[Coco] Appliance and Light Controller
Bruce W. Calkins
brucewcalkins at charter.net
Thu Apr 19 05:59:40 EDT 2007
What I recall is a command that was placed in the CMD directory. My hazy
memory is that it was called with arguments, something on the order of
PNP,##,##,##. This could be called from a Script, Basic09 procedure or from
the command line. I thinking it was Tx only. Interactive X-10 was down the
road a year or three when I got it.
I don't have the time this week root it out, fire up a CoCo, X-10 module and
verify my memory. (I don't recall if it ran on Level 2 or not.) I have two
classes in school where the last chapter test and/or the final test form the
pass or repeat pivot. Finals on April 30 and May 02. Then the honey-do
list kicks in. I'll put a post-it note in the calendar for half past May.
> I'm dying to know(if you can remember) what sort of stuff this includes.
> You see, I need something like an ACIA.dr driver that will TX and RX via
> the cassette port using FSK as the TRS-80 Color Computer Appliance and
> Light Controller 26-3142 does.
> I could define it as /X10.dd and run from there.
> I'm wondering if your driver can handle an interrupt from another X10
> device that will send data when it receives an input, such and an X10
> motion detector. This would be the cat's meow for the coco to do what the
> PCs are doing now.
> X10 is slow. The coco is faster. So, a coco with OS9 can do what an
> embedded computer is supposed to do in this sort of application.
> In security systems that use cameras, the coco can still do that because
> the video and audio(if audio is needed) are switched and transmitted
> externally. The coco would not have to process anything except to just
> turn stuff on and off.
> For me, this is the first thing in recent years for the coco/OS9 that has
> me VERY excited !!!
> If it does become a reality.
>>> Has anyone developed OS9/NOS9 software for this thing?
>> Yes, I have some. It is currently in limbo. Hopefuly I can get a 486
>> going once school gets out and get it transfered.
>> Bruce W.
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