[mythtv-users] Alternatives to X-10, was: X-10 Module for Myth?
grimm at nickellson.com
Tue Jun 6 20:10:25 UTC 2006
Hrmm, I would assume the MythTV site as it will be directed at MythTV
rather than Home Automation itself.
But I am a first timer at this.
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On Tue, 6 Jun 2006, David Snider wrote:
> 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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