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    Hi Tim, I have had a Silent Gliss Autoglide...

    Hi Tim,

    I have had a Silent Gliss Autoglide curtain rail for years and it came with a dusk/dawn sensor. It opens my curtains every morning and closes again at night unless I have opened/closed...
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    Hi TomKent, You obviously need a Windows media...

    Hi TomKent,

    You obviously need a Windows media center PC, but the main control etc. is done using the MyMovies add-in and its ipad app.

    check out the website. http://www.mymovies.dk

    Cheers
    B
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    Hi Frank, I wouldn't connect both switches to...

    Hi Frank,

    I wouldn't connect both switches to your router unless the ports on the router are gigabit. If not the traffic crossing from a node on one switch to a node on the other switch would be...
  4. Thread: 1-Wire Modules.

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    Hi Stuart, sent you a PM.

    Hi Stuart, sent you a PM.
  5. Thread: 1-Wire Modules.

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    Hi Stuart, I've always been interested in...

    Hi Stuart,

    I've always been interested in these 1-wire sensors but never got a round to doing anything with them. I just have a few questions on the module.
    I assume these can 'daisy chained'...
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    Hi Andy, I might be interested in the Audio...

    Hi Andy,

    I might be interested in the Audio Hub. How old is it, is it in good condition and the most important what price are you looking for?

    Also I'm in Dublin would you post it or would i...
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    Re: General HA advice/planning

    Hi Daz,

    Just regarding the cabling issue. I would recommend running the Cat5e to everywhere you can possibly think. I have 2 Ca5e cables in each corner of every room in the house and more in...
  8. Thread: SHIELDED CAT5e

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    Re: SHIELDED CAT5e

    Both ends need to be connected and if the connections are done wrong it can make the interference worse rather than stop it. But for gigabit speeds you don't need shielded cable. The shielding is...
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    Re: Caption Competition

    Can I let this go now!

    Nooo! What ever you do don't let go, if the door falls of the whole system will go down!
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    Re: Voice Patch Panel

    Hi Nick,

    If you have a normal patch just punch down the telephone cable without the cutter and just loop to 4 or more ports. Thats what i have anyway. Here is a picture from another discution...
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    Re: help! naughty x10comm.vxd

    Did you check in the device manager for conflicts. If you check the under Resources in properties windows should tell you whats conflicting. Check that devices don't have the same IRQ number. ...
  12. Thread: CCTV over CAT5

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    Re: CCTV over CAT5

    Yep that would be the easier way but were's the fun in that! :) But seriously I was thinking of using one of the small little cheap cameras at my front door and all i have near the door is an cat5...
  13. Thread: CCTV over CAT5

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    Re: CCTV over CAT5

    There could be a chance of that happening but i'll try not to! :D
  14. Re: IR splitters & converting IR 3.5 Jack to Cat5e

    Hi guys,

    I did have a look at the Firm Jr before i posted the question but for just getting one IR reciever across the room I don't think it's worth purchasing the Firm Jr system. So might just...
  15. Thread: CCTV over CAT5

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    Re: CCTV over CAT5

    Thanks Keith,

    Kind of expected the chance of crosstalk. I will only be running over the Cat5 for a few meters and ill probably get a cheap camera so mightn't be worth spending money on balun at...
  16. Thread: CCTV over CAT5

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    Re: CCTV over CAT5

    I was thinking of do this. Just a few questions.

    Could I send the 12V power supply down the other pair? Maybe it will cause problems to the video signal but even if i was to use another cat5...
  17. IR splitters & converting IR 3.5 Jack to Cat5e

    Hi,
    2 questions!!

    1) I am using the scion system to send AV around my house over CAT5e. The Scion has two IR outputs for control of the equipment in Node0. I was wondering if its possible to...
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    Re: How can I do this?

    Hi Trevor,

    I think your best and cheap option is to use the KAT5 modules. They run over Cat5e. I believe you can daisy chain these so that the same signal is transmitted to each reciever. I...
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    Re: CAT5/RJ45 to SCART & Advice Needed

    I think that once the T&E and cat5e are not running side by side and cramed together you should be ok. Once you have a small distance between them its ok. Say an inch?.

    I have ran some cat5e...
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    Re: CAT5/RJ45 to SCART & Advice Needed

    Hi Clark,

    I can't emphasize the need for running cables for future use. I have renovated a new house I purchased about a year ago now. All DIY and Iím only in the house now. ;)

    Any way I ran...
  21. Re: www.sciontech.com - For CAT5 AV/TV Distribution

    I have one of the Pro-6000. There not a bad piece of equipment. I'm about to install it this weekend. But I would say don't bother with the tuner just use a video and plug it into one of the...
  22. Re: Caption Competition - Win Home Automation books!!

    Wife: "YOUR NOT BUYING ANOTHER TV, I DON'T CARE!!"
    Wife walks away.....

    mummbling to himself under hand "I'll buy it if i want it's my money, yeah what do you know, mummble mummble....."
  23. Re: Caption Competition - Win Home Automation books!!

    I got get me one of these. I look so good in wide screen!
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    Re: Cable Question... Cat5. Which Type.

    Stranded cable is generaly used at the patch panel and solid is used for the runs around the floors and ceilings.

    I think the main reason is the flexability of the stranded cable. Alot of...
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    Re: CAN ANYONE ONE HELP RE DIMMER SWITCHES

    Hi Lindsey,

    I'm not 100% but i think that is is mainly the bulb or transformer that is the bit to look out for not hte actual fitting. Standard ceiling rose are fine once you use the right bulb. ...
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