[mythtv-users] Alternatives to X-10, was: X-10 Module for Myth?

Mark Johannessen mfjlaw at gmail.com
Mon Jun 5 14:57:44 UTC 2006

There is also the new Insteon line which uses a RF mesh network concept.
Much discussion about this and X10 on the Xtension list


On 6/5/06, Andrew Close <aclose at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 6/5/06, Richard Bronosky <mythtv at bronosky.com> wrote:
> > On 6/2/06, Nick Ellson <grimm at nickellson.com> wrote:
> > > I mostly live at x-10.com, with a few devices from smarthomeusa.com(for
> > > the high power RF transcievers and the Sprinkler System heads)
> >
> > I used X-10 a few years ago and was very displeased.  The RF receiver
> > 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
> > stuff, but I'm not will to burn my home down for it.  I now use
> > Leviton, and would like to find something that will work in
> > conjunction with my existing faedra switches.
> doesn't Leviton use the same protocol as the X-10 brand (X-10)?
> i was under the impression that X-10 was just a protocol for
> communications and one manufacturer used it as their brand name too.
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