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    Help wiring Home Easy HE203

    This seemed like a simple task

    started to automate lighting and I have bought a Home Easy HE203, but it appears to be a new updated model, and instead of the two terminals on the old version, it...
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    Small! :-) I have installed both the debian...

    Small! :-)

    I have installed both the debian build and an Openelec build to SD cards.
    Openelec managed to play every video I tried from my media server (Pogoplug running debian and mediatomb)...
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    Yeh!! It arrived today.... Not had time to fire...

    Yeh!! It arrived today.... Not had time to fire it up yet, but will be later this evening..

    Hope you get your's soon as well
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    No, it's still in the deepest medieval mechanisms...

    No, it's still in the deepest medieval mechanisms of the Royal Mail. reading the Raspberry Pi forums earlier, and it seems that the Pis are being shipped by second class parcel post. Watch it arrive...
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    Just received an email today that Farnell have...

    Just received an email today that Farnell have shipped mine - hopefully it will be here tomorrow in time for the weekend...
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    New HA software suggestions welcomed

    I'm on the lookout for a different Ha software application, and casting about for suggestions.

    I currently run a few different web apps on a hacked pogoplug:

    Ampache, & mediatomb for serving...
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    Yesterday was definately not contrived. I was...

    Yesterday was definately not contrived. I was trying to get one immeadiatley after the announcement and the twitter traffic alone was huge. I think the demand was way way more than anyone expected....
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    Hi I use a Telldus Tellstick to switch my...

    Hi

    I use a Telldus Tellstick to switch my remote sockets on and off. compatible with lots of different sockets, especially Home Easy.

    Drivers for Linux, Windows and Mac. I use Linux running on...
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    Aching to get my hands on one or two of these... ...

    Aching to get my hands on one or two of these...

    Want to install linux and hopefully use as Mythtv frontends, or install XMBC or a similar upnp player and then strap to the back of TVs.

    Given...
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    I usually manage to scrounge used faceplates,...

    I usually manage to scrounge used faceplates, patch panels, and cabling from the networking guys at work.If you work in a large organisation, then ask a friendly IT guy. Shy bairns get nowt!

    If I...
  11. ON: button 1 once Dim down button 1 and hold...

    ON: button 1 once
    Dim down button 1 and hold
    Brighten up: button 1 and hold
    OFF: button 1 once

    the photograph you displayed showed a remote with two buttons. From what you posted for button one...
  12. I think what is going on here that the signal...

    I think what is going on here that the signal from the SMJ remote may be sending the light controller into a "learning" mode. My cheap Status sockets do something similar, and the led flashes...
  13. Great news, and very interesting. Keep us posted.

    Great news, and very interesting. Keep us posted.
  14. If you already have a Z-wave controller like the...

    If you already have a Z-wave controller like the Tricklestar seems to be and some z-wave devices already then that is the way to go.

    I have seen these usb sharing stations before, and all the ones...
  15. Not sure with the remote I found on ebay. My...

    Not sure with the remote I found on ebay. My experience with a lot of this cheap chinese sourced stuff is that often it'll work, but sometimes it won't. It was there to illustrate that learning...
  16. Unless they are by the same manufacturer then it...

    Unless they are by the same manufacturer then it is 99.99% certain that they will not be compatible. Different ranges by one manufacturer are often not compatible with each other

    You can get...
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    Depends what you want really. In my family, I...

    Depends what you want really.
    In my family, I am really the only one who listens to a decent amount of music. All other audio is Video, which is though the TV screens. If we were into music in a...
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    Mythtv

    I have ran Mythtv for several years (2003!) and it is ideal for this sort of thing. Especially as it can record from different channels on the same MUX at once, which I don't think anything else can...
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    Re: Complete newbie in need of urgent help!!

    Cat 6. I would say 2 data points is on the low side though, and I would put quads in, and double the number of cables, and leave some unterminated as pulling cables is the hard bit.



    Fair...
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    If buying and installing new, then I would go for...

    If buying and installing new, then I would go for Cat6 in the walls and jacks to futureproof the install. Usually though I manage to blag spare cable and connectors from the network team at work!
    ...
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    Always chuck in the highest quality cable you...

    Always chuck in the highest quality cable you can. If I was running network cabling now, I would install gigabit standard. It will be a long time before we need anything else in a home environment,...
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