I live in an apartment and I'm not allowed to screw around with
internal wiring. So I can't remove an already installed light switch.
Having said that, about two years ago I say a mechanical battery
powered device that fits overtop an installed light switch and flicks
it on and off at certain times - programmed in. Sounds pretty
I think I saw it in those airplane magazines - skymall. Usually its
Has anyone seen a timer device like this?
On 15 Apr 2006 09:56:08 -0700, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
I have one of those things. It screws into a light socket and sticks
out a couple of inches and is round except a bulge for a power
transistor. You screw a light bulb in to this. It then performs as an
X10 light module. You can turn it on and off from any X10 controller
that can be plugged into any 120V receptacle on the same power
transformer. X10 calls the module "socket rocket".
You can get these things from http://www.smarthome.com/2005cm.html http://www.smarthome.com/4030SH.HTML is a link to one of the simple
plug-in controllers that can be used with this. There are many other
X10 modules available on this site, including wireless controllers.
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