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Re: Are you following INSTEON Integration?
« Reply #15 on: December 30, 2007, 07:35:47 pm »
the work that PeteK and ddamron have been putting into the Insteon drivers have been the sole reason that my future deployments will be mostly Insteon based (you guys have managed thus far to make the ONLY bi-directional complete layer in LMCE!), and basically put the 0704 ZWave driver to shame.

Fantastic work, guys. We do need to take some time after things are working, and document our process.

-Thom

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Re: Are you following INSTEON Integration?
« Reply #16 on: December 30, 2007, 10:13:36 pm »
Most of the devices are PLC based.. it's only a few devices that use the RF side.. and it's really not an issue in EU.. 1 phase power...
Austria and Germany use multiple phases.

Sweden uses three phases, most devices only use one though but there is always three phases in a household which means that wall outlets might not be connected to the same phase. One very big reason to which for a RF based transmissions.

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Re: Are you following INSTEON Integration?
« Reply #17 on: December 30, 2007, 11:06:04 pm »
PLCBus might be what you're looking for.. it's 50Hz Countries ONLY...
Basically it's S10..(vs X10) faster, 2-way, slight change in protocol to allow for more devices..
there's a wiki page on it...

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Re: Are you following INSTEON Integration?
« Reply #18 on: December 30, 2007, 11:26:21 pm »
http://wiki.linuxmce.org/index.php/PLCBUS

There is also a developers thread about it:
http://forum.linuxmce.org/index.php?topic=3608.0

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Re: Are you following INSTEON Integration?
« Reply #19 on: December 30, 2007, 11:29:38 pm »
Hari, Your GGGRRRREEEEAAAAATTT!

(I still have yet to figure out links... lol)

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Re: Are you following INSTEON Integration?
« Reply #20 on: December 31, 2007, 02:09:25 am »
the work that PeteK and ddamron have been putting into the Insteon drivers have been the sole reason that my future deployments will be mostly Insteon based (you guys have managed thus far to make the ONLY bi-directional complete layer in LMCE!), and basically put the 0704 ZWave driver to shame.

Fantastic work, guys. We do need to take some time after things are working, and document our process.

-Thom


Thanks Thom! <blush>
I agree, I've learned a few GOTCHAS while implementing this..
Probably the FIRST MAJOR one is that a SETLEVEL (184) command does NOT automatically change the state to ON..
I've found a few bugs in the spider (again).. easy to fix.. now I'm letting it run...
While it's running, I'll try to update the wiki...

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Re: Are you following INSTEON Integration?
« Reply #21 on: December 31, 2007, 03:11:37 am »
I have been following your development.  In fact I have bought two insteon dimmer switches which are setting by my computer.  I plan on installing them in a few weeks and hopefully 710 will be out then and I can try it all out.

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Re: Are you following INSTEON Integration?
« Reply #22 on: December 31, 2007, 05:27:02 am »
Well, by the looks of the poll, I'm the only one ready to go... :(

In that case, I'll delay releasing the code and debug it more.
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Re: Are you following INSTEON Integration?
« Reply #23 on: December 31, 2007, 11:14:20 am »
ummm....
that was supposed to be a joke....
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Re: Are you following INSTEON Integration?
« Reply #24 on: December 31, 2007, 02:17:32 pm »
have the full setup installed just waiting on 710  By the way, will this work with the 2414S (I think thats the number) Serial PLC or just the PLM?

great work
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Re: Are you following INSTEON Integration?
« Reply #25 on: December 31, 2007, 09:06:13 pm »
just the PLM.

The 2414S uses a different language..
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