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From: Fred Cisin <>
Date: Wed Aug 18 19:39:49 2004

> > A convenience, NOT A SAFETY! , "All-OFF" is trivial to implement with X10.

On Thu, 19 Aug 2004, Tony Duell wrote:
> X10 is not at all common in the UK (remember we have 240V, 50Hz mains, so
> just shipping X10 modules from the states doesn't help), and it's expensive.
> And if you think I trust electronics in place of contactors, you can't
> know me very well :-) (quite apart from the fact that contactors are
> easier to repair!).

X10 is not suitable for any safety related use. It can not be used
reliably for anything where incorrect on/off status would be hazardous.
(You use it to turn off all of the lights and selected appliances, NOT
to disconnect yourself from the mains!)
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