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  1. Please see the How to use variables section of our Generic TCP Command driver for usage information. Note that you will have problems automating ip address changes. Your best bet is to create a string variable in composer and use that to set the ip addresses for each. the generic tcp command driver will then grab the variable from that.
  2. Our driver can inject any variable into any part of the URL. If you can get the IP address into a variable then you can append it by using the PARAM{deviceid,variableid} syntax that we use across all of our drivers. Having said that its probably easier for you to just do an IP reservation on your router for the IP addresses.
  3. Hi, Yes that is correct. Our driver brings Kaleidescapes movie library to any Control4 user interface. John Sciacca did a great review of the driver on Residential Systems which you can read up here. http://www.residentialsystems.com/blogentry/1192 Control4's MyMovies database will only work with specific media players. All content must be stored on NAS drives and non DRM based. Media player integration includes Dune, Popbox, Popcorn Hour, Netgear EVA 8000/9000/9100 and also our Kodi Lite driver. Also note that the itunes driver is also standaalone meaning it will not integrate with Control4's MyMovies. Hope that answers your questions.
  4. IFTTT Do Button

    Cool. Do you have one?
  5. Chowmain - Advantage Air MyAir Driver

    Looks like an IR based HVAC system. Our IntesisBox driver should work with it. You may need to send your remote to Intesis if they haven't integrated it yet.
  6. Chowmain - Advantage Air MyAir Driver Advantage Air is an Australian based HVAC manufacturer based in Perth, Western Australia that sells HVAC systems in Australia and South Africa. MyAir is Advantage Air’s premium reverse cycle air conditioning system with 10 zones and individual room airflow control. Chowmain’s MyAir driver for Control4 will work with all models of MyAir by providing two way control and feedback. Features Two way IP control Control of upto all 4 AC units attached to MyAir Room temperature feedback, HVAC mode, Setpoint and Fan control Fresh Air control Timer functionality (Turn on/off AC after x minutes – upto 12 hours). Built in Scheduling Built in Presets Control of each zone attached to AC units Set as MyZone Zone can be turned on/off Zone temperature feedback (if sensor available in zone) Zones can have airflow control (for those without temperature sensors) Zones can have setpoint control (for those with temperature sensors) FAQ Why is this product exciting? We have had alot of requests for this driver from Australian Control4 dealers. Advantage Air is a major HVAC manufacturer in Australia whoses products are heavily utilised in both Western Australia, Queensland and South Africa. Integration of their MyAir product allows for a wider range of HVAC solutions for Australian Control4 consumers and dealers. What HVAC systems can i use this driver with? MyAir controls Samsung, Daikin, Fujitsu, LG, Panasonic, Toshiba, Hitachi, Mitsubishi Electric, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Carrier and Midea air-conditioners. MyAir’s touchscreen controls both the air-conditioning unit and air management system, so there’s no need for 2 control panels. Talk to your Advantage Air representative today about 3rd party integration solutions. Where can i purchase Advantage Air? Advantage Air is sold in both Australia and South Africa. For more information please visit the Advantage Air website Advantage Air Website My Advantage Air system has multiple AC's connected to it. Does your driver support multi AC's? Yes our driver will support upto 4 AC's which are connected to the MyAir system. This is the current maximum. Can i control individual zones with this driver? Yes our driver automatically imports in all zones associated with the each AC and will allow you to either control the setpoint or control the airflow percentage. One zone should be set as MyZone so that the HVAC system has a reference point. Can i do schedule the HVAC system using this? Yes our driver has built in presets and scheduling. The driver can also utilise the built in timer to turn on and off MyAir. 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.
  7. IFTTT Do Button

    heh we can make a coffee maker button. Do you have an IFTTT compatible coffee maker?
  8. IFTTT Do Button

    We actually wrote a whole guide on how to integrate white goods into Control4 using IFTTT
  9. Appears we have a broken link on our website for some reason. Its now fixed.
  10. I'm not sure what email address you are sending to but driverCentral's helpdesk operates via phone, ticket submission and live chat from 8:30 to 4:30 mountain time (they're open for another 20 minutes). They've always been really responsive and if they can't resolve it they escalate it to me.
  11. Note that all houselogix licences were migrated to driverCentral. driverCentral is based in Denver which is Mountain Time. Its 5:30 in the morning now so they're not going to be in the office for another 3 hours. Only they can handle your licencing request. I assume you have sent them the licence key so they can check it out for you. Perhaps also send them the mac address as well so they can check their database.
  12. Thanks for the feedback:)
  13. Chowmain - chunk.io

    Yep that is correct. We developed our own image hosting service specially for our drivers so that we don't have to rely on 3rd parties anymore. Free to use indefinately. Your dealer will need to upgrade you to the driverCentral version (all licences have been migrated from Houselogix to driverCentral).
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