From: Watson 'Atto Parsec' Name
Subject: Re: Feedback of relay status to webpage
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Date: Fri, 11 Oct 2002 18:17:42 -0700
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In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
email@example.com talked about...
> Is it possible to feedback the status of
> an appliances [ex: TV,heater...] that are
> controlled by a relay to a website.
> What i understand is that there must be
> a client and a server that will connect
> via IP addess.
> These requires the understanding of Java/C++???
> Basically i have built this circuit:
> and would like to somehow send the status
> of the relay [ON or OFF] to my website.
> I would appreciate if someone can direct
> me to a similar project circuit so that i can
> have something to start on.
> I would like to avoid x10 stuff if possible
> as these devices are very expensive here.
> Hope to accomplish this soon with your help.
I think you need o give a bit more info on what you're trying to
accomplish. You can sense a contact closure with a pin on the parallel
printer port or game port, and with a program, send that to just about
anything. You don't really need a circuit. The above link gives the
description, but when I clicked on the link to the schematic, it said Not
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