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Old 07-12-2004, 06:35 PM   #1
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X10 Home automation


I've been looking at toying around with X10 products to remotely control my lights with my computer. Does anyone know exactly what products I need to buy to do this? It's unclear at the X10 homepage. From what I gather I need the computer interface (cm11a) and some lamp modules. Do I need anything else for this?

Thanks for any help.
 
Old 07-12-2004, 07:21 PM   #2
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Just get the firecracker set from x10, it has 1 computer interface 1 remote control 1 lamp Modlue and one transceliver module. I got mine for $20

-Joey
 
Old 07-12-2004, 07:47 PM   #3
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Thanks for the reply. How is that set working? Do you know the difference between the cm17a(firecracker) and the cm11a? One more thing: for your set to work you need the computer interface, the lamp module, and the transceiver, right? Anything else?

Thanks again for your help.
 
Old 07-12-2004, 07:59 PM   #4
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Okay I found my answer to the question about the differences in the computer interface here if anyone is interested:

http://www.geocities.com/ido_bartana...ould_i_use.htm
 
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It worked great until I tryed to take the transceiver modules apart and put it back toggether

-Joey
 
Old 07-14-2004, 09:47 PM   #6
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Just a follow up, I got the cm11a computer interface and a bunch of lamp modules and they work great around my house. If anyone is interested in this home automation, www.x10.com has some pretty good deals.
 
  


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