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Web Controlled 8-Channel Powerstrip
The issue I have beside the wooden box, is the number of receptacles running from a single power socket. If too many current heavy devices are plugged into this and turned on, it would easily exceed the rating of the wall power socket.
Magic POV Wand (yet another POV toy)
do we need resistor or transistor to bridging our pi with relay? because i thought raspberry only support 3.3v
MDF in not the bestest choice but it's ok. It can not be in flame, can only be smoky. BTW there are electric fuses in every house! - MilosL1
It is not safe. He's using an MDF/wooden electrical box to house his receptacles. Since this is flammable, an arc fault could easily start a fire. However, if the project was installed in a code-compliant metal electrical box, I expect it would be safe. I would also check to see if the relay us UL Listed, to protect myself from liability should it fail. - Mango123456
For the electrician out there - Is this safe?
2. The neutral split off to the 4 other outlets.When you say "split", is that the same way it was done in the tutorial? Does "split" mean 'in series'?NOOB
@bmikeb "Additionally, since you already have some redundancy, get 2 Pies and 2 sets of relays. Have each Pi able to reset the other (trust me, occasionally you may need this) and have all the other equipment go through two NC relay connections, one on each Pi. This way either Pi can reset the system."What is the redundancy? Can you elaborate on how one Pi would reset the other? An if either Pi could reset the system, how would the interface look. Wouldn't there be 2 UI's? Wouldn't that break the SOLID principle.
phenomenal project! Thank you @rleddington
I am looking to use this to control 24 outlets with one Pi. Anyone have advise for that?
Very cool! How exactly did you wire up the GFCI with the other sockets?
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