Video Tutorials

Below you'll find all of our video tutorials.

1. Creating a New Blank Project

Shows how to create a new blank project

2. Adding Devices

Shows how to add new devices to the project

3. Adding and manually Editing Pre-Defined Commands

Shows how to import command filesand manually add/edit individual commands

4. Importing Commands to Devices

Shows how to import command files into device pre-defined command folders

5. Adding Buttons to Pages

Shows how to insert a button object onto a page

6. Assigning Commands

Shows how to assign commands to buttons

7. Uploading to Device

Shows how to upload a project to an iOS / Android device

8. Working with Multiple Pages

Shows how to add and navigate between pages on the user interface

9. Object Alignment

Shows how to select multiple page objects and perform alignment operations on them

10. Button Highlighting

Shows the use of flags to make a button change its displayed image

11. Configuring App Settings

Shows how to configure the app settings for project download

12. Importing Graphics

Shows how to import graphics into the designer software

13. Object Mirroring

Shows how to mirror objects from one page orientation to another, making a linked copy

14. Object Animation

Shows how to show / hide page objects using flags

15. Pebble Integration

Shows how to configure Pebble Smartwatch integration to the project

16. Creating Building Blocks

Shows how to save a group of page objects as a re-usable building block

17. Using Building Blocks

Shows how to import building blocks into your project and use the command auto assign function

18. Using Gauges

Shows how to use a 0-100 percent gauge slider in your project

19. Using Number Variables

Shows how to use number variables in your project

20. Using Subpages

Shows how to create and insert subpages onto your project pages

Centro8 Processor Tutorials

Adding and Configuring a Centro8 Processor

Shows how to add a Centro8 processor to the project and prepare it for operation

Adding Infra Red and RS232 commands

Shows how to configure the RS232 ports and add RS232 and IR commands to the Centro8

Creating Timed Processor Macros

Shows how to create timed macros stored on the Centro8 processor

Previous Software Version Tutorials

These older tutorial videos relate to earlier versions of the software, but are still available for reference
1. Getting Started

Using DemoDesign PC software to create a simple home automation project for an iPad.

2. Aligning Objects

Using the DemoDesign PC application to insert objects & align them correctly

3. Importing & using a Pronto Database IR command

Using DemoPad Design sofware to import & use an IR command from an existing Pronto database. Used for home automation control on an iPad / iPhone via the DemoControlHD iTunes app.

4. Importing & using a Pronto Database RS232 command

Using DemoPad Design sofware to import & use an RS232 command from an existing Pronto database. Used for home automation control on an iPad / iPhone via the DemoControlHD iTunes app.

5. Importing & saving a pre-defined command file

Using DemoPad Design sofware to import & save pre-defined command files. Used for home automation control on an iPad / iPhone via the DemoControlHD iTunes app.

6. Organising and changing pre-defined commands

Using DemoPad Design sofware to import iLearn command files, organise & alter the output IR port. Used for home automation control on an iPad / iPhone via the DemoControlHD iTunes app.

7. Converting from Pronto raw hex format

Using DemoPad Design sofware to convert from Pronto raw hex IR format. Used for home automation control on an iPad / iPhone via the DemoControlHD iTunes app.

8. Linking to a Lutron Homeworks processor

Using DemoPad Design sofware to link to a Lutron Homeworks lighting system. Used for home automation control on an iPad / iPhone via the DemoControlHD iTunes app.

9. Linking to a Rako Lighting system

Using DemoPad Design sofware to link to a Rako lighting system. Used for home automation control on an iPad / iPhone via the DemoControlHD iTunes app.

10. Using system flags to simulate button feedback

Using DemoPad Design sofware to using flags to simulate feedback. Used for home automation control on an iPad / iPhone via the DemoControlHD iTunes app.