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Enjoy Convenient Remote Control of Lights and Appliances from Almost Anywhere in your Home

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AD HOC Electronic E3T-S2HWH Wireless Handheld Remote Control Switch, White

The AD HOC Electronics Wireless Handheld Remote Control Switch is a battery-free wireless remote that fits in the palm of your hand. Has two transmitters that send wireless signals to EnOcean relay receivers. When paired with an RF relay (non-dimming) receiver or a plug-in dimmer receiver, each sold separately, tt is the perfect solution for controlling lights and appliances form the comfort of your couch or bed. The remote can programmed to a receiver through a simple single-button configuration procedure. The remote is powered by EnOcean technology that converts the press of the switch into a small amount of electricity. This electricity is used to transmit a radio frequency (RF) wireless signal that communicates with the relay receiver. Add more relay receivers and control an unlimited numbers of lights with the press of a single button. With an RF wireless range of nearly 100 feet, AD HOC transmitters and receivers allows you to add lighting control from almost anywhere in you home.

  • Fast, simple installation. No wires. No batteries. No hassle.
  • Self-powered wireless remote provides its own power using a built-in microgenerator
  • Remote can control an unlimited number of relay or dimming receivers
  • Wireless transmission range up to 98 feet
  • Wirelessly communicates with other devices via EnOcean radio frequency (RF) protocol
  • Price: $74.43
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    Add Light Switch Control to Any Wired Lights Without New Wiring

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    Heath/Zenith BL-6133-WH Wireless Add On Switch, White

    The BL-6133-WH Wireless Add-On Switch gives you to ability to add an extra switch to any wired light or outlet, without adding new wiring. Connect the receiving unit to the light or outlet’s existing wiring. Then, mount the transmitter in the desired location.

    The transmitter sends commands through radio frequency (RF), so you won’t have to worry about unsightly and complicated wiring. A great addition to any room with multiple entrances, the Wireless Add On Switch prevents you from needing to walk across the room to the wired switch.

  • Controls On and Off of lights
  • Up to 100 ft transmission range
  • Controls 500 W incandescent lighting only
  • Wireless wall switch is battery operated
  • Wired switch fits standard wiring boxes
  • Price: $20.49
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    Save Electricity Since Lights Will Only Be On During the Night

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    Woods 2001 Outdoor Photoelectric 24-Hour Mechanical Timer

    The Woods 2001 Outdoor Photoelectric 24-Hour Mechanical Timer turns on your yard lights or outdoor holiday decorations on a set schedule every day. The photoelectric eye senses the absence of daylight and automatically turns on your lights – and then off a set amount of hours later or at dawn according to the schedule you set. This is a simple way to save some money on energy costs since your yard will only be lit up when it is dark. The timer has a rugged, weatherproof housing and a 6″ 18 gauge cord.

  • Outdoor Photoelectric 24-Hour Mechanical Timer
  • Option to turn lights on a set schedule every day
  • Option to automatically turns lights on at dusk and off at dawn
  • Use on yard lights or outdoor holiday decorations
  • Saves money on energy costs
  • Price: $13.98
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    Windows Based Home Automation Program Works with a Variety of Automation Interfaces

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    Advanced Quonset HCA10 STD Home Control Assistant 10 Standard

    Home Control Assistant (HCA) is a Windows based home automation program that works with a variety of automation interfaces to control lights, appliances, irrigation, HVAC and more. With HCA’s Scheduling and Green Mode features you can easily save money, reduce electrical usage, conserve water and improve safety by automating your home.

    The Home Control Assistant runs on any computer that uses the Windows XP, Vista or Win7 operating system. It works with automation interfaces to control lights and appliances in your home using X10, INSTEON, UPB, Wireless and Global Cache IR technology.

    HCA can be installed in a home with existing automation hardware. HCA can “spider” through all your installed INSTEON network and find all the devices and add them to your home design file. If you are using UPB, HCA can import the network from the UPB setup program. A new automation solution is easy to create using the built-in Wizards for creating a new file, adding devices, creating new schedules, and new programs. Once you have defined all the hardware, adding schedules and programs is simple using the Visual Tools provided.

  • Integrates INSTEON and X10 power line technologies
  • Supports IP addressed IR interfaces from GlobalCache and BitWise
  • Supports whole-house wireless
  • Multiple Schedules created by a visual scheduling tool
  • Unlimited number of programs to respond to events. Constructed in a graphical manner from over 60 different actions
  • Integrate into the HCA user Interface views of other applications: security, power management, and cameras using HTML views
  • Send email and SMS messages as part of a program action
  • Create and view INSTEON scenes in a graphical manner and remotely program those scenes into INSTEON devices
  • Bridge power line technologies by using multiple power line interfaces simultaneously. Create bridge maps to automatically translate between different technology commands
  • Powerful “whole house modes” for quick power saving programming
  • Background design checker quickly locate design problems
  • Configurable Alert Mechanism for handling exceptional conditions
  • Many tools for creating, viewing, modifying, and documenting the design
  • Configurable logging to keep track of sends, receives, schedules, and program actions
  • HCA is well documented in an over 600 page User Guide
  • Price: $80.00
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