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Brandt

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xpfm inline appliance module
« on: March 09, 2010, 01:55:16 AM »

Does the XPFM handle a 4 bulb t12 flourescent lighting fixture alright without the need for the 'nightlight' hack like with the AM466 appliance modules?
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Re: xpfm inline appliance module
« Reply #1 on: March 09, 2010, 07:06:27 AM »

I tested an XPFM Date Code:05A05 and it does not have local control sensing. Just a very small 'am I on or off sensing current'. It hardly even light an LED bulb when off.

I would think it would be fine. As it is marked "Do not mount with in 4" of the Ballast"
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Re: xpfm inline appliance module
« Reply #2 on: March 09, 2010, 11:52:03 AM »

What about a ceiling fan?
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Re: xpfm inline appliance module
« Reply #3 on: March 10, 2010, 06:10:44 AM »

Since it is made for inductive loads. I would think a fan would be fine.
I don't remember any messages here with problems with an XPFM and a fan.

You would have to take the physical size in to consideration. So it would fit in the fans base or electrical box it is mounted on.
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Re: xpfm inline appliance module
« Reply #4 on: March 10, 2010, 11:38:01 AM »

I did some searching on here and a couple years back people were having problems with xpfm and fans at the in-between speeds.
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Re: xpfm inline appliance module
« Reply #5 on: March 10, 2010, 12:31:59 PM »

That could be as the slower speeds may have generated enough noise to make them flaky.
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Re: xpfm inline appliance module
« Reply #6 on: March 10, 2010, 08:01:37 PM »

That could be as the slower speeds may have generated enough noise to make them flaky.
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I think they were turning back on if the fan pull chain was set on speed two or three. X10 is so inconsistent in their manufacturing, I bet there is a lot of XPFMs that have "local control" enabled.
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Re: xpfm inline appliance module
« Reply #7 on: March 13, 2010, 09:57:08 PM »

Everything went fine and works great with the '09 model of the XPFM on both a 6 t12 bulb fluorescent fixture, and a ceiling fan/light controlled by the XPT
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