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Users / Re: Funding Drive: ZWave Door Locks
« on: September 21, 2012, 11:09:20 pm »
That's rather presumptuous...

I may actually use the doorbell, any idea on a cost?
around 50.-

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Users / Re: Funding Drive: ZWave Door Locks
« on: September 21, 2012, 04:18:57 pm »
bongowongo we don't have support for a z-wave siren and the doorbell.. So just gimme the money to buy them and I'll add 'em :-)

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Users / Re: Funding Drive: ZWave Door Locks
« on: September 21, 2012, 03:10:44 pm »
Just ordered, 264,38 EUR

If you guys don't stop funding now I'll buy further z-wave toys like the doorbell and the alarm siren :-)

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Users / Re: Funding Drive: ZWave Door Locks
« on: September 21, 2012, 02:43:13 pm »
Donators:
 50.- davegravy
 50.- James (but not Bond)
 50.- PlatypusPedersen
 25.- Dan
 50.- wombiroller
 35.- Gangsingen
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260.-

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Users / Re: Funding Drive: ZWave Door Locks
« on: September 21, 2012, 12:00:38 pm »

Donators:
 50.- davegravy
 50.- James (but not Bond)
 50.- PlatypusPedersen
 25.- Dan
 50.- wombiroller
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225.-

65.- to go

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Users / Re: IRTrans Ethernet
« on: September 20, 2012, 06:43:28 pm »
yes

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Users / Re: Funding Drive: ZWave Door Locks
« on: September 20, 2012, 09:39:30 am »
this should enable support for all z-wave locks

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Marketplace / Re: Books, Manual, Training
« on: September 19, 2012, 10:27:15 pm »
On a serious note, are we against charging for a professional setup of linuxMCE and end user support. By charging I'm thinking of only hardware and labor of hardware installation, the os and os setup would have to be free, correct?

there is no problem with charging somebody for a professional setup. But it should be a professional setup and not just a default install where the customer is referred to the forum/irc to search for help to get his installation working :-)

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Developers / MOVED: Nvidia VDPAU - question
« on: September 19, 2012, 01:37:09 pm »

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Users / Re: Funding Drive: ZWave Door Locks
« on: September 19, 2012, 01:16:46 pm »
cool move folks! Paypal to hari@vt100.at.

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Users / Re: Linux MCE beating as the heart of whole house automation
« on: September 18, 2012, 07:05:01 pm »
and if you're smart you're running your cabling for switches, lamps and appliances in a star originating from your closet. That way you can devices with multiple channels (cheaper) and easily replace them if some other system evolves over the next decades.

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Users / Re: Linux MCE beating as the heart of whole house automation
« on: September 18, 2012, 10:01:48 am »
I have good experience with Z-Wave, I'm using it for years and I did write the LinuxMCE implementation. If I were you, I'd prefer wires. Z-Wave is great for retrofitting, but when you have the walls open, get a wired solution.

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Installation issues / Re: Again Zwave
« on: September 18, 2012, 01:02:27 am »
hit me on irc

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Users / Re: ZWave Set Associations Error
« on: September 17, 2012, 09:32:48 am »
updated z-wave package is available

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Users / Re: Linux MCE beating as the heart of whole house automation
« on: September 17, 2012, 09:32:23 am »
- lighting control

I'd recommend a cabled system like KNX over wireless solutions like Z-Wave

- whole house music

either get squeezeboxes for the zones where you don't have a LMCE MD or use soft squeeze on the core with an audio distribution system

- whole house A/V

done by the MDs

- temp control

KNX has nice temp controllers, for Z-Wave there are thermostats, too. There are also wifi powered thermostats available (and some of them supported currently via GSD)

- tts is built in
- voice recog is not yet supported
- proximity detection

works via bluetooth with mobile orbiters (either symbian or java phones). With some hacking you can also use active RFID tokens

- door locks

KNX has I/O moduls that can attach to any electromechanical door or opener. Z-Wave has bolts.

- alarm

make sure that you've some motion detectors in place, they can also be used for lighting in e.g. the hallway. Run cables to your windows for contact closure sensors.

- surveillance

get some good webcams like axis or mobotix (the cheap ones make shitty pictures in the dark)

- garden sprinkler

get a rain8net device (it is supported) and attach 24V AC valves to it (e.g. from Gardena)

- appliances control

?

- other stuff

don't forget smoke detectors. What about blinds/drapes?

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