View Full Version : Can't get Basic Stamp II to work with X10 PSC05?

11-15-2009, 04:29 AM
I have my Basic Stamp II connected to the X10 PSC05 like it shows here www.x10pro.com/pro/pdf/technote.pdf on page 11. I'm using the xout code shown in the basic stamp manual but when I send a command to my lamp module nothing happens. The PSC05's LED doesn't even blink so I don't if my PSC05 is broke or I don't have it wired or if my code is wrong.

PJ Allen
11-15-2009, 05:15 AM
I did a lot of experimenting with X10 early this year:


Post Edit -- attached program

Post Edited (PJ Allen) : 11/14/2009 10:22:58 PM GMT

11-15-2009, 05:51 AM
I remember having issues with the hardware, the x-10 interface would not see the signal, I put an LED with a 470 ohm resistor to +5V on the X-10 output on the stamp/input on the PSC05 line.


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11-21-2009, 04:59 AM
I got it working I found that the basic stamp manual had the pull resistor on the modulation pin instead of the zero crossing pin.

PJ Allen
11-21-2009, 06:47 AM
It's clearly shown as P0 / Z_pin in my PBASIC Help.

I wrote about that matter in the referenced link.