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Offline Ap15e

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Call for testers of new UI for Squeezeboxes
« on: May 19, 2010, 08:00:43 am »
Features

Use an IR remote and a Squeezebox/Squeezebox Server to control Vera:
Run Vera's scenes and control Vera's devices.

System setup

IR remote -> Squeezebox <-> SBS <-> Vera with UI for Squeezebox <-> Vera's Scenes/Devices

Menu layout for Squeezebox


Room 1 -> Scenes  -> Scene 1  -> Run Scene
Room 2            -> Scene 2
...                   ...


Room 1 -> Devices -> Device 1 [status information] -> Action 1 -> Execute Action 1
Room 2            -> Device 2 [status information]    Action 2
...                  ...                              ...


Preliminary installation instructions


-- INSTALLATION
-- ============
--
-- 1. [@SBS] Backup ???.ir to ???.ir_original
--
-- 2. [@SBS] Replace the contents of ???.ir with:
--
--    =============== snip =================
--
--    =============== snip =================
--
-- 3. [@SBS] Add the following lines to Default.map, just below ???:
--
--    =============== snip =================
--
--    =============== snip =================
--
-- 4. [@SBS] Stop and restart your SBS
--
-- 5. [@IR remote <> original Squeezebox remote] Configure your IR remote to send JVC DVD/VCR IR codes.
--
--    [@SBS] For advanced SBS users:
--    Any IR remote which can be 'read' by the Squeezebox and whose IR codes
--    are different from the IR codes of the original Squeezebox remote can be used:
--    Set the logging category 'player.ir' to debug, press the buttons on your remote,
--    and inspect the log file in order to get the corresponding IR codes which can be
--    used in step 2 above instead of the JVC DVD/VCR IR codes.
--    Do not forget to lower the logging level for 'player.ir'.
--
-- 6. [@Vera] Adjust SBS_IP_address and playerid (see sticker on bottom of your Squeezebox)
--    accordingly,  then copy this script into the ??? window and press the 'Go' button.
--    The script will exit after about 60 ??? seconds.
--    
-- 7. [@IR remote <> original Squeezebox remote] In the meantime, enjoy your new UI:
--    Use the buttons 2 (up), 4 (left), 6 (right), 8 (down) on your IR remote to navigate through
--    the menu.
--


I am looking for pre-beta testers for this new UI. If you are interested and if you have the
necessary equipment
  • Vera
  • Squeezebox Server
  • Squeezebox with display and built-in IR receiver (but not Squeezebox Radio, see Slimdevices bug #15749)
  • [universal] IR remote which can send IR codes for JVC DVD/VCR
    (or the skill to get the IR codes for your remote from the SBS log file)
please PM me.
I am especially interested in testers who are using Z-Wave HVACs, PTZ cameras, and Z-Wave door locks.

Pre-beta code will be available in about two weeks.
« Last Edit: May 19, 2010, 09:39:34 am by Ap15e »

Offline Ap15e

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Re: Call for testers of new UI for Squeezeboxes
« Reply #1 on: May 26, 2010, 07:39:11 pm »
Pre-beta code is available right now.