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    Default Den Automation has gone titsup

    According to The Register (who are usually right about these things), Den Automation has gone to the wall.

    It's a shame - the products had a lot going for them. But I'm not surprised. Wearing my PC Pro hat I asked for review samples several times, but it seems they were afraid of the products getting mainstream attention other than places that only do 'skim the surface' reviews.

    I hope someone else buys the IP, and gets the whole thing up and running again.

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    Never heard of them before! That's a shame.

    I'm looking to replace a couple of outdoor light switches (which are inside the back porch) with smart switches that I can control with IFTTT but still have a physical button of some kind on the front as well. I see Den did one... Any recommendations of other brands that are suitable for UK switches ?

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    They had good WAF (wife acceptance factor).

    Or husband acceptance factor for one regular forum poster.

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    So the alternatives now for UK wiring compatible smart light switches are......Lightwave ? and....... ??

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    I was never happy about how Den lights witches were wired. They used Earth as Neutral.

    Other manufacturers *could* do that, but they don't. For good reason.

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