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6 years6 yearsTim_InspiredTim_Inspired posted:
Better door phone intercom systems than the Hills Kocom inte

CSD sell an intercom. Kenweii intercom. Changed name to IIS. You can get a 2 wire digital or 4 wire analogue.

6 years6 yearsTim_InspiredTim_Inspired posted:
24 Port Gigabit Switch and modem/router Suggestions

I would go with the hp pro curve gigabit unmanaged switch. Unify wireless access point for wifi.

7 years7 yearsTim_InspiredTim_Inspired posted:
What is smart wiring, and do I need it?

Sounds like you have it covered. You could buy a 9.1 surround system and use only 5.1 in the living room and the other zones as the 2 extra zones.…

7 years7 yearsTim_InspiredTim_Inspired posted:
Need suggestions/help wiring AV in new house

Bitek have some nice hdmi splitters which will do ir over hdmi as well. In terms of audio you can purchase some cheap 25-50w 2 channel amps that will be…

7 years7 yearsTim_InspiredTim_Inspired posted:
Advice about door phone

I currently install 2n Helios intercoms. Pricey but great. Then install a cheap VoIP pabx which takes 5 mins to setup for sub $500 to allow call routing to multiple…

7 years7 yearsTim_InspiredTim_Inspired posted:
6 meters by 5 meters Home theatre room, recommendations

For your av and electrical you can give me a call as I am currently located in Pakenham. Pm me for details

7 years7 yearsTim_InspiredTim_Inspired posted:
The next generation of technology ... What is it?

Automated lights is more for convenience these days then energy management. With 6 star rated homes becoming the norm and the flood of LED globes running at around 7-12w, there…

7 years7 yearsTim_InspiredTim_Inspired posted:
clipsal starserve video - StarServe 8073/8VHPIR

Please don't run your coax to the roof. Run it to a centralised location in a hub with a power point near by. Data to be run there as well.…

7 years7 yearsTim_InspiredTim_Inspired posted:
Z Wave Home Automation

Ok. Now with Automation Distributors Australia now selling Z-wave modes, I have spent hours on the phone with the technical manager Matt Manalis, I am convinced that this protocol has…

7 years7 yearsTim_InspiredTim_Inspired posted:
Query regarding streaming media

Considering I do home automation I am looking for a xbmc design due to the RTI interface I use having a xbmc driver. This way all of the clients house…

7 years7 yearsTim_InspiredTim_Inspired posted:
Advice wanted on home theatre+ package.

Which state do you live in?

7 years7 yearsTim_InspiredTim_Inspired posted:
Advice wanted on home theatre+ package.

The cost of the hdmi cable is to spread the profit around. They do a discount at the end which drops it down a bit but most people can pick…

7 years7 yearsTim_InspiredTim_Inspired posted:
Query regarding streaming media

I will be buying a quad core android mini box the size of an Apple TV box which has 100mb Ethernet and wifi with hdmi and toslink output and also…

7 years7 yearsTim_InspiredTim_Inspired posted:
Query regarding streaming media

Arc should work if you have a amplifier for each tv as there is only one ARC per amp.
I am looking at some cheap xbmc players online at the…

7 years7 yearsTim_InspiredTim_Inspired posted:
Multi Room Audio Help

Leviton multi room amp. Comes in 4x4 and 8x8. Which means 4 input sources and 4 output speaker zones.
Usually run some cat5 behind TV for TV sound as a…

7 years7 yearsTim_InspiredTim_Inspired posted:
Z Wave Home Automation

Considering the enviro-nexus hasn't been in the market for more than a year would worry me a bit. I would prefer to use a wired system over a wireless system…

7 years7 yearsTim_InspiredTim_Inspired posted:
Z Wave Home Automation

Haven't used it yet. Push controls are doing package deals for high rise apartments using nexus.
I know Dynalite lighting and some other lighting systems but in terms of ZWave…

7 years7 yearsTim_InspiredTim_Inspired posted:
Z Wave Home Automation

Environexus from what I have heard in the industry is pretty good for what it provides. A simple solution for small jobs or retrofit. Not something I would put in…

7 years7 yearsTim_InspiredTim_Inspired posted:
Need a Basic Setup - Help Required

If the amp doesn't have airplay inbuilt you could always buy an airport express and connect it directly to the amp as an AirPlay solution.

7 years7 yearsTim_InspiredTim_Inspired posted:
In Ceiling Speakers - Recommendations ?

Comes down to budget and watts. What amp is driving it?
Midrange speakers $150-300 a pair would be opus one speakers. Otherwise there are a lot of higher end speakers from…

7 years7 yearsTim_InspiredTim_Inspired posted:
Need a Basic Setup - Help Required

Single is fine if you run it properly. I run catenary wires across the ceiling space and cable tie them onto that. That way they are away from interference and…

7 years7 yearsTim_InspiredTim_Inspired posted:
Need a Basic Setup - Help Required

Nice post with pictures for illustration.

7 years7 yearsTim_InspiredTim_Inspired posted:
Can you Prewire for Clipsal CBus

Home Automation is becoming cheaper and evolving from just lighting control as if was once known for because I'd CBUS.
With iPads being so cheap now, having one device that…

8 years8 yearsTim_InspiredTim_Inspired posted:
Bus-powered smoke alarms?

I install 12v smoke alarms to my automation panel. Has a set of open close contacts that are connected to a zone. Has a 9v battery backup at smoke alarm,…

8 years8 yearsTim_InspiredTim_Inspired posted:
Powerboards for LED downlights

As long as the ratting of the lights don't max out the board. Which won't happen.
Don't use a cheap power board as they tend to have loose connections with…

8 years8 yearsTim_InspiredTim_Inspired posted:
tv antenna installation pricing

I used to work for Melb TV antennas. Average price for an antenna is $150-$180 including mount and pole. That is for a digital antenna coming off Mt Dandenong towers.…

8 years8 yearsTim_InspiredTim_Inspired posted:
Phone line

$80-$120

8 years8 yearsTim_InspiredTim_Inspired posted:
Home Automation Installer - Melbourne (North West)

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