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In this tutorial I will teach you hiw to controll a AC device with your computer

Step 1: Utilities

you will need

-arduino UNO microcontroller
-windows so or better
-no sodder breadboard
-jumpers
-alagator clips
-serial cord
-some sort of power supply
-exction cord
-cutter
-seeed relay sheild
-9v battery and hookup
-flathead screwdriver
-time
-the ability to code in C language
-motor or LED
 
globrite2 years ago
A nice alternative is to use a Wattstopper power unit which is UL approved, has zero voltage switching and as a bonus has DC output at about 150 mA to power your controller. One such unit (B-120 EP) is available from Amazon for about $15. - Enjoy.