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    RG6 Video Switcher Controlled By X-10???

    Has anyone ever seen some kind of RG-6 switcher that is controlled by X-10 signals? Is this something that could be custom built? (Not by me... but by someone who knows electronics)
    More specifically here is what I *wish* I could find. In my Leviton panel, I have about 45 seperate runs of really good quality RG6, all of them currently terminate into patch blocks. If I want to jump from 1 room to another, I have to manually go down to the basement and switch cables around. I would like to have some kind of X-10 controller that all of the cables, or at least some of the cables would terminate into. The controller would listen to the powerline for adjustable x-10 signals, and based on how it was configured, would jump cable "A" to cable "B" all via x-10.

    So.... Has someone ever heard of this? Would someone be willing to build one for me? What kind of cost? Any ideas will be appreciated...
    Thanks
    Bolly

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    is basically what you need. They are set up as a matrix with X output and Y inputs (X and Y are usually equal). They can normally hook a combination of inputs to a combination of outputs simultaneously. I've used 4x4 and 10x10 crosspoint switches.

    The inexpensive ones are manual slide switches, but the electronic ones usually have a pushbutton for each output, and a pushbutton for each input. The ones I have used also had an RS232 port as a control option. All those buttons would be a lot of universal modules, and I don't know of any other way to control it by X10.

    I doubt if this helps much, but if you want some vendors, let me know. The price was near $120 for a 4x4, if my memory still works.

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