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Home Control Assistant HCAStd12 Standard V.12

Windows Based Home Automation Controller for INSTEON, Wireless and IR Technology
  • Integrates INSTEON and X10 power line technologies
  • Supports IP addressed IR interfaces from GlobalCache and BitWise
  • Supports whole-house wireless
  • Multiple Schedules created by a visual scheduling tool
  • Unlimited programs to respond to events - in a graphical manner from over 60 different actions
  • Includes Checkbox control - get powerful control with no scheduling or programming
  • Includes Power Track - track power usage for all your 2-way devices
  • Works with all the latest INSTEON firmware devices

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    • Home Control Assistant (HCA) is a Windows based home automation program that works with a variety of automation interfaces to control lights, appliances, irrigation, HVAC and more. With HCA's Programming, Scheduling, Checkbox control and Power Track, you can easily save money, reduce electrical usage, conserve water and improve safety by automating your home.

      The Home Control Assistant runs on any computer that uses the Windows XP, Vista, Win7, or Windows 8.x operating system. It works with automation interfaces to control lights and appliances in your home using X10, INSTEON, UPB, Wireless and IR technology.

      HCA can be installed in a home with existing automation hardware. HCA can "spider" through or Multi-Add all your installed INSTEON network and find all the devices and add them to your home design file. A new automation solution is easy to create using the built-in Wizards for creating a new file, adding devices, creating new schedules, and new programs. Once you have defined all the hardware, adding schedules and programs is simple using the Visual Tools provided.

      Additional features:
      • • Multiple Schedules created by a visual scheduling tool
      • • Unlimited # of programs to respond to events. Constructed in a graphical manner from over 60 different actions
      • • Extensive logging facilities to capture all dynamic aspects of your design
      • • Integrate with other applications: security, power management, and cameras using HTML views
      • • Send email and SMS messages as part of a program action
      • • Create and view INSTEON scenes in a graphical manner and remotely program them into INSTEON devices
      • • Bridge power line technologies by using multiple power line interfaces simultaneously. Create bridge maps to automatically translate between different technology commands
      • • Integrates weather data from web based or weather station sources
      • • Powerful "whole house modes" and "checkbox control" for quick power saving programming
      • • Background design checker quickly locate design problems
      • • Configurable Alert Mechanism for handling exceptional conditions
      • • Many tools for creating, viewing, modifying, and documenting the design
      • • HCA is well documented in an extensive User Guide

      Product Comparison Chart - Standard vs. Plus

      Please note that when using HCA for control of INSTEON home automation devices, a PowerLinc modem is required, available with a USB Interface (SKU 2413U) or Serial Interface (SKU 2413S), each sold separately.

      Check out these additional products/ versions
      Home Control Assistant Standard V13
      Home Control Assistant Plus V13

    • Specifications
      Manufacturer Home Control Assistant
      Manufacturer Product No. HCAPLUS12
      CompatibilityCompatible with X10, INSTEON, UPB, Wireless and IR
      OS Windows XP, Vista, Win7, Windows 8.x
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