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by philg
Fri May 05, 2006 2:59 pm
Forum: General Chat and Mayhem
Topic: Several pre-purchase q's on usage of MX401 or simular
Replies: 4
Views: 6984

Hi, I dont think its going to be practical to turn on/off the computer... Firstly, I would only want to reset it really (its a server in a difficult to reach place).. The only time I would want to do that, is if it has crashed... And if it has crashed, then there is not going to be any control/respo...
by philg
Thu May 04, 2006 12:58 pm
Forum: General Chat and Mayhem
Topic: Several pre-purchase q's on usage of MX401 or simular
Replies: 4
Views: 6984

Thanks Jon, As you can imagine with such a delay, I went ahead and got myself a MX401 from one of your UK distributers. I've mounted it in a standard black ABS plastic box, on the wall in my hall. It all works - although Im using a customised version of LCSSmartie to control the display (I added the...
by philg
Fri Mar 24, 2006 5:15 pm
Forum: LK/ELK/VK/PK/OK/MX/GLK/EGLK/GVK/GLT
Topic: Logging temperatures
Replies: 2
Views: 3107

Hi Tom, The main quiery was weather it was possible... I have been looking at LCD Smartie in the last day or so... It does not even support reading the temp's on the MX4's I2C bus.... But its open source, so I took it upon myself to download Delphi, and implement funcitons in it to read the temps......
by philg
Wed Mar 22, 2006 5:44 pm
Forum: LK/ELK/VK/PK/OK/MX/GLK/EGLK/GVK/GLT
Topic: Logging temperatures
Replies: 2
Views: 3107

Logging temperatures

Hi, I have the MX401 and it works great with LCDC and LCD Smartie.. But I want to log, to a file, the temperaturs from the (up to) 32 temp sensors connected to the display. Are there any plugins to do this, or am I going to have to write my own software to interface to the display and provide tmep l...
by philg
Tue Mar 14, 2006 5:45 pm
Forum: General Chat and Mayhem
Topic: Several pre-purchase q's on usage of MX401 or simular
Replies: 4
Views: 6984

Several pre-purchase q's on usage of MX401 or simular

Hi, I have been thinking of making an external LCD display unit for a server I have in a cupboard. I want a display + keypad which I can use to control the server from another room. Whilst I'm at it, I would like to be able to put several temperature sensors around the place, and be able to read the...