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by Sixfold
Tue Nov 29, 2016 1:38 am
Forum: SuperHouseTV Home Automation
Topic: Light dimming
Replies: 3
Views: 8494

Re: Light dimming

OK I am having a problem, and thought others may as well, so adding it to this highly relevant thread. The setup: I am using one of these http://www.inmojo.com/store/krida-electronics/item/8-channel-ac-light-dimmer-module-arduino/ triac boards with zero cross detection. Along with that, my fixture i...
by Sixfold
Tue Jul 05, 2016 8:28 pm
Forum: SuperHouseTV Home Automation
Topic: Light dimming
Replies: 3
Views: 8494

Re: Light dimming

Instead of using a relay to control the mains voltage you will need to use a triac with a zero cross detection circuit. You need the zero cross because of how the triac interacts with the AC voltage. There are some premade boards on eBay.
by Sixfold
Tue Oct 13, 2015 8:01 pm
Forum: SuperHouseTV Home Automation
Topic: Advice On Building My House
Replies: 2
Views: 3487

Re: Advice On Building My House

Jeff, I am still working on getting my house started. Looking like a month from now. I was going to do a detailed explanation of how my system is setup once I have all the photos and video from the house build. It is basically as above. However, commercial poe is a pain. Plan to build some sort of i...
by Sixfold
Mon Apr 20, 2015 6:47 pm
Forum: SuperHouseTV Home Automation
Topic: Advice On Building My House
Replies: 2
Views: 3487

Advice On Building My House

Hello Jon, all, So I recently stumbled across the SuperHouseTV videos and have finished them all. I noticed most of them are rather dated and was wondering, if after having used your system for awhile, would you make any changes to the version reflected in the videos? I will be constructing a new ho...