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X10 Arduino Macro Module

Maximize your X10 control by tapping into a vast open source code library.

BY JIM NEWELL

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With a little creativity, you can do some amazing things around the house.

» Place a motion detector in your mailbox, and have it turn on a light and sound a chime whenever the box is opened.

» Add a contact sensor and an X10 Powerflash module to your garage door, to sound a chime if the door is left open for 5 minutes or more.

» Put a proximity tag in your teenager’s car, so that when they drive up, the porch light comes on ...

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