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Wireless control of a NC relay? Answered

I'm sort of a newbie when it comes to this stuff. Originally I planned on just putting in a NC momentary switch. Now my idea has evolved, I would like a momentary switch to wirelessly control a relay.

How would I go about setting up a wireless transmitter/reciever. Whether it be IR or something else.

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Goodhart

7 years ago

Unless you make the signal "really simple" (meaning possible false starts, etc), building it from scratch will be difficult for the advanced maker, much less a novice.

Hacking an already working R.C. device or the remote controler and receiver out of some device (tv, radio, etc) would make the job much easier.  

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mightywombat

7 years ago

You might be able to set something up such as a laser tripwire or similar. Look here and also check www.robotroom.com where I know there is a remote sensor project using IR.