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Author Topic: ActiveHome Pro timer designer/macro  (Read 5976 times)

tomsteffan

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ActiveHome Pro timer designer/macro
« on: April 04, 2010, 01:38:36 PM »

I'm new to ActiveHome and have stumbled through most of the setup. I'm now trying to do what I thought would be simple. I have a simple motion detector RSM18 that sets off a chime PHH02 when someone enters the room. I would like to restrict it's use at certain times of the day but haven't been able to create a timer or a macro to do this. Am I missing something simple? Like I said, I'm new to this.
TIA.
Tom
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tomsteffan

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Re: ActiveHome Pro timer designer/macro
« Reply #1 on: April 07, 2010, 01:23:39 PM »

To answer my own question, the simple way to do it is to add an appliance module to the chime. Then set a timer for the appliance module to select the time you want it active. The motion detector can't be controlled at all by ActiveHome and only a "start" time can be set for the chime. Of course setting a "start" time for the chime only makes the chime make a sound 1 time, at the "start" time.
Tom
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dave w

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Re: ActiveHome Pro timer designer/macro
« Reply #2 on: April 07, 2010, 01:50:04 PM »

To answer my own question, the simple way to do it is to add an appliance module to the chime. Tom
Yes, that's one way to do it. A fine job of answering your own question.  :)%

If you want to eliminate the use of the Appliance Module, could you have the motion sensor set on one HCUC and the chime set on a seperate HCUC. Set up a conditional macro so when the motion sensor triggers, the macro will send an ON code to the chime, only if it occurs in the time window you want.
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