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  1. rmerlano

    Network for Control4 Automation

    Hi guys! I´m planning to install C4 automation in my home. My home is three levels, each one has one Access Point with differente ip addressing (subnets) and not communication betwen them. Since I want to have complete communication between all devices (including C4 stuff) in the different...
  2. H

    Lutron vs lightwave vs control4

    Hi all I was hoping someone could explain in layman terms what are the key differences between these systems. I’m new to home automation and have been researching into all of these so far I’ve gathered: -control4 offers ability to interface multiple devices and inputs and act as a sort of...
  3. wschroter

    Good Home Video Distribution Device (not Control 4)

    Just starting down the path of finding a good video distribution unit for my home and would like to stick with a fairly DIY friendly option, so avoiding stuff like Control 4 that is fairly controlled by dealers. Suggestions of where to start? Looking to control about 12 TVs.
  4. C

    IR 𝐃𝐞𝐯𝐢𝐜𝐞 similar to Control 4 controller

    I’m looking for an IR 𝐃𝐞𝐯𝐢𝐜𝐞, like the broadlink rm pro, that I can program certain commands that only go to 1 mini IR blaster. For example, I have 2 AV receivers and my commands right now go to both units and causes confusion. I want to attach an IR blaster to each receiver so I can send...
  5. Simsingh

    Home video distribution

    Hey guys. Looking into a whole video distribution system and trying to build from scratch myself. Decided on a 8x8hdmi matrix and control 4 processor. Does anyone have experience with setting these up from scratch. First step is writing the whole house with cat 6 cable. Any recommendations...
  6. Love1542

    Control4 or Harmony System

    Hi i'm getting all the bits ready for a cinema room. Im looking for a a set up that can turn all things on and control every thing from phone app. I have sky q marantz av8802a receiver, ps4, blue ray player, Phillips hue lighting. the control4 system is this something i can setup myself or is it...
  7. keithc33

    Question Can someone make me a bespoke screen?

    I am not entirely sure if it can be done but I would like the following screen which I can't seem to find anywhere online, I would be grateful if someone could point me in the right direction, either by recommending someone who can make this screen or offer guidance on how I can do this myself...
  8. J

    Draytek V1281

    Has anyone successfully setup a Draytek Vigor AV Switch V1281 with a Third party control system.
  9. ALKID

    Question Best way to decommission Control4

    As a newbie, I wanted to send out a feeler and would be grateful for some feedback before posting the whole situation to see if it is appropriate for this site. I have a Control4 set up and have had a number of issues with it over the years. The latest controller breakdown (3rd in 6 years) has...
  10. K

    Advice on IP Control options

    Hi all, I’ve been using IR to control my AV rack for some time - mostly for legacy reasons. it’s fairly reliable and I use a harmony one as the remote.... but, there are a couple of items I have that would benefit from using IP instead, and I’m sure I could get more from all of smart devices...
  11. Jimbob57

    Control 4 pricing

    Hi All Thinking about outing my Logitech harmony elite for a control 4 system. This would be just to control my av setup in one room. I’ve just been quoted £2700 is this about right? It’s for an ea3 +remote control. Installation and programming. Is it really worth 12 times the price of the...
  12. C

    Question Add Outdoors Keypad to Control4

    Hi guys, I have a Control4 system and would like to add an outdoors number keypad to control a gate and some lights from the garden. C4 doesn't seem to offer anything else than their intercom for that purpose, which would be a gross overkill. I extensively use http posts in C4 for my...
  13. C

    Control4 & Sky Q Compatibility

    Is Control4 compatible with Sky Q? I may have jumped the gun when ordering my Sky Q. I think it may not be compatible as Sky Q says devices must be HDCP 2.2 compatible. Current Setup: My setup was installed by a professional installer so I'm not that familiar with it. I have Sky HD which...
  14. C

    Control4 & Sky Q Compatibility

    Is Control4 compatible with Sky Q? I may have jumped the gun when ordering my Sky Q. I think it may not be compatible as Sky Q says devices must be HDCP 2.2 compatible. Current Setup: My setup was installed by a professional installer so I'm not that familiar with it. I have Sky HD which...
  15. M

    Zappiti Shareing to Control4

    Is there any way to share a folder on a zappiti 4k hdr to allow control4 to index the contents for music? I would have thought this could act like a NAS drive but cant get C4 to work.
  16. rebus

    HD Anywhere set up - no idea of what to do with it

    My dad passed away and I have just taken delivery on his full home cinema setup which was housed in a 32u rack. All the cat cables were removed but I have the HDMI cables and a couple of optical cables. I only wish to keep the Panasonic 65 inch plasma TV and the BW speakers and put those into a...
  17. Mista Mota

    Fed up With Old Control4 Need Something New

    Hello All, I haven't been a member for long, but in all my searches through the forum I haven't quite found the answer I'm looking for. I currently have a outdated Control 4 System and it's driving me crazy, it only works when it seems like it wants too and some of the functions don't even...
  18. AidenL

    Control 4 to Harmony

    I'm wondering has anyone switched over or reverted to a Harmony Elite setup from C4. I have had C4 and Phillips Dynalite installed since 2015 and have never been happy with the way the system has performed. My dealer has made multiple visits, and each visit seems to break as many functions...
  19. C

    Question DIY Control 4

    After years of negotiations with my better half she has finally agreed to me building a dedicated home cinema room, I am in the process of building a 8.5m x 5.5m Extension that will be used purely for movies and sports. I am at the very start of my project in terms of design so hopefully some...
  20. Joe The Fixer

    Dumb Joe, Pays 4 Companies For The Same Thing

    Ten years ago, on a cold dark night,.. oh wait that's a Johnny Cash song,.. we bought a new home in a great neighborhood. It was touted as a smart home. It wasn't really, but for 2007, it was probably mid grade. It had a Russound keypad audio system and HAI lights that were supposed to come...
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