Who knew controlling X10 via an Arduino was so easy? If you are interested in home automation and want to add some unique, or custom, sensors check out this website.
My current project revolves around using the Arduino and the X10 home automation protocol and hardware. The gist of what I am doing with this project is using the Parallax RFID tag to identify me and then use X10 protocol/hardware (Part# 1134B from SmartHomes via Amazon) to automate my home.
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i’m wondering if there are no simple, cheap alternatives to x10 to just switch on/off consumers and report status (on/off) of sensors via “powerline”. i have already googled for anything that came into my mind, but it seems i’ve missed the point until now…
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Thanks! We really appreciate the positive feedback.
Please note the above X10/Arduino project has moved to a new site…
This post is now available at http://michaelbparks.com/2008/09/05/review-x10-home-automation-with-arduino/
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