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With the barrage of do-it-yourself smart devices, folks are excited about smart technology like thermostats, cameras, door locks, and lighting. But as they live with these products, they soon realize the experience of disparate smart devices is disappointing. These smart products should work together to create a complete smart-home experience.

Introducing the Control4 CA-1 Automation Controller, a new class of controller engineered to deliver complete automation experiences around comfort, convenience, and peace of mind.

The NEW Control 4 CA-1 Controller

The NEW Control 4 CA-1 Controller

The CA-1 is the foundation that makes smart products work together to deliver rich, orchestrated automation.

A single button press arms the alarm, locks the doors, and turns out the lights
Unlocking the door automatically opens the shades and turns on the lamp
Receive a notification when the kids get home or a delivery arrives
A voice scene adjusts the thermostat and dims the lights
The home looks lived in even when you are away

The CA-1 back panel

The CA-1 back panel

The CA-1 is designed to keep things simple with just the I/O you need for projects that don’t include music or video. This simple approach eliminates cost and complexity, allowing you to attract more customers with an aggressive price. The CA-1 includes:

Single-core 1 GHz ARM processor
Ethernet and WiFi (N/G/B, 2.4 GHz)
ZigBee and optional Z-Wave support
External WiFi and ZigBee antennas for rock-solid wireless connectivity
Serial (RS-232) for control
PoE or DC power options
Compact design to be discreetly placed on a shelf or mounted on the wall.

This is brand new and we will post more details as they come available!

With the barrage of do-it-yourself smart devices, folks are excited about smart technology like thermostats, cameras, door locks, and lighting. But as they live with these products, they soon realize the experience of disparate smart devices is disappointing. These smart products should work together to create a complete smart-home experience.

Introducing the Control4 CA-1 Automation Controller, a new class of controller engineered to deliver complete automation experiences around comfort, convenience, and peace of mind.

The NEW Control 4 CA-1 Controller

The NEW Control 4 CA-1 Controller

The CA-1 is the foundation that makes smart products work together to deliver rich, orchestrated automation.

A single button press arms the alarm, locks the doors, and turns out the lights
Unlocking the door automatically opens the shades and turns on the lamp
Receive a notification when the kids get home or a delivery arrives
A voice scene adjusts the thermostat and dims the lights
The home looks lived in even when you are away

The CA-1 back panel

The CA-1 back panel

The CA-1 is designed to keep things simple with just the I/O you need for projects that don’t include music or video. This simple approach eliminates cost and complexity, allowing you to attract more customers with an aggressive price. The CA-1 includes:

Single-core 1 GHz ARM processor
Ethernet and WiFi (N/G/B, 2.4 GHz)
ZigBee and optional Z-Wave support
External WiFi and ZigBee antennas for rock-solid wireless connectivity
Serial (RS-232) for control
PoE or DC power options
Compact design to be discreetly placed on a shelf or mounted on the wall.

This is brand new and we will post more details as they come available!

Clients in Danville have taken on a major remodel and brought us in to do all things low voltage. New security, home networking infrastructure, and all new distributed audio and video.

We will be adding Napco security, B&W speakers as well as Episode outdoor sound.  All controled by Control4 home automation!

Here are a few pictures of where we begin….tear out.

The old closet full of electronics-Tear it out!

The old closet full of electronics-Tear it out!

The old security system, a bit of a rats nest! Tear it out!

The old security system, a bit of a rats nest! Tear it out!

Yikes!!! Tear it out!

Yikes!!! Tear it out!

The "Electronic Coffee Table will go. Replaced by one remote or the phone app.

The “Electronic Coffee Table” will go. Replaced by one remote or the phone app.

We will post more as the project move forward!  It is going to be a great improvement for our clients!!

Control 4 & Napster

On Monday, February 5, 2018, Napster will stop working on Control4 systems unless the following have occurred:

  1. The system is running OS 2.9.1 or later
  2. The latest Napster driver (v79) has been installed
  3. The Napster patch has been applied

New Napster driver:

Since Control4 introduced Rhapsody (now Napster) in 2008, Rhapsody/Napster has continued to evolve their Application Programming Interface (API) to improve service stability, introduce new features, and deliver new security capabilities for their streaming music service. Over the years, Control4 has updated its Rhapsody/Napster drivers to utilize new elements of the API, but on February 5, 2018, Napster will deprecate some legacy elements in the API that will cause Napster to stop working on Control4 systems that utilize the legacy Napster driver and the Rhapserver process.

Control4 has now released an updated version of the Napster driver (v79) that no longer requires the legacy Napster API or the Rhapserver process, but the new driver requires OS 2.9.1 (or later) and an additional software patch. Over the next two months, please update customer systems to ensure that Napster continues to work for them.

Call us for any required assistance!!!

This stunning new build custom home is now done!  All that is missing is a bit of furniture !

This large home is controlled by Control 4. We supplied security , surveillance, audio and video distributed through out the residence as well as outdoor sound!

Here is the rack full of Control 4, Luma surveillance DVR, WattBox power conditioning, Comcast boxes and the Crown amp for outdoors. All neatly out of the way.

Here is the rack full of Control 4, Luma surveillance DVR, WattBox power conditioning, Comcast boxes and the Crown amp for outdoors. All neatly out of the way.

Now to the beauty shots!

The living room centers on this stunning slab on stone around the fireplace. What can't be seen are the B&W speakers!

The living room centers on this stunning slab of stone around the fireplace. What can’t be seen are the B&W speakers!

Here is the entry foyer also powered by B&W in ceiling speakers.

Here is the entry foyer also powered by B&W in ceiling speakers.

This is one half of the family room. A beautiful 85 inch Sony 4k TV, B&W in-wall and center speakers offer up a GREAT Surround Sound presentation.

This is one half of the family room. A beautiful 85 inch Sony 4k TV, B&W in-wall and center speakers offer up a GREAT Surround Sound presentation.

This is the other half of this spacious family room. Big Sony Flat Panel recessed behind the bar so you don't miss a play while getting your drink!!

This is the other half of this spacious family room. Big Sony Flat Panel recessed behind the bar so you don’t miss a play while getting your drink!!

A chefs kitchen would not be complete without music!!  Supplied by B&W!

A chefs kitchen would not be complete without music!! Supplied by B&W!

The great outdoors!  Enhanced by an outdoor audio system complete with 12 inch buried sub woofer!!! This Episode system rocks!

The great outdoors! Enhanced by an outdoor audio system complete with 12 inch buried sub woofer!!! This Episode system rocks!

This is a truly beautiful home and we wish the owners a “welcome home” !

 

Need to Knows

Paradigm Integration is a privately held corporation established in 1990.

We are a California state licensed Contractor carrying a C-7, C-10 and a Do4 license. We also carry an ACO license. For your protection We maintain a 5 million dollar Liability policy.

Ca state contractor's license # 636358
Alarm company operator license # 3586

Documentation available upon request.

About Paradigm Integration

About Paradigm Integration

Paradigm is a true full service Home Electronics Integrator.

We are a licensed and bonded California Contractor putting a strong emphasis on client service.

Our long list of services and vast experience teamed with a dedication to strong personal service makes us a GREAT one-stop-shop for your home electronic needs.

From your Central Vacuum system to your High End Distributed Audio we are your experts!

We offer our services to both residential and commercial clients.

So next time you need Security / Surveillance / Monitoring, Home Theater, Distributed Audio / Video, Lighting Control, Complete Home Automation, Central Vacuum or Wiring Infrastructure think Paradigm. Evolving your Electronic Environment.