I am new her @ Misterhouse and I am in a kind of evaluation phase for the
Diging around in the web I figured out that I have to choose between a
Bus-based (extra wiring) system or non-bus system.
X10 is non-bus-based and have a couple of disadvantages. For example the
interference with motors, monitors or neon lights or energy saving bulbs.
In the MH fourm Thorsten Weiss wrote a interface for the HS485 based
system from the german ELV distributor.
For me the question is - do I take the effort to add some more wires in my
old house and it's tight cable pipes? We use a lot of neon light and energy
saving bulbs - that makes me nervous about X10.
Prices is equal for both in switzerland.
Who uses the ELV HS485 successfully togehter with MH?
Linux and open source are "prerequisits" for my home automation project.
And maybe MH is the best way to learn finaly perl :-) .
Who want's to share infos and experiences with me?