• Create BookmarkCreate Bookmark
  • Create Note or TagCreate Note or Tag
  • PrintPrint
Share this Page URL
Help

Chapter 1. Automate a Light > Motion Detection

1.3. Motion Detection

In this second phase of the project, you will configure a motion detector to send signals to the light switch you installed in the first phase. However, the motion detector you're using can't communicate directly to the switch because it's wireless. Therefore, you now need to install a wireless transceiver to receive the signals from the motion detector and place them onto the power line where the switch can process them. This component of the project is the interface between the human and the light switch.

1.3.1. 1. Connect the wireless transceiver

In this step you will configure an X10 wireless transceiver (also known as an RF receiver) and connect it to an outlet, as shown in Figure 1-9. The wireless transceiver receives X10 wireless commands from the X10 motion detector and transmits those commands over the power lines.


PREVIEW

                                                                          

Not a subscriber?

Start A Free Trial


  
  • Creative Edge
  • Create BookmarkCreate Bookmark
  • Create Note or TagCreate Note or Tag
  • PrintPrint