Recent content by vbhoj74

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    Full Home Automation - For Peanuts

    tagging @superczar Finally, I went with Smartthings, Hue 2nd gen with warm white bulbs (plenty), harmony hub, couple of echo dots, schlage z-wave deadbolt, zooz 4 in 1 sensor, Yi Cams, and a bunch of Xiaomi sensors & plug. Already received the Xiaomi package, would receive the rest early next...
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    FS: Others Owl Intuition-lc 3-phase energy monitoring

    Selling this kit comprising of: 1. 3 Nos Sensor clips - Not in pic as I still got it installed in my electricity main cabinet. 2. 1 Nos - Network Owl which I bought new last year to replace my earlier device which was burnt in lightning. 3. 1 Nos - CMR180i - Just bought it again few days back...
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    Full Home Automation - For Peanuts

    ^ thanks for the feedback guys. I went for Philips hue starter kit 2nd gen warm white along with echo dot @ $107. Individual bulbs are $15. Looking for a deal on schlage touch deadbolt be469, one multi sensor and harmony hub. EDIT: Seeing the reviews, Wink seems better than smarthings, any...
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    Full Home Automation - For Peanuts

    ^ Thanks, I took some time to research and make my mind before replying. I'm going towards smarthings, lock & few other sensors. I was also looking at LIFX Gen 2 bulbs which are around $22 right now, but the reviews on Amazon is not great, the common issue seems to be loosing connectivity. Any...
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    Full Home Automation - For Peanuts

    My energy monitor from owlintuition stopped working and I'm now looking for a more opensource z-wave solution for the same and other things which I can slowly build upon. I wanted to start with the samsung smartthings as it was only available for $50 recently, but I did not as it supports only...
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    Aliexpress 11-11

    ^ u already bought! I have spare Alix 2 port box with WiFi card + flash memory card with pfsense loaded. I've moved to ubiquity thus this has been lying idle since 10 days.
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    Amazon India lightning deals

    Sennheiser RS 120 II Wireless Over-Ear Headphone for 5K + Citicard discounts http://www.amazon.in/dp/B0001FTVEK/ref=gbps_tit_s-3_3427_14b5f015?pf_rd_p=1089613427&pf_rd_s=slot-3&pf_rd_t=701&pf_rd_i=gb_all&pf_rd_m=A1VBAL9TL5WCBF&pf_rd_r=194R7MSTC5VACZJRY8HH#
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    Camera Fungus in lens. Help.

    I bought a Dyuez 50-L for about 8K here in Kolkata about a month back.
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    WTB I want to buy nvidia shield tv

    Even I'm looking for a good deal, I read somewhere long back that Reliance Jio may launch it in India, do not know authenticity.
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    Reliance Jio Rollout

    I got the same msg and almost around the same time of your posting, still waiting for activation Sms.
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    Reliance Jio Rollout

    There is no code generation required for 4g phones, just walk in and get the sim, I got mine today. Btw, how R u guys activating unlimited data/voice ? By sign up using old myjio app or does it work on the updated app as well?
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    Video Android TV: Beelink mini MX III vs ???

    There is another version of the same box with BT 4 on other websites, very confusing with these chineese prods. Have ordered on 9th, still not received it, opted for registered delivery. My main application would be Ditto TV, Hotstar, Voot, etc along with 2nd XBMC with lib sharing from 1st...
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    Video Android TV: Beelink mini MX III vs ???

    I bought a Netbox A95X primarily for Android 6, this one does not have bluetooth. http://www.gearbest.com/tv-box-mini-pc/pp_414756.html
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    new ac consuming 20% more power.

    Aha okay. All 3 phase monitoring makes it little easier in keeping track of power usage of almost everything in the house. I've seen your other thread on automation and liked it. Even I wanted to do something like that in future but with something commercially cheap smart hub, and I integrates...
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    new ac consuming 20% more power.

    The clamp in sensors calculate my power usage approximately 10% higher than the power meters or the utility meter.