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I'm looking for some guidance on a home theatre I'm building . Nothing to crazy . I'd like to have the lights dim when the movie or DVR starts and maybe some fiber optic lighting in the ceiling . There's also two small windows that I'd like to have the blinds close . Does anyone know of a system that can be used with an iphone . Ease of use would be helpfull.:laughing: Could someone recommend a name or two of system that can do the above .







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Yes, many but the 64k$question is do you want to be able to program it yourself?
I have my low voltage guy thats going to be doing the work and he asked if I had a certain system in mind . Told him I would get back to him on that . I'm trying to educate myself and got overwhelmed with all the different systems and options . As far as programing it , I'll leave it to the installer .
 

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Then you should really seek his council, if he's asking you what you would recommend I'd have a hard time believing he does automation on a regular basis.

Got a budget in mind?
He does'nt do it every day , he runs all my low voltage wiring for alarms and cctv but he's not big on automation but capable yes . As far as budget , whatever it takes to get it done . Just liked to get some names so I can check it out on line .
 

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I really can't stress enough that it really isn't the system you use but how it's set up...there are plenty of products that have the potential to perform exactly how you wish but they all rest on the skill of the programmer.
I agree , he also brings in a very experienced home theater expert for these jobs . I will have a consultation with both before we move ahead . I like to be a little educated on the subject so I know what I want and what questions to ask .
 
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