Category Archives: Geekery

Computer and gadgety stuff

DIY Control4 sprinkler control

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Lawn tending season is approaching and I have a little 4 zone system set up with the obligatory Orbit controller. However I want to have manual control over my sprinklers that is easier than trying to use the controller’s manual … Continue reading

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Control4 Medusa pepper mini greenhouse control

I planted a batch of Medusa pepper seeds this year thinking I could grow them in the house prior to planting outside. I was hoping to get them started early but after 2-3 weeks in my little plastic greenhouse full … Continue reading

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Re-trying eBay: How Ebay still sucks

I worked at eBay for over 5 years, but once I quit I also stopped selling on their site. I was a silver powerseller and had a pretty decent little side income going. It’s been about 5 years since I … Continue reading

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Setting up a Control4 system DIY style – Part 2

The easiest and most common use forĀ  a basic Control4 system is setting up your A/V gear all to run with one remote. I know you can do this with a random universal remote but the C4 system does it … Continue reading

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