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About alanchow

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    http://www.chowmain.co.nz

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    Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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    Software Development, Consumer Electronics, Hobbyist Electronics, Home Automation, Energy Management, Retro Video games, Automotive, Action Movies

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  1. Our TP-Link suite now supports inwall switches, inwall dimmers, various outlets, powerboards and a whole range of smart bulbs including RGB bulbs and color temp bulbs. Really happy with the TP-Link range of products and will continue to integrate the products as they come out with new stuff.
  2. UPDATE This driver suite now supports the following models. HS220 Inwall Dimmer - MSRP $49.99 Also improved feedback on HS107 and HS300 models (using direct communications rather than broadcast communications). Should fix problems on certain networks that don't like to route broadcast traffic.
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    Chowmain in the news

    Hi guys, We are back! Thanks to all the dealers who came by to say hi to us at ISE.
  4. Kodi 18 broke HTTP control over the driver. We issued an update to the driver to resolve this issue. We did not force a push to all sites as some older systems won't work with the new version. If you set the driver to auto-update then you will be updated to the latest version which will work fine. Kodi reports back aspect ratio based on the ratio detected in the movie within the first few seconds of playback. I don't use makemkv so i can't comment but i would recommend reaching out via the kodi forums or makemkv forums for additional assistance.
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    Chowmain - Internet Weather Drivers

    The driver isn't designed to ever update the forecast or conditions. It will only do it if the command 'Get Forecast" and 'Get Current' is executed via programming. Also note that 'Get Current Conditions' will fire and event. You should be programming your conditional logic under the 'Forecast Received' or the 'Current Weather Received' events.
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    Chowmain - LIFX Wifi Lighting Driver

    The driver is only designed to update the name when the connection is bound.
  7. Sorry have been away on business in europe. Richard resolved this whilst i was away. In future it is best to reach out to our support team as forums is not always monitored (by anyone but me to be honest).
  8. Sorry have been away on business in europe. Richard resolved this whilst i was away. In future it is best to reach out to our support team as forums is not always monitored (by anyone but me to be honest).
  9. alanchow

    Chowmain in the news

    Hi guys, richard and I will be away for the next 3 weeks in Europe. next week we will be exhibiting on the Control4 stand at ISE so if any dealers are around pop by and say hi. If you need anything from us Justin (our new Control4 developer) is still in the office during Australian Eastern Daylight Time. driverCentral is still available as well for support during mountain time hours. see you guys in 3 weeks!
  10. It has been updated. We didn’t force an update out to the sites as some are in older versions. Your dealer can push this update out remotely alternatively if you have composer home edition you can set the driver to auto update and that will also work
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    Chowmain - BenQ Universal Projector Driver

    Forgot to mention this driver was done by our newest employee Justin. Great work Justin!
  12. Chowmain - BenQ Universal Projector Driver BenQ provide a universal serial rs232 API for their range of projectors. The Chowmain BenQ universal projector driver for Control4 provides seamless integration of BenQ projectors via this API and allows two way control & feedback over all the features you would expect with a projector. Use this driver to pre-emptively service your customer should lamp hours exceed a threshhold you have set and more. Combine with our notification suite or 4sight to send a push notification or email when this event fires. Features Two way serial rs232 driver with full feedback of projector settings for use with Commands and Events Power management Source selection Monitoring of multiple lamp hours and Event firing Set up of the projector via Actions tab, like position, lamp mode, high altitude etc Configuration of the various pictures settings like picture mode, color temperature, 3D sync Adjustments to Sharpness, Brightness and Contrast settings Volume Control and Mute Control Lamp Control etc FAQ Which projectors are supported? This driver utilises the currently available settings from the BenQ's universal API. Current and future projectors that adhere to this API will work with this driver. How do I find out more information about the driver? Please see the links below for more information about the driver. Chowmain Website Installation Guide How do I buy the driver? This driver can be purchased from our distributor driverCentral. Download Driver / Purchase Licence Who do i contact for technical support? We have two support desks. One in Australia and one in the US. Click on the link below for details. Support Do you provide trial licences? All Chowmain drivers for Control4 come with a 7 day trial.
  13. alanchow

    Chowmain in the news

    nope. Nothing from you. Not sure which driver you want info about but our PDF install guides have all the info you need (we spend alot of time on it to ensure minimum support requirements). If it doesn't answer your question reach out via our info email address and one of us will reply to you (i'm heading off in about 36 hours so if after that it'll be justin who replies to everything).
  14. The Blustream UHD Multicast distribution platform allows distribution of HDMI video over a 1GB Network switch. The ACM200 Advanced Control Module allows for control of the Multicast system from Control4 via TCP/IP. The FREE driver developed by Chowmain will integrate the UHD Multicast distribution series of Blustream devices via the Blustream ACM200 If you are headed to ISE Expo in Amsterdam make sure you check the Blustream guys out at Hall 5 - Booth S140 Features Full two way IP control & feedback. Upto 64 x 64 configuration Matrix Switching / Routing One way RS-232 output from transmitters or receivers. Fix VIDEO OUTPUT:xxx from INPUT:yyy Fix AUDIO OUTPUT:xxx From INPUT:yyy Fix IR OUTPUT:xxx From INPUT:yyy Fix RS232 OUTPUT:xxx From INPUT:yyy Fix USB OUTPUT:xxx From INPUT:yyy Fix CEC OUTPUT:xxx From INPUT:yyy Set CEC OUTPUT:yyy ON or Off Set OUTPUT:xxx Fast Switching On or Off Set OUTPUT:xxx HDR On or Off Reboot Receiver Rotate Receiver Video Output Stretch video Output (keep aspect ratio stretch to fit) Switch Receiver (Output) between Matrix and Video Wall mode Receiver HDCP management mode Set Scaler Output Resolution Set CEC INPUT:yyy ON or Off Set TX Audio source to HDMI audio Set TX Audio source to Analog Set TX Audio source to Auto Reboot Transmitter Copy EDID Input yyy from Output xxx Set Input: yyy EDID To EDID:zz Apply Config to Video Wall Set Grouped Output from single Source Input:yyy Turn IR control port On or Off Set IO port to low(0) or high(1) level Product Information Driver Download
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