May 2002

DIN Rail Switch 2000W (AD10)

Now available as a CE approved DIN style module. This is a x-10 controlled “cam type” relay switch. It has several controls on the front….





Powerhouse X10 Lamp Module (LM12U)

Now available as a CE approved UK style 3 pin Module. Suitable for incandescent lights of 40 to 300W. Obeys ON, OFF, DIM, BRIGHT, ALL-UNIT-OFF…




X10 Powerflash Module – Review

As a brief overview, I had the requirement to send an X10 single when someone entered my garden. Initially I attempted to use the MS13H…




Micromodule – Review

The Marmitek AWM2 micro-module is the first to market of the new breed of modules supporting ACT’s A10 (Advanced X10) protocol. The AWM2 is simply…


X10 Infrared Controller

Similar to the Mini Controller the IR Controller (IR543 / IR7243) allows you to operate up to 16 modules via an infrared remote control and…


X10 Mini Controller – Review

The Mini Controller (MC460) allows up to 8 individual or groups of modules to be controlled.  The modules can be either switched on/off or in…


X10 Maxi Controller – Review

The X10 Maxi Controller (SC503) can control all 16 unit addresses on any one house code with individual buttons. The unit has buttons for ON,…


X10 PC Interface (CM12U) – Review

The long awaited CM12U finally reaches the UK.  On receiving the unit you open the box to find a CD with the “Activehome” software (Windows…


SmartlincTouchlinc V4.0 – Review

“Smartlinc’s innovative Touchlinc 4.0 Touchscreen controller lets you easily control all of your home systems” Well that’s what the marketing says anyway… My Objective: To…


X10 Sundown Controller – Review

The PHC03/SD533 SunDowner controller is that venerable old trooper the MC460 mini-controller, but with one crucial difference – it’s had a light dependent resistor grafted…


X10 Mini Timer (MT7222) – Review

The MT7222/MT10 (why is it that every X10 module has about a million different model numbers?) is the bastard offspring off a mini-controller and a…


Audiotron – Review

Ah ha, spent all that time on Napster and Gnutella, downloaded all those songs and now realised that you can only listen to them on…


Futronix P400 – Review

The Futronix “P400” Lighting Controller is a feature packed unit capable of controlling 4 circuits of lighting by a compact wall mounted controller or by…