Use with the Firecracker (cm17a)
or Firecracker Kit
(ck18a) by X10.
Get yours at
Control for X10's Firecracker CM17A.
95 or Later.
Click the Download
button for your free trial now.
for the X10 FireCracker (CM17A)
Welcome! Visual Home Commander is a software solution that provides an easy to use graphical interface for
X10's FireCracker (CM17A or CK18A kit). It runs on Microsoft Windows(R) 95, 98, 2k, NT, ME & XP. Visual
Home Commander (or VHCommander) is designed to be easy to use without
sacrificing power or features. No programming experience is needed.
A newer beta version has been released for testing.
Many new features have been added along with several changes
to make it more efficient. If
you would like to take a look at it, click
Screen Shots of Main Window
(click to enlarge) (click to enlarge)
Very easy to set up and has many features not found in
most other FireCracker software.
- All Lights On. Turn all Lights (on a
single house code) ON with one click.
- All Lights Off. Turn all Lights (on a
single house code) OFF with one click.
- All (Units) Off. Turn all Units (on a
single house code) OFF with a single click.
- Point and Click Macro Setup. Record
macros by simply clicking on the command buttons and setting the time between commands.
Then just name it and save it.
- Run Macros from the Main Window. Run
your macros by clicking the "Macros" button and double clicking the macro name.
*Run multiple macros at the same time.
- Point and Click Group Setup. Create
groups of commands (i.e. all outside lights etc.) by just clicking the ON button for each
device you want to group together. Give it a brief description and click save.
- Simple On and Off Buttons for each Group. Your
groups can be turned On or Off with a single click.
- Point and Click Timer Setup. Timers are
set up with a few clicks of the mouse. Select a macro, set the start time and click
one button to create the timer. All timers can be started or stopped by clicking the
- Panic Button. A customizable
"panic" button has been added to give you a quick way to start an event or a
series of events for the length of time you specify.
Possibly the easiest and most convenient software application available
for the FireCracker (CM17A) device. Go to the "Download"
page for a FREE TRIAL.
Last update April 16, 2013
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