The design of an X-10 compatible appliance module is described in detail. It may be assembled as-is or customised by a competent home constructor. All functionality is supplied by a PIC16C54 micro-controller at the heart of the module.
Schematic, circuit description and printed circuit board design are provided in Acrobat PDF format along with full source code for the PIC16C54.
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NEW - Code revised so PIC16F84 may be used in place
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||The Appliance Module utilises a tuned transformer,
model 707VXA042YUK, manufactured by TOKO.
The design notes list several suppliers of the TOKO coil. Not all are now good. The best supplier would appear to be B.E.C. Distribution.
You will find this coil on their web site if you go to 'online catalogue' and search for 707VXA042YUK.
They usually have many TOKO 707VXA042YUK coils in stock.
Their part number for the coil/transformer is 380042.
They will ship overseas.
They accept credit cards.
Their minimum order is GBP 5.00