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    Thanks for your reply. Presuming you mean just...

    Thanks for your reply.
    Presuming you mean just run a actuator with no thermostatic control on the valve. I can do that and use the room sensors to set the temperature required level.

    I tried a...
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    networking a trv

    Hi, Anyone got any good suggestions on a networkable trv?
    We currently have upstairs of our house with silvercrest digital stand alone trv's thrown on as a temporary measure while we were getting...
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    I sent a tweet at you a week or so back, Im Phil...

    I sent a tweet at you a week or so back, Im Phil Fluffy @PhilFluffy on twitter, and I tweet about home automation mostly
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    Ive started my install, so far just a single...

    Ive started my install, so far just a single light under control while I get the details sorted.
    Some pictures of what I have so far, which is a raspberry pi as the home automation server, and a...
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    My Denkovi DAEneIP2 8 port relay has turned up,...

    My Denkovi DAEneIP2 8 port relay has turned up, and I have the denkovi module plugged into freedomotic, although I had to use the unstable development branch as the daenet driver isnt in the current...
  6. Theres plenty of cheap android devices which plug...

    Theres plenty of cheap android devices which plug into a host's usb port and present to it as a media drive, and stream to the host via usb.
    eg :-
    http://hsti.com/products/wirelessmediastick
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    I'll give it a try! I just ordered a Denkovi 8...

    I'll give it a try!
    I just ordered a Denkovi 8 Relay Module for Temperature Measurement LM35DZ that I am going to try and program some thermostat logic into direct as a embedded controller for...
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    I would take a old laptop and string a 1 wire...

    I would take a old laptop and string a 1 wire network round the house, and use £2 dallas ibutton temp sensors. Run linux on the laptop and use OWFS and the one wire temperatures appear in the file...
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    More hardware to ask santa/satan for

    Check these out :-
    http://www.gizmag.com/jack-pc-plug-sized-thin-client-computing-solution/16799/

    Putting all those cat6 cables sounds like a long term win. I'm going to need ipv6 just to cover...
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    None it seems. Am I really the only person to...

    None it seems. Am I really the only person to have embedded his own kit into the wall and come across heat extraction issues???
  11. I should point out on reflection that Im using...

    I should point out on reflection that Im using the xbmc frontend as a mythfrontend , since xbmc speaks mythtv:// out the box nowadays!
  12. There isnt a dedicated sky card, sky wouldnt...

    There isnt a dedicated sky card, sky wouldnt authorize use of their decoder chipset for pci card manufacturers for fear of it being a hacking vector against their authentication schema, so its a...
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    They face down as it goes, because the whole...

    They face down as it goes, because the whole structured cabling comes from upstairs in the closed off closet proper, so the cables run straight into the krone area on the top of the panels, and the...
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    ghrom, you dont have kids right? or a forgetful...

    ghrom, you dont have kids right? or a forgetful partner :)
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    Just on a practical note, I mounted my mini patch...

    Just on a practical note, I mounted my mini patch panels flat facing upwards, so a) they didnt require as deep a cavity as theyre only about a inch deep, and b) the cat5 could just come down the...
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    wall embedding display

    Any practical tips on embedding some output panels in a wall?
    I plan on using a atom based mini pc, and a off the shelf lcd display and can sort the bezel/facia out without too much hassle, and Ive...
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    Karam@idratek did say something when asked about...

    Karam@idratek did say something when asked about possibly releasing the specs of the api/protocol just so others could implement it, but its proprietary and had to be signed off by various 3rd...
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    What I did in the old house was to strip out the...

    What I did in the old house was to strip out the computer, the 1wire bus and just common all the individual rooms into two zones and fit two std wirsbo area thermostats and a wirsbo psu/relay unit...
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    I can suggest a non remote pc solution after...

    I can suggest a non remote pc solution after imagining the pain of all that configuration and things going wrong...

    Just buy 3 Asus musicpal's or the like, and put a upnp media server on the pc....
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    Theyre a generic part, I found 3 different brands...

    Theyre a generic part, I found 3 different brands which all came out the factory by the looks of it. Ive seen the same patch panels for sale for nearer 100e, and 18e from where I bought them...
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    I did my last house in parasitic mode with cat5...

    I did my last house in parasitic mode with cat5 for the wire, but I used one of these :-
    http://www.ibuttonlink.com/link45.aspx
    It was bombproof, the only time the network gave issues was when...
  22. I run streaming realtime tv over my lan (mythtv)...

    I run streaming realtime tv over my lan (mythtv) and the main root switch is a old 100BT baynetworks managed switch, and wired from that are a few 100baset unmanaged cheapo switches where needed....
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    You can get the 10" mini patch panels to suit the...

    You can get the 10" mini patch panels to suit the 10" racks at reasonable cost.
    Ive got 5 of them mounted in my wiring closet and I think I paid 18e per panel which is ok considering theyre shielded...
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    A) works ok. I send 100baset and telephony down...

    A) works ok. I send 100baset and telephony down the same cat5e patch but on different twisted pairs and split them out with a custom cable either end at various points in my house which splits off...
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    media over cat6

    Anyone following the growth of this? :-
    http://www.hdbaset.org/

    "HDBaseT Alliance was formed to promote and commercialize the HDBaseT™ technology, enabling a single LAN cable to replace multiple...
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