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Lutron Caseta and Amazon Alexa Integration | HANDYGUYS TV

http://youtu.be/apB0VBVDrJE In this final video on the Lutron Caseta lighting system, Handyguys Brian and Paul check Lutron Caseta and Amazon Alexa compatibility. In a previous video, The Handyguys check the Lutron Caseta’s compatibility with the Google Home. Lutron Caseta worked very well with the Google Home Mini and was compatible with not only commands but […]

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Will Lutron Caseta work without the Lutron Caseta Smart Bridge? | HANDYGUYS TV

http://youtu.be/j1-aS1NGYeM In this video, Handyguys Brian and Paul look into what happens to your Lutron Caseta system if your Lutron Caseta Smart Bridge should go out for whatever reason. This could occur is your internet goes down or if the bridge has another malfunction. Do all of your lights stop working in this situation? What […]

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Lutron Caseta and Google Home Integration | HANDYGUYS TV

http://youtu.be/lYZJXsg5Wgo In this video, Handyguys Brian and Paul check in on Lutron Caseta and Google Home compatibility. The Handyguys have been exploring the Lutron Caseta system and all of its benefits for the home owner. The Handyguys have checked the compatibility of other home automation devices with the Google Home as well as the Amazon Alexa. Is […]

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Using the Lutron Caseta App | HANDYGUYS TV

http://youtu.be/NWOQege6SP4 To continue this series on the Lutron Caseta Home Lighting System, The Handyguys teach viewers how to set up the Lutron Caseta App on their smart phone device. The Lutron Caseta App allows for different groupings for lighting such as basement, living room, office, kitchen, etc. The app also has controls for the Lutron […]

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Is the Lutron Caseta System Worth It? | HANDYGUYS TV

http://youtu.be/MwLcMNdgKIw In this video, Handyguy Paul asks Handyguy Brian if he thinks that he Lutron Caseta Home Lighting system is worth it. Handyguy Brian explained that initially he was searching for a way to turn off all of the lights in the basement with one switch while also having the option of controlling each circuit […]

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Lutron Caseta Smart Home Lighting Introduction | THE HANDYGUYS

http://youtu.be/KE42BCSyq_E In this video, Handyguys Brian and Paul open up a series of videos on home automation lighting through Lutron Caseta Smart Home Lighting. Handyguy Brian has installed Lutron Caseta Smart Home Lighting in his house and talks about the pros of the system throughout the series.  This system allows you to control your lights […]

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Using Google Home and Chromecast To Play Videos On Your TV

http://youtu.be/eNQZoPc9eJo In this video, Handyguys Brian and Paul use Chromecast and the Google Home to cast a Handyguys video onto a TV. In the past few episodes, Handyguys Brian and Paul have been exploring the home improvement benefits that can come through the Google Home or Amazon’s Alexa. They have successfully also installed home automation between […]

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Google Home Setup Part 1

http://youtu.be/4ZZVr7xynRs In the last video, The Handyguys unboxed a Google Home device and installed the application needed to control this new home audio device. In this video, Handyguys Brian and Paul go through the initial Google Home Setup. In a later video, The Handyguys will go over how to troubleshoot the device in case of […]

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Control Leviton Z Wave Switch with Amazon Echo Dot

http://youtu.be/U-QMntz8uOI In this video, Handyguys Brian and Paul show homeowners how to connect their Leviton Z Wave switch to an Amazon Echo Dot. In the previous videos, The Handyguys unboxed and setup the Leviton Z Wave switch in Handyguy Paul’s dining room and connected the switch to the SmartThings Hub. The next step would be […]

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Leviton Z Wave Switch Set-Up (Video)

http://youtu.be/nUhOoOVXTxY In this episode, Handyguys Brian and Paul set up the Leviton Z Wave switch in order to expand the home automation in their house. This set-up allows you to use any bulb for home automation rather than a specific smart bulb. The Handyguys configure this set-up in Handyguy Paul’s dining room. The Leviton Z Wave […]

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SmartThings Hub Unboxing and Set-Up (Video)

http://youtu.be/JTVThQ_jG5I In this episode, Handyguys Brian and Paul unbox and setup the SmartThings Hub for home automation. In the past few episodes, the Handyguys have been going over how to coordinate home automation with the Amazon Echo Dot and the Google Home. They successfully coordinated the use of the Philips Hue Smart Bulbs with these […]

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Amazon Echo Dot and Philips Hue Setup

http://youtu.be/OrBLxfwri1A In this video, Handyguys Brian and Paul attempt to integrate the Amazon Echo Dot (Alexa) with the Philips hue bridge and LED lightbulbs. First, the Handyguys show homeowners how to configure the Philips hue bridge. They then attempt to connect it to the home audio device. The Philips hue bridge and LED bulbs are […]

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Google Home and Philips Hue Setup

http://youtu.be/-2jrzs2qd-0 In this video, Handyguys Brian and Paul attempt to connect the Google Home with Philips Hue. In the previous video, Handyguys Brian and Paul go through the process in which to set up the Philips Hue home automation. They realized that connecting the Philips Hue to the Amazon Echo Dot (Alexa) went smoothly. However, The […]

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Home Audio Devices: Google Home and Amazon Echo Dot

http://youtu.be/I1upXgCYgFo In this video, Handyguys Brian and Paul introduce 2 home audio devices: the Google Home an Amazon Echo Dot. Both of these devices have various functions, some of which may apply to the home owner. Over the next few videos, Handyguys Brian and Paul will compare and contract these 2 home audio devices particularly […]

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Home Security, Home Surveillance And Home Automation&

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The Handyguys provide an introduction to DIY home security, surveillance and automation. The Handyguys give an overview of these technologies in this episode. We may dedicate a show to each of these topics later in the year. If you have any specific products that you would like discussed or have any questions on DIY home […]

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