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How cool can a light switch be?

February 10, 2015 Rob 0

I’ve not really written much about CES this year, as to be honest after 3 years of attending, and uttering the phrase “i’m not going back next year” at its conclusion, I finally mean it. CES […]

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Intelligent Heating Controllers!!! BAH!!!!

February 10, 2015 Rob 1

I’ve spent all morning working on a problem with the heating controllers on a Loxone system. They might be intelligent when they work, but…. feed them bad information and there’s no easy way to clear […]

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If theres one thing that escapes me….

January 29, 2015 Rob 0

Its the whole Loxone IR module, and associated devices that goes with it. For some reason i can’t get the setup working, no matter what I do. I’ve managed to read in all the remote […]

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Loxone Air IR has arrived!

January 27, 2015 Rob 0

The latest Loxone device was delivered today, its an Air IR Controller:   Am hoping it makes life easier configuring new IR devices on the Loxone, installation was dead easy, and i’ve already started reading […]

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EE Kite field test

January 27, 2015 Rob 0

One of my quarterly trips up to Manchester airport to work with a customer has given me some time to test out my new EE kite 4g wifi point. What can i say about it? […]

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Looking for a bracket….

January 26, 2015 Rob 0

I need to find a small bracket in order to tidy up the Loxone IR receiver which is currently taped to the base of the TV. The double sided tape seems to work for a […]

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Another Loxone order placed.

January 25, 2015 Rob 0

Yet another Loxone order has been placed, this time for the Loxone Air IR transmitter, I spent a couple of hours the other day trying to read in the IR controls for the new Freesat […]

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Where we’re at – at the moment.

January 25, 2015 Rob 0

When I was planning the Home Automation project, I have to admit to I was a little Gung-ho wanting to automate everything in one hit, the reality though is that you can’t just do that, you […]

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How much data do we give away?

January 25, 2015 Rob 0

Before we installed the Loxone kit in the house our power monitoring was done by the Scottish Power Unifi, it wasn’t a product without its faults, and had me swearing many times at it when first installed. […]

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