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  1. If I would I could. Lost that access when CytexOne went under.
  2. From my experience, dealers never marked these locks up knowing that they're advertised at lower cost everywhere else and stuck explaining to the customer the cheaper one is incompatible. They sell it for what they paid C4 for with the piece of mind it's going to "just work" without buying the cheaper version and somehow finding the correct Zigbee card. So you are right in saying the mark up is for the compatible Zigbee card (does C4 manufacturer, do they license manufacturing to Kwikset -- also a big part of the "why so much" convo), support & warranty overhead by Control4. The dealers not so much. They charge for the labor of dealing with the lock, that's all.
  3. I don't have a Move myself, but the C4 driver uses a sort of UID gained by the Network Driver of all the available Sonos devices on the network. Each Sonos Driver you add you select one of the devices populated from the Network Driver. After power failure, the Control4 driver is able to resume control with the regular devices once they're back on the network. I see this being no different than with the Move. That being said, if you put the Move in Bluetooth mode you'll lose control. That's the one event I'd be worried about the driver not knowing how to react to and if it recovers properly.
  4. You could try to find a newer generation Connect (made after 2015). Those are supported by S2. But good luck getting a seller to confirm that for you. Other option is to use an audio split for the digital output. Something like this: https://www.amazon.com/Optical-Tendak-Bi-Directional-Converter-Splitter/dp/B06XCTGZFT/ref=sr_1_1_sspa?dchild=1&keywords=optical+in+to+optical+and+coax+out&qid=1591726419&sr=8-1-spons&psc=1&spLa=ZW5jcnlwdGVkUXVhbGlmaWVyPUExVDFPRVlYV0U1WjFLJmVuY3J5cHRlZElkPUEwNzg4MjI1WUNDM1ZNV0REVUxPJmVuY3J5cHRlZEFkSWQ9QTAxNjM3MzEyUDFaSVdKRVkyU0NBJndpZGdldE5hbWU9c3BfYXRmJmFjdGlvbj1jbGlja1JlZGlyZWN0JmRvTm90TG9nQ2xpY2s9dHJ1ZQ== Sucks to have to add another part but it is probably the better option than searching for the elusive "after 2015" Connect.
  5. Currently at this time, no. The only device that actually takes advantage of a new feature of S2 is the Arc for Dolby Atmos support, and it can only run on S2. Right now I think they're just laying the foundation for higher quality music feeds. I updated from S1 to S2 yesterday and there's nothing new feature wise to report with my setup (Beam & two Play:3's in surround, and 2 Play:1s in separate rooms. So unless you have an Arc (or one of the other new products that only support S2), there's no "must have" reason to upgrade at this time.
  6. You can't upgrade, S2 doesn't support ZP90. So if that's your only device, you're sticking with S1.
  7. Ignore the cooling aspect, the only concern is with heating. Considering the heat is coming from a boiler in the building, chances are its always available and being held back by a damper of some sort that’s opened only when you call for heat. I would stick with the electric setting. You can also test it too. Force the thermostat to click the heat on and put your hand by a vent. If the air coming out isn’t hot immediately, then the boiler should handle turning the fan on when it’s ready. Just remember you’ll need to remove the battery for a minute after toggling the switch to let the thermostat fully reboot.
  8. What type of door lock? Which C4 app? I have a Kwikset lock and the history shows 20 entries on the OS2 app. As for the unlocked alert, it’s also driver dependent. Typically gives you choices though not a variable (eg, 15s, 30s, 1m, 2m, 5m, etc). Alert also requires 4sight subscription.
  9. Yes that’s actually how Sonos intended it via their API. C4 will show your what’s playing, volume control, and give you favorites but Sonos wants you to use the app for everything else.
  10. Alright boredom is getting to me so I'm going to revive this convo. I have an Aprilaire 600M: https://embed.widencdn.net/pdf/plus/rp/jyhfm0pg1b/aprilaire-350-360-400-400m-500-500m-600-600m-700-700m-humidifier-owners-manual-english-french-B2205864B.pdf?u=o29tdq Since I have a 5-conductor thermostat wire, I can't replace the manual control in the Aprilaire directly from the wire. I'll need something else to pass data, like the Z2IO. The current manual control is reading the humidity from the air return before it hits the handler. Anyone know if it's possible to wire up a Z2IO to replace the manual control? Eg, wire up the humidity sensor wire from the manual control on the humidifier to the Z2IO contact to get the humidity readout on the C4 Aprilaire Thermostat, then have the Z2IO close the contacts to turn on the humidifier depending on if I set it to auto/manual? Thanks all!
  11. Sounds like you've hit a crossroad. Either you continue to do work for your big company and lose out on your own dealer account. Or focus on your own business.
  12. With more details, a keypress can be suggested to reboot the keypad to see if that gets it back online. Are you talking about the legacy 6 button keypard? Or a newer gen configurable keypad? If the legacy keypad, is it on Embernet or Zigbee Pro? (or if you know what OS your C4 is on, that will answer this question).
  13. This is to control an IR fan. Do you have a little remote control to change the fan speed?
  14. What kind of dimmer are you using? Adaptive phase or Forward phase? Forward phase dimmer supports up to 1000w (with no tabs broken) compared to the Adaptive phase dimmer that supports up to 650w (with no tabs broken). And you can typically get away with forward phase dimming of LEDs with no noticeable difference compared to the preferred reverse phase. From my experience, a forward phase was typically only ran to a chandelier due to the typical high wattage requirements that come along with them -- that they would typically exceed the wattage of an APD even if it was the only load wired to it.
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