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Re: Feedback wanted
« Reply #30 on: March 19, 2011, 09:44:05 am »
Look at http://elementscontrol.com - they seem to have KNX stuff for the US market. Maybe they like to sponsor a few devices to tschak909, and tkmedia can carry them in http://lmcecompatible.com. The voltage is only relevant for the actors btw. You should be fine using any and all of the world wide sensors, as they are powered by the KNX bus itself (i.e. 30V)

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Re: Feedback wanted
« Reply #31 on: March 19, 2011, 10:10:13 am »

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Re: Feedback wanted
« Reply #32 on: March 19, 2011, 10:08:57 pm »
Well.. So far so good. Today I ran the bus cable through my house. Tomorrow I will continue putting pipes from different places where the electricians already have put regulars cables.

I think this will work out and my new house will have a good KNX infrastructure ready to have some fun with

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Re: Feedback wanted
« Reply #33 on: March 19, 2011, 10:09:53 pm »
I have said this over and over again, but will repeat it nonetheless: In a new build, I would not go Z-Wave but KNX. If you want to know why, search the forum and the wiki.

Thank you for this comment wich originally changes my mind :)

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Re: Feedback wanted
« Reply #34 on: March 20, 2011, 11:15:36 am »
Glad to be of help. :)

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Re: Feedback wanted
« Reply #35 on: March 29, 2011, 10:26:58 am »
Ok. So ready for the next step.

I have the bus going in my soon to be home. I have found Dimmers and rel├ęs to put in the wiring closet.

But what do I need to make Linuxmce talk to the KNX system?

Can I use just a USB or RS232 interface? I prefer buying from Schneider.

Or can I use a IP gateway?

What is easiest and most "supported"?

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Re: Feedback wanted
« Reply #36 on: March 29, 2011, 10:40:18 am »
I prefer a KNX/IP gateway.

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Re: Feedback wanted
« Reply #37 on: March 29, 2011, 05:01:07 pm »

Can I use just a USB or RS232 interface? I prefer buying from Schneider.

Or can I use a IP gateway?

What is easiest and most "supported"?
the Schneider/merten ft1.2 works fine

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rock your home - http://www.agocontrol.com home automation

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Re: Feedback wanted
« Reply #38 on: March 30, 2011, 11:30:26 am »
Will this work with LinuxMce by connecting the Core with USB?
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USB interface, flush-mounted
For connecting a programming or diagnostics
device with a USB1.1 or USB2 interface to the
KNX.
For screw mounting in the size 60 installation
box. With integrated bus coupler. The device is
connected to the bus with a bus connecting terminal.
Compatible with ETS 3.

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Re: Feedback wanted
« Reply #39 on: March 30, 2011, 11:30:52 am »
the Schneider/merten ft1.2 works fine

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Can't find any deviece called ft1.2

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Re: Feedback wanted
« Reply #40 on: March 30, 2011, 11:45:33 am »
ft1.2 is the release of bus coupler in ETS.

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Will this work with LinuxMce by connecting the Core with USB?
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USB interface, flush-mounted
For connecting a programming or diagnostics
device with a USB1.1 or USB2 interface to the
KNX.
For screw mounting in the size 60 installation
box. With integrated bus coupler. The device is
connected to the bus with a bus connecting terminal.
Compatible with ETS 3.

yes

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Re: Feedback wanted
« Reply #41 on: March 30, 2011, 08:31:59 pm »
Can't find any deviece called ft1.2
ft1.2 is a protocol..

look for merten 6813xx, e.g 681344
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Re: Feedback wanted
« Reply #42 on: June 14, 2011, 03:52:33 pm »
Could be that there is a better forum for posting this, but it looks like there are alot of ppl good at knx here..

I are just about to start setup my house.

I understand that every bus coupled unit need to have an adress, do I need to use ETS software for this, or are there any other free software I can use?

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Re: Feedback wanted
« Reply #43 on: June 14, 2011, 04:46:23 pm »
You need ETS