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Exhibit A: Bill of Materials
Most parts are available from home automation web sites such as http://
www.smarthome.com. X10 wireless cameras are available only from http://
www.x10.com.
Item Quantity Approximate cost Part number
Serial Powerlinc computer
interface
1 $35 and up CM11A
X10 motion detector 3 $20 and up (each) MS14A-C or
MS13A
Door/window contact switch 5 $2–$10 Varies
Window glassbreak sensor 5 $10–$20 Varies
Water sensor 1 $20–$40 Varies
X10 Powerflash interface 11 $22 4060
X10 audible alarm 1 $25 7362
X10 lamp module 5 $10–$15 2000
X10 wireless cameras
X10 wireless transceiver
Wireless video receiver
3
1
1
$170 for all of
these items
XCam2
4005X or 400s
VR36A
Composite video input card 1 $40 WinTV-GO-FM,
00191
Kwik-Fix Stick-E-Tak poster
adhesive
1 $3 QSA2-01
Exhibit B: Software Versions
This list shows the versions of software components originally used to
create this project. However, you can, and should, use updated versions
whenever possible.
Description Version
Operating system Windows XP SP1
Perl 5.8.0
ControlX10::CM11 2.09
Win32::SerialPort 0.19
Virtual VCR 2.6.9
Exhibit B
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