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What Icons Do You Use/Need?
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OP | Post 16 made on Tuesday February 9, 2010 at 18:03
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vwpower44, I sent you a PM with more details. I am compiling this list to decide what to offer with 'for sale' templates.
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Post 17 made on Tuesday February 9, 2010 at 18:10
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Anything I can do to help, please let me know.
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Post 18 made on Tuesday February 9, 2010 at 21:44
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Might consider adding some PC icons for computer sources:
Mac, Windows, Windows Media Center (& Linux & Dos :-) )

DirecTV / Dish / Cable.

Game icons: XBox, PS3, Wii...
Post 19 made on Wednesday February 10, 2010 at 00:41
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I will just list what I can think of, some I probably have, some you may have already listed.

Home
Icons for Rooms
Tivo
Bluray
Netflix
Cable _box or whatever, I usually just us a TV
Satellite
DVR - covers last two
internet Radio - I use a globe icon
Pandora
Power - different colors
radio
Something for local inputs, usually L+R audio or 3.5 jack/cable, sometimes w/video
Apple TV
Ipod Dock
Squeezebox
Sonos
Game systems, i prefer to use the actual system - Wii, 360, PS3
Computer
Door Cam
Cam System
Light bulb -

For many icons I think a good before & after or Active state is important or at least a really nice feature. I usually just make the after state smaller to sort of look like the icon was pushed in.
do wino hue?
Post 20 made on Wednesday February 10, 2010 at 13:15
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I really like the Windows 7 icons...wish I could buy these somewhere...

Stay Hungry, Stay Foolish...
Post 21 made on Thursday February 11, 2010 at 03:06
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On February 10, 2010 at 13:15, vwpower44 said...
I really like the Windows 7 icons...wish I could buy these somewhere...

[Link: nhatpg.deviantart.com]
Post 22 made on Thursday February 11, 2010 at 10:01
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On February 8, 2010 at 06:43, 39 Cent Stamp said...
Do you have a website that i can link to from my GUI blog nerieru? You can send it as a private message if you would like. Thank You.

I'm still working on it, it's not quite 'finished' yet. (I reckon you know the feeling :P)

I don't want to put it out till I do make it 'perfect' (at least good enough for me to not be ashamed)

I'll post it here when I launch it though :). (And a link back of course)

Thank you for your interest :)

Nothing to add so far (to your list)
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OP | Post 23 made on Sunday February 14, 2010 at 00:24
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This is an update. I made a few decisions and i have a few questions. I am trying to keep the icon set right around 100 or 150 including the weather and win applications. I plan to do 256X256/128X128/64X64 and a inactive and active state of each. Hoping to wrap this up in 2 weeks. Thanks everyone for your help.

#1. Please add in the names of your local cable company if you don't see it here. I am including a CABLE TV icon for anything i miss but i want the set as complete as possible.

#2. What about other products like pandora or sonos or the ipod do you use often?

#3. What are you using room icons for?

Note : I am ading a bunch of weather icons for weather modules.

Note: I might do a nice set of windows applications. We do 99.9% residential and i have had ZERO requests for these but maybe commercial or education uses them often enough to make it worthwhile.

Note: I dropped the musical instruments and genres from the list. I don't see a huge demand for either and both are never ending projects. For genre, a music note next to a text button that says "rock" will have to do. Musical instruments are rare and might fall under room icons.

This is the updated list. I have all but 10 of these done.

This is 72 icons.


Please add in the names of your local cable company if you don't see it here. I am including a CABLE TV icon for anything i miss but i want the set as complete as possible.

Speaker
Mic
Headphones
Music Note
CD
DVD
Juke Box
digital radio (xm)
Album
iPod
mac minI
radio
Plasma TV
blu-ray
Projector
Film Reel
Game Controller
CCTV Camera
Pad Lock
Sheild
Keypad
Alarm Clock
APPS
Earth
Gates
Gear
Caller ID
Weather
Swimming pool
phone
FAVORITES
Home
Intercom
hour glass
Moon
Power Button
Internet Explorer
rooms
Sun
Light Bulb
Ceiling Fan
Thermostat
Thermometer
Window with shade
Window with curtain
cable
apple tv
pandora
netflix
Boxee
directv
dish
Vudu
comcast
time warner
cox
Verizon fios
att uverse
DVR
Multimedia Player
Settings (screw driver wrench)
TIVO
hd radio
block buster
sprinkler
garage door
xbox
ps3
wii
squeeze box
sonos
computer
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Post 24 made on Wednesday February 17, 2010 at 09:26
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A few comments:
The complete list would be easier to check against if it were alphabetized or grouped in some order.

I didn't see Cablevision listed as a cable company.

I like to use a generic NIGHT and DAY icon to control some preset lighting themes.

Sirius XM

Slacker Radio

Last FM

Green Power On, Red Power Off

Decora style light switch
Post 25 made on Wednesday February 17, 2010 at 18:37
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Here's a quick sort (NOT including your additions):

Alarm Clock
Album
apple tv
APPS
att uverse
block buster
blu-ray
Boxee
cable
Caller ID
CCTV Camera
CD
Ceiling Fan
comcast
computer
cox
digital radio (xm)
directv
dish
DVD
DVR
Earth
FAVORITES
Film Reel
Game Controller
garage door
Gates
Gear
hd radio
Headphones
Home
hour glass
Intercom
Internet Explorer
iPod
Juke Box
Keypad
Light Bulb
mac minI
Mic
Moon
Multimedia Player
Music Note
netflix
Pad Lock
pandora
phone
Plasma TV
Power Button
Projector
ps3
radio
rooms
Settings (screw driver wrench)
Sheild
sonos
Speaker
sprinkler
squeeze box
Sun
Swimming pool
Thermometer
Thermostat
time warner
TIVO
Verizon fios
Vudu
Weather
wii
Window with curtain
Window with shade
xbox
Post 26 made on Wednesday February 17, 2010 at 23:48
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OP | Post 27 made on Thursday February 18, 2010 at 00:29
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Any ideas for an icon to mark "Playroom" ? Most of my customers playrooms are surround zones with a sofa.
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Post 28 made on Thursday February 18, 2010 at 02:56
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 Biljard or a loungelike icon? Bar? Really depends on what they use it for.
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Post 29 made on Thursday February 18, 2010 at 19:33
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I agree the DAY And Night ICONS are needed.
do wino hue?
Post 30 made on Friday February 19, 2010 at 00:43
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How about a "Sonic Tap" icon for the new Directv music stations??

Since all of the XM is gone off of there now and all the channels just have a generic icon
The letters T and G are very close to each other on a keyboard. This recently became all too apparent to me and consequently I will never be ending a work email with the phrase "Regards" again.
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