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    Did you set the chimes to on? I haven't used that...

    Did you set the chimes to on? I haven't used that feature for a while but you get a 'ding dong' when somebody opens a door. Not too sure if it works when the alarm is turned on though.
    Getting an...
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    I've got the Marmitek SC9000. Installation is...

    I've got the Marmitek SC9000.
    Installation is easy. It hasn't been triggered by an intrusion but I've set it off a few times by forgetting to switch it off when I come in.
    One thing to watch out...
  3. Thread: HomeEasy @ B+Q

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    HomeEasy @ B+Q

    B+Q seem to be selling their Home Easy modules cheaply right now.
    I got the switch/socket combo for 5 on Friday.

    My spys tell me the PIR/socket combo is on sale in Dublin for 7euros.

    Don't...
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    Just an update. I moved Homeseer to an old...

    Just an update.
    I moved Homeseer to an old Mini-ITX computer that I set up as a PVR (with GBPVR). So its now working as I wanted (sensor turns bedroom light off, not on). The ITX is also connected...
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    I replaced the light sensor with a 10k resistor. ...

    I replaced the light sensor with a 10k resistor.
    Works as normal in day/night mode.
    Doesn't work in night only mode.
    Ho hum. Time to find another project, I reckon.
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    I'll try that. Currently investigating joining...

    I'll try that.
    Currently investigating joining up the two leads to the CDS resistor, to simulate a permanently ON status and setting the dusk/dawn setting to detect darkness. I've got a MS13E that...
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    No joy unfortunately. From...

    No joy unfortunately.
    From http://www.smarthome.com/manuals/4087updated.pdf
    Blinks Dawn/Dusk Motion Detection
    1 Disabled Day & Night
    2 Disabled Night Only
    3 Enabled...
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    Thanks Toscal, I'll try that tonight.

    Thanks Toscal,
    I'll try that tonight.
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    Thanks for your help, BTW. How do I set the M13...

    Thanks for your help, BTW.
    How do I set the M13 for day use only?
    Probably having a senior moment, couldn't see anything in the instructions for day only mode. I've tried pressing the House/On...
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    I had it running using Homeseer to control things...

    I had it running using Homeseer to control things but I'm now trying to cut down on power usage by cutting down on the number of running appliances. I've got a CM11 interface, BTW.

    What I want to...
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    Sensors and turn off lights only

    Is there any way to set the sensor NOT to send an ON signal when it detects motion, only turn off when it doesn't detect movement?
    I'm trying to cut down on electricity use here (more a tightwad...
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    The signals aren't being picked up in the log. I...

    The signals aren't being picked up in the log. I set the log to record CM12u communications but there weren't any. I cleared its memory but still no joy. I'm away for a week but I'll try taking the...
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    I've done that. The SC9000 doesn't want to talk...

    I've done that. The SC9000 doesn't want to talk to Homeseer anymore so this is any easy fix to have lights turning on/off when alarm/away is turned on.
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    An update to my SC9000 problem. I reset the...

    An update to my SC9000 problem.

    I reset the memory.
    Plugged out the unit.
    Removed the batteries.
    Started it up
    Registered the sensors/remotes again and the voice recorder now works. Can...
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    Sorry for the delay in getting back. I was on...

    Sorry for the delay in getting back. I was on hols.
    No joy, unfortunately. It doesn't replay. Even tapping on the case during record doesn't playback.
    I reckon its just gone faulty.
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    SC9000 message problem

    I was having some problems with Homeseer recognising the B1 and B2 devices so I reset the SC900 console according to the manual.
    I re-registered the sensors and generally setup the console again. ...
  17. Artex Ceilings

    It would be prudent to be extremely careful with Artex type finishes. They may contain asbestos.
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    I use Velcro self adhesive pads. Quick and nasty...

    I use Velcro self adhesive pads. Quick and nasty but seems to work.
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