Wiring and Cabling Considerations for a New Home or Renovation
While building you're best to put in more wire than you think! CAT5E is your friend for many applications including networking, telephone, whole home audio, intercoms and more.
You may want to consider lighting control wiring (120V electrical), networking, telephone, television, intercom, security, media streaming, whole house audio, or automated blinds.
Check out our guide: http://www.aartech.ca/blog/smart-home-wiring-guide/
Insteon with Aluminum Wiring
Aluminum wiring is less conductive then copper so the INSTEON signal may be slightly affected by that but the signal can go a long way on the powerline so the aluminum wiring does not have a major effect in a residential home. Where it can be ...
Wiring Simon XT To Telephone Line
The manual for the Simon XT suggests that there is a cord in the box that can be used to connect the Simon XT to your house phone jack. There is a cord but in reality most people have a standard RJ11 jack and not an RJ45 jack for their phone ...
Homeseer WX300 Support in Hubitat
While the WX300 switch/dimmer from Homeseer should "work" out of the box as a generic device, in order to take advantage of more features a driver will be required. At time of writing, there is a community driver now available: ...
Wiring / Connecting 2 Wire and 4 Wire Smoke Detectors to an Alarm System
We are often asked how to connect low voltage smoke detectors to a wired alarm system. First we need to point out that smoke detectors are a life safety product and so it's critical that you read and understand how the connection should work, and ...
Wiring RC840T-120 Relay
The Aube / Honeywell RC840T-120 relay provides two functions: Provide 24VAC power on the C and W terminals to power a low voltage thermosat Switch the 120V circuit when triggered by the low voltage R & W terminals Take care to ensure you are not ...