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Controllable downlights

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Initial testing of controllable LED downlights. I've replaced the standard LED drivers with 3-channel DMX decoders (typically R,G,B) but using only two of the channels to drive a tri-colour LED downlight: Warm white, cool white, natural white (mix of the first two). HomeKit provides two values for this: ColorTemperature and...

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Arduino WIFI Roller Door

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My garage is detached from the house and is currently too inconvenient to run ethernet to it. So for this project I decided to use an Arduino conpatible wifi shield for the communication, combined with a 4 channel relay module for the switching. From what I understand it's common for...

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Multi-function buttons

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I've written an Arduino library for multi-functional buttons: single-press, double-press, and hold. View code at github.com I've got it in use with these LED illuminated push buttons created by www.superhouse.tv to control my house's LED downlights: Single Press: toggle on/off. Double Press: toggle warm/cool white. Hold: dim up/down. Example code...

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Arduino universal remote

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For my first home automation project I built an Arduino universal remote for my home theatre room. It's an IR transmitter (blaster) built into my ceiling for controlling the projector, amp/receiver, bluray player and anything else in the future that can receive IR signals. Built using: Arduino Compatible Infrared Transmitter...

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