X-10 (was Re: controlling power)

From: Neil Cherry <ncherry_at_home.com>
Date: Wed Jun 27 06:41:37 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.

Uhmm, never heard of it! ;-)

I use it for Home Automation and the ability ot reboot the netgear router
should it lock up. Soon I;m going to write an automated script to figure
out what's going on with the router and take appropriate action.

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