[mythtv-users] Alternatives to X-10, was: X-10 Module for Myth?
dsnider at thesniderpad.com
Tue Jun 6 19:53:35 UTC 2006
Are you setting up the wiki on the Myth site (www.mythtv.org) or on
another server elsewhere?
On Jun 6, 2006, at 10:54 AM, Nick Ellson wrote:
> Yes, yes they do! My 2 year old daughter (who is a die hard MythTV fan
> BTW) pushes all the buttons and nothing was more fasinating to her
> the paddle dimmers from X-10. Only 2 75 watts bulb, but if you dim
> it over
> and over and leave it too often in a dimmed state, the switch melts
> down... or so I have learned :)
> Ok, back on topic.. I have never used a Wiki, any one that has set
> one up
> on the mythtv site want to help me start the page for MythAutomation?
> Nick Ellson
> CCDA, CCNP, CCSP, CCAI,
> MCSE 2000, Security+, Network+
> Network Hobbyist, VFR Private Pilot.
> On Tue, 6 Jun 2006, Dan Wilga wrote:
>> At 8:54 AM -0400 6/5/06, Richard Bronosky wrote:
>>> I used X-10 a few years ago and was very displeased. The RF
>>> got HORRIBLE reception, and I had the 3-way dimmer attached to my
>>> chandelier melt down and start sizzling TWICE! I love geeking
>>> out on
>> Having replaced many light switches that died after only 6-12 months
>> of use, I'm never one to defend X-10's poor quality components.
>> However, it sounds to me like you may have overloaded the switch.
>> X-10's low-end dimmers are only rated for 500 or 600 watts. Anything
>> above that and they either start acting weirdly or fry from the heat.
>> Dan Wilga
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