• Interfacing a NAD T163 with a Homevision Pro

    This article describes how I interfaced a NAD T163 pre-amplifier with my Homevision Pro automation controller. It does not cover all of the programming and smarts around the installation. In reality this article will provide guidance for any automation system. Bill of Materials – 2 x RS232 DB9 adapters ($8 AUD) – 1 x Interfacing cable between units (I used… read more

  • Creating My Super DoorBell

    WARNING : Electricity can be lethal, this work should only be attempted by a licensed electrician When building my house it never dawned on me that one day my humble doorbell would be anything more than that. The more I started tinkering with my house I realised that given my central cabling design that I would be able to leverage… read more

  • Cooling Home Audio with a PLC using X10 and Dallas DS18S20

    WARNING : Electricity can be lethal, this work should only be attempted by a licensed electrician We recently purchased a new TV unit. High on my priorities was ventilation. I own two NAD C272 stereo power amplifiers (one to power inside the house and another to power my shed and garage). I really like these devices, they are serious no… read more