CBus repairs Gold Coast

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Just like your car and other electrical appliances,  Cbus may sometimes break down. One thing to be aware of if this happens is that many Cbus programmers are not electricians and there are limitations of what they can do for you in repairing your Cbus home automation system. I know on the Gold Coast, Brisbane and northern rivers area where quite … 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

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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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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 lamps

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Well they have been with for a couple of years now and everyone seems to be talking about LED lamps.free There is no doubt that as electricity prices increase, people are looking at ways to save money. After the initial whisk of purchasing the lamps there should defiantly be some cost savings. My kitchen was.consuming 550 watts of power and … Read More

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Home control from your phone or ipad or PC.

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  Want to control your home lighting,power, security, TV etc from your phone when sitting in your lounge or what about when you are not there at all? With a smart phone and intelligent home control systems, like C-Bus and Wiser, this is all possible. Clipsal CBus has a product called WISER which is basically a wifi router connected to … Read More

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Where do we service?

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While being based on the Gold Coast, we have a large area that we service. In recent months we have been up to Caloundra on the Sunshine Coast and down to Cabarita in Northern NSW. Most of our works involves luxury homes in what is considered the prestige areas of the Gold Coast. These area;s include, Isle of Capri, Mermaid … Read More

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Admiralty drv. Paradise Waters

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Luxury riverfront home at Paradise Waters.  Supply and installation of all lighting, AV. C-Bus, Bang & Olufsen, customised CCTV , security, TV and data distribution.  

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Brisbane C-bus programming

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We get quite a few calls from people asking us will we work in the Brisbane area. The answer is a resounding YES ! We have completed several projects in the Brisbane area and we are regularly up there. Most of our work in Brisbane has been on Clipsal Cbus systems and AV installations.  Our last major project was the … Read More

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