Weekend Warrior: Install a Charging Station for your Smart Devices

Weekend WarriorEveryone has at least one – if not more – smart devices. Androids, iPhone, iPads, Tablets, gaming devices, etc. All these handy little gadgets require power. Constantly. This featured Weekend Warrior project will allow you to charge all your smart devices easier and with less clutter in your home. Installing Leviton’s USB Charger/Tamper-Resistant Receptacle is just as easy as changing out any wall socket.

Choose from white or light almond: www.homecontrols.com/Leviton-USB-Charger-Receptacle-LVT5630x

Perfect for Residential and Light Commercial Applications:

  • Kitchens
  • Bedrooms
  • Home Offices
  • Hotels
  • Airports
  • Office Cubicles
  • College Dorm Rooms

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Virtual Keypad Controls Your Napco Security System On The Go

If you have a Napco Security Gemini – and a lot of homes have this very popular system – then you might want to consider adding the Gemini Remote Virtual Keypad for easy online system control on the go.

The Napco Gemini Virtual Keypad (iRemote Module) allows you to access a Napco Gemini control panel over the Internet, providing remote control of your security system anywhere you have access to the web. The keypad module simply connects to the control panel’s keypad bus and is programmed as a regular keypad. Once connected, the module provides a fully-functional online mirror-image of the actual model. By providing an identical interface, the virtual keypad is effortless to use.

Napco Gemini Remote Virtual Keypad

See more details here: www.homecontrols.com/Napco-Gemini-iRemote-Virtual-Keypad-NPIREMOTEMOD12

  • Provides 24/7 online remote control for any Gemini control panel
  • Supports all Gemini model panels and keypads
  • Exactly mirrors keypad on premises
  • Includes one year access to a customizable web interface

The Virtual Keypad includes 12 months of subscriber access to a customizable web interface at myremotekeypad.com. It also supports programmable alarm reporting via Internet to central stations that support NetLink. The keypad is compatible with NAPCO Gemini panels GEMP816, 1632, 1664, 3200, 9600, and X255; Gemini Commercial.

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View Your Home Security Cameras On Your iPhone Or Android

Speco Player AppAre you looking for a way to access your home surveillance system from your iPhone or Android? Speco Technology has the answer for you!

First, connect your home’s security cameras to a Speco DVR and then download the free Speco Player app to your smart device. Presto! You are connected anywhere you go.

The Speco Player App is designed to work with the RS, WRS, WRSP and HD DVR models. If you don’t have one of these already, then we suggest the RS series; it is ideal for most residential surveillance systems and is priced just right.

Here are the parts you need:

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New iPhone App for HAI’s Hi-Fi 2 Audio System!

HAI by Leviton has developed a stand-alone app for controlling the Hi-Fi 2 4×4 distributed audio system from an iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch. Compatible distributed audio systems include the Hi-Fi 2 4×4 (Four Zone, Four Source) and the Hi-Fi 2 8×8 (Eight Zone, Eight Source, expandable to 16 Zone, 8 Source). The app replicates the familiar Volume Source Control, the Hi-Fi 2′s in-wall control, and uses the same multi-push functionality for advanced audio settings. Read more »

MyOptex: Security Sensor Project Layout App for iPad

MyOptex is a project layout application utilizing the detection patterns of Optex security sensors and the ability to place them on a satellite image of a job site. MyOptex allows users to take their services outside of the office and onto the job site, drastically reducing the usual turnaround time for a custom layout.

With a simple interactive menu that includes all of Optex’s outdoor photobeams and passive infrared detectors, you can drag and drop to-scale detection patterns onto a satellite image of the job site. Along with Optex sales representatives, a dealer can help an end user visualize exactly what on his property Optex sensors will be protecting.

The resulting layout can be emailed and printed out in a matter of minutes, along with an invoiced product list and quote based on what sensors were used. Read more »

Way Cool! Leviton USB Charger & Receptacle

Forget conventional chargers taking up your entire electrical outlet. Now charging your tablets, smart phones, gaming devices, e-readers, GPS devices and more is faster and easier than ever. With Leviton’s USB Charger/Tamper-Resistant Receptacle, you can plug your power cords directly into the USB ports, creating a clean and neat appearance. With a combined power of 2.1 amps, you can charge two USB-powered devices and still use your receptacle for additional power needs with the standard plug outlet.

  • Smart chip optimizes charging of individual devices
  • High power port for high draw devices
  • Compact design fits in a standard wallbox
  • Back and side wired for easy installation

The receptacle features a smart chip that recognizes the charging requirements for each connected device, and then optimizes the output for faster, smarter charging. Ports on the receptacle are strategically placed vertically. This offers plenty of room for your hands to maneuver the plugs, and reduces stress on the charging cables. Read more »

For added convenience, pair the receptacle with Leviton’s Mobile Device Station, a wall dock that holds your mobile device right next to a power outlet.

Transform your iPad into a home automation controller with the new Channel Vision iPad Wall Dock

iPad Wall DockWe’re really excited about this product – and if you are an avid iPad user, then you should be too!

The iPad Wall Dock allows you to securely mount your iPad to a wall, creating an elegant, touchscreen command center for home theater, whole-house automation, security and more. The iPad charges when docked, and can be easily removed, offering a completely portable controller. The dock is designed to display a photo when the iPad is gone, to help you maintain a finished appearance around the clock.

  • Control your home automation system, home theater, audio, etc.
  • iPad charges when docked
  • Display a photo when iPad is removed
  • Securely mounts vertically or horizontally to any wall
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