X-10 (was Re: controlling power)

From: Don Maslin <donm_at_cts.com>
Date: Tue Jun 26 19:22:57 2001

On Tue, 26 Jun 2001, Eric Chomko wrote:

> Mike Ford wrote:
> > > hey do you have any ideas about using relays or some thing connected
> > >to a parallel or aerial port to control the power to an outlet, you know
> > >like a dimmer switch controlling motors ETC if you have any thought
> > >or ideas I'd be glad to hear them.
> >
> > X10, why reinvent the wheel?
> >
> Does anyone on this list use X-10 in one of their systems? And if so,
> what for? Just curious.

Yes Eric, I also use X-10 to control the lights in my house. It is
handled by the small controller that plugs into a wall socket and is
programmed by a Radio Shack Color Computer. It has been chuggig along
for about 30 years.
                                                 - don
Received on Tue Jun 26 2001 - 19:22:57 BST

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