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Chowmain develops Control4 drivers and 4store applications for Control4 dealers and integrators to further enhance their client's projects.   Driver licences and downloads are available on the Extra Vegetables store. Applications are available for download on Control4's 4store.


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Plex Media Server - Plex Media Server and Chowmain brings simple automated movie management to Control4 with its set and forget movie import functionality.  Enhance your Control4 user interface with movie cover art and meta data.  Works with any media player that supports movie playback from Control4 including the Netgear EVA8000/9000/9150, Dune, Plex Home Theater and more.

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Plex Home Theater - Plex Home Theater is a software based media player that is available on mac osx and windows based operating systems.  Plex offers a beautiful simple interface that enriches your playback experience.  Chowmain's driver enables us to integrate the Plex Home Theater software into Control4 with seamless control and feedback.

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Generic Thermostat Driver (IR) - Infra red based HVAC systems are common place in Australia, New Zealand and European markets, however until now there hasn't been an easy reliable way of integrating them into your Control4 system.  Combined with a 3rd party temperature sensor you can now integrate any infra red based HVAC system into Control4.

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Generic Relay Driver (IR) - Control4 allows you to easily integrate infra red based audio/visual devices but it does not give you the ability to easily integrate infra red based motorised/relay devices.  Chowmain's generic relay driver helps make this easy.  Now you can integrate your IR based fan's, blinds, power outlets and more!

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Generic Lighting Driver (IR) - Control4 allows you to easily integrate infra red based audio/visual devices but it does not give you the ability to easily integrate infra red based lighting devices.  Chowmain's generic lighting driver helps make this easy.  Now you can easily integrate your IR based lighting.

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Belkin WeMo - The Belkin WeMo is a WiFi controlled power output available for purchase world wide.  This relatively cheap device provides on/off control over devices that are not normally controllable.  From floor lamps to fans or eliminating standby power on your AV equipment, the possibilities are really endless.

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Event Logging Driver - The simple to use event logging driver stores programmed actions in a file located on the controller.  This can be used to monitor the log access to the home, activities within the home, troubleshoot problematic systems and more.  This data is viewable via an inbuilt web browser or via a network folder location.

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TCP Command Driver - This driver allows you to fire simple TCP/IP commands and HTTP URLs from a Control4 programmable action.  This is useful to initiate camera triggers, NAS shutdowns and to make quick one off TCP/IP based AV device drivers.

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Advanced Custom Buttons - The Advanced Custom Buttons app for Control4 5 inch, 7 inch touch panels and MyHome PC features upto 12 custom buttons with dynamic labeling of buttons through the Control4 programming tab and LED feedback for button state.

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eGauge EG3000 - The eGauge EG3000 driver and app for Control4 provides live feedback on the current power consumption within the home.  This is useful for demand response, load control/shedding, device health and safety scenarios. 

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Generic Security System Driver - This driver utilizes low level relays and contacts to control and get feedback from a security panel.  It also features a virtual keypad with definable security code for arm and disarm functionality from the Control4 user interface

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Generic Fan Controller - Infra red fans are widely available around the world.  Chowmain's Generic Fan Controller Driver allows you to easily integrate multi speed IR fan's into Control4 for increased comfort in your home.  Our driver introduces a low cost multi speed fan solution since no expensive hardware is required (infra red hardware comes standard with on all Control4 systems).

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Weather Forecast Drivers - The Chowmain Forecast.io and OpenWeatherMap drivers brings current weather conditions and 2 day forecasts into Control4 for use in the home automation system via the internet services.  This is useful for automating services within the home based upon the external environment without the need for additional hardware. 

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Advanced Announcements Driver - Chowmain’s Advanced Announcements driver expands the announcement agent by providing integration with web based text to speech engines.  This gives you futuristic dynamically generated voice notifications over your Control4 system without any additional hardware.  Imagine waking up to the your home telling you the weather or being notified about how many phone calls & doorbell presses have happened whilst away.

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Notification Suite - Chowmain's Notification Suite of drivers offers 3 notification drivers in one package which enhances the way Control4 informs you of events that happen within your home.  Drivers include email SMTP, Pushover notifications for ios/android/pc/mac/linux and file uploads.  Use it for doorbell camera photos, alarm system notifications and more.

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Google Chromecast - This thumb-sized media streaming device plugs into the HDMI port on your TV and allows you to send your favorite online shows, movies, music and more to your TV using your smartphone, tablet or laptop. Our driver detects when you have sent content to the chromecast and will automatically turn on/off your AV system and provide some control and feedback.

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APC Switched PDU - APC’s Switched PDU’s allow you to control the power of devices in your customer’s rack. This is extremely useful for energy saving and remote troubleshooting. Integration into Control4 enables Control4 to do emergency shutdowns on low or high voltage levels or if the total power consumption is exceeding or lower than expected. This ensures that the health of your customer’s rack based equipment is maintained.

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Relay to Light - The Chowmain relay to light driver allows you to convert any relay output to a light in Control4. This places the correct icon in Control4 with control and feedback.

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inIRt Air Comfort Control - inIRt is a HVAC controller developed for infra red based HVAC systems such as split systems.  The inIRt is easy to set up.  Simply point your remote at the inIRt and press a button.  The inIRt will then search its online cloud database for the correct code set and load it into the hardware.  Quick and simple.

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Duck DNS Driver - Duck DNS is a free service which will point a DNS (sub domains of duckdns.org) to an IP of your choice.  Chowmain has created a FREE driver which will automatically update the Duck DNS with the WAN IP address of the controller.  This is useful for homes with dynamic internet connections.

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PC and Camera Drivers -  Chowmain has created two FREE drivers for PC and Camera based devices which will populate with the correct icon under the Watch icon in your Control4 user interface.  Use this rather then a fake DVD player to make your Control4 user interface prettier.

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Control4 Wallpaper - FREE Control4 Wallpaper for your Control4 touchscreens and onscreen user interfaces.  Learn how to make wallpapers and how to install them on your system.

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