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post #1 of 2 Old 11-19-2001, 12:41 PM - Thread Starter
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I have a Dalite Cosmopolitan Electrol screen (thanks to Jason @ AVS) and want to control it via IR (or IR-> X10 as I have a converter) and I'm wondering if anyone has solved this problem.

I know Dalite makes a $300+ IR kit for it, but thats a bit much IMO, and it requires converting the power transformer.

So, I have the included 3 way switch controlling it now. It has 3 wires coming in -- one hot(white), one up(red), and one down(black). So, I need an IR or X10 switch that will allow me to short out either white & red OR white & black.....and prevent both red and black from getting juice at the same time.

Does anyone know what can do this? I thought about wiring x10 light switches on each line but that causes the possibility of both getting current. So, I need an "A or B" switch.

Any help would be appreciated!

Thanks!

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Search the forum for an old thread about using an X10 module with an SPDT relay to do this exact thing... I know I posted in the thread, but I don't remember if I started it or not.

Ahh, here we go. http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/showt...ght=SPDT+relay

If you need a better explanation, feel free to PM me as I don't check in here too often now that I have a screen and it works...

edit - added link

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