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Location: Lillesand, Norway

Occupation: Vessel Manager for Wilhelmsen Ship Management

Gender/Age: Male, 1976

IRC: Tortho

Contributing to the Norwegian translation


Hybrid: (Located in a closet oposite to the living room)

  • Asus M3N78-EM onboard: GeForce 8300, GbLan, DVI, HDMI, 1394, Raid
  • AMD Phenom II 940 Quad Core 3000Mhz
  • 4GB OCZ DDR2 PC2-6400 Gold XTC
  • 3 X 1TB Western Digital Caviar Greepower 7200RPM SATA II, 32MB
  • 2 X 2TB Western Digital Caviar Greenpower SATA, 64MB
  • Coolermaster Midi Tower w/Chieftec 450W Power, 3 X Silent Fans

  • Hauppauge HD-PVR

Media Director's:

  • A HP laptop with the screen removed as MD. (Video over VGA)
  • A Dell Inspiron 9300 with the screen removed as MD. (Video over DVI)
  • ZOTAC ZBOX Blu-ray HD-ID33, Atom 525, nVIDIA ION, DDR2 SO-DIMM, HDMI, 1080p, SATAII, eSA


  • Sharp Aquos LC-52X20E (52" LCD), Connected to the Hybrid.
  • Sharp Aquos LC-46D65E (46" LCD), Connected to the HP MD
  • Panasonic Viesa (32" LCD), Connected to the Dell MD
  • Andersson (32" LED), connected to the ZBOX MD

Home Automation:

Lights and Controllers:

  • 1 X SeluxIT Zwave Controller
  • 1 X Duewi 05447 Wireless Switching Centre
  • 1 X Duewi 05445 Remote Inclusion Controller
  • 5 X Duewi 05433 (7) - ZW Edan 300 light dimmer
  • 4 X Duewi 05431 (3) - ZW ES 1000 light switch
  • 1 X ACT HomePro ZRM230 light switch (Only left paddle controlling the load is detected and working in LMCE)
  • 1 X Duewi 05443 Wireless Wall Transmitter
  • 1 X Duewi 05443-EX Wireless Wall Transmitter
  • 1 X Everlux AN158 Plug in on/off module


  • 1 X Horstmann HRT4-ZW together with HRT4 ASR-ZW


  • 8 X Z-Wave smoke detectors. Everday Technology SD-728V1-I / Everspring SF812 / Flex-control SF812-1 Smoke Detectors

Additional Accessories:

  • The broadband router w/wifi for "External Net"
  • D-Link Dir 655 Wireless N router for "Internal Net"
  • UPS for the core and wifi/switch

The Installation:

  • Started with installing the 10.04 from Repo.
  • Later upgraded with apt-get.
  • Created the Diskless Boot for the MD's.
  • Added a Dyndns account to access the core from work.

Current Issues:

On the core:

  • Audio over HDMI not working. Soundcard not detected.
  • RS232 Serial connection to the TV does not work. Testserial works, but TV not detected automatic..
  • Tagging of media does not work. (When it comes to "category" of the media.
  • Tried Trust USB Bluetooth Dongles which was detected by LMCE, but it does not detect any Bluetooth devices.
  • Tried Billiton USB Bluetooth Dongle which did detect some equipment like phone and laptop, but never managed to get the phones to work as an orbiter.

On the ZBOX MD:

  • Audio over HDMI not working


  • Get the above issues fixed
  • Extend the automation part

to be continued...