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    In response to your Velux question, I too have...

    In response to your Velux question, I too have wireless windows/blinds. I control mine via a Velux KLF 200 interface that provides open & close control via 3 pins. Open/Common/Close which I've hooked...
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    The thing is I read the words Cortex Web API, and...

    The thing is I read the words Cortex Web API, and my brain translates that to blah blah blah….

    All I’ve achieved is the ability to sit in front of the fire with a large glass turn the telly on...
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    Voice Control the 20 way

    Im fascinated by voice control and the possibilities around using a smart speaker, in my case an Alexa. It would be very easy to buy a bunch of smart plugs & bulbs etc, but then Id have two...
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    Cortex PC Recommendations?

    Morning, my Cortex PC a Win XP that's been sitting in my garage working flawlessly for 8 years popped its power supply last week, I replaced it. Then yesterday the hard drive died... fortunately I...
  5. Thread: Sonos & Idratek

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    ..yes if I only I actually understood what any of...

    ..yes if I only I actually understood what any of that meant!

    Need some simple instructions to follow... :-)
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    5 years on and has anyone had any success with...

    5 years on and has anyone had any success with integrating Sonos with Cortex?

    Sonos does seem keen to get in on the integrated market, with its One speaker and Alexa.....
  7. Thread: DFP Clock?

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    DFP Clock?

    Forgive me if this is a daft question... but where does the DFP get it's time reference from?

    If I enable the clock, which I'd like too.. it bares no relation to the time of the PC that Cortex is...
  8. Thread: Hot Water Help

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    Brilliant Viv, in the meantime Alexc's solution...

    Brilliant Viv, in the meantime Alexc's solution is currently working for me.:)
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    Hot Water Help

    Hello, I want two periods on weekdays, and one long period at the weekend. But this throws up an error of overlapping times..... Help?

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    Clipsal E-Series?

    Bit of a random one this, nearly finished the house but I've run out of Clipsal E-Series modular stuff (switches and sockets), and no one seems to do it any more. It works well with Idratek.
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    yes exactly, on my steam driven internet...

    yes exactly, on my steam driven internet explorer.. this window. I ticked everything. Then restarted cortex.
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    I had the same problem, cortex thought it was up...

    I had the same problem, cortex thought it was up to date. So stopped cortex, exited the program, I then deleted the cache, cookies and saved stuff etc in Internet Explorer, and ran cortex then...
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    We're just getting some quotes in for an...

    We're just getting some quotes in for an extension that will have 3 Velux roof windows. I wrote to their sales team asking about integration to an existing home auto system. They wrote back very...
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    Floor Border Help

    I feel as though I should know this.

    The border of the ground floor on my house plan has become a dotted line. Whereas the first floor remains solid. I don't think it's done it before?

    Why?
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    Old plan appearing after restart

    Twice in the last couple of weeks my Cortex PC has fallen over. The defibrillator has done its work and rebooted the PC, but Cortex has come back using an old house plan.

    I only noticed when a...
  16. Thread: Hot Water Help

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    Yep Andrew is right. This is a DRH... so nothing...

    Yep Andrew is right. This is a DRH... so nothing happens when you right click and select behaviour.. Can't find LED connections anywhere?
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    Karam, you're dead right.. I had enabled the...

    Karam, you're dead right.. I had enabled the object, relays but not the switches duh..

    It works now! Hurrah..

    One final question (I hope) how do I get the LEDs to reflect the relay states? Is...
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    Hi Karam, thanks for this. Managed to get it...

    Hi Karam, thanks for this. Managed to get it working in simulation mode. If I press the simulate input change button on here, the relay closes as expected.

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    However if I connect a wire from...
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    Hot Water Help

    Afternoon,

    I'm trying to work out how I get the hot water under Cortex control.

    I was going to disconnect the cable from my hot water tank thermostat and wire that into a relay in a DRH. Then...
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    Thanks everyone for the replies. However whilst...

    Thanks everyone for the replies. However whilst the odd bit of wiring and Windows drag-and-droppedness I can cope with, the level of programming in these links is completely beyond me. So I guess...
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    The simple ability of starting something playing...

    The simple ability of starting something playing based on presence would be fab. So in the morning walking into the bathroom would trigger Sonos to play a playlist or start a radio station etc.
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    Sonos & Idratek

    Karam & Viv if you ever get bored and think "what shall we do now".....

    How about getting Cortex to talk to Sonos? In the same way it does with Squeezebox.

    This would probably make my life...
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    Hi Viv, thanks that's fixed it and it now works. ...

    Hi Viv, thanks that's fixed it and it now works.
    I must confess when I saw the update log I didn't understand the macro change bit then. I'm not sure I do now!

    Chris.
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    Macro Probs

    Hi all, any ideas why this doesn't work?

    It changes the scene ok, but no matter what operating mode value I put in. It changes the mode to 'Operating Mode 1' regardless!

    Am I missing something?...
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    Could you have tick box under the all light...

    Could you have tick box under the all light simulate occupency, that said "Ignore indiviual light timers", then when ticked a drop-down list becomes active with durations on?

    That way I could...
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