Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.
View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic
1 | 2 
23 posts

Geek
+1 received by user: 1

Fusion Automation
Subscriber

  Reply # 1979048 17-Mar-2018 15:53
Send private message

networkn:

 

Nzengsaif: Hey,

This type of solutions is our bread and butter. We are currently working on a project and we’re using the Wulian system as the customer has some budget restrictions. If you call me we can discuss few other options like Aeotec and Zipato.

We also have a showroom in Auckland where you can see some of our products in action. Please feel free to call us on (09) 3900 299 or visit our website www.fusionautomation.co.nz

Cheers,

 

Not sure if this is a problem for you or not, but your website is exceedingly slow for initial connection. Not sure who your host is or what the issue is, but initially I thought it was down.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Apologies for that, it is hosted overseas. I have been thinking about moving it locally. any good hosting platforms here?


17249 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 4927

Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  Reply # 1979061 17-Mar-2018 16:34
Send private message

1stdomains is good and Cheap at $120 a year



74 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 20


  Reply # 1979518 19-Mar-2018 08:35
Send private message

blakamin:

 

premiumtouring:

 

Has anyone got any experience with this company selling Zigbee Lightswitches in Australia?

 

http://www.3asmarthome.com/products

 

Looks like they could be the solution, keen to hear thoughts!

 

 

 

 

Don't... Just me, but I trust them as far as I can bowl them. They had a cert pulled because it was dodgy... they have new ones now, but  yeah... even their logo is a ripoff of google home.

 

 

 

Oh, for wifi switches, wifi routers often have a device limit... How many switches are you replacing? Chances are you'll max your device limit on domestic wifi gear.

 

 

 

 

Ah yes, I see you also post over at Whirlpool haha. I finished reading the mega-thread on the available options over the weekend. Sadly it doesn't seem that even in 2018 there are many options for Aus/NZ.

 

 




74 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 20


  Reply # 1979530 19-Mar-2018 09:12
Send private message

Nzengsaif: Hey,

This type of solutions is our bread and butter. We are currently working on a project and we’re using the Wulian system as the customer has some budget restrictions. If you call me we can discuss few other options like Aeotec and Zipato.

We also have a showroom in Auckland where you can see some of our products in action. Please feel free to call us on (09) 3900 299 or visit our website www.fusionautomation.co.nz

Cheers,

 

 

 

I registered this morning to check out your site (and pricing).

 

One recommendation I'd make is to allow users to check "include GST" so we can see retail pricing.

 

Another would be to provide further details of the certification of your appliances. Wulian looks like everything I could need to get the home up and running, but there are no certification details.

 

The take away from the Whirlpool threads on home automation is that Insurance won't pay out if your house burns down and they find you've used uncertified mains powered appliances/switches etc. 

 

Can you provide a bit more detail on Wulian? Very promising if they're legitimately recognised in NZ.


21234 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 4271

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 1979859 19-Mar-2018 13:49
Send private message

Nz is quite different to au because we have SDoC requirements that they don't do over there.

Over there since sparkys have to do all wiring even fixture swaps they push a lot of the compliance onto the sparky.




Richard rich.ms

23 posts

Geek
+1 received by user: 1

Fusion Automation
Subscriber

  Reply # 1980138 19-Mar-2018 21:00
Send private message

premiumtouring:

 

I registered this morning to check out your site (and pricing).

 

One recommendation I'd make is to allow users to check "include GST" so we can see retail pricing.

 

Another would be to provide further details of the certification of your appliances. Wulian looks like everything I could need to get the home up and running, but there are no certification details.

 

The take away from the Whirlpool threads on home automation is that Insurance won't pay out if your house burns down and they find you've used uncertified mains powered appliances/switches etc. 

 

Can you provide a bit more detail on Wulian? Very promising if they're legitimately recognised in NZ.

 

 

 

 

You are absolutely right. I wouldn't sell anything that isn't certified. As it says on the website we are happy to supply SDocs for our products (email me). In addition, we are a registered responsible supplier (electrical goods), this means that certified products we sell come with our own Regulatory Compliance Mark (RCM) and registration number. this explains a bit about it:

 

https://www.consumer.org.nz/articles/news-hoverboard-safety-warning

 

Please keep in mind that not all Wulian products are certified yet. But we will not sell anything that isn't. 

 

On a side note, one of the guys mentioned why NZ has fewer choices than other countries. in a nutshell to get a product certified for use in NZ the factory has to make changes to the product to meet the requirement. then they have to get the products tested and certified in the country of origin. The certifying body there has to make at least 2 separate tests and certificates (electrical and EMC). After that, an NZ/AU certification body has to redo both tests to verify the overseas testing and achieve C-Tick compliance. then the supplier has to create the SDocs based on those certificates. and to give you an idea the AU/NZ test alone can cost around 15K per product. All of this is for product by product for each manufacturer. We are working hard to bring more and more products to NZ legally but its just not that easy. 

 

 

 

 


23 posts

Geek
+1 received by user: 1

Fusion Automation
Subscriber

  Reply # 1989449 6-Apr-2018 12:49
Send private message

networkn: 1stdomains is good and Cheap at $120 a year


Migration finally completed. I went with freeparking.co.nz. Not cheap but I believe it’s the best solution

186 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 22

Lifetime subscriber

  Reply # 1992181 9-Apr-2018 17:31
Send private message

rogercruse:...will need to get my OpenHAB setup working...before I can install the dimmers, so be prepared for lots of stupid questions regarding OpenHAB.

 

I now have my first Z wave dimmer switch installed and working via my OpenHAB installation on my Synology NAS.

 

 

 

I relied on the excellent documentation provided here: http://www.openhab.org/ plus a couple of other websites, so didn't need to ask any stupid questions!

 

 

 

Next step is to replace the original light switches (so, ugly!) with these https://aeotec.com/z-wave-wall-switch 

 

 

 

 


3939 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 493

Trusted

  Reply # 1992243 9-Apr-2018 18:56
Send private message

Why not just get regular pdl switches? Much cheaper.




Previously known as psycik

NextPVR/OpenHAB: 
Gigabyte AMD A8 Brix --> Samsung LA46A650D via HDMI, NextPVR,OpenHAB with Aeotech ZWave Controller
Media:Chromecast v2, ATV4, Roku3, Raspberry PI temperature Sensors and Bluetooth LE Sensors,HDHomeRun Dual
Windows 2012 
Host (Plex Server/Crashplan): 2x2TB, 2x3TB, 1x4TB using DriveBender, Samsung 850 evo 512 GB SSD, Hyper-V Server with 1xW10, 1xW2k8, 2xUbuntu 16.04 LTS, Crashplan, NextPVR channel for Plex,NextPVR Metadata Agent and Scanner for Plex


186 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 22

Lifetime subscriber

  Reply # 1992412 9-Apr-2018 21:57
Send private message

davidcole: Why not just get regular pdl switches? Much cheaper.

 

Its the PDL switches that I want to replace!


1 | 2 
View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic

Twitter »

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central launches
Posted 10-Jul-2018 10:40


Spark completes first milestone in voice platform upgrade
Posted 10-Jul-2018 09:36


Microsoft ices heated developers
Posted 6-Jul-2018 20:16


PB Technologies charged for its extended warranties and warned for bait advertising
Posted 3-Jul-2018 15:45


Almost 20,000 people claim credits from Spark
Posted 29-Jun-2018 10:40


Cove sells NZ's first insurance policy via chatbot
Posted 25-Jun-2018 10:04


N4L helping TAKA Trust bridge the digital divide for Lower Hutt students
Posted 18-Jun-2018 13:08


Winners Announced for 2018 CIO Awards
Posted 18-Jun-2018 13:03


Logitech Rally sets new standard for USB-connected video conference cameras
Posted 18-Jun-2018 09:27


Russell Stanners steps down as Vodafone NZ CEO
Posted 12-Jun-2018 09:13


Intergen recognised as 2018 Microsoft Country Partner of the Year for New Zealand
Posted 12-Jun-2018 08:00


Finalists Announced For Microsoft NZ Partner Awards
Posted 6-Jun-2018 15:12


Vocus Group and Vodafone announce joint venture to accelerate fibre innovation
Posted 5-Jun-2018 10:52


Kogan.com to launch Kogan Mobile in New Zealand
Posted 4-Jun-2018 14:34


Enable doubles fibre broadband speeds for its most popular wholesale service in Christchurch
Posted 2-Jun-2018 20:07



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.