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It is Sunday.  A day mostly spent with family…but I couldn’t resist bumbling about on my project…. 

Relay

At the risk of being accused of dawdling before I blow up our house, I have made a Google drawing of the AC side of the relay switch here:

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My way of paying attention to detail.

ChallengesBringOpportunitesIT WORKED!

AND I live to tell it!  Thanks again to Circuit Basic’s well written blog post: “TURN ANY APPLIANCE INTO A SMART DEVICE WITH AN ARDUINO CONTROLLED POWER OUTLET”.

The light goes on and off:

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OOHH – and look at the wire connectors:

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I was going to say how professional they looked…but they don’t.  Seems I can’t wrap electrical tape tight (among other hobby like talents).

I’m starting to use power wire from old cords, like the wire coming out of the NO terminal:

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