A new, long range RF X10 receiver extends the distance for wireless control from 2 to 4 times the current state of the art.
San Antonio, TX - August, 2003 WGL and Associates announced today the immediate availability of a RF receiver that allows most computers to receive RF wireless signals from low cost X10 transmitters. This includes hand held remotes, key chain, security devices and motion sensors.
The W800RF32 was designed to replace X10's ageing MR26A PC receiver. The design goal was to offer a new product that incorporates the latest technology in RF receiver design then couple this to an antenna that would out perform the MR26A. For more details on this comparison and typical user feedback see the following web page. (http://www.wgldesigns.com/comments.htm)
An additional benefit is that the W800RF32 is a true 32 -bit device. This enables users to now for the first time, to connect security devices such as the DS10A to their home automation computers.
The W800RF32 comes in two versions. One with a built in antenna priced at $49.75. The other is an external antenna package at $74.75. This version comes complete with a quarter wave whip antenna, 12 feet of RG6 coaxial cable, connecting cable and power supply. Both units are in stock and ship directly from the manufactures location in San Antonio, Texas. The W800 web site provides additional information on these products. (http://www.wgldesigns.com/w800.html)
The following home automation packages either currently support, or will on the next release: Indigo, XTension, HomeSeer, MisterHouse, Home Control Assistant, Home Automated Living and PowerHome.
WGL and Associates was founded in 1992 to provide engineering assistance to a number of manufactures. In 2002 the first home automation products were launched to fill a demonstrated need in the market.