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If you have multiple cameras, just point each camera at the nearest video receiver, and set it to the same channel as that receiver.
 
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Revision as of 19:27, 19 July 2006

Question

Is there any way to extend the range of X10's wireless cameras or Video Senders?

Answer

X10.com does not currently offer a signal booster or extender for the XCameras, but you can extend the XCam's signal by using more [sender and receiver) units. To extend the signal, you set the camera or initial sender for Channel D. The switch is located under the rubber plug next to the camera's lens. Next, you set the new Receiver unit (VR30A) within 100 feet, also set to Channel D. You now have a signal from the camera to the receiver. Using the audio/video cables (included), plug the Channel D receiver into the sender you just purchased. Set that sender to A, so it can transmit up to another 100 feet - to a Channel A receiver. This receiver carries the image of the Camera on Channel D from 200 feet away.

If you have multiple cameras, just point each camera at the nearest video receiver, and set it to the same channel as that receiver.

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