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  Reply # 1810232 1-Jul-2017 19:12
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UPDATE 2:
I had reported that there was no delay operating the heat pump over the local network.
This is true for most functions, but for some reason their is a delay when changing air flow direction settings. Quite strange, on/off, mode, fan speed all have no delay - but airflow direction does.

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  Reply # 1819192 10-Jul-2017 21:25
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Sounddude:

 

 

 

@Talkiet

 

Should have a look at this https://www.tado.com/en/

 

Looks like it will do the trick 

 

 

 

 

Just ordered the Tado Smart AC Control unit as it says it works with many of the other devices that I've already got - my heat-pumps (Daikin); my home automation (Smartthings); my weather station (Netatmo), etc. Plus everything can be controlled via my android phone. 

 

 

 

 


 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1819222 10-Jul-2017 21:58
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rogercruse:

 

Sounddude:

 

 

 

@Talkiet

 

Should have a look at this https://www.tado.com/en/

 

Looks like it will do the trick 

 

 

 

 

Just ordered the Tado Smart AC Control unit as it says it works with many of the other devices that I've already got - my heat-pumps (Daikin); my home automation (Smartthings); my weather station (Netatmo), etc. Plus everything can be controlled via my android phone. 

 

 

 

 

 

Please keep us posted - interested to hear how you get on.




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  Reply # 1824288 18-Jul-2017 11:35
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UPDATE 3:

 

After having had this for a few weeks now I am quite happy with it for the $195 price tag.

 

Not every setting is available in the app compared to the remote, but the ones that aren't are the sort of settings you would very seldom change once they have been initially set (i-See sensor mode etc).

 

What can be controlled on app: on/off, mode (auto, heat, dry, fan, cool), fan speed (manually set or auto), airflow direction (manually set or auto).

 

You can also set various rules such as a full 7 day timer, but also 'heat/cool room if drops below/above X degrees'. The temperature based rules can also be set to only run within certain time windows on certain days. I'm only using standard timers, as I don't know how accurate the thermostats on them are for the temperature based rules (my understanding is it uses the heat pumps own internal thermostat, I don't believe the wifi adapter has it's own).

 

The WPS work around during initial setup was only a minor inconvenience which was outweighed by how easy everything else was and the fact that it just works.


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