. I have a feeling the Joggler-hacking may be quite addictive, there's a serious community sprung up around it - not sure if you've seen www.joggler.info? A great...
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    Hi there Thanks for your thoughts! Really...

    Hi there

    Thanks for your thoughts! Really helpful.

    RE the energy monitoring - I had a look at the pdf, and can understand how having this more accurate monitoring is of course much more...
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    Hi Kevin Interesting reading, thankyou. ...

    Hi Kevin

    Interesting reading, thankyou.

    Regarding HA being a complex 'labour of love', that requires a lot of time and effort to understand - I suppose if that wasn't the case we wouldn't be...
  11. Somehow I managed to miss a couple of things! ...

    Somehow I managed to miss a couple of things!

    I would love to add a sophisticated multi-room audio system, but don't have the pennies, so for now:
    - All my music is on iTunes on my PC, and the...
  12. Newbie, House Renovation, Suggestions pretty please?

    Hi all

    Right-o, I might as well apologise in advance for a long post - but I want to get all the details in so none of you waste time asking me questions I could've answered from the start! I'm...
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    Hi Kevin Thanks for the speedy response....

    Hi Kevin

    Thanks for the speedy response. Disappointing to hear about the serious drawbacks of AlertMe, at least for Home Automation, but thanks for the feedback - ultimately I know that whilst...
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    Hi Kevin I'm a new user to the forum, but long...

    Hi Kevin

    I'm a new user to the forum, but long time lurker. I'm in the process of renovating a house, and have taken on so much useful information from the AH website in terms of wiring it up,...
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