Voice Control Means connecting.com.au

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We all know about Siri, Google Now,  and we hear all about Amazon and their Alexa. Well the good news is that we can now control your Cbus and AV systems with voice control. Many people may have seen this already in shows the like the “BLOCK” and it is not just a gimmick but a reality. Voice control can be achieved … Read More

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Why have a Clipsal C-Bus Home Automation system?

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So why should you have or even think about a Home automation system? It is going to cost you more than traditional wiring so why spend the money? Well it’s about what it can do for you that normal electrical wiring cannot do. If those things though are of no interest to you, then you don’t need and shouldn’t have such … Read More

Vikas RaghavWhy have a Clipsal C-Bus Home Automation system?

CCTV installations Gold Coast

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At Connect Power &  Cabling we do not just do electrical work or home automation. A large part of our work is also closed circuit TV systems ( CCTV). We are licensed security installers and advisers. We offer new and replacement installations, repairs and upgrades. Along with this come our IT skills where these systems need setting up onto your … Read More

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Cbus electrician Gold Coast

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One of the things that we are proud of at Connect Power and Cabling is the fact that we are not just CBus programmers or not just electricians. We are Cbus electricians on the Gold Coast who are also specialist in Audio Visual systems, licensed security advisers and installers, licensed electricians and electrical contractor, specialist in home networking and wifi … Read More

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Service areas.

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Connect Power & Cabling is based on the Gold Coast and we have been servicing the area for some 28 years now.  Initially starting as Richard Cooke Electrical and then Amplec , we changed the name to Connect Power and Cabling to reflect more the work we were doing at the time. We are often travelling all over the Gold … Read More

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EcoXpert – a new initiative from Clipsal/Schneider group.

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lighting and room control

Connect Power & Cabling are pleased to be involved with the Clipsal/Schneider EcoXpert programme. High level C-Bus integrators were previously just known as the  POINT-ONE programme. Our new correct title  is EcoXpert Point One. As marketing begins, people, architects,consultants and builders will know that we are endorsed directly by the Clipsal/Schneider group and are specialist in lighting and room control systems. … Read More

Richard CookeEcoXpert – a new initiative from Clipsal/Schneider group.

New CBus Wiser MK2

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Clipsal have now released a new MK2 model Wiser. The new Wiser is much more straight forward to set up and sits on your network like any other network device. No longer do you have to decide to use its router or wireless capabilities or consider upsetting your clients existing network and devices. Along with the new Wiser comes a … Read More

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C-Bus eDLT – 5085EDL

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Clipsal/Schneider has finally made available its new switch known as the eDLT. It carries on from the original DLT which stood for Dynamic Labelling Technology. This was a 5 button switch which was actually an 8 button switch as the 5th button created a 2nd page for the first 4 buttons. The DLT switch was the first of its kind to ... Read More
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Brisbane doctors training rooms

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We recently just finished a job in Brisbane with one of our long time associates Excite Energies owned by Chris Gleeson and managed by Brett Thiedeke. The large training room space has Pierlite LED fittings which are dimmed and controlled by combination C-Bus 5085 DL, switches in Horizon black and as a central point of control, a C-Bus Spectrum colour touchscreen also in … Read More

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LED dimming help

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Clipsal once again has tried to help with the solution of dimming LED lamps/fittings. In our blog last night we I discussed the different types of dimming in domestic installations and that it  is not always straight forward. This time I want to mention a handy little device Clipsal has made to help solve some of the issues that we … Read More

Richard CookeLED dimming help