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  1. Detect Stop not End of Movie

    Hi Stubs,

    How about you approach the problem the other way around and just detect the transport controls for playing movies (i.e. stop and play). You can either have an IR interface in the lounge...
  2. Pipe sensor

    I seem to remember reading about pipe sensors on the forum before; can you expand a little on your setup? I had been wondering if this would be more accurate than humidity sensing because I wasn't...
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    Thanks

    Hi Chris,

    Sorry only just realized I hadn't posted a reply - thanks for the tip. With switches like that you can make up what you like. I needed to think more out of the box...
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    Open Collector

    jcmiguel,

    All my idratek knowledge is theoretical at this point but that should work fine, open collector outputs basically use a transistor as a switch so the output is switched to gnd (-ve) or...
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    Niles speaker switches

    An alternative I stumbled across are these MVC HUB4 speaker switches with in wall volumes controls MVC100R see...
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    Depends on the AMP

    I think it will all depend on what the amp can do. There is a difference between commercial multi zone amps and residential multi zone amps. Usually when a commercial system calls itself multi-zone...
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    Ring mains and automation

    Well seeing as I am also about to retrofit idratek into an old solid walled house (as well as a nice easy extension) I thought I would add my 2p, like all good bystanders I'll change the question a...
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    Idratek alternative wall switches

    Hi all, I am about to start a new extension as needless to I want to automate left, right and centre. I really like the design ethos of idratek; pc control with a fall-back basic distributed control...
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