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Leviton vs. X10.com decora light switches
I am looking for X10 decora dimmer switches. The Decora dimmer switch (WS12A) at $19.99 is *significantly* cheaper than the Leviton version (HCM06-1SW) priced at $48-55. Do mechanical quality...
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Is special X10 slave required for 3-way switch?
I have several 3-way switches in my house Both Leviton and sell a special "slave" 3-way switch for use with their X10 (master) dimmer switches. From the wiring diagrams it looks like the slave is...
 
how to buiild a Powermid Remote Sender
Hello, Is anybody a schematic to build a Powermind Remode Sender Extender Cable. It should be easy, just an IR emiter with a cable with maybe some electronics. Thanks, Gilles Labelle Montreal Canada
 
Restore State after Power Failure?
Does anyone have a scheme to restore the state of X10 devices after a power failure? Right now I have an assortment of exterior and interior lights controlled by dawn-dusk sensors and some CM11A timer...
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Does Leviton Intellisense really help?
ACT used to do a demonstration at trade shows with a basic X10 switch, a switch with AGC, another with "Intellisense" and yet a fourth being their own A10 product. All were wired in parallel to the...
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Need Fax/Answering Machine Recommendation
Panasonic, Sharp, Brother, HP, and many others make such devices. A quick visit to Staples would yield probably 5 to 10 different models, as well as a quick search on eBay for a "fax answering...
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reset modem
hello my broadband modem forgets what it doing every couple of days and it needs the power disconnecting for 10 seconds to remind it. i would like to be able to do this automatically when a program...
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is there a thermostat with dial in and wan ?
looking for a thermostat that I can check and program from the web and also dial into with a phone without a computer and check status and program, is there such a thing ?
 
X10 Motorized Traverse Rods for Sale on Ebay, any input?
I saw these X10 compatible Motorized Traverse Rods for Sale on Ebay. price on these is very reasonable as compared to Makita product. Has any one used these these?
 
Audio/video run with Cat5e
Actually I have two questions about using Cat-5e cable for A/V: 1. I have Cat-5e cables for my home telephone so there are four (two pairs) wires unused. Can I used these four wires for S-video with...
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Re: Problem CM11
Home Domination is a Wondows only package. If you're interested in Linux (or any Unix) have a look at my pages (1st link in sig). I'd recommend Mr. House if you don't mind learning Perl and don't mind...
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Vote on X10 product from x10.com? Do you like them
Ok anthoney voted poor: So far: PLEASE VOTE HOW WELL DOES THE X10 PRODUCTS WORK FROM ? if you have any of these please tell us so that others can know. Please simple excellent, good . poor and so on...
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Newbie questions on starting home automation...
We just bought a new house and are upgrading the electrical. As part of this project, I am considering some simple home automation. First step would be to control lights in some of the key rooms (both...
 
X10 Company Having Serious problems?
What has happen to the X10 Site. From there forums there located at: people are complaining that X10 is not responding to software questions such as why cant we get a copy of our software via zip file...
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Leviton HCC4D-1TW controller does not work with RadioShack Lamp Module 61-3002
The Leviton HCC4D-1TW controller does not seem to work at all with RadioShack Lamp Module (RadioShack Model #61-3002). Has anybody experienced the same and what can be done about it? Does Leviton...
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