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Re: Flourescent kills X10

I'm not sure I understand what you are describing.

Light #1 works OK under control of an appliance module, turning on and off.

Light #2 works OK under control of an appliance module but only if light #1
is off.

Is this the situation?

"kviator" <kviator@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>Arrrrgh.  I finally got one flourescent light to work on an appliance
>module and not blink, turn back on when turned-off, etc...   What a
>PAIN IN THE A$$!!!!
>Now, the stupid appliance module on the same circuit down the line will
>not receive X10 commands whenever the one up-stream is on, only when
>the flourescent up-stream is off!!!
>The sad thing is that controlling these flourescent lights are WHY I
>BOUGHT this X10 crap!  All the marketing SPAM said it would work.  The
>just didn't mention that you couldn't control two modules on the same
>line if the first one is already on.
>So now I've spent hours searching mods and trying to figure out which
>ones would work just to get to this point.
>Anyone know what I can do short of replacing the lights with
>incandescent to make this crap work?  I guess I could write a macro to
>always control the upstream module first for all commands.  Maybe that
>might work, but I'm sure there's some problem that I'll run into!
>Extremely frustrated,

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