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chrisbirkinshaw

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Anyone got any cool HA scenarios or responses to events????
« on: August 08, 2008, 03:29:57 pm »
I want to create a wiki page of cool things you can do with home automation respond to events and scenarios. Right now my fear is that you can't really, but I'm hoping some people have come up with some cool stuff.

What I have managed to add so far is:

MR26A X10 RF receiver ---serial---> Misterhouse (perl script) -----DCE messages-----> LMCE security sensor tripped event

Then a LMCE response to event which does:

If sensor "Wall Switch 1" is tripped, then set device "Table Lamp 3" to 50% brightness.

The reason I did this using Misterhouse to fire the initial event is that I found it much quicker than if I just setup the switch as an X10 security sensor in LMCE directly. It also enables me to add some cool logic so I can do motion based automatic lighting with timers and geographical position based day/night logic which I can't do in LMCE. I will detail all this in the wiki.



Please tell me what you have managed so I can generate a decent list of things you can achieve with LMCE home automation!


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Re: Anyone got any cool HA scenarios or responses to events????
« Reply #1 on: August 08, 2008, 03:39:18 pm »
I setup for my friend some scenario - not cool but useful. He has 5 lines outside his house for highlighting. So, when the system detects sunset by longitude and aptitude those lines are switched on with 40% of lighting power. At one o'clock at night 4 lines are switched off and the last one - at sunrise time. It's simple but useful :)
Michael Stepanov,
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