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  1. Dimmer Dissassembly

    I have a dimmer (C4 DIM-1Z) that I would like to change the color on. I have a non-functioning dimmer (also C4 DIM-1Z) that has the correct color. Is it possible to move the switch plate from the non-functioning dimmer to the functioning one? Anybody know how to remove the front of the dimmer? Thanks, Jeff
  2. Looking for some gen 1 dimmers or switches in light almond. Only need a couple switches. Need 4 dimmers. Zigbee pro only. Thanks! Jeff
  3. No, no and no. But hey it looks cool. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  4. The new Microsoft one looks awesome. https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.theverge.com/platform/amp/2018/1/4/16849400/microsoft-cortana-thermostat-johnson-controls-glas Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  5. Distance between controller and alarm panel

    That sounds way easier than what I just did - moving my entire rack over to my security panel in order to incorporate the new EA-3 I bought and avoid the need to buying a controller specifically for the serial connection to the security panel.
  6. Distance between controller and alarm panel

    It might work if the run is short enough. I had this exact cable, but had 50 ft of CAT-5 in between it and the alarm panel. Didn't work. It also had serial converters on both ends so that may have been a contributing factor as well. The control4 installer says he does it all the time on his projects but couldn't figure out why mine didn't work. I'd be interested to hear how this works for you and how long of a run you are attempting. Jeff
  7. I've had the 3 pucks for a year. Full signal everywhere in our 3800 sq ft house. Really easy to use once you get used to using the app on your phone vs logging into a router web interface. They have made significant improvements in the past year in order of customizability. Changing the reserved IP's was a little bit of a pain, but only about 20 minutes of work. I would recommend. Jeff
  8. Use Coax cable to extend IR bud?

    Thanks. Solder or mechanical connection better? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  9. Use Coax cable to extend IR bud?

    Is 40 ft too far to splice cat-5 for ir bud run? Jeff
  10. Thanks! This is what I am looking for.
  11. One last question - what are those things called that all the cable sits on out of the way? I've tried cable guides, cable chase, cable holder. Can't find what I am looking for. Usually they are wire looking things that are a couple inches wide by 4 or 5 inches long attached to a rafter or stud that you sit the cable on without having to fasten it with a staple. Thanks again.
  12. Thanks for the helpful info everyone. When I bought my equipment years ago from an AV house by me, I was bugging the salesman to throw in some speaker cable. He finally just gave me some saying something about this was demo and not in the inventory. Well I googled it yesterday, it is from Tara Labs and is like $100 a foot!! Now I don't have enough of this stuff to make the runs from my AV cabinet to my room, but I would have enough for one speaker. Maybe I will do the center channel with this. Do you guys use a wall plate to make connection into the room - the kind that you can put banana plugs into? Thanks again! Jeff
  13. Hello, I am a noob looking to centralize my audio equipment in a rack in my basement and I am interested as to what you use for your speaker wire runs. Just plain old 16 gauge copper speaker wire or maybe some expensive insulated and protected type wire? I know some speaker wire can be obscenely expensive as well as bulky. Do you use a wall plate in the room to make the final room connections? Thanks, Jeff
  14. Yamaha and control 4 Integration

    Thanks! I must have missed it.
  15. Yamaha and control 4 Integration

    Has anyone integrated the yamaha RX-A3070 receiver into a project yet? Would prefer IP control for it. Don't see a C4 driver. Thanks, Jeff