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Offline Rick Christopherson

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Re: Bluetooth adapter is good but can be improved
« Reply #30 on: June 30, 2018, 09:39 AM »
I could probably do something with an incandescent bulb fixture, but I'm hoping for something a bit more elegant.

Yeah, I'm a little more "elegant" than that.  [big grin]

This one is so far "outside the box" that I'm surprised I even took the wild guess to get past proof-of-concept. But it took me 20 hours to stop giggling like a schoolgirl after I discovered it.  [tongue]

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Offline threesixright

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Re: Bluetooth adapter is good but can be improved
« Reply #31 on: August 29, 2018, 08:02 AM »
Is there anybody that know if this is Bluetooh 4.x (BLE) ? Are they actually paired?

For those thinking of the MIDI/MINI...

A plug that that goes in the socket (with a BLE transceiver), could trigger a load that triggers the auto start. I'm only not sure how much load the vac needs to start. The standard remote could then be used (if you can mimic the signal).

Offline M.András

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Re: Bluetooth adapter is good but can be improved
« Reply #32 on: August 29, 2018, 02:41 PM »
Nice work, did you take pictures of what the front panel looks like from the bottom after you mounted the bluetooth modul?
Took apart my ctm 36 hd's front panel, as it has all 4 switches it has little room for it unfortunatly, but i was surprised to see that the whole pcb is potted in epoxy, so no dust or water can damage it, let alone static electricity from anything.

Offline Horne_Furniture

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Re: Bluetooth adapter is good but can be improved
« Reply #33 on: June 11, 2019, 05:29 AM »
Is there anybody that know if this is Bluetooh 4.x (BLE) ? Are they actually paired?

For those thinking of the MIDI/MINI...

A plug that that goes in the socket (with a BLE transceiver), could trigger a load that triggers the auto start. I'm only not sure how much load the vac needs to start. The standard remote could then be used (if you can mimic the signal).

I’m a bit late to the chat...

Bought one of the new midis with Bluetooth.
Now trying to figure out how to reverse engineer it so I can use it on my old midi.
Anyone worked it out yet?
Would love it to be Bluetooth and connect to the button remote but maybe has to be rf??
Anyone worked out what load turns on the extractor?

Need to do this!

Offline threesixright

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Re: Bluetooth adapter is good but can be improved
« Reply #34 on: June 11, 2019, 06:09 AM »
Is there anybody that know if this is Bluetooh 4.x (BLE) ? Are they actually paired?

For those thinking of the MIDI/MINI...

A plug that that goes in the socket (with a BLE transceiver), could trigger a load that triggers the auto start. I'm only not sure how much load the vac needs to start. The standard remote could then be used (if you can mimic the signal).

I’m a bit late to the chat...

Bought one of the new midis with Bluetooth.
Now trying to figure out how to reverse engineer it so I can use it on my old midi.
Anyone worked it out yet?
Would love it to be Bluetooth and connect to the button remote but maybe has to be rf??
Anyone worked out what load turns on the extractor?

Need to do this!

I sold my old midi (which was pretty new) and bought the BT version.  Anyway my thoughts where this:

1. Use a corded power tool with some variable speed. Hook up a amp meter and see on how many amps it triggers.

2. Depending on how many amps (and watts) it needs to switch on, design a plug with a BLE chip.  This way you just stick the plug in and it would trigger the auto power on.

3. Now you still need to reverse engineer the protocol (should be anyway public standard so you could use it between different brands, that aside).

Of course a option is to get into the inside of your MIDI, but thats another ball game.

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