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  1. did it work?

    did it work?
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    I've got the whole house settled (finally!) with...

    I've got the whole house settled (finally!) with marmitek LW12 dimmers and one 240v halogen on each circuit, and it's all working well now.

    The remaining bulbs are now 'integral' brand dimmable...
  3. Sorry for not replying to this sooner. It's...

    Sorry for not replying to this sooner.
    It's 100k 10%, and actually measures 102k on mine. It's one of those old 1/2w carbon composition ones; presumably it's got the mains across it or something.
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    The MAX system is made by eQ-3...

    The MAX system is made by eQ-3.
    Some people at domoticaforum are working out what the protocol is for the MAX! Cube LAN Gateway, so it might be suitable for my purposes. I've missed this winter...
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    The Terrier i-temp range...

    The Terrier i-temp range from Pegler Yorkshire looks suspiciously similar to the Conrad Max stuff too.

    I'm still (4 years later) looking for a range of individual radiator controls that I can...
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    megaman 'dimmerable' bulbs

    I've had some success with megaman gx53 9w 'dimmerable' bulbs, and the new-style X10-2 plug-in dimmers. I run 6 bulbs off one dimmer, which just about reach the minimum load. I know letsautomate...
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    from contronics.de...

    from contronics.de:



    so the new "Home Matic" system doesn't have the insecurity of the FHZ systems; you'd better get in while you can.

    I did find a german forum (probably run by ELV, a...
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    Google...

    Google does :)
    That's how I got the docs out of the german pdf.
    It's also why I stopped after only 3 functions!

    This might be a good starting point on contronics.de

    This wiki attempts to...
  9. Thread: External PIR

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    I bought a cheap PIR halogen lamp from wickes...

    I bought a cheap PIR halogen lamp from wickes, and it has 4 connections, L, N, E, and a 4th which goes live when the PIR has triggered. I'm presuming it's for ganging multiple lamps together, so when...
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    HomePuter

    I've looked at the example code and documentation they supply - the API mainly revolves around the following functions:

    homeputer_SetObjValName(char*, char*)
    homeputer_GetObjValName(char*, char*)...
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    danfoss valves

    that's a shame about the danfoss valves; they don't sound quite so good now.

    The other method I was considering was to use thermoelectric actuators for the rad valves, but they'd need to be...
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    got an answer, but it's not the one I was hoping...

    got an answer, but it's not the one I was hoping for:



    So... I'm thinking about using z-wave instead:

    the danfoss rad valves
    the controlthink sdk (throwing out their US-standard usb stick...
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    Alternative software

    Hi - first post :)

    Any chance they'll let people buy just the valve motors and the usb interface, and use our own software? I've been running my own pc-based system for 5 years now, but never...
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