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||What would make
you feel safer
at night? If you've ever heard
something go "bump" at 3 a.m., you know that
the uncertainty can be unsettling, to say the least. But if, on the
other hand, you have a home that's perpetually alert, you can sleep
right through the "bumps." After all, you can rest assured that your family is secure.
about a Home
that's easy to
use? Easy as in ONE remote - or
BUTTON! (yes, it is possible).
||Or maybe you'd like
to know when
you have visitors - BEFORE you have visitors -
and SEE WHO THEY ARE!
|If you have
ever wished that you could have the security and
convenience of a smart home, I'm here to tell you from experience that
. and you
don't have to spend a lot of
money if you don't want to.
been doing Home Automation for about
During that time I
learned easier ways to do things.
Basically that means I had to dive right in and figure things out as I
was presented with each new challenge. And not always without making
instance, I once installed an extensive lighting control system for one
of my customers. But not being an electrician, I made a simple
calculation error that overloaded most of the switches and burnt them
I then had to replace them with more expensive switches that
could handle the load - from my own pocket!
did learn something ... as I said - the hard
to tell you the truth, that's an effective
way to learn.
necessarily the fastest or the least expensive. Nor is it
the most desirable way to learn.
In other situations I experienced a lot of
trial and error, bought hardware that didn't live up to its
expectations, and spent a lot of time researching
how best to
accomplish my goals.
reason for you to suffer the same pain.
repeat what I've said elsewhere:
You Already have the Skills to
Automate your own
Can you pull cable out of a box? Can you turn a screw
driver? Can you follow simple directions & maybe exercise your
creativity? If so, then you DO have what it takes.
If you're willing to challenge yourself just a little, your lifestyle
dramatically. It really doesn't matter
already familiar with home automation.
can Learn by Jumping In!
can learn how you can make your home a safer, easier place to live.
It doesn't matter whether you're experienced in this sort of thing,
because you can learn in less time than you think.
can know the status of
your home whether your kids are there
you - or if you're on vacation 1,000 miles away. Your home can carry on
the appearance of normal daily activity when you aren't there, and can
notify you if something (almost anything)
out of the ordinary occurs.
you know that it's not unusual
to pay $30,000 to $50,000 for high end home automation?
I can show you how to do it for one-tenth of that. In
even have to
much. If you just want to get your feet wet and spend twenty to thirty
dollars on your house, you can do so and still accomplish some cool
things. If by chance you find that the bug has "bitten", you can later
build upon what you've done BECAUSE. . .
show you the RIGHT
approach home automation, and links to
lots of useful products.
Using a "modular"
becomes easy to achieve your goals. Once you learn the basics of
security systems, X10, infrared, and a few other relatively simple
things, you'll be amazed at how easy they are to integrate under a
single smart home controller.
|Here's what I
Let your security system do
for you what it excels
at doing ...
don't need to waste money
on an expensive security system that
has home automation capabilities. The security industry has done a lot
to make their systems more "intelligent" (controlling lights, etc.),
but that's not
what they're really good at.
from someone who doesn't
specialize in automation.
system that detects open and closed loops is all you need for a
security panel, and virtually anybody
can be taught how to install this.
Here you'll find pointers for running all kinds of low-voltage wiring
so that you can do this yourself - even in existing
totally unnecessary to spend a lot
on a complex
system when you can achieve all the elegance you need for far less.
is a common
protocol which has been around for years, and despite what some claim,
there are tricks to make
it work well.
Even so, the newer UPB protocol is now almost as
affordable, and there's enough variety for you to decide whether you
want high-class or just plain functional.
And beyond that there are other low-cost lighting solutions that range
from hard-wired to RF - the field has grown!
CONDITIONING: Think of the energy savings
you could heat or cool just the bedroom at night.
Then, say about an hour before you get up, the
whole house could begin automatically
easily accomplished with the appropriate thermostats, and with low
voltage dampers installed in the heating ducts. All you need is an
intelligent way of controlling them.
one place where the convenience of home automation
high-end A/V industry makes all kinds of costly electronic gadgets (I
should know - I used to sell and install them),
but if you're discriminating in what you use, you can do this yourself without
breaking the bank . . .
. . . and imagine being
able to go to sleep to your favorite soothing music - the volume slowly
decreasing until. . . you're asleep!
Then, the stereo turns itself off.
Or, maybe you just want good quality sound throughout the house and the
ability to control it all remotely (without having to carry around
No problem! I'll guide you on such things as speaker placement (I know
from experience that a lot of people make uninformed choices about
this), cabling techniques, wireless and hard-wired IR systems, and
refer you to some of the best products for your money.
enjoyable when you don't have to grope
of remotes in the dark.
the touch of a button, the screen drops, lights slowly fade, projector
comes on and DVD player starts playing. Oh, and the stereo fires up,
tunes to the correct surround mode and proper volume.
So what if the telephone rings? You'll be able to hear it, because the
VCR/DVD player will pause and lights will go up - or
whatever you want to happen!
Or if the doorbell rings - again,
the movie pauses, and your screen switches to the front door camera.
. . . This
is something you can do!
concerned if it all
I can tell you that it's not. Most professionals learn
by doing, and so can you!
Even if some of it seems a little daunting, remember. . .
... You can keep it
simple with the
You don't have
to know about
concerning home automation at once. You just pick
an area that you
want to focus on (for instance, Lighting Control), and develop that. If
you do it in the
way I advise, it will be easy to come back and interface with other
things that you do later.
an EXTREMELY IMPORTANT and SIMPLE reason why you should be directly
involved in this yourself:
Putting it plainly: the point of having an automated smart
home is to complement
who knows your lifestyle better than you? As your schedule and
interests change, it makes complete sense to be the master
of your home automation.
From experience I can tell you that when you can "tweak" your home's
activities yourself, life becomes a lot more fun!
Of course, there are numerous resources available on Home Automation
Technologies. However, most of the ones that I have seen seem to leave
you short on "real" system integration. Usually, they seem to focus
exhaustively on X10. They may contain good info, but a lot of it you
would begin to figure out for yourself after a
little experience . . .
. . That's why I assembled a complete
how-to book based on my years of investigating
products and my own professional hands-on experience. Originally
compiled as two separate ebooks (which you can DOWNLOAD
NOW! ), they're also available
now as a single Softcover
you with all the necessary
knowledge for each of the major subsystems in your home, and how to
make them work for
you. The title reflects the philosophy that you shouldn't
just seek to integrate "systems." Rather, as the homeowner you should
seek to integrate your home into your lifestyle.
what's covered in Part One:
you should use a Modular approach to Home
- How NOT
to Waste a lot of
so you'll understand your hardware requirements.
Different Protocols you SHOULD use - and the ones you
of the Major Home Systems & how they can be
to JDS Stargate and its programming logic.
exercises, sample scripts, & references to a
software demo you can download!
to online product sales sites - generally with some of the
found on the
- (Click here to order and download now!)
a Real Hands-On Installation in Part Two where
the various topics discussed in the first half of the book are applied
my own house - from construction to finish. I discuss each of the
modular subsystems one at a time showing wiring diagrams and plenty of
pictures to make things as plain as possible. In this book I cover the
Hookup (66-blocks, etc.)
of "Integrating the Smart Home and its Owner", electronic version)
is not some big wordy document, but it does represent a practical paradigm of home
automation with detailed instructions on how to do exactly what's
necessary in a sample installation. You can take this and easily modify it
to your own desires.
Stargate (my favorite smart home automation controller) I take you step by step
through automating and integrating your lighting, HVAC,
audio & video, and security.
take you through the
planning and purchase stages of what I know from experience are some of
the best values in product lines, and then I'll show you how to install
and integrate them!
I cover enough general information to make sure you're educated, you'll learn by doing!
you'll learn how to write
your own scripts for the Stargate controller using simple if/ then and if/ then/ else logic. I include sample scripts that I've done
for myself and others to get you up and running quickly.
It's simpler than you think! I'm
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the Smart Home and its Owner to be just what you need to
get started that I'm willing to offer a full
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realize that there will be a few who will take advantage of me for this
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That way you can have plenty of time to apply what you'll learn. If for
any reason at all you're dissatisfied, a complete refund is
yours just for the asking.
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While it's nice to have a book you can actually carry around, the
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of links to help you plan your own Home Project more
addition, you can get
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Parts 1 and 2)
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develop your skills as you apply what you'll learn!
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