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Topic: Ceiling fan control
Talryyn

Replies: 15
Views: 33569
PostForum: General HA & Security   Posted: Wed Jul 29, 2009 12:40 pm   Subject: Ceiling fan control
I guess a work around is a standard powerline controller switch, you could program when the fan would be on or off at least. Leave your current fan remote in place and on Auto for example, then use t ...
Topic: v0.0.8.0 Status Sticky
Talryyn

Replies: 32
Views: 38963
PostForum: Release & Version Info   Posted: Wed Feb 18, 2009 5:50 pm   Subject: v0.0.8.0 Status Sticky
I am waiting on the house at this point.. Sad Maybe next week I can starting getting dirty, but for a month I have been saying next week, next week.
Topic: CAD Design to incorporate into VCRIB
Talryyn

Replies: 11
Views: 11583
PostForum: Virtual Crib general discussion   Posted: Fri Feb 13, 2009 10:57 am   Subject: CAD Design to incorporate into VCRIB
Nice, I like the PS2 and Wii models as well. ;p
Topic: CAD Design to incorporate into VCRIB
Talryyn

Replies: 11
Views: 11583
PostForum: Virtual Crib general discussion   Posted: Thu Feb 12, 2009 6:24 pm   Subject: CAD Design to incorporate into VCRIB
One thing I have noticed about SketchUp is try not to raise the walls until you are ready or have them all done. It seems to not like it when you add walls later on after you have already raised them ...
Topic: AB8SS Replacement
Talryyn

Replies: 7
Views: 28387
PostForum: General HA & Security   Posted: Thu Feb 12, 2009 1:17 pm   Subject: AB8SS Replacement
What about something like this? Can a PC even handle more than one of these at a time, and then could you use them for zones. Mic input as well. Of course you would still need an amp or powered spe ...
Topic: Magnetic Door Strike?
Talryyn

Replies: 6
Views: 10860
PostForum: General HA & Security   Posted: Thu Feb 12, 2009 1:15 pm   Subject: Magnetic Door Strike?
There are more and more mag locks that are mortise mounted up to 1200lbs force, the price is still a bit high at around $249 for 700lbs. This is on my dream list though, I would love to have a front ...
Topic: CAD Design to incorporate into VCRIB
Talryyn

Replies: 11
Views: 11583
PostForum: Virtual Crib general discussion   Posted: Thu Feb 12, 2009 1:00 pm   Subject: CAD Design to incorporate into VCRIB
I have been playing with Google Sketchup, and just after a few days I am already using it to custom design built in shelves, cabinets, etc. I am shocked that Sketchup7 is really as powerful as it is. ...
Topic: electricity usage monitor
Talryyn

Replies: 29
Views: 33867
PostForum: General HA & Security   Posted: Tue Feb 10, 2009 2:30 pm   Subject: electricity usage monitor
http://www.google.org/powermeter/howitworks.html
Topic: electricity usage monitor
Talryyn

Replies: 29
Views: 33867
PostForum: General HA & Security   Posted: Fri Feb 06, 2009 5:24 pm   Subject: electricity usage monitor
Look forward to seeing more, and then trying this for myself.

I would love to see what my Xbox's are really drawing for example, or my PC with it's so called Energy Star motherboard or whatever it ...
Topic: electricity usage monitor
Talryyn

Replies: 29
Views: 33867
PostForum: General HA & Security   Posted: Fri Jan 30, 2009 5:26 pm   Subject: electricity usage monitor
True with the TED, you would have to flip all the breakers, and then use one plug.. lol

I was actually looking at solar today, and emphase has a monitoring system (web based) for each cell. I am c ...
Topic: CCrane LED bulbs
Talryyn

Replies: 4
Views: 8128
PostForum: General HA & Security   Posted: Fri Jan 30, 2009 5:22 pm   Subject: CCrane LED bulbs
Yes I saw that article a few days ago, sweet stuff. They better hurry up and get some in the supply chain. The ccrane bulb uses one of those chip type led's though, but I am sure that same tech will ...
Topic: CCrane LED bulbs
Talryyn

Replies: 4
Views: 8128
PostForum: General HA & Security   Posted: Fri Jan 30, 2009 8:50 am   Subject: CCrane LED bulbs
It looks like the C.Crane LED bulbs have passed UL now, has anyone tried one of them yet?

http://www.ccrane.com/lights/led-light-bulbs/geobulb/

I am hoping now that they have UL the price will s ...
Topic: electricity usage monitor
Talryyn

Replies: 29
Views: 33867
PostForum: General HA & Security   Posted: Fri Jan 30, 2009 7:49 am   Subject: electricity usage monitor
I know TED is listed on the links above, but here is the homepage. http://www.theenergydetective.com/ted-footprints-main.html

Does not look like a bad device for those who do not want to build the ...
Topic: Bug tracking system
Talryyn

Replies: 5
Views: 9617
PostForum: Bug Reports   Posted: Thu Jan 29, 2009 8:26 pm   Subject: Bug tracking system
I was going to add an in-wall zapper for my bugs......it uses the powerline to get rid of them all.





Runs away from forum.
Topic: New web site design
Talryyn

Replies: 26
Views: 16958
PostForum: Virtual Crib general discussion   Posted: Thu Jan 29, 2009 11:14 am   Subject: New web site design
I decided to get a new site, so I can post the progress of my house and projects as I go along. It might be a long process, but DIY is just more rewarding IMO.

So now I have a thought, I could wor ...
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