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22. September 2016

Filling the Weather Display of the HomeCenter 2 with your own Values

In this article we are going to present you a virtual device, with whom you can change the weather display on your Fibaro HomeCenter 2 by own values (for instance caused by the values of a netatmo outside-module or the data of the Z-Weather). Further information below.

Let us start at the beginning: The API of the yahoo-weather service experienced some changes in the early past, due to them, no updates of the weather display were implemented anymore. The display and the triggering of scenes, which access the weather data (Small LUA Scripts Part 2: storm warning) has not been functioning from that moment on. With the update to firmware version 4.082 Beta, Fibaro changed the [...]

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27. September 2015

Almond+ (Plus) the touchscreen smart home router with Zigbee & Z-Wave in test

Almond+, an all-in-one device from routers and smart home center including various radio systems and touchscreen display: sounds exciting. Here is our review, including the test results from the IT security check.

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25. September 2015

Fibaro HCL – Part 2: Home Center Lite Web UI & Apps

Which functions come along with the Fibaro Home Center Lite? Is it able to implement the same automations and scenes as Homematic? In my blog series “Fibaro HCL vs. Homematic” I want to find out what the Z-Wave-based system is able to do and if it is able to be an equivalent replacement for the Homematic Center.

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22. September 2015

Fibaro HCL vs. Homematic – Part 1: Fibaro HCL unboxing

What is the Fibaro Home Center Lite able to do? Is it able to be an equivalent replacement for the Homematic? Is Z-Wave able to be the home automation standard of the future? I want to find out about all that in the next days and weeks and I will test the Fibaro HCL.

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The Z-Wave Thermostat – Test: Devolo / Danfoss vs. Eurotronic Comet-Z
 
Almond+ (Plus) the touchscreen smart home router with Zigbee & Z-Wave in test
 
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The innovation netatmo anemometer tested against Z-Weather
 
Fibaro HCL – Part 2: Home Center Lite Web UI & Apps
 
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Fibaro HCL vs. Homematic – Part 1: Fibaro HCL unboxing
 
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