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alibby

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remote for boat
« on: July 19, 2006, 06:27:10 PM »

I'm trying to set up a remote control for a customer, so he may hit his remote control (Garage door opener type button) on his boat and light up his dock. I have a 3-way switch for some lights that must stay or incorporate this remote into x-10.

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Re: remote for boat
« Reply #1 on: July 19, 2006, 06:49:20 PM »

First the good news: It could be done. You would need to plug in a transceiver that would respond to the remote as well as put the lights on X10 switches. I have no idea if the range would be good enough, however.

Now the bad news: I'm not sure how weather resistant the X10 components are. I'd hesitate to use them for outdoor use unless you had weatherproof covers for the switches and the transceiver module.

I think they may make a non X10 product for this purpose but you would have to check a boating supply store for it.
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Re: remote for boat
« Reply #2 on: July 19, 2006, 08:12:57 PM »

I've install the radio shack remote with x-10 switches and for home stuff (pool lights, garage door lights) I'm hoping for something non radio shack
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Re: remote for boat
« Reply #3 on: July 19, 2006, 08:19:30 PM »

...I'm hoping for something non radio shack
All the Radio Shack compatible X10 switches were made by X10. Radio Shack has discontinued the line.

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Re: remote for boat
« Reply #4 on: July 19, 2006, 09:36:00 PM »

SO who has a working remote?
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Re: remote for boat
« Reply #5 on: July 20, 2006, 02:21:27 PM »

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