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Free to good home: X10 stuff

April 26, 2020, 12:31 am

I have a boatload of X10 crap... I mean, good stuff! ... but I'm down to on e X10-based device in my house, and it's *not* irreplaceable, so I'm contem plating getting rid of 95% or maybe 100% of m... Read more »

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April 18, 2020, 4:21 pm

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simple door-bell to Android mobile-phone?

February 23, 2020, 5:55 pm

I am desperately looking for a simple door-bell to smartphone solution. In my (small appartment) household, i have landline ADSL and an ADSL modem/router from german company AvM (FritzBox 7490) ... Read more »

Control of Somfy RTS Motors over IP

July 9, 2019, 12:12 pm

Can anyone explain the differences between the Somfy Connexoon and TaHoma devices for operating Somfy RTS roller blind motors over IP? Read more »

X10 CM19A drivers/apps for Windows 10?

June 12, 2019, 1:20 am

Does anyone know of any apps that would allow me to use a USB CM19A on Windows 10? It worked fine on Win 8, but I can't find anything that works under Win 10. Read more »

Homerunner RBI For Sale

April 9, 2019, 1:00 am

Not using it any longer, works fine...$300 + shipping -- NOTICE: This Hilscher-Clarke Electric Company and all related subsidiaries and operating divisions e-mail message (including any file atta... Read more »

selenium training in chennai

February 12, 2019, 9:45 am

the technique, method, or system of operating or controlling a process by h ighly automatic means, as by electronic devices, reducing human interventio n to a minimum. a mechanical device, operated... Read more »

protocol for wifi smart switches and outlets?

December 19, 2018, 4:36 pm

While I've been waiting to see whether Zigbee or Zwave was going to be the future of home automation, wifi-enabled outlets and switches have quietly been getting popular. But... I haven't been ab... Read more »

Smarthome ICON Schematics?

October 24, 2018, 8:09 pm

Anybody ever reverse engineered the schematic for these? I've got a couple that have failed for reasons other than those cheap button switches, and I'd like to repair them, if I can trace through ... Read more »

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Automatic Cabinet Door Opener

What is the best way to automate the opening/closing of a TV cabinet door? I was looking at linear actuators but the price is steep for my application. Jim Read more »


OUTDOOR X10 outlet?

I use an X10-controlled outlet to control my low voltage landscape lights. The existing outlet just died (circuit breaker clicks three times when I attempt to turn it on) after about 3 years of use,... Read more »


IR543 and Macros

I have a CM11a computer module with a couple macros set up in it. I also have the Transceiver Module (RR501) and an IR543. I have to have the IR543, so my Universal IR Remote can control my X10. W... Read more »


Simpl Windows Crestron

Hello I am interested in obtaining Simpl Windows however it it only availible for crestron dealers. It used to be a free download but I cannot find it anywere. Please let me know if anyone has acce... Read more »


Need help with Compact Fluorescent

Need help with Compact Fluorescent California Home Our vanity bathroom has a 26W Nutone Compact Fluorescent 2 pin light / with fan - ceiling light. ( the light appears to be about 9 inches long) It ... Read more »


Forklift Cameras- A Potential Requirement in Warehouses and Storehouses

From decades ago, forklift operations have never been an easy task! Due to heavy loading, forklift operators tend to make blunders, which in-turn lead s to accidents and damage. As a warehouse/st... Read more »


X10 CM19A drivers/apps for Windows 10?

Does anyone know of any apps that would allow me to use a USB CM19A on Windows 10? It worked fine on Win 8, but I can't find anything that works under Win 10. Read more »


Best Starter - 4 Security Camera - DVR System

I have been asked to set up a 4 camera Security System for a small Retail store. I was in a store the other day in which they sell . Is this a good brand? This stuff fascin... Read more »


CVBS video signal

I want to take a CVBS signal from a DVD player to the other end of the room, some 20'. What's the max length cable CVBS will run over (these are phono style connectors, not SCART ones)? Secondly, I a... Read more »


Signal tracer / cable toner recommendations?

My two-part signal tracer / cable toner apparently grew legs. Leastwise I need a new one. Any recommendations based on experiences (I can google too)? I would like it to be general-purpose including ... Read more »