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Home Automation and Audio Visual


Make your house the smartest in the street

Ever wanted to control your house Lighting (LED Downlights, Pendants, Led Strips) from your smartphone, tablet or better still by asking Alexa?

You don’t need to build a modern home just to get modern technology.  Obrien Electrical Engineering & Contractors Ballarat can automate your existing home, no matter the age.

Build a new home, talk to us first to ensure you future proof the technology!

Have a holiday home?  Wish you could automate lights and blinds to make it look occupied?  A home automation system can provide smart scheduling to help secure your vacant property.

Heading to the beach home for the weekend?  With your Automation system you can turn on the heater or A/C before you leave home, ensuring your holiday home is at the ideal temperature before you arrive.

Gone to work and think you left the iron on? Use your smartphone to make sure the power point is off!

  • Control Household Lighting from Smartphones, Tablets and Voice Assistants.
  • Air Conditioners can be controlled anywhere your Smartphone has reception.
  • Lighting Schedules make your Smart Home appear occupied even when you are on holidays.

App control

  • Control lights from your favourite lounge chair
  • Control devices when you away on holidays
  • Schedule lights to turn on/off at specific times
    (Acts as security lighting when you are away from home)

Voice control

  • “Alexa, Turn on the Living room lights”.
  • “Hey Google, turn ON the Air Conditioner”
  • “Alexa, Play songs by Elton John”
  • “Alexa, Tune in to New Orleans Radio”
  • “Hey Google, Turn off all inside lights”


  • Create a Scene to dim the lights and play your favourite Spotify Playlist
  • Create a Party Mood Scene
  • Turn off all Lights at the press of a button or simple voice command.


O’Brien Electrical Engineering & Contractors Ballarat can set you up using a wide range of leading home automation technologies including:

  • Amazon Alexa or Google Home Voice Assistants
  • MElec Stichy’s turn normal lights into Smart Lights
  • The Philips Hue App can control devices locally & remotely
  • Control Standard Air Conditioners with Sensibo
  • Clipsal C-Bus Home Control system
  • Legrand Arteor with Netatmo Home Control
  • Upgrade your Home WiFi to state of the art Ubiquiti solutions
  • TV Lifts

When you think of Home Automation come to the experts at O’Brien Electrical Engineering & Contractors Ballarat.

Call us (03) 4333 6900


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