[RFI] CFLs and LEDs

Andy ingraham.ma.ultranet at rcn.com
Mon Feb 2 14:03:45 EST 2009

> ... I use a lot of X10 controls in my home automation system ...

In one of the webpages I referred to the other day, they advise against
using CFLs with Radio Shack's "Plug-N-Power" system, which is Radio Shack's
re-branding of X10.  (The webpage did not mention X10 specifically.)

The reason is that the X10 devices send a small trickle current through the
load (for continuity sensing), and this may shorten the life of the CFL.


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