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    #16
    Then is that why Rich mentioned something about a 1Gb of?

    Is there an Arm CPU Raspberry Pi like device with this around today that Rich is playing with?
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      #17
      Its also worth considering whether to get a Zee, or buy a Raspberry Pi separately and then buy a licence for HS3-Pi.

      The advantage of buying the Pi and HS3-Pi software separately is that you can get the latest B+ Pi which has 4 USB sockets and much better power management. For me, being able to use 4 USB sockets was a big plus, with CM15, Z-Wave, and WiFi to plug into the Pi. No need for a separate powered USB hub.

      Of course, it's more complicated doing it yourself

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        #18
        Christopher,

        Is there a way to read the power draw in mA on the USB ports using the OS?

        Yeah I have a mini USB hub connected to one port on the microrouter and I can toast bread on it today.

        Thinking most of the higher power draws come from the USB WiFi stick or USB 3G Modem stuff.
        Last edited by Pete; October 9, 2014, 12:25 PM.
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          #19
          I don't think the OS can report actual power used by the USB ports. You can see what each device reports as it's maximum current, using the command:
          usb-devices

          homeseer@HomeTrollerZEE ~ $ usb-devices
          <snip>
          T: Bus=01 Lev=02 Prnt=02 Port=02 Cnt=02 Dev#= 4 Spd=1.5 MxCh= 0
          D: Ver= 1.10 Cls=00(>ifc ) Sub=00 Prot=00 MxPS= 8 #Cfgs= 1
          P: Vendor=0bc7 ProdID=0001 Rev=01.00
          S: Manufacturer=X10 Wireless Technology Inc
          S: Product=USB ActiveHome Interface
          C: #Ifs= 1 Cfg#= 1 Atr=c0 MxPwr=2mA
          I: If#= 0 Alt= 0 #EPs= 2 Cls=00(>ifc ) Sub=00 Prot=00 Driver=usbfs

          T: Bus=01 Lev=02 Prnt=02 Port=04 Cnt=03 Dev#= 5 Spd=480 MxCh= 0
          D: Ver= 2.00 Cls=00(>ifc ) Sub=00 Prot=00 MxPS=64 #Cfgs= 1
          P: Vendor=148f ProdID=5370 Rev=01.01
          S: Manufacturer=Ralink
          S: Product=802.11 n WLAN
          S: SerialNumber=1.0
          C: #Ifs= 1 Cfg#= 1 Atr=80 MxPwr=450mA
          I: If#= 0 Alt= 0 #EPs= 7 Cls=ff(vend.) Sub=ff Prot=ff Driver=rt2800usb

          From this you'll see that my WiFi USB dongle claims to use 450mA maximum, and the CM15 only 2mA. On the B+ Pi you can configure it to provide a maximum of 1.2A in total to the 4 USB ports, although as standard it's configured to only provide 600mA.

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            #20
            Thank-you Christopher.

            Changed the V to A in the above post.

            Seems that I can only find that RTC clock you used in the UK doing a quickie search. There are a bunch out there in internetlandia.
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              #21
              Just to check, the Zee supports the JSON interface correct? If so then I have found a work around for not having Nest plugin support in the Zee.

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                #22
                Supported interfaces on the Zee (HS3-Pi)

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                  #23
                  Originally posted by chewie View Post
                  Just to check, the Zee supports the JSON interface correct? If so then I have found a work around for not having Nest plugin support in the Zee.
                  Yes. It does.

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                    #24
                    Awesome, thanks again guys!

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                      #25
                      Originally posted by tarbat View Post
                      Supported interfaces on the Zee (HS3-Pi)

                      Thanks for the overview, wish I would have seen it before buying the Zee .

                      Was hoping to use it as my main controller since I needed to replace my old mini pc (no auto start after power failure, bios update only available for one version higher of pcb).
                      Never realised it would have almost zero plugin support, and was hoping that - if it wasn't powerful enough - I could use it as a device to extend my z-wave network like the Hometroller did. No way, so it's useless to me.

                      So mine is going up for sale after a week of fiddling around with it.

                      Next project: just received a new Shuttle mini pc, now the question is: Linux or Wintel?

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                        #26
                        Linux - this is my personal opinion. (I use both Wintel and Linux and BSD OS's for a variety of stuff).

                        I have two Wintel 32bit boxes running Homeseer 2 today.

                        1 box running Homeseer 3 Pro on a "lite" Ubuntu 64bit build and the Homeseer Zee.
                        - Pete

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                          #27
                          I just got a reply through the helpdesk, apparently the Zee supports REST? I was told to try asking on here for help with it.

                          Anyone on here use this to talk to the Zee? From poking around, I found a few threads that seem to hint at it, but nothing that would give me (a hardware guy) a guide to write something to talk to the Zee. Anyone have an example?

                          I typically use this site as well as the Homeseer help documents (for HS specific calls) to write my scripts.
                          http://www.w3schools.com/vbscript/

                          Any guidance?

                          --Dan
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                            #28
                            Originally posted by drozwood90 View Post
                            I just got a reply through the helpdesk, apparently the Zee supports REST? I was told to try asking on here for help with it.

                            Anyone on here use this to talk to the Zee? From poking around, I found a few threads that seem to hint at it, but nothing that would give me (a hardware guy) a guide to write something to talk to the Zee. Anyone have an example?

                            I typically use this site as well as the Homeseer help documents (for HS specific calls) to write my scripts.
                            http://www.w3schools.com/vbscript/

                            Any guidance?

                            --Dan
                            Not exactly. REST will work if you load up that REST package provided by one of the other users. JSON work better on the zee and is much faster.

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                              #29
                              HS3's Rest interface returns JSON. Rest is the API and JSON is the format.
                              -Rupp
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                                #30
                                Ah - I stand corrected. I was referencing the RESTful XML project that another user had worked on. It was much too slow for the Zee.
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