Modifications for the X-10 Appliance Module
Updated: 05/28/03
Disabling Local Control/Current Sensing Momentary Operation Modification Adding Local On/Off Control button Modify Appliance Module for Fluorescent Lights
 
Disabling Local Control | Momentary operation | Adding Local On/Off Control
WARNING:  Performing these modifications are done at your own risk.  I will not be held liable for any issues that arise from performing such modifications.


Modifications for the AM-486 Appliance Module

I have used these Appliance Modules for many years. In fact, they are one of the first X-10 modules I fiddled around with! Below are a few modification I had collected over the years and others that I devised myself.   Feel free to send me your comments and suggestions.


Modification to disable local control/current sensing

(You can refer to the AM-486 Appliance Module schematic for this modification)

Disassemble the module
Locating the 1N4004 Diode
Snipping top lead of diode to open connection
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Modification for momentary operation of the Appliance module

(You can refer to the AM-486 Appliance Module schematic for this modification)

Remove 330K resistor
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Adding a push button for local On/Off control

(You can refer to the AM-486 Appliance Module schematic for this modification)

Remove Jumper and add mini push button switch in place of the jumper
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