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Gadgets to keep woodpeckers away

August 1, 2017, 4:45 pm

I wonder if any of you came up with an effective gizmo that deters woodpeckers from cedar siding of a house, in my case a tall chimney. I've tried shiny streamers that were effective till they wer... Read more »

Re: JP1 remote control device files - where can I find them?

July 5, 2017, 3:43 pm

You have to be signed-in for the download button to appear between the File frame and the Author frame. Read more »

Trendnet 200 Mbps Powerline AV Issues

June 1, 2017, 11:42 pm

I've been using the TPL-303E2K Powerline adapters for several years to connect my IP surveillance cameras through them to Internet via my home's 120V power lines. The setup worked for me better t... Read more »

Arlo wireless Internet camera

April 29, 2017, 3:04 am

Does anybody here use these handy cams? Read more »

OmniPro II "No controller Data" after lightning strike

March 22, 2017, 11:38 am

I have an OPII with a remote zone board in a pool house. Since a bad storm all keypads are beeping and showing no controller data . The 2 indoor zone expander boards status LED are blinking rapidly. ... Read more »

refrankfurt logs 04th july 2015, 05th july 2015, and 06th of july 2015

November 11, 2016, 8:58 am

I am interested in the following for these dates please. Read more »

X-10 Wall Switch Pushbutton Repair

November 6, 2016, 1:19 pm

Hey everybody. I used to be very active on this group, but I have not post ed in many years. I think we have all dealt with X-10 wall switches with b ad pushbuttons (the WS-467 variety), and afte... Read more »

X10 European Lamp Module (LM12 etc)

October 5, 2016, 2:03 am

Although I live in Australia, I will head this request as European since the X10 modules sold in Australia appear to be the same as those in Europe / UK (Marmitek, etc) except with the standard A... Read more »

Energy use in "off mode" with X10 modules and LED light bulbs

August 20, 2016, 4:09 am

Does anyone know if there are any ill effects from using LED lamps with X10 modules. It is pretty well known that when off, the LED's dim but stay lit. If I do not care bout them being complete... Read more »

Florida Qualifier with active Alarm Contractor II license seeks opportunity...

August 16, 2016, 12:21 pm

Florida Alarm Contractor II retired after 40 years running a successful fam ily alarm company. Looking for opportunity to increase my income in retire ment. I have qualified three successful comp... 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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »