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UPB PIM - Simply Automated vs PulseWorx
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From a thread on Cocoontech someone recommended the PulseWorx PIM over the SA PIM as it has a "much stronger signal."  Is the PulseWorx PIM even compatible with CQC or is the driver written specifically to the SA PIM?

-Ben
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If it's from different companies, I'd guess the interfaces are different, but I could be wrong. That wouldn't necessarily be a bad thing, since the current one seems pretty bad as a control interface. So maybe this one is better and might allow for a nice driver.
Dean Roddey
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From the big ol' www

Control your UPB network via IP communication by installing the PulseWorx UPB Powerline Interface Module (PIM) IP. With a built-in web server as well as UPB Gen II technology, this Ethernet UPB powerline interface module allows you to program and send commands to UPB devices via a LAN network or over the internet. The PIM plugs into a standard power outlet and connects to your network via Cat5 cable. Because the module features Dual-Transmitter circuitry, UPB signals are boosted for long-distance transmission, allowing you to locate the PIM anywhere in your home. Once the PIM is setup, you can use UPStart Configuration Software or other IP-based device to remotely configure the UPB network. The PIM also allows standard port forwarding, so you can access the network from a smartphone, tablet, or other mobile web-enabled device. More Info for Developers: This PIM uses RS-232 commands via IP, allowing any device with a programmable serial port to send and receive UPB commands. The PIM operates at 4800 baud, and runs the ASCII-based command/report protocol. The PIM is both a UPB transmitter and a UPB receiver, giving you the ability to perform true two-way powerline communication. It also communicates in two different operating modes, depending on the level of information required from the powerline. Message Mode informs the host when a valid UPB message is received on the powerline. Pulse Mode informs the host of every UPB pulse that is on the powerline. NOTE: Requires UPStart version 6.0 Build 30 or higher.
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