Home Automation Controller with Yun?

Discussion of the online video show SuperHouseTV, where Freetronics co-founder Jonathan Oxer hacks on his house using various Open Source hardware and software. [SuperHouseTV site]
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tarrinr
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Home Automation Controller with Yun?

Post by tarrinr » Wed Oct 29, 2014 3:05 pm

Hi,

I love your most recent episode about the Home Automation Controller, and I'm excited to get one set up for myself.

I have a few questions. I would like to do this, but instead of being connected to the network by ethernet, I would like it to be wireless. Is this the Relay8 shield compatible with the Arduino Yun?

If so, would I be able to power the relays through the yun?

Thanks for your help!

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Re: Home Automation Controller with Yun?

Post by andrew » Wed Oct 29, 2014 8:31 pm

The RELAY8: shield is compatible with the Arduino Yun, however it would be best to use external power for the relay coils.

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