Integrate Demopad IoT controller and Futronix dimmers

Futronix dimmers can be integrated to the new Home Automation control processor - the CENTRO-8M from specialist DemoPad. The CENTRO-8M is a cost effective small form factor automation and control processor.
Demopad Centro 8M IoT controller
The CENTRO-8M is the heart of your control system, providing a link to your IP devices & control via IR & RS232/ 485. It also allows you to control your system with a standard IR remote control

The CENTRO-8M is a powerful IP based automation processor, running advanced software developed by our R&D team. It is programmed with our DemoPad Designer software, and gives you complete control over automated and manual functions. Below are some examples of functions you can program the unit to perform automatically, using the advanced features listed:

  • Powerful IP Networking Capabilities
  • DemoPad CENTROconnect up to 20 simultaneous client devices (iOS / Android), and communicate with many more control devices through the IP network
  • Hard button remote control
  • DemoPad CENTROUse a standard IR remote control button press to activate user-definable functions within the system, just like a button on the app
  • Astronomically-aware timer events
  • DemoPad CENTROCustom programming - for example: turn your lights on, 10 minutes after sunset, except on weekends & in the summer
  • Centrally stored system variables
  • DemoPad CENTROWhen one user turns a zone on, any other user (including remote ones) also know about it
  • Programmable audio output
  • DemoPad CENTROPlay a custom doorbell or security alert sound through your audio system at certain times
  • Programmable HDMI output
  • DemoPad CENTROHave another input to your HDMI distrbution system, to show web pages or a photo frame slideshow programatically
  • Advanced Macros
  • DemoPad CENTROUses the same powerful logic driven macro generation routines as our control app
  • Built in Web Server with browser control
  • DemoPad CENTROStore the DemoPad project on the CENTRO, and allow control through a web browser using the same customisable interface engine as our app
  • Designed with the future in mind
  • DemoPad CENTROAdded features will be available with future firmware updates

  • 3 x individually addressable Infra-Red output ports
  • 1 x bi-directional RS232 COM port (optional)
  • 1 x Infra-Red input port
  • 1 x HDMI output port/li>
  • 1 x audio output port/li>
  • 4 x USB port
  • 1 x Ethernet LAN port