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    Would 2nd this. I have only run Cat6 to where I...

    Would 2nd this. I have only run Cat6 to where I plan on installing TV's Plus 2 or 4 CT100 (Freeview and FreeSat Panny TV's in use + Plus Hummy in Node 0.)

    We have a Node 0 room with a 42U rack...
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    Have several of these Velux windows. The rain...

    Have several of these Velux windows. The rain sensor works well. I've run a cable to each of them to put a reed switch on them to feed back to Idratek. I couldn't find much details on them for...
  3. Thread: Electric UFH

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    Hi Chris, I use a two pair cable with each pair...

    Hi Chris, I use a two pair cable with each pair screened to extend the cables from a local junction box just above the skirting to anywhere nearby where I would locate the QAI with another local...
  4. Thread: Electric UFH

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    Those are the same ones we use with the QAI...

    Those are the same ones we use with the QAI modules on my install here. They work fine, I use them to monitor the floor temperature with our wet underfloor heating. (To protect the bamboo floor, they...
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    I'm working on the same thing at the moment, my...

    I'm working on the same thing at the moment, my throughts are to get a LED controller but control it via IR (plus I have a spare Idratek IR sender). So that I can send it signals and let it get on...
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    Nick, How did you get on with the 4x4 matrix...

    Nick,

    How did you get on with the 4x4 matrix please? (bit of a time ago this thread, but worth asking! :)

    Thanks

    Richard
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    Well if it helps, I have 15 of these meters. I...

    Well if it helps, I have 15 of these meters. I have two lighting circuits and two power circuits for each floor of the house. Its a two story house. I also monitor elec going to the 5kw UPS for the...
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    I have had 12 meters from a German company. I...

    I have had 12 meters from a German company.

    I first spoke about these in thread - http://www.automatedhome.co.uk/vbulletin/showthread.php?p=10774#post10774

    I've just followed the link in the...
  9. Thread: Sharing PIR

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    I have the Tritech version on trial in one room...

    I have the Tritech version on trial in one room at the moment, I am not getting any luck with the solid state relay for signalling - I haven't spent much time on this to problem solve it yet, but the...
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    Thanks for that info. I feel an excuse for...

    Thanks for that info. I feel an excuse for getting a machine with WHS now. Only want to run one machine and I am getting fed up with the mish mash of usb drives I am running now with two machines.
    ...
  11. (bit more than a couple of days!) The results...

    (bit more than a couple of days!)

    The results were as follows. Over a two day period, all lighting circuits were fed via the three meters. I have also got 15 days worth, but thought I would hit...
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    On that basis a DDAR wouldn't do what you want -...

    On that basis a DDAR wouldn't do what you want - Sonic Blue RIO receiver. Also put out by Dell.

    Suggested the Keene amp as you suggested sending out the music out via the cat 5 and amplified to...
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    Keene Electronics do several types of amplifier...

    Keene Electronics do several types of amplifier that will fit into a 2 gang back-box. Click also on alternatives when you visit the website and it will show you several others.
    ...
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    Thanks very much for the advice. I'm now getting...

    Thanks very much for the advice. I'm now getting on with starting to install Idratek now.

    Sorry for the delay in reply. Didn't realise how much time is taken up sorting out getting married, plus...
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    My wife now simply asks then I start going on...

    My wife now simply asks then I start going on about how some bit of tech will be so much better, "What will the WAF be then?"

    I am just sorting out quotes at the moment for a 15 zone UFH system,...
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    Pulse counting - presenting information

    Hello,

    Using the pulse count object I have the meters instantaneous consumption displayed. Is there a way of altering how many decimal points an object is displayed with? ie 0.0 or 0.000 etc
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  17. I'm just setting up a trial between one meter I...

    I'm just setting up a trial between one meter I brought from the German company I wrote about on this forum (which will do a max current of 32A) and one from Stephen P Wales (which will do a max...
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    How did your test go? (Hope I didn't miss this...

    How did your test go? (Hope I didn't miss this post if you have already posted about this) We are looking at putting LED lighting in several areas, most likely first to be the kitchen as we normally...
  19. Recently purchased two 1 unit kWh meters from OCS...

    Recently purchased two 1 unit kWh meters from OCS GmbH

    Their English website is:

    http://www.my-messgeraet.com/jtlshop/index.php?a=475&lang=eng&

    These will be connected to my soon to be...
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    I hope that the following is of use. I am going...

    I hope that the following is of use. I am going to put in something similar soon for rainwater and for pond level. So will be very curious as to how you get on.

    In the MaxSonar FAQ they say there...
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    Sensor Location, new system,

    Been reading the blog "At the factory of idiot dreams" which has been very interesting.

    I have permission from SWMBO who has been encouraged by a small demo X-10 system. To buy a "small" amount of...
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    Interesting to see that you are looking at using...

    Interesting to see that you are looking at using return temperatures. I wrote about considering this on the heating control part of the forum. Since I don't really want to have to bury sensors in all...
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    Hi, Sorry that it's taken so long to reply. ...

    Hi,

    Sorry that it's taken so long to reply.

    Thanks for your points. I will be putting in some cables for going back a step when I move.

    Thanks also for your offer for tickets for the show. I...
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    No experience with heat pumps, but to avoid using...

    No experience with heat pumps, but to avoid using modulating valves it's pretty standard in my line of work to use an inverter.

    Is your pump 3 phase or single? What kind of power? kw?

    Irdatek...
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    It's an interesting idea, I use google...

    It's an interesting idea,

    I use google calendar to sync between my office outlook, blackberry and the calendar that I setup for my other half to use.

    The paper calendar still has precidance.......
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