X10 Credit Card Controller – Solution to a Creepy Problem

February 4, 2008 by Lisa 

X10 credit card controllerIn the days before I had my X10 Mini-timer, walking into a dark home was really creepy! You know what I am talking about don’t you? Groping around in the dark for a light switch, or worse yet, having to walk a few feet through the house to find a light switch! How many things can you fall over on the way?

The X10 4-channel Remote Keychain Credit Card Controller is the perfect solution to a creepy problem!

The X10 Credit Card Controller is convenient, as the name implies. It is as small and thin as a credit card, making it easy to stick in your purse or pocket. Better yet, you can easily attach it to your key ring, making it readily available to turn the lights on inside the house, while you are still outside the house. It works up to 100 feet away.

How Does the X10 Credit Card Controller Work?

You can control up to four sets of lights and appliances that are already connected to an X10 Lamp or Appliance module. You can also brighten and dim lights that are connected to an X10 Lamp module.

  • To control X10 modules set to Unit Code 1 on Housecode A, for example, press the first ON or OFF button.
  • To control X10 modules set to Unit Code 2 on Housecode A, for example, press the second ON or OFF button.
  • And so on for Unit Codes 3 and 4

You can also switch to another Housecode:

  1. Press and hold the first (top) ON button. The red LED blinks once. 3 seconds later, the LED
    blinks the current setting: 1 blink for Housecode A, 2 blinks for B….. 16 blinks for P.
  2. Release the first (top) ON button.
  3. Press and release the first (top) ON button the appropriate number of times for the Housecode you want to set. Once for A, twice for B, etc. The LED blinks for each press.

Easy right? You can’t go wrong with the convenient X10 Remote Keychain Credit Card Controller. It is inexpensive so you can get one for everyone in the family. Just remember to change the CR2032 Lithium 3V battery!

Don’t be left creeping around in the dark! USA, LLC


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