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remb0
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Target OS: Raspberry Pi
Domoticz version: Beta
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Introduce yourself

Post by remb0 » Saturday 13 July 2013 20:23

[Name:] Remco
[Country:] The Netherlands
[City:] Dordrecht
[Occupation:] Application Analist, Main job at the moment is Sharepoint and 8 webshops.
[Hobbies:] Computers, gadgets, scripting (synology, linux, windows and websites) and movies.
[Choice for domoticz:]
I have bought a brand new house and wanted some domotica. But my rules are simple:
- cheap, easy, adaptable, and expandable.
My was looking for Homewizzard but it's expensive and closed source.
[My role here?] I want to help where I can with suggestions, moderate forum, maintain wiki, marketing:P, test software, help with translating into dutch and maybe something like wireframing, designing.

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Dennis
Posts: 3
Joined: Saturday 13 July 2013 20:26
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Re: Introduce yourself

Post by Dennis » Sunday 14 July 2013 22:15

Am Dennis, like everything which automates my live in any kind.
Job: system integration engineer DTV & broadcast industry.
Interests: Linux, synology, scripts, windsurfing

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Jochen
Posts: 20
Joined: Saturday 13 July 2013 10:37
Target OS: -
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Location: Germany / NRW
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Re: Introduce yourself

Post by Jochen » Sunday 14 July 2013 22:28

[Name:] Jochen
[Country:] Germany / NRW
[Occupation:] Devloper (PHP, MySQL, JS, CSS3, HTML)
[Hobbies:] Technic
[Choise for domoticz:]
- free, open, and works good
[My role here?] Testing, already translate much to german, and would help to develope if something has to code in PHP (but domoticz is no PHP :cry: )
I have not failed 1,000 times.
I have successfully discovered 1000 ways to NOT make a light bulb.
*Thomas Edison*

Alex
Posts: 32
Joined: Saturday 13 July 2013 17:30
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Location: Bordeaux, France
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Re: Introduce yourself

Post by Alex » Monday 15 July 2013 10:06

[Name:] Alex
[Country:] Bordeaux, France
[Occupation:] Developer (C#, Java)
[Hobbies:] Hacking, diy, blogging
[Choise for domoticz:] Lightweight, efficient and with a reactive community
[My role here?] Testing, translating (to french), providing ideas
RaspberryPi + Domoticz + RFXCom + Razberry as home automation server
6 On/Off plugs, 2 dimmer plugs, 4 temp/hum sensors, 3 On/Off modules, 3 remotes, 1 smoke detector, 1 Karotz

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totowah
Posts: 19
Joined: Friday 12 July 2013 13:39
Target OS: -
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Location: Madrid Spain
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Re: Introduce yourself

Post by totowah » Monday 15 July 2013 11:03

[Name:] totowah
[Country:] Spain
[City:] Madrid
[Occupation:] Architect IT
[Hobbies:] Nature/trekking, Geeky stuffs, Sports.
[Choise for domoticz:]
I have MyFox alarm + Domotic. I am looking for something more open and customizable.
[My role here?] follower for the moment. I need to learn & raise my level.
I Would like to participate more actively in the alarm part (Motion Detection)
[My equipment]
Server : Raspberry/RFXCOM
Switches : DI-O
PIR : DI-O, X10 MS13
Oregon instruments
Server : Raspberry + UPS Riello IPG 800*
Switches, blinds : DI-O
Weather : WT450H + Oregon SL109H* + Rain Sensor PCR800 + Weather Underground
Smoke : KD101
Motion Sensors : X10 MS13E + several DI-O*
*=Not yet implemented in domoticz ...

ascent
Posts: 4
Joined: Monday 15 July 2013 10:56
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Re: Introduce yourself

Post by ascent » Monday 15 July 2013 11:04

[Name:] Wouter
[Country:] Enschede, the Netherlands
[Occupation:] Support engineer for a hostingprovider (Oxilion)
[Choice for domoticz:] Awesome interface, reffered to me by a fellow Z-Wave-on-a-Pi colleague
[My role here?] Feature request for pushover, but perhaps more in the future ;-)

macaidwin
Posts: 56
Joined: Saturday 13 July 2013 9:36
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Location: Harderwijk
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Re: Introduce yourself

Post by macaidwin » Monday 15 July 2013 11:34

[Name:] Edwin
[Country:] The Netherlands
[City:] Harderwijk
[Occupation:] NetworkEngineer IT
[Hobbies:] Computers, networks, photography, cycling, movies.
[Choise for domoticz:]
At first to log my energy usage. Now I added RfxCom for switches, environment readings.
Just started to switch my home ventilation system level, depending on humidity in the bathroom.
[My role here?] follower for the moment and learning.
[My equipment]
Server : Raspberry
Connected Hardware: RFXCOM433/P1-meter/BMP085/Opentherm Gateway/Solar SMAspot (speedwire)
Switches : KAKU ACD-1000, KAKU ACM-3500
Environment monitors: Cresta TX320, Honeywell TS15s
Solarsystem: 6 x AXITEC 260 Wp MONO / SMA Sunnyboy 1300TL with speedwire webconnect
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willie-p
Posts: 84
Joined: Friday 12 July 2013 14:19
Target OS: Windows
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Location: Netherlands
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Re: Introduce yourself

Post by willie-p » Monday 15 July 2013 12:19

[Name:] Willem
[Country:] The Netherlands
[Occupation:] Financial Business Analyst (so not a IT person like the rest of you ;-) )
[Hobbies:] Computers, Snowboarding/Skiing, motorbike.
[Choise for domoticz:]
Had the wish to implement domotica for quite sometime but didn't take the step. After 1 year of working on the house and garden it was easy to implement it.
[My role here?] listening and reading. ;-)

MrKoek
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Joined: Sunday 14 July 2013 13:59
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Re: Introduce yourself

Post by MrKoek » Monday 15 July 2013 13:53

[Name:] Bart
[Country:] The Netherlands
[City:] Utrecht
[Occupation:] Journalist (freelance, radio and writing)
[Hobbies:] Play around with electronics/gadgets, reading, boating, home theater.
[Choise for domoticz:]
Living in a house that's gonna be demolished in a couple of years. (So i don't mind the messy wires all over ;) )
Getting as much features for a lowest amount of money possible.
[My role here?] Learning ;)
For more info just ask.

mattsjo
Posts: 67
Joined: Saturday 13 July 2013 22:27
Target OS: -
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Location: Stockholm, Sweden
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Re: Introduce yourself

Post by mattsjo » Monday 15 July 2013 21:33

[Name:] Mattias
[Country:] Sweden
[City:] Stockholm
[Occupation:] Automotive Systems Architect. Until recently embedded SW developer (C, C++, C#). Have worked with web dev in the distant past.
[Hobbies:] Computers, home improvement, intelligent home stuff
[Choice for domoticz:]
I wanted something that I could contribute to in order to ensure all the stuff I need is available. I first looked at DomotiGa but did not feel like coding in VB again...
Mainly interested in logging things so I can see what happens if I change heating parameters etc. Will also try and automate as much as I can around the house.
[My role here?] SW developer. Would like to contribute more but my time is limited and Rob is so fast implementing new features so it's hard to keep up... :-)
[My equipment]
Dev env: Windows, VS 2010 express
Server : RPi with Arch Linux/RFXCOM433/Home built Rego637 interface/i2c 1 wire (soon)
Devices: Various switches, temp/hum sensors, an IVT Greenline heat pump and a rain meter.
To connect in future: My electric meter using a 1wire counter and whatever interface my soon to order ventilation system will have, might be modbus over RS485.

gibbiem
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Joined: Saturday 13 July 2013 3:36
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Re: Introduce yourself

Post by gibbiem » Tuesday 16 July 2013 18:11

[quote="mattsjo"][Name:] Gibbie
[Country:] England
[City:] Newcastle
[Occupation:] Software Technician for Sage UK
[Hobbies:] All sorts gadget related
[Choice for domoticz:] free simple and clean. Excellent community and support and easy to use.
[My role here?] here to learn and help where I can
[My equipment]
Windows Home Server 2011, RFXCOM433 and Lightwave rf dimmers and sockets. Some home easy sockets too.

pierre4fun
Posts: 8
Joined: Friday 12 July 2013 13:39
Target OS: -
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Location: Toulon France
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Re: Introduce yourself

Post by pierre4fun » Tuesday 16 July 2013 22:04

Re: Introduce yourself

Unread postby mattsjo » Mon Jul 15, 2013 8:33 pm
[Name:] Pierre
[Country:]France
[City:] Toulon
[Occupation:] Industry, Data analysis.
[Hobbies:] Computers, Networks, Photography
[Choice for domoticz:]
I wanted an homeautomation opensource system able to work also off-line and performing this with the less possible ressources.
I also can contribute to in order to ensure all the stuff I need is available.
[My role here?] Testing ...an more if needed.
[My equipment]
Powerbook G4/ Kubuntu /RFXtrx433USB/
Asus laptop Win8/RFXtrx433USB/
Devices: Various switches, temp/hum sensor, motion detectors, and chain key remotes.
To connect in future: electric meter / wether survey/ ventilation system/ webcam .

James Lodge
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Re: Introduce yourself

Post by James Lodge » Tuesday 16 July 2013 22:05

[Name:] James
[Country:] UK
[City:] London
[Occupation:] IT Systems Engineer and architect
[Hobbies:] Snowboarding, Generally keeping Fit, Motor sport
[Choise for domoticz:] Wanting to build a smart energy efficient home.
[My role here?] Occasional forum poster, helping where I can. Willing to do more when/if needed. Recently purchased domotic.co.uk and looking for ideas for what to do with it?

spaanplaat
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Joined: Friday 12 July 2013 16:21
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Re: Introduce yourself

Post by spaanplaat » Wednesday 17 July 2013 14:35

[Name:] Dennis Blom
[Country:] The Netherlands
[City:] Roosendaal
[Occupation:] DTP, commercial PR management.
[Hobbies:] Computers, gadgets, electronics, gaming and currently domotica.
[Choise for domoticz:] Recently bought a home and my wish was always to have a house of the future.
Although the house itself is rather standard for Dutch norms I intend to implement as much domotica as possible (over time).
Flexible, lightweight, broad range of devices supported, living community.
[My role here:] Learning domoticz and helping where I might be able to.
[Equipment:] RFXCOM, Raspberry pi, Aurel 650200313 Ground Plane antenna (highly recommend this if coverage is not sufficient).
Kaku doorbell, switches, plug-in receivers and dusk sensor.
TFA wind sensor, Temperature / humidity sensors.
Homewizard rain sensor.
Flamingo FA20RF smokedetectors.

SweetPants
Posts: 1774
Joined: Friday 12 July 2013 21:24
Target OS: Linux
Domoticz version: V3.8926
Location: The Netherlands
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Re: Introduce yourself

Post by SweetPants » Wednesday 17 July 2013 18:38

[Name:] Harry
[Country:] The Netherlands
[City:] Kerkwerve
[Occupation:] Technical Consultant IP Services
[Hobbies:] Computers, Scripting, Electronics (hardware), Domotica.
[Choise for domoticz:] Looks very promising, quick updates and new solutions, active project
[Equipment:] Nuc, Raspberry Pi, RFXCom, KD101, SA30, AWST 600, HE874, PIR-2150, MQTT switches, MQTT Energy Meter
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Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS on Intel NUC, MySensors 2.2.1, Pro Mini 3.3 8M RFM69, ESP8266 (SDK2.1.0), Sonoff, RFLink, RFXcom, MQTT, NodeRed, Domoticz Beta (from source)

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gizmocuz
Posts: 8534
Joined: Thursday 11 July 2013 18:59
Target OS: Raspberry Pi
Domoticz version: beta
Location: Top of the world
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Re: Introduce yourself

Post by gizmocuz » Wednesday 17 July 2013 19:20

Time to introduce myself too :mrgreen:

[Name:] Rob Peters
[Country:] The Netherlands
[City:] Yes
[Occupation:] CEO DTV software company
[Hobbies:] Gadgets, Gadgets, ehh Gadgets and Software, Electronics and of course Family
[Choise for domoticz:] Got tired (even irritated) of another domotics hardware system (they even included some of my requests)....
[My role here:] Peaking and Poking :D
[Equipment:] RFXCOM, Razberry (Z-Wave), SmartMeter, some other exotic external hardware devices. (and lots of sensors)
Quality outlives Quantity!

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tommit01
Posts: 328
Joined: Friday 12 July 2013 14:08
Target OS: Raspberry Pi
Domoticz version: multiple
Location: Germany / SL
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Re: Introduce yourself

Post by tommit01 » Wednesday 17 July 2013 19:47

[Name:] Thomas
[Country:] Germany
[City:] Some (Frequent Traveller)
[Occupation:] SAP Specialist (Dipl. Inform.), Developing Consultant and/or Consulting Developer
[Hobbies:] Computers, Table Tennis, my House(s) and all WIFI and RF Gadgets inside, 5 tenants ( no remote avail. )
[Choise for domoticz:] Accidentally, but convinced now (I'm a believer)
[My role here:] Doing something rather than working... Maybe refresh some old knowledge.. Learn some new
[Equipment:] Raspberry Pi, RFXCom RFXtrx 433,Noname Smoke Sensors, TFA Sensors, ELRO Sensors, Vivotek Security,
1 x RPi3
4 x RPI
3 x RPi2
1 x RPI2 + Win 10 IoT (experimental device)
2 x RPI2 Raspbian "Jessie" + Domoticz (for tenants)
2 x RPI OSMC @ 1GHz
1 RPi Zero W + Cam NOIR
1 RPi Zero W + Cam
RFXtrx 433 FW 1015
RFXtrx 433 E FW 1020

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StanHD
Posts: 552
Joined: Friday 12 July 2013 16:09
Target OS: Windows
Domoticz version:
Location: East Sussex, UK
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Re: Introduce yourself

Post by StanHD » Wednesday 17 July 2013 23:01

[Name:] Stan
[Country:] UK
[City:] Newhaven
[Occupation:] Director of Building Services Company
[Hobbies:] Computers, Gadgets, Automation, and most importantly to me, integration.
[Chose Domoticz because:] Already had Homeeasy stuff and was looking for PC control. Found reference on RFXcom and decided that the Raspberry Pi solution was ideal. In fact it's perfect.
[My role here:] Well I am not a coder but intend to try and share wherever I can.
[Equipment:] Raspberry Pi, RFXCom RFXtrx 433, Homeeasy stuff, Lightwaverf RF stuff, Oregon Scientific Sensors, Owl Electricity Sensor.
Domoticz Main - Intel nuc, Windows, RFXTRX433E. Lan Relay Boards, Aeon Z-Stick Gen 5, Evohome HGI80, Milight WiFi, MySensors Ethernet Gateway, Harmony Hub
Domoticz Slave - Asrock Ion - Linux, Python:- Broadlink RM2, Sonos
HA-Bridge - Amazon Echo / Alexa

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Dynamic
Posts: 213
Joined: Friday 12 July 2013 14:50
Target OS: -
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Location: Enschede
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Re: Introduce yourself

Post by Dynamic » Thursday 18 July 2013 9:06

[Name:] Martin
[Country:] The Netherlands
[City:] Enschede
[Occupation:] HRM: personnel officer
[Hobbies:] Computers and gadgets
[Choise for domoticz:] Simple and (cheap) solution for my demands.
[My role here:] User
[Equipment:] 1 x Raspberry Pi, RFXtrx433, COCO-hardware: 5 dimmers, 6 plugs, 2 motion-sensors, several switches, LED-spot.
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JohnS
Posts: 24
Joined: Friday 12 July 2013 19:37
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Location: High Wycombe, UK
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Re: Introduce yourself

Post by JohnS » Thursday 18 July 2013 15:34

[Name:] John
[Country:] UK
[City:] High Wycombe
[Occupation:] Retired. Was a Windows sysadmin
[Hobbies:] Computers, gadgets, automation, music and lights (for gigs/discos) and of course the Internet of Things. I have a solar hot water preheat system which will benefit from better control.
[Chose Domoticz because:] Looking for something that was under active development and open source. Also wanted to keep the brain cells active and learn LInux. I hate proprietary/locked systems which are simply after your money/subscription
[My role here:] Happy user, asker of questions.
[Equipment:] 2 x Raspberry Pi, RFXtrx433, Homeasy , LightwaveRF , Oregon Scientific, OneWire. Also just got a Logitech Harmony Smart Remote which might be a candidate for integration...

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