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    For Sale - Current Cost CC128 + Cable

    Good condition, fully working with data cable for download to PC.

    40 new from Amazon (+10 for cable), looking for about 20 ex shipping.

    Thanks,
    Peter.
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    Tim, Really just using a little keyfob to turn...

    Tim,

    Really just using a little keyfob to turn them on and off. Various of the sockets are in awkward to get at places and leaving stuff on standy seems a waste.

    The age of the property however...
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    RF Controlled Sockets

    I am trying to source some RF controlled sockets for an application. The wish list is :

    - good quality that are reliable (you buy sh**e you buy twice :) )

    - pack of at least 2 plug-in bits...
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    Paul, On the PCA, it intentional to omit...

    Paul,

    On the PCA, it intentional to omit fixing screws for the CBA/CBD. We felt there was a risk of the cable being 'tripped' over. Hence, the cable will release without a) hurting someone and b)...
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    Martin, I had the same with a DFP seeing...

    Martin,

    I had the same with a DFP seeing outside one bedroom and onto the landing. My solution was very crude involving a tacky substance that was coloured blue.

    Joking aside, can you mask off...
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    Overcomplicated, To measure both humidity and...

    Overcomplicated,

    To measure both humidity and temperature and interface to IDRANet, your simplest and I suspect cheapest option is to use something like a THS module and I am not trying to...
  7. Nad, One option ( and I am sure others will...

    Nad,

    One option ( and I am sure others will come along ) may be to use a pre-programmed macro? You could set up a sequence of events that do this and perhaps other things like TV on via IR etc....
  8. You should be able to run windows Sound recorder...

    You should be able to run windows Sound recorder and check that you have audio coming in from the DFP, via the PCA/CBA.

    Peter.
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    http://www.securitywarehouse.co.uk/catalog/index.p...

    http://www.securitywarehouse.co.uk/catalog/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=642


    Not sure if it provides a switch contact output though.

    Peter.
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    I like the conduit idea but thinking practically,...

    I like the conduit idea but thinking practically, once it is in there and buried, could you really get extra cables into it.

    I used a cable rat for many years as a push through, tape on and pull...
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    For me it was also for safety to make sure things...

    For me it was also for safety to make sure things weren't left on all night. The switch mode PSU in our large TV makes a high pitch whistling (even in standby) so that defintely had to be powered.
    ...
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    I have configured a DFP button as a "good night"....

    I have configured a DFP button as a "good night". This runs a macro that is set up to turn off TV, video (with annoying mega bright VF clock), DVD, hifi, freeview, lamps, lights, infact everything in...
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    Dave, I had an exisiting burglar alarm in the...

    Dave,

    I had an exisiting burglar alarm in the place when we moved in and left that as is. I have a simple daisy chain from one place to the next all coming back to my PC interface, i was surprised...
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    I did some work years back measuring air pressure...

    I did some work years back measuring air pressure on respiratory products and found http://www.sensortechnics.com had an excellent range of laser calibrated sensors.

    Most sensors have different...
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    Paul, Is it essential that you measure...

    Paul,

    Is it essential that you measure absolute levels all the time? I just wondered if there were some way you could fit a number of cheaper level switches say 1 every 100L and gate these into an...
  16. Nad, The QRI units should be fine as they...

    Nad,

    The QRI units should be fine as they generate very little heat.

    The QLD units may be an issue ... they are housed in vented DIN units and require passive airflow through the units. We...
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    Carlos, As Karam mentioned we did play around...

    Carlos,

    As Karam mentioned we did play around with one a while back. I'll get it set up again and see what kind of response we get ... if I remember the range was quite good, the response time was...
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    Andrew, I find the transmission is good ... I...

    Andrew,

    I find the transmission is good ... I have a DFP which again can't be line of sight to my equipment. I had a choice of two walls to attach so I had it on a long cable and tried it in...
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    I assume the 0V switch is on one of the digital...

    I assume the 0V switch is on one of the digital inputs? If the QRI is mounted outside I can't see any problem.

    Regards,
    Peter.
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    Richard, My system is similar to what is being...

    Richard,

    My system is similar to what is being discussed ... we have a cat who triggers the IDRATEK PIRs quite well. We tried at first blanking them off (with blue tack) to stop them seeing...
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    Neil, If it is those specific stylre of...

    Neil,

    If it is those specific stylre of buttons you like, Apem Components also do an extensive range with dot and ring illumination and tactile feel.

    Not sure on price, but I have dealt with a...
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    Neil, Qprox (www.qprox.com) produce a range of...

    Neil,

    Qprox (www.qprox.com) produce a range of touch switch ICs that may also be of interest. Perhaps they are not a finished product directly, but someone may be using them to produce such on/off...
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    Martin, The aim is to design around a single...

    Martin,

    The aim is to design around a single pattress but this is not guaranted.

    The speaker is the key, so should we need a larger pattress to maintain good performance, we will work around...
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    Martin, Yes there are also plans for an...

    Martin,

    Yes there are also plans for an internal unit with similar functionality. Again, no definite release dates as yet.

    Regards,
    Peter
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    An external intercom is being developed. The...

    An external intercom is being developed.

    The design will provide a range of audio functions (similar to the DFP-H02) and Cortex support tailored for this particular application. We are hoping to...
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