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Topic: Arduino controlled single power outlet. (Read 361 times) previous topic - next topic

MaxPare_

Hello, im trying to make a single controlled outlet with Arduino UNO r3 project, and remotely control it with the remote and IR  receiver the kit comes with. Making the IR setup is fairly easy, but i really dont know where to start with the outlet.
I have a cut off cable with a plug on the other end, and a little outlet i had laying around.
Can anyone give me a heads up on how to use the relay to control the outlet (on/off with remote)?

ElCaron

What relay?

All in all, this really does not sound like a good basis to mess with mains voltage. Don't do it.

wildbill

Take a look at the power switch tail. It encapsulates the high voltage switching for you.

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