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November 17, 2015

Showroom and Training Fall 2015

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Escrito por: José Miguel Rubio Varas
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From November 23rd, 2015 until December 19th, 2015 we decided to establish a temporary center for demonstration and training on Home Automation in  Madrid (Getafe) with the aim of covering the Christmas season. We want to get closer to our customers, face to face. We want to touch and configure the devices with them. We want to directly understand what their needs are, what they like, what they do not …

In order to to this we are setting up a place, a  local of 42 m2 (Address: Avenida Arcas del agua  6, Sector III, Getafe 28905 Madrid. Spain)

In this place we will be happy to host (by appointment) to anyone who wants to take an interest in home automation in general and Z-Wave in particular .

The proposal is completed with a series of “Open Class” every evening from Monday to Thursday and a series of classroom paid courses every Friday evening, Saturday morning and Saturday afternoon.

For Friday afternoon we propose specific classroom courses of the most popular Z-Wave home Controllers. Zipato, Fibaro and eedomus:

Class training friday afternoon. Z-Wave Home Automation controllers: 2 slots of 1.5 hours. 3 hours total training. 17:30 – 19:00; 19:15 – 20:45. One person price 25€ + VAT (20€ will be refounded in the e-shop for future purchases)

  • Friday December 4th 17:30. Classroom Training Zipabox. Register here
  • Friday  December 11th 17:30.Classroom Training Fibaro Home Center. Register here
  • Friday December 18th 17:30.Classroom Training eedomus.  Register here
Máx: 15 people
The agenda for this classroom training it is:
  • Intro to the controller ( Zipabox / Fibaro Home Center / eedomus)
  • The manufacturer – Background
  • The Hardware – Tech specs
  • Registration, install and first set up
  • Control from web browser 
  • Control from  Smart Phone / Tablet
  • Control Local Network LAN vs. Control from Cloud Platform – Internet
  • Inclusion / Exclusion of  Z-Wave devices
  • Association of Z-Wave devices
  • Radio parameters / Parametrization of  Z-Wave devices
  • Macros, rules, scenes and  programming 
  • Advanced Programming (Scripts, LUA Etc..)
  • Users Management
  • Backup y recovery
  • Plugins and integrations with  non Z-Wave devices
  • Extensions and integration vía Hardware
  • Troubleshooting
  • Support options
  • Forums, community and On-line resources
For Saturday morning we propose a classroom course introduction to Z-Wave
Class Training saturday morning: Z-Wave introductory course. 2 slots of 1.5 hours. 3 hours total training. 10:00 – 11:30; 11:45 – 13:15. One person price 25€ + VAT (20€ will be refounded in the e-shop for future purchases).
  • Saturday November 28th. 10:00. Z-Wave introductory course. Register  here
  • Saturday December 5th. 10:00, Z-Wave introductory course. Register here
  • Saturday December 12th. 10:00, Z-Wave introductory course. Register here 
Max: 15 people
The agenda for this classroom training it is :
  • Intro
  • Requirements of a wireless home automation system
  • Radio layer
  • Network layer
  • Application layer
  • Inclusion / Exclusion / Association 
  • Z-Wave devices parameters configuration
  • Battery powered devices
  • Basic recommendations for an installation with Z-Wave
    • Security and safety
      • Technical alerts
      • People and property security
    • Leisure and communications
      • Multimedia Integration
      • CCTV
    • Comfort
      • Lighting
      • Shutters and shades
    • Energy Efficiency
      • Metering
      • HVAC Climate control
  • Manufacturers and devices in the market
  • Success cases
And for those Saturday afternoons we propose an advanced Z-Wave-face course.
Class training Saturday afternoon: Advanced  Z-Wave Course. 2 slots  1.5 hours . 3 hours total training. 16:00 – 17:30; 17:45 – 19:15. One person price 25€ + VAT (20€ will be refounded in the e-shop for future purchases)
  • Saturday  November 28th. 16:00. Advanced Z-Wave course. Register here
  • Saturday December 5th. 16:00, Advanced Z-Wave course. Register here
  • Saturday December 12th. 16:00,Advanced Z-Wave course. Register here
Max: 15 people
Note: for people who enroll in the morning and afternoon sessions on Saturdays, lunch is included (menu in a nearby restaurant) 
The agenda for this classroom training it is:
  • Traffic matrix y Z-Wave range. Source routing and Explorer Frames 
  • Introduction to  Z-Wave Plus
  • Oficial SDK vs Open Z-Wave – Open Source
  • Sniffer Z-Wave
  • Multisite Install. Multicontroller Installs. Primary / Secondary Controllers
  • Advanced electrical wiring. 
  • Dimmers. 2 wires systems vs. 3 wires system
  • Dry contacts and its application for Door Bells.
  • HVAC, thermostats.  2 Hysteresis points vs. PWM.
  • Other 433 Mhz and 868 Mhz radio devices integration
  • Other TCP/IP Devices integration. Scripts and Plugins
  • Integration via IFTTT, Pushing Box and Tasker.
As mentioned at the beginning, during some labor days evenings,  we offer some open sessions on topics of interest.
Proposal Open Class sessions (2 hours) 18:30 to 20:30 from Monday to Thursday.
 To register you just have to send an email to info @

The sessions agenda is:

Wednesday 25/11 CCTV + Automation
Thursday 26/11 Plex / Kodi
Tuesday 1/12 Advanced electrical wiring Schemes
Wednesday 2/12 efficiency and metering
Thursday 3/12 UPS + Home Automation
Wednesday 9/12 netatmo Integration
Thursday 10/12 Open Source Home Automation
Monday 14/12 IR Control
Tuesday 15/12 Door Locks and Z-Wave
Wednesday 16/12 APIs and plugins
Thursday 17/12 NAS + Home Automation

We wait for you !!

Sobre el autor

José Miguel Rubio Varas
Cofounder of Domótica Dainci. Since childhood I wanted to become telecommunications engineer. I got tired of being Engineer Power Point and I decided to undertake. I found my passion in Automation. That automation that is not already expensive or a source of problems, but it is for everyone.



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