Please login or register.

Login with username, password and session length
Advanced search  

News:

The Buster PiX10Hub is here! Created by the Community, for the Community.:)% #:)

Author Topic: Turn an Appliance Module Off when Security System is Armed  (Read 4497 times)

PJD

  • Newbie
  • Helpful Post Rating: 0
  • Posts: 1
Turn an Appliance Module Off when Security System is Armed
« on: December 04, 2007, 11:24:35 PM »

I have a DS7000 Security System, with door/window sensors and motion detectors. I also use the console to control Lights and Appliance modules set to the same house code.

Namely, I use an appliance module to turn off (effectivly disconnect) a garage door opener from power.  It would be nice to have the appliance module turn off when I arm the security system and back on when I disarm it.

This can probably be done using a macro --- any macro suggestions would be helpful for my knowledge. But, I dont have any macro facilities on the wiring as of now.  How about any hardware hacks for this?  Or perhaps something using a Universal module?  or both a hack and universal module?

Any ideas would be appreciated.

Thanks.
Logged

Puck

  • Advanced Member
  • Hero Member
  • ******
  • Helpful Post Rating: 171
  • Posts: 1799
Re: Turn an Appliance Module Off when Security System is Armed
« Reply #1 on: December 05, 2007, 02:07:05 AM »

You could try setting the appliance module to the house code / unit code that you have the PS561 set to.

Then the Lights On / Lights Off buttons on the security remote should turn the appliance module on & off (since the PS561 just transceives it as an on & off signal at the set address). It's an extra step but done with the one remote. If you have a newer PS561 that flashed a light when you arm it, it may turn your appliance module off for you then.
Logged
 

X10.com | About X10 | X10 Security Systems | Cameras| Package Deals
© Copyright 2014-2016 X10.com All rights reserved.