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    +1 for shared code on GitHub or GitLab and any...

    +1 for shared code on GitHub or GitLab and any further hints and tips.
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    POP setup for outlook.com and Cortex

    Im having troubles receiving email on POP with an outlook.com account - does anyone use this (I set it up to match a Skype account I had for the house). Sending mail on SMTP is fine bu POP not so...
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    Cortex W10 - mp3 audio issue

    I use a lot of differnt audio files eg for different door openings, hour chime and morning messages. I'd struggled to get the audio on the new system working but have found a solution which may help...
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    I've had my 2in1 laptop/tablet running cortex W10...

    I've had my 2in1 laptop/tablet running cortex W10 for a few days now and have now switched off my old controller for a well earned rest. I'm a little disappointed about the amount of resource...
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    Thanks Karam, I've done that and seet the main...

    Thanks Karam, I've done that and seet the main network connection to metered which some sites say also reduces annoying updates. I am now working through the installed apps and other services to see...
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    Cortex Controller Setup

    I've just bought a new controller for the first time in 10 years. I considered a Beelink box but the convenience of having battery backup and screen all in one with a laptop resulted in me getting...
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    Answering my own question, doesn't look like it...

    Answering my own question, doesn't look like it http://www.bee-link.com/Beelink-28314-1-1.html
    A Cheap laptop like this also looks good value...
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    HI Karam Re the Beelink devices, you mentioned...

    HI Karam
    Re the Beelink devices, you mentioned that the BT3 Pro for 130 supports boot from power resume .... does the AP34 as well?

    I'd like to go from a non camera to 1 or 2 camera installation...
  9. Thread: DFP Clock?

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    My experience is that the DFP clocks and...

    My experience is that the DFP clocks and generally within a few seconds of the radio pips, but can drift a little (1-2mins) occasionally.
    HTH
    Jon
  10. Definately interested in seeing how this...

    Definately interested in seeing how this develops, but it would depend on the content, cost and timing.
    To start the ball rolling on an agenda here are some ideas:
    Security - physical, data...
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    I've used Avast for many years on a now v old...

    I've used Avast for many years on a now v old laptop. No problems with it.

    As for disk light - is the disk fragmented? I have a v small HDD by modern standards and if it gets much over 70% it...
  12. Thread: Hot water

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    thanks for the further tips. I'll keep you...

    thanks for the further tips. I'll keep you posted when I break my duck with custom logic. I've got some disruption in the airing cupboard ahead of me, before getting to the logic, the info on the...
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    Many thanks for the info and the links. I think...

    Many thanks for the info and the links. I think there are a couple of pockets in the tank and prefer this method to clip on sensors if poss. I need to sus out the cable routing, module placement...
  14. Thread: Hot water

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    Hot water

    I am in hot water over cold water in the mornings - secondary kids have a greater affinity for a morning shower then primary kids. The simple solution would be to extend the heating period, but I've...
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    I created the backup I tried to use the same day...

    I created the backup I tried to use the same day before making changes, same cortex version. I tried a cortex restart and a reboot.
    ?? Will experiment when I have more time.
    Jon
  16. Thread: Heating logic

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    Hi Karam, thought about that but understand the...

    Hi Karam, thought about that but understand the slave valve is supposed to follow demand from multiple zone valves, so a neater solution. That is how downstairs is configured. Will try the multi zone...
  17. Thread: Heating logic

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    Hi Chris The layout: per room HVAC > per-room...

    Hi Chris
    The layout:
    per room HVAC > per-room zone valve \/
    rest-of upstairs HVAC > .......................... > slave valve (physical heating zone valve for top floor)

    I was using the...
  18. Thread: Heating logic

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    Heating logic

    I am rolling out zone per room heating controls upstairs, having done this downstairs previously. The upstairs has been a single zone with average temp inputs from all rooms. I need to roll this...
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    Recovery from database backup

    I have been changing my installation after a long fallow period. However there were some issues with the logic so I decided to revert to a back-up database. Unfortunately although the back-up...
  20. Thread: Power sockets

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    Love the idea of having this type of screen time...

    Love the idea of having this type of screen time control. Will have to experiment with objects per child and for parents on main TV too. Trouble is kids are smart enough to spy each others pass codes...
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    Thanks for providing this information Viv, it is...

    Thanks for providing this information Viv, it is very enouraging that an affordable tablet can be used for cortex. I am still on XP as it still works and while I use W8.1 I don't like it on a...
  22. Thread: email setup. send

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    email setup. send

    Hi, I've played with email in the past, but the provider for my HA account has moved to outlook.com
    The test send and receive test buttons work, but mail is not departing on events.
    Anyone else...
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    Hi Chris Is there a fuse on the Idranet power...

    Hi Chris
    Is there a fuse on the Idranet power bus within the module? I've confirmed the spur this DRB is on has 12V and plugged it into a known working socket.
    It wasn't that the relay failed to...
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    Replacing dead module

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    One of my DRB 001's seems to have expired - no lights when reset button pressed or freshly plugged into Idranet, even on my commissioning loop.

    I have a spare DRB 001, so is there an easy way...
  25. Thread: Logic Objects

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    Thanks Karam, the approach for including in the...

    Thanks Karam, the approach for including in the design objects menu makes sense but leaves a lot of grey, e.g with boiler object which does act to manage the behaviour of other objects but doesn't...
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