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I need a relay to run from an ATtiny85 chip.?

I need a relay that can be switched from an ATtiny85 chip output pin, and can be used at 120V AC and 15A. Otherwise I will need to use a transistor, but hopefully I won't.

What about the ATMEGA328 instead of the ATtiny85?

Thanks guys and gals.

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Geniusdude (author)  mpilchfamily4 years ago
Those are very expensive.,, I will be making quite a few of these things...
Relays can be unreliable and wear out over time.

The link was more of an example of what a SSR is. Obviously not the best priced one. You can get them for as little as $12 each. Depending on where you get them you may be able to get a volume discount.

Have you seen these power switch tails? Its pretty much what your wanting to make. 
http://adafruit.com/products/268
Geniusdude (author)  mpilchfamily4 years ago
Thanks for the link. It looks cool but I am trying to incorporate this into my small, ergonomic design.

Do you/anyone have a link to an SSR that could be used for my application? I'm sort of iffy when searching for such products myself since I will be "playing" with AC wall sockets...
Use an SSR