[clug] X10 Home Automation + Linux
brian at netspeed.com.au
Wed Nov 9 21:01:23 GMT 2005
Happy to do so once I finish integrating my new Playstation PSP into the
house control network :)
My mission... play games, see who's at the front door, let them in, and
control the temperature of the spa all from the PSP!
----- Original Message -----
From: "Chris Henman" <henman at pobox.com>
To: "Brian Morris" <brian at netspeed.com.au>
Cc: "Matt Smith" <Matt at Coolchilli.com>; <linux at lists.samba.org>
Sent: Thursday, November 10, 2005 7:49 AM
Subject: Re: [clug] X10 Home Automation + Linux
> I too would be interested to have a look at, dare I say it, the "Bill
> Gates House of the South". Perhaps a mini tour for interested Cluggers...
> ? Tell me to p#%#$%^ if I am being too invasive.
> Chris Henman
> Brian Morris wrote:
>> Hi Matt,
>> Not sure how you have gone with your X10 project, I hope it is working
>> out well for you.
>> I decided to go for C-BUS in my new place and it has been quite an
>> 'experience'. Suffice to say that it's like 'toys -r-us' for hackers
>> like me but even the commercial products tend to have some ghosts in the
>> Nevertheless, my house won NECA 'House of the Year' this year for its
>> home automation work. I'd be happy to show you around one day if your
>> interested in what I've done.
>> Brian Morris
>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Matt Smith" <Matt at Coolchilli.com>
>> To: <linux at lists.samba.org>
>> Sent: Friday, September 02, 2005 11:31 AM
>> Subject: [clug] X10 Home Automation + Linux
>>> Hi All,
>>> I was wondering if anyone has had any experience with X10 home
>>> style products, and their interaction with Linux?
>>> I'm looking into some retro-fit units from www.eon3.com.au (see links
>>> below), and they have a url which points to some free software for it's
>>> control (http://heyu.tanj.com/heyu2/index.html). The prices don't seem
>>> bad for the hardware; providing it works as documented, it seems like
>>> something that would be fun and should in theory be quite easy to
>>> with a PC + linux in a realtime situation.
>>> If anyone can share their experience with either X10 (or similar) and
>>> or any good/bad feedback from eon3 it would be appreciated.
>>> The products i'm looking at playing with:
>>> Basic starter setup (PC interface, lamp and appliance module, cable,
>>> Bayonet light kit (bayonet light fitting, RF transceiver interface,
>>> Thanks, and appreciate any feedback/experience people have to offer,
>>> linux mailing list
>>> linux at lists.samba.org
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