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I want to build a home automation system similar to the one liek made by HAI homeauto.com, that is not x10... Answered

I want to build a home automation system similar to the one liek made by HAI homeauto.com, that is not x10...but sends signals to the switches bi-directionally to and from each wall switch or plug...keypads, screens, thermostas, etc have cate 5 run to them...and this all can be controlled via pc/network, screens or media center...ideas?

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Acepilot42Best Answer (author)2010-02-17
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Re-design (author)2010-02-17

You could start here and build from there.

If you shop well and google you might be able to do this with off the shelf products.

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IdeaVault (author)Re-design2010-02-19

yes, i agree, and have been doing that, but getting knowwhere fast...lots of stuff out there...i would like suggestions, ideas, brainstorms form anyone who would like to chime in and discuss a system concept, individual componet design ideas (ex: a single gain in wall light switch ot receptical that needs no other wires to communicatew/ controller except for the in-house eletrical backbone....), etc...

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IdeaVault (author)IdeaVault2010-03-07

Want to bring this one back to the top....

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