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X10 support for Insteon Driver
« on: January 01, 2008, 02:43:21 am »
I'm implementing X10 right now.. thought I'd throw out a question.

The specs state that MULTIPLE devices can be controlled with ONE command...
eg: A1 B2 C3 ON ( or, 3 bytes of Unit/House codes, and 1 Command code)

Are there any complaints with me just implementing 'simple' commands?  Like A1 ON, A1 OFF, etc.
(1 House/Unit Code, and 1 Command Code)

Looking at the specs, there are a few ways to do it.. but for now, I'd like to keep it simple..

Thanks for your input...

BTW, the bidirectional works well.

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Re: X10 support for Insteon Driver
« Reply #1 on: January 01, 2008, 11:45:28 am »
Ok, lack of responses answered the question... Simple support it is..
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Re: X10 support for Insteon Driver
« Reply #2 on: January 01, 2008, 03:29:19 pm »
I'm implementing X10 right now.. thought I'd throw out a question.

The specs state that MULTIPLE devices can be controlled with ONE command...
eg: A1 B2 C3 ON ( or, 3 bytes of Unit/House codes, and 1 Command code)

Are there any complaints with me just implementing 'simple' commands?  Like A1 ON, A1 OFF, etc.
(1 House/Unit Code, and 1 Command Code)

Looking at the specs, there are a few ways to do it.. but for now, I'd like to keep it simple..

Thanks for your input...

BTW, the bidirectional works well.

Dan


My recollection from a long way back when we last tested X10 with Pluto is that you could send commands to multiple devices with a single command using the existing X10 driver
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Re: X10 support for Insteon Driver
« Reply #3 on: January 01, 2008, 03:35:15 pm »
k,

I'm going to keep it simple for now..  I can always add that later..

I think the reception of X10 Sensors is going to be the big bonus here.. PIR sensors, etc..

that is all simple House/Unit Command sequences..

Regards,

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Re: X10 support for Insteon Driver
« Reply #4 on: January 01, 2008, 06:48:18 pm »
HAL-HOUSE?

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Re: X10 support for Insteon Driver
« Reply #5 on: January 02, 2008, 12:34:40 am »
HAL-HOUSE?

"No, I'm afraid I can't do that, Dan."

"Just what...do you think you're doing....Dan?"

"Daisy.....Daisy.....give me your answer do......"


-Thom

LOL!!

I already have the TTS engine saying "Good morning Dan" and "Good night Dan"
When I select TV on my station, it says "Just what do you think you are doing, dan?"

Too funny..
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Re: X10 support for Insteon Driver
« Reply #6 on: January 02, 2008, 01:21:44 am »
HAL-HOUSE?

"No, I'm afraid I can't do that, Dan."

"Just what...do you think you're doing....Dan?"

"Daisy.....Daisy.....give me your answer do......"


-Thom

LOL!!

I already have the TTS engine saying "Good morning Dan" and "Good night Dan"
When I select TV on my station, it says "Just what do you think you are doing, dan?"

Too funny..

Some notes on what your doing with the TTS engine abd scenarios etc would be good to see ;-)
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Re: X10 support for Insteon Driver
« Reply #7 on: January 02, 2008, 01:37:02 am »
Heh, It's pretty simple, I just followed the wiki..

I'm in 'coding' mode right now.. I'll do a quick write up later...

Dan
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