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  Reply # 1979048 17-Mar-2018 15:53
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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?


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  Reply # 1979061 17-Mar-2018 16:34
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1stdomains is good and Cheap at $120 a year



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  Reply # 1979518 19-Mar-2018 08:35
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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.

 

 




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  Reply # 1979530 19-Mar-2018 09:12
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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.


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  Reply # 1979859 19-Mar-2018 13:49
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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.




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  Reply # 1980138 19-Mar-2018 21:00
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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. 

 

 

 

 


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  Reply # 1989449 6-Apr-2018 12:49
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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

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  Reply # 1992181 9-Apr-2018 17:31
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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 

 

 

 

 


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  Reply # 1992243 9-Apr-2018 18:56
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Why not just get regular pdl switches? Much cheaper.




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  Reply # 1992412 9-Apr-2018 21:57
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davidcole: Why not just get regular pdl switches? Much cheaper.

 

Its the PDL switches that I want to replace!


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