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Wiring Diagrams Updated

Regular readers will recall that we launched a new Wiring Diagrams section on the Vesternet web site a few months ago.Since then we've been working hard to add more diagrams, but it's a really time consuming process!  So far we've created somewhere in the region of 200 diagrams spanning over 30 pages !We're slowly getting there though and ha...
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Athom Homey REVIEW - One Home Automation Controller to RULE THEM ALL!

Some time ago now we added the Athom Homey Home Automation Controller to the site and on paper this spherical wonder certainly appeared to tick a lot of boxes!We've had a couple of months now with Homey and been testing it in the background so we thought it was about time to give our thoughts on whether it meets those lofty design goals and ...
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Wiring Diagrams for Fibaro, Qubino, Aeotec, MCO and LightwaveRF

A common problem with Home Automation devices is working out how to connect them up when matching your existing wiring configuration.  While the product manuals will almost always offer some simple wiring diagrams these are often difficult to follow and may not adhere to UK wiring conventions.Over the years at Vesternet we've created an exte...
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LightwaveRF Plus range announced

LightwaveRF have announced the new LightwaveRF Plus range of accessories to complement the LightwaveRF smart dimmers and sockets.First things first - don't get too excited, these aren't the first in the range of new devices sporting...
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LightwaveRF Black Chrome - Discontinued.

LightwaveRF have discontinued the Black Chrome versions of all products. The finish hasn't been as popular as other versions and LightwaveRF will focus on the Chrome version going forward. The LightwaveRF dimmers, sockets and sensors will continue to be available in Chrome, White and Stainless Steel.Vesternet and LightwaveRF have limited stock...
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Using LightwaveRF with Z-Wave

We've seen many people wanting to use LightwaveRF together with a Z-Wave system. In actual fact this is quite easy to do and makes a lot of sense - so we've put together a simple guide and application notes to show exactly how to do it.To a large extent Z-Wave and LightwaveRF are competing technologies. However, they both have their strengths ...
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Zipato LightwaveRF 433MHz Module - Available

Since it's launch earlier this year, the ZipaBox system has been one of the best selling Z-Wave controllers we have. Other than it's easy to use Rule Creator, the great feature of Zipato is that it will support other home automation technologies as well as Z-Wave.We now have stock of the new ZipaBox 433MHz Expansion Module that connects to the...
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