This project is continued from Part 1. Copyright © 2013 HandymanHowTo.com Reproduction strictly prohibited.
This tutorial explains how to install a Leviton ODS10 Occupancy Sensor Wall Switch that is compatible with any light, including Compact Fluorescent Lamps (CFL) and incandescent light bulbs. Copyright © 2013 HandymanHowTo.com Reproduction strictly prohibited.
This project is continued from Part 2. I rewrote most of the original porch light automation code for the ISY-99i, taking advantage of support for variables and adding new features. My ISY-99i home automation controller is running the latest firmware version 3.2.6 (as of this writing). The new porch light automation features are: Turn on [...]
This update explains how to program the ISY-99i home automation controller and configure a Smarthome 2420M Rev. 2.2 motion sensor to automatic exterior lights. Smarthome INSTEON 2420M Motion Sensor It’s been 3 years since I installed the INSTEON 2420M Rev 1.1 (first generation) motion sensor. The battery recently died (I was on my 2nd or [...]
This project is continued from Part 2. E-Mail Notice Action The Camera_Times Time Table will restrict video motions e-mail notices to Closed business hours by associating it with Messaging Action for video motion events. The process steps in this section are: Copyright © 2013 HandymanHowTo.com Reproduction strictly prohibited.
This project is continued from Part 1. Mobotix IP Notify Profiles IP Notify Profiles are used to configure network messages which the camera can send to itself or other computers running locally or over the Internet. In this tutorial, the camera will send IP Notify events to itself to change recording modes for Open and [...]
This project explains how to change the Mobotix D24M-SEC IP network camera recording mode using the HTTP API with IP Notify Events and Time Tasks. The camera recording mode is changed from Continuous Recording to Video Motion Event Recording based on time of day to match the business open and closing hours. E-mails with a [...]
This tutorial explains how to configure the Mobotix D24M-SEC camera to send an e-mail when a video motion event is triggered with the event photo. This is convenient so you can know what’s going on without having to watch the camera. This tutorial assumes you’ve already configured and enabled video motion events. Copyright © 2013 [...]
In the last installment of this series, the Mobotix D24M-SEC network camera was configured for continuous recording with video motion events. This tutorial explains how to playback and download the recorded video. Mobotix provides the free MxEasy and MxControlCenter for camera setup, configuration and video management. These are purpose-built applications are feature rich, user-friendly and [...]
The Mobotix D24M camera is a feature rich professional grade camera and I highly recommend studying the 292 page Software Camera Manual – Part 2 that explains the wealth of camera features & functions, but that can be a challenge to figure out when you’re a newbie. Until then, this tutorial explains how quickly configure [...]