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Re: Home automation
« Reply #15 on: December 16, 2007, 12:34:34 am »
so what is the difference between the PLC's and the PLM's?

I don't need an EZBridge, i'd prefer to work everything exclusively inside LinuxMCE itself, putting orbiters in wall mounts.

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Re: Home automation
« Reply #16 on: December 16, 2007, 12:46:45 am »
The PLC is a smarter device.  It has a clock, timers, all kinds of crap...

the PLM is basically a DUMB device.. it allows sending and reception of raw Insteon messages.

I prefer the PLM as it is quicker... the PLC has some speed problems due to the USB interface..
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Re: Home automation
« Reply #17 on: December 16, 2007, 01:15:23 am »
so if i'm just doing a straight LinuxMCE system, go for the PLM?

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Re: Home automation
« Reply #18 on: December 16, 2007, 01:16:58 am »
Yeah, if you have a serial port available..

If not, you can go for the PLC.. $10.00 difference in price...
The only intuitive interface is the nipple.  After that it's all learned.
My other computer is your windows box.
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