Author Topic: Clues on Interfacing simple detection of closed contact?  (Read 509 times)

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Clues on Interfacing simple detection of closed contact?
« on: August 13, 2010, 04:35:22 pm »
I can't seem to find a plug and play alarm panel for LMCE so I was going to try to get LMCE to detect a closed contact (maybe using a relay) and use that as an event to signal an alarm condition or movement in a room using a traditional PIR or open door contact. Can anyone give me some clues as to where I might get appropriate hardward and where I can find a template to play with so LMCE will recognize the event?

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Re: Clues on Interfacing simple detection of closed contact?
« Reply #1 on: August 13, 2010, 04:50:20 pm »
you could use a GC-100 http://wiki.linuxmce.org/index.php/Gc100

a little expensive but one way to use relays with LMCE

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Re: Clues on Interfacing simple detection of closed contact?
« Reply #2 on: August 13, 2010, 04:52:33 pm »
If you are going EIB/KNX in your automation setup, you can also add a binary sensor. iirc 8-port < 200EUR