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How to Choose a Replacement Actuator
Published: 12 Dec 2018
How to Choose a Replacement Actuator

Over time, actuators can unfortunately break or fail, due to a plethora of reasons (such as improper use, excessive weathering, twisting etc.). If the time comes where you need to replace an actuator, these are the steps you will need to follow, to ensure you can provide us the right information to replace the old..
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Season’s Greetings from TecHome
Published: 11 Dec 2018
Season’s Greetings from TecHome

TecHome would like to take this opportunity to wish all of our clients, partners and suppliers a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! TecHome will be closing its offices on December 21st, following another extremely successful year, and re-opening our doors on January 7th. For any enquiries during the holiday period – don’t hesitate to..
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How do you measure a linear actuator?
Published: 02 Nov 2018
How do you measure a linear actuator?

Linear actuators come in all shapes and sizes. When it comes to choosing your actuator, one of the most important aspects to consider is the stroke length of the actuator. The stroke length is the total distance that the actuator will travel between fully retracted and extended. How do you work this out?   Contact..
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Building Automation with Architects
Published: 23 Oct 2018
Building Automation with Architects

TecHome travelled to Sydney & Melbourne for the 2018 Equinox architecture exhibitions, hosted by Architectural Informational Services. We talked to the local architects about how TecHome can assist with building automation and control, using our technology.   What are three things you can do to automate your projects with our products? 1. Opening roofs: Use our..
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Come find us at Electronex 2018!
Published: 03 Sep 2018
Come find us at Electronex 2018!

We invite you to visit TecHome at Electronex this week! We will be co-exhibiting with sister-company, Hetech, at stand C10. Australia’s only dedicated trade event for the electronics industry, Electronex — Electronics Design and Assembly Expo will this year be held at Rosehill Gardens Sydney from 5–6 September. Central to Sydney’s manufacturing hub, over 90 companies..
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Control up to four synchronised motors with TecHome’s new Controller
Published: 18 Jun 2018
Control up to four synchronised motors with TecHome’s new Controller

Need to seamlessly automate multiple panels, windows or moving platforms in synchronous motion? Let TecHome’s new TC10 Quad sync controller remove the hassle of synchronising up to four motors on your project. Uses include: Raising Panels & Platforms Automatic Windows Moving Sun Shades Opening roofs See the TC10 in action in the video above using our JP4 motors.

TecHome Visits Brisbane EMERGE 2018
Published: 01 Jun 2018
TecHome Visits Brisbane EMERGE 2018

Last week TecHome are proud to have had the opportunity to attend Brisbane’s EMERGE trade show and successfully showcase our services and products. EMERGE is an event that is held primarily for architect students and graduates to network and further develop their knowledge in the architecture industry. Thank you to everyone who dropped by our..
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Architecture That Moves You
Published: 23 Apr 2018
Architecture That Moves You

Automation technology and modern architecture are now more closely related than ever. There is a high market demand for functionality, uniqueness and home automation rolled into a neat package. ‘Moving Elements in Architecture’ (MEIA) of the UK are already creating spectacular designs, sliding/hatch roofs and moving walls all being controlled by a range of Actuators..
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New MA2 Actuator
Published: 22 Mar 2018
New MA2 Actuator

TecHome are introducing the new MA2 to our range of actuators and motors. The MA2 is now our toughest motor; designed to withstand harsh environments, making it perfect for most industrial applications.  It can withstand extreme temperatures, high pressure water jets and ingress of dust/solid contaminants. The MA2 is suited for endless amounts of applications,..
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Season’s Greetings from TecHome
Published: 14 Dec 2017
Season’s Greetings from TecHome

TecHome would love to wish all of our clients, partners and suppliers a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! TecHome will be closing its offices on December 22nd and re-opening our doors January 7th to enjoy a well-earned break. If you have any inquiries or orders to place before the new year, be..
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Linear Actuators are turning the ‘average’ Joe into GI Joe!
Published: 11 Apr 2016
Linear Actuators are turning the ‘average’ Joe into GI Joe!

Science has discovered a way to use linear actuators to improve and increase human strength, agility and the endurance capabilities of the person inside it. The US Army is developing these wearable robotic exoskeletons allowing the user to lift a heavy object and walk or run for long periods without injury or exhaustion. See the..
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How do TecHome customers use their linear actuators?
Published: 28 Jan 2016
How do TecHome customers use their linear actuators?

TECHOME linear actuators are ideal for lifting, pushing and pulling loads of up to 1000 kg’s and are a perfect alternative to hydraulic and pneumatic actuators. They work hard, fast, safe, clean and accurately, day in, day out, under the toughest conditions with little or no maintenance. Here’s a list of how some of our customers use..
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TecHome CON50 Opening Doors for Stealth Welding & Fabrication
Published: 05 Nov 2015
TecHome CON50 Opening Doors for Stealth Welding & Fabrication

JUST when we thought our friends at Stealth Welding & Custom Fabrication have done it all, they created a hidden trap door using the TecHome CON50 Linear Actuator.

TecHome Adding Luxury to the Caravan Industry
Published: 20 Oct 2015
TecHome Adding Luxury to the Caravan Industry

OUR range of innovative DIY and fit for purpose products are the perfect additions to caravans and RV’s to enhance the luxury and comfort factor.

CNW Product Day
Published: 05 Oct 2015
CNW Product Day

IT was hot dogs all round last month at the CNW Electrical Slacks Creek store!

Looking for Weatherproof Controllers and Linear Actuators? We have you covered.
Published: 22 Sep 2015
Looking for Weatherproof Controllers and Linear Actuators? We have you covered.

“WHERE can I find weatherproof products to suit my outdoor application?” I hear you ask. Well look no further, because TecHome has a great range of outdoor products perfect for use in our Australian lifestyle and climate.

TJP Motorsport powered by the TecHome TA12
Published: 07 Sep 2015
TJP Motorsport powered by the TecHome TA12

A weekend well spent for TecHome Sales Executive Peter Bye, after making the trip out to Queensland Raceway to support our mates at TJP Motorsport as they prepare for the Victorian Superkart Series at Phillip Island from the 18-20 September.  

Are you TecHome or TecIndustry?
Published: 27 Aug 2015
Are you TecHome or TecIndustry?

THERE have been some exciting things going on behind the scenes at TecHome! Not only have we been busy attending events and exhibitions, but we have also been developing a new website and working on the launch of our new brand, TecIndustry. The new brand, TecIndustry was created due to a need for fit for purpose..
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We’ll bring the pies… and the Remote Power Points!
Published: 11 Aug 2015
We’ll bring the pies… and the Remote Power Points!

Who doesn’t love a good pie on a cold August morning? Well we definitely know the Tradies of Brisbane do as they stopped by Haymans Electrical at Milton for their weekly Friday Pie.

Not Just A Regular Power Point
Published: 03 Aug 2015
Not Just A Regular Power Point

IMAGINE controlling your pool lights, water feature and garden lights at the same time, all with the push of one button!

Welcome to the team Adrian Edmonds!
Published: 06 Jul 2015
Welcome to the team Adrian Edmonds!

TecHome would like to welcome our new, dedicated Electronic Engineer, Adrian Edmond. Adrian joins TecHome with a number of years’ experience in various industries, specialising in motor control electronics and smart device apps. Appointed Head of TecHome Product Development, Adrian will focus on product development and innovation in new technologies and continuing to provide localised..
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Benefits of an ergonomic workspace
Published: 25 Jun 2015
Benefits of an ergonomic workspace

IN this day and age with so many of us spending huge amounts of time at our desks, it’s important to design a workspace that reduces the risk of injury from inappropriate sitting positions / posture, due to incorrect office furniture. A desk lift is a great way of achieving a workspace that not only..
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Case Study: Incat River Cats
Published: 24 Jun 2015
Case Study: Incat River Cats

Sitting at the cutting edge of environmentally friendly craft, Incat provides optimal lightweight ship solutions for ferry operators, special service providers and militaries. From fast flexible and efficient vehicle-passenger ferries to high-speed military support vessels, crew ships and dynamic platforms, Incat sets the global benchmark in aluminium ship technology. Incat Tasmania’s Senior Electronics Technician, Jan..
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Thanks for having us NMW!
Published: 11 Jun 2015
Thanks for having us NMW!

NMW 2015 is done and dusted, and the TecHome Team had a fantastic and very busy 4 days. For those of you that popped in to see us, we hope you had a great time visiting our stand and found plenty of new opportunities for your business. If those opportunities related to control and automation..
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Queenslanders @ NMW
Published: 27 May 2015
Queenslanders @ NMW

QUEENSLANDERS are on the TecHome stand today at National Manufacturing Week! Visit TecHome on day 2 and go in to the draw to win 1 of 4 prizes up to the value of $300! Enter online here for a chance to win everyday! Terms and conditions apply see website for details. If your project requires..
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Case Study: Water Motion Energy
Published: 20 May 2015
Case Study: Water Motion Energy

Water Motion Energy specialises in custom designed and built water features, as well as wholesale and DIY kit form features. Managing Director, Lachlan Sparrow came to TecHome looking for a solution for his residential and commercial customers to remotely control their water features. Lachlan needed a product that not only could withstand being exposed to..
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Visit TecHome at National Manufacturing Week and WIN!
Published: 14 May 2015
Visit TecHome at National Manufacturing Week and WIN!

EVERY year, National Manfucturing Week (NMW) provides Australia’s manufacturing industry with a unique opportunity to source new products and technologies across the entire range of industry sectors. TecHome will be attending this years expo at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre which runs from the 26-29 May 2015 to showcase our Ergonomic, Industrial and Domestic..
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DesignBUILD: It’s a wrap!
Published: 06 May 2015
DesignBUILD: It’s a wrap!

WOW! What an awesome few days at DesignBUILD Expo!  The TecHome Team have finally recovered from the incredibily busy expo, with over 7000 industry professionals through the doors over the three days, making it DesignBUILD’s biggest turn out yet. Being the only home automation and control exhibitor, TecHome was flooded with excited attendees, taking special..
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Another successful day at DesignBUILD
Published: 29 Apr 2015

DAY 2 of DesignBUILD at Sydney Showgrounds has been a hive of activity. With thousands of people through the door on its second day, 2015 is shaping up to be DesignBUILD’s largest event yet!       The launch of our new app “The Hub”, along with our range of actuators and controllers have proved..
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TecHomie’s arrive at DesignBUILD
Published: 28 Apr 2015
TecHomie’s arrive at DesignBUILD

THE countdown is over… DesignBUILD is finally here and Nathan and Ian jetted off to Sydney yesterday to set up our stand for opening day! TecHome will be showcasing a range of our actuator, control and ergonomic technology products, as well as releasing “The Hub” smart phone application. It’s sure to be a jam packed..
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There’s no place like TecHome for total comfort solutions
Published: 23 Apr 2015
There’s no place like TecHome for total comfort solutions

Close your eyes and tap your heels together three times, and think to yourself, ‘There’s no place like home’. It’s true, there really is no place like home, especially with TecHome products making comfort furniture a lot more comfortable. Now I don’t know about you, but by Friday night I am hanging out for some..
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The future of home automation is about to become more afforable… at DesignBUILD
Published: 10 Apr 2015

TECHOME is excited to announce our attendance at this year’s Design Build Expo at Sydney Olympic Park. The team are busily preparing for the event which runs from the 28-30 April. The Design Build Expo is the perfect opportunity for TecHome to feature our Ergonomic, Industrial and Domestic technology products which consist of actuator and..
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Drivers Ready? Lets race!
Published: 01 Apr 2015
Drivers Ready? Lets race!

TECHOME is proud to officially be a sponsor of QLD Super Kart Team, TJP Motorsport. Members of the Queensland Super Kart Club, TJP competed in the first round of the Queensland Racing Drivers Championship for 2015. TecHome Sales Support, Ian Chopping went along to Lakeside Motor Racing Circuit on the 29 March to catch all..
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IndustryTec Control Suite: TecHome controlling manufacturing projects around Australia
Published: 23 Mar 2015
IndustryTec Control Suite: TecHome controlling manufacturing projects around Australia

WE can control and automate anything! Since 2005, TecHome has been at the forefront of industrial wireless automation, actuators and remote control solutions in Australia. TecHome’s IndustryTec product range supplies a wide range of integrated control products to manufacturers in a number of different industries across Australia. Our IndustryTec control products are designed to integrate..
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TecHome can cure your TV Envy
Published: 10 Mar 2015
TecHome can cure your TV Envy

TV Envy- it’s a real thing. TV Envy is a summarised as ‘viral disorder, usually among men, which causes obsession with someone else’s television’. Characterised by a longing for the latest technology, symptoms include; -Frequent unplanned visits to appliance stores, resulting in custom home theatre installation -Excessive purchasing of TV related accessories -Recurrent Googling of..
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TecHome vs. Australia
Published: 05 Mar 2015
TecHome vs. Australia

IN the words of GANGgajang “Out on the patio we’d sit, and the humidity we’d breathe. We’d watch the lightning crack over canefields, laugh and think that this is Australia”. Could any truer words be spoken on a hot Queensland day like today? It seems as though we have an endless summer in Australia and..
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Three new faces join the TecHome team!
Published: 27 Feb 2015
Three new faces join the TecHome team!

“Coming together is a beginning, staying together is progress, and working together is success” – Henry Ford. It’s only February and 2015 is shaping up to be one of TecHome’s busiest years yet. Not only is the company is buzzing with a number of exciting activities and events lined up for this year, we are also..
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How can TecHome help detect rain?
Published: 19 Feb 2015
How can TecHome help detect rain?

WITH Queensland’s impending weather event bringing a large deluge of rain to the South-East corner of the state over the weekend, we thought what better time than now to talk about how a TecHome rain sensor can benefit you. The TH495 Rain Sensor is 100% designed and manufactured in Australia and is made from marine..
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TecHome @ Design Build Expo 2015
Published: 04 Feb 2015

TECHOME are excited to announce our attendance at this year’s Design Build Expo at the Sydney Showgrounds. Now in its 29th year, Design Build brings together architecture, design and building industries to showcase new products, materials, solution ideas and industry trends. The event also serves as an important business platform for suppliers, buyers and distributors..
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Let TecHome Australia Pick out the Perfect TV Lift Kit in Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide
Published: 24 Jan 2015

It used to be that a TV lift kit was just something that youd see in futuristic movies. You know what we mean: the systems that allow a flat-screen television to appear as if from nowhere by sliding in or out of a cabinet or wall unit. Luckily, TV lift units are no longer a..
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Linear Actuators Turning Workers into Ironmen
Published: 23 Jan 2015

PUT down that protein shake! There’s a new, easier way to lift those heavy weights just like Arnie… with the help of Linear Actuators. Australian Popular Science reports that Daewoo in South Korea have been testing Robotic Exoskeletons that let workers carry loads of 30kgs, as though they are as light as feathers. Linear Actuators..
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TecHome ErgoMotion Desk Lift
Published: 16 Jan 2015
TecHome ErgoMotion Desk Lift

THE TecHome Team are really excited it’s Friday! Not only does TecHome provide desk lifts for employees to ride on on Friday mornings, but we also provide workplaces and homes with a range of adjustable desk solutions using motorised desk lifts which allows users to easily adjust desk heights with the push of one button..
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Welcome to 2015
Published: 06 Jan 2015
Welcome to 2015

We’re back! TecHome has now reopened for business for 2015, and the team is keen to kick off one of our busiest years yet! This year TecHome will focus on bringing our customers new innovative products and solutions for any automation or control application. This year will see the introduction of two new products to..
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Merry Christmas & Happy New Year
Published: 19 Dec 2014
Merry Christmas & Happy New Year

The silly season is almost upon us and it’s time for a break! The TecHome Team would like to thank our valued customers for your support throughout the year. We wish you, your family and friends a very Merry Christmas and a wonderful New Year. Please note that TecHome will be closed from COB Friday..
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TecHome revs up to support the Ipswich Toy Run
Published: 17 Dec 2014
TecHome revs up to support the Ipswich Toy Run

TECHOME Sales Executive, Peter was in on all the action at the Ipswich Toy Run organised by the Ulysses Lockyer Branch on Sunday 14 December. Peter polished up his bike for a morning of social riding around Ipswich to raise much needed funds for the Salvation Army Christmas Appeal and the Ulysses Arthritis Fund.  ..
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A new face joins the TecHome team
Published: 13 Nov 2014
A new face joins the TecHome team

TecHome would like to welcome Jeremy to the team! NAME: Jeremy Unwin POSITION: Sales Support NATIONALITY: English As TecHome’s Sales Support team member, Jeremy’s mission is to assist our Sales Manager, Peter, with all sales related activities including responding to sales and technical enquiries, processing and shipping orders and generally keeping our customers happy. Having..
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TecHome releases slimline remote control
Published: 30 Oct 2014
TecHome releases slimline remote control

AFTER much anticipation, TecHome are excited to announce the release of its new slimline remote control. With its sleek, compact design this remote is a perfect addition to the existing TecHome suite of remote controls. For those looking for something smaller and more compact, the new 6-channel remote could be exactly what you’re looking for…
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How can a linear actuator benefit you?
Published: 01 Oct 2014
How can a linear actuator benefit you?

LINEAR ACTUATORS are an ideal solution for those looking for a powerful, easy to use motion product for a wide range of applications. An actuator can be used for either pushing or pulling with the ability to lift weights of up to 1000kg. No hoses or pumps are needed for operation of a linear actuator,..
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Great turn out for R+T Expo
Published: 10 Sep 2014
Great turn out for R+T Expo

WELL, the inaugural R+T expo is now behind us and what a great event it was for the industries involved, with close to 2000 people through the doors over the three days. The TecHome team were impressed with the amount of visitors that approached our stand, the number of new enquiries and the positive feedback..
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R+T Expo, day two round-up
Published: 22 Aug 2014
R+T Expo, day two round-up

DAY two of the R+T Expo is coming to a close at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. The TecHome team are in high spirits after another successful day meeting new customers and getting the word out about TecHome’s products and services. We’ve had some great feedback from customers saying that we’re giving them the..
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R+T day two, off to a great start
Published: 22 Aug 2014
R+T day two, off to a great start

DOORS opened at 10am and already day two of the R+T Expo is a hive of activity. Visitors to the show are starting to flow through the doors of the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre and it looks like it’s going to be a great day. The launch of our partnership with TiMotion, manufacturer of..
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Day one at R+T … its a wrap!
Published: 21 Aug 2014
Day one at R+T … its a wrap!

WHAT a great start to the long awaited R+T Expo. Being the first of its kind in Australia, the TecHome team were really happy with the result on the first day of the show. A substantial turn out, which will no doubt increase in numbers tomorrow. Customers from all over Victoria (and Australia) visited our..
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A great start to the R+T Expo
Published: 21 Aug 2014
A great start to the R+T Expo

DAY one of the R+T Expo and already Peter and Jeremy from the TecHome team have met a heap of new customers, as well as catching up with some familiar faces. Doors opened at 10am and it looks like it’s going to be a busy day at the show. The R+T Expo is Australia’s first-ever..
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One day to go till R+T Expo!
Published: 20 Aug 2014
One day to go till R+T Expo!

The TecHome team have arrived in Melbourne for the R+T Expo and have been busy all day setting up our stand and getting it ready for opening day tomorrow. We’re looking forward to meeting lots of new customers, and catching up with some of our existing customers as well! The R+T Expo is Australia’s first-ever..
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Get Complete Service for Industrial Automation in Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide in Australia
Published: 24 Dec 2013

TecHome, located in Australia, is a leading company that provides wireless controls, automation and linear actuators for private homes and businesses all around the country. If you are in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide or anywhere else, you can benefit from our products. While wireless control seems useful for opening shutters, it can do much more…
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Control Anything with a Linear Actuator from TecHome, Serving Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and other Areas in Australia
Published: 24 Dec 2013

Linear actuators are all around us. From TV lift kits to opening roof systems, from roadwork vehicle signage to solar panel control, these easy to use machines can be used for a vast array of applications and possibilities. At TecHome, we specialise in providing linear actuators in Australia. It doesn’t matter if you are working..
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Make Office Work Easier with Office Automation in Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide in Australia
Published: 24 Dec 2013

Are you working in an office and spending a lot of time on menial tasks by hand? In the past, all office work had to be done manually because we did not have the technology for office automation or wireless control. Now, however, experts in the control, actuator and automation field can automate almost anything…
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Keep Dry with a Rain Sensor from TecHome in Australia, Serving Markets in Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide
Published: 24 Dec 2013

Opening roof systems or automated window systems can be a great way to let some sunlight and air into a house or business, but what about when it starts to rain? After all, the weather can be quite unpredictable sometimes, and you dont want all of your personal belongings or all of your customers to..
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Automation in Australia: TecHome’s Remote Power Switch Available to Customers in Sydney, Melbourne or Adelaide
Published: 24 Nov 2013

Need an outdoor power source that you can use to control a wide range of household items? Look no further than TecHome’s remote controlled power point! If you have been looking for a remote power switch in Australia, this is the item for you. With two power outlets and a maximum load of 2400 watts,..
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Get Comfortable with Adjustable Beds in Australia! TecHome Serves the Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide Areas
Published: 24 Nov 2013

Tired of tossing and turning at night, trying to find a comfortable position? Perhaps the answer to your problem is an adjustable bed. Indeed, many people could sleep much better and have a much more comfortable, stress-free lifestyle in general if they had adjustable beds. In many cases, these people just don’t realise what would..
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Find Options in Agricultural Automation in Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide in Australia
Published: 24 Nov 2013

At TecHome in Australia, our goal is to make business easier for a variety of industries. We offer wireless control products, customised automation solutions and linear actuators for businesses ranging from pool & spa to trucks and trailers. With wireless control and automation, you can facilitate your work without risking quality. This is especially important..
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Find the Electric Actuator for You in Australia: TecHome Serves the Sydney, Mebourne and Adelaide Areas
Published: 24 Nov 2013

Looking for an electric actuator in Australia, but not sure which one is right for you? Let TecHome help you! Actuators can be a bit of a challenge for first time buyer, simply because there are a lot of questions to ask before you make your purchase. For which purpose or application do you require..
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Improve Homes Technology with Home Automation in Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide in Australia
Published: 24 Nov 2013

If your Australia home features blinds, shutters, pools and other technology, you may want to consider investing in wireless control devices. At TecHome, located in the Brisbane area, we can provide solutions to your control and home automation needs. Many homes in Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide are equipped with devices in the home that can..
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What’s the difference between control and automation?
Published: 02 Oct 2013
What’s the difference between control and automation?

THE difference between control and automation is actually quite simple, but to someone that is unfamiliar with electronic devices and how they are operated, it can seem very technical and a little overwhelming! Without going into too much detail, here’s a brief explanation of control and automation and some examples of how and where each system..
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