Author Topic: PowerStrip Mot  (Read 434 times)

HeneryH

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PowerStrip Mot
« on: February 23, 2018, 12:17:13 PM »
I have a use-case for a power strip with individually programmable outlets.  I'm currently using this old aquarium controller for my power https://www.neptunesystems.com/products/apex-controllers/apex-controller-system/ but would like to convert over to the Gateway solution for my power strip.


Anyone else want to collaborate on the design?

Would it be as simple as a hacked SwitchMot with 8 relays where each relay is wired to a receptacle mounted in a box?
« Last Edit: February 23, 2018, 01:10:17 PM by Felix »

HeneryH

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Re: PowerStrip Mot
« Reply #1 on: February 23, 2018, 01:01:03 PM »
Yep, basically use a Moteino rather than that WiFi controller the author used.  Easier to hack an existing power strip rather than build a new one from scratch.  Thanks for the link and ideas.
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Re: PowerStrip Mot
« Reply #2 on: February 23, 2018, 01:01:21 PM »
Something similar to this?


Yep, basically use a Moteino rather than that WiFi controller the author used.  Easier to hack an existing power strip rather than build a new one from scratch.  Thanks for the link and ideas.

Replacing with Moteino should be easy enough
« Last Edit: February 23, 2018, 01:09:54 PM by Felix »