Questions tagged [x-10]

X10 is a simple legacy protocol for communication in home automation. It primarily carried over mains cabling though a RF version exists

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
2
votes
2answers
196 views

Type of capacitor to bridge X10 signals in household power

X10 is a protocol for communication among electronic devices used for home automation where the signals involve brief radio frequency (RF) bursts over a home's A/C power lines. Household wiring often ...
0
votes
1answer
179 views

Using a box of old X-10 stuff

I have just been given a bunch of old X-10 stuff including CM11A Computer Interface D-shell-9-pin-Serial-connector to RJ11 (I think) RR501 Transceiver Module LM465 Lamp Module and several SR227 Split ...
1
vote
0answers
515 views

Receiving and decoding Manchester code X10

Solved: After much debugging I found out that it was the UART that was not working correctly (not sure why yet) and that port I used to turn on LEDs did not work (PORTC). So there were never any ...
-2
votes
1answer
68 views

Methods for controlling power outlets?

I'm looking for ways to control power outlets (to turn them on/off) remotely and to schedule them. This is not for my home, but for a larger exhibition hall. So far I have found two different ...
3
votes
2answers
323 views

Programming to read X-10 over USB or Serial

Does anyone here have experience writing a program that would receive signals from Visonic, or other X10 sensors such as door detectors or motion detectors? Essentially, I would like to write a ...
2
votes
4answers
6k views

Connecting X10 to Arduino

I'm trying to setup some DIY home automation, and I've run into a bit of a roadblock. I am attempting to wire an Arduino Uno into a RJ-11 cable in order to connect to a TW523 two-way X10 controller ...
-1
votes
1answer
464 views

Has anyone managed to get Arduino talking to the CM12U X10 device?

I'm pretty new to the world of Arduino and am trying to get it talking to the CM12U X10 power line interface device. I've seen lots of talk about the US based PSC05/TW523 but nothing for the European ...
4
votes
4answers
4k views

What is the best wired protocol choice for home automation?

I know the X-10 protocol. X-10 is a good choice or is there better?