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 [...]
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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 is continued from Part 3. This article explains how to configure the Network Time Protocol (NTP) service, recording to a memory card and the status LED indicator control. Copyright © 2013 HandymanHowTo.com Reproduction strictly prohibited.
This series continued from Part 2. Copyright © 2013 HandymanHowTo.com Reproduction strictly prohibited.
This is continued from Part 1. Copyright © 2013 HandymanHowTo.com Reproduction strictly prohibited.
This product review explains how to choose and configure a Panasonic IP Network Camera. Copyright © 2013 HandymanHowTo.com Reproduction strictly prohibited.
This article describes how to configure a RemoteLinc Insteon wireless remote control using the ISY-99i Home Automation Controller to manage other Insteon devices. I use it to control the lights around my home. More importantly, it’s an easy and convenient way for my family to control the lights. The “All On” button makes for a [...]
This tutorial is continued from Part 1. 6: Update ISY-99i Configuration on the Network Diagram Update the ISY-99i entries on network diagram with your values for the following parameters: ISY-99i Static IP Address: 192.168.2.200 Netmask: 255.255.255.0 Gateway: 192.168.2.1 (IP address of the Linksys router) DNS Server: 192.168.2.1 (IP address of the Linksys router) HTTPS Port: [...]
This article is a step-by-step tutorial showing how to configure a static IP address and port forwarding for secure Internet access to the ISY-99i Home Automation Controller. Problem with UPnP and Internet Access The Linksys WRT-54G WiFi router supports Universal Plug-n-Play (UPnP), a feature that automatically detects and configures Internet access for the ISY-99i. However, [...]
This article illustrates how to re-wire a Heath® Zenith motion activated floodlight, model SL-5412, with an Insteon In-LineLinc Relay for automation of home lighting. You can also purchase a floodlight kit directly from SmartHome.com including the In-LineLinc. But if you want to retro-fit an existing floodlight or prefer a wider range (150° or 180°) PIR [...]