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Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Home Automation by Mark Edward Soper

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Chapter 5. Using X10 to Control Appliances

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X10 Appliance Module Types

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How X10 Appliance Modules Differ from Lamp Modules

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Installing X10 Appliance Control Modules

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Using Appliances with X10 Appliance Modules

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Troubleshooting X10 Appliance Control

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Although most X10 users start by controlling lamps and lighting, there’s no reason to stop there. Appliances from TVs and stereos to air conditioners are also “X10-able,” enabling you to start, and stop them with a click of your remote control or with signals from other X10 and X10-compatible devices. In this chapter, you’ll learn how to put ...

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