Barely Scratching the Surface of Possibilities
At first, the price tag of mControl might seem a bit steep. However, considering the ability of mControl to perform such powerful operations as controlling sprinkler systems and viewing security cameras from the convenience of your Windows Media Center PC—without ever having to leave your couch—the price tag seems more digestible. In this article, I showed you how to control just one device in one zone. However, you can set up multiple zones, which in turn contain multiple devices. Accordingly, using Windows Media Center, tag-teamed with mControl and the right X10 devices, you can perform operations such as controlling the lighting of your home theater as well as the temperature of your hot tub!