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Offline Maco

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Re: RS232 quad relay controller
« Reply #60 on: December 30, 2012, 04:00:10 pm »
I have one more question/idea looking at the seller of this quad-relay product:
There is 8-output controller available:
http://www.ebay.com/itm/RS232-oct-power-mosfet-controller-8-way-DC-1A-module-http-web-TCPIP-network-/170941238738?_trksid=p2046732.m2060&_trkparms=aid%3D111000%26algo%3DREC.CURRENT%26ao%3D1%26asc%3D27%26meid%3D4528766664005581407%26pid%3D100040%26prg%3D1011%26rk%3D3%26sd%3D170893392585%26
which I can think of using to controll my several devices (entry gate, garage door, entry door, ...).

Do you think this device can be controlled by the same plug-in with some slight modifications ?

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Re: RS232 quad relay controller
« Reply #61 on: January 06, 2013, 01:33:09 pm »
I have one more question/idea looking at the seller of this quad-relay product:
There is 8-output controller available:
http://www.ebay.com/itm/RS232-oct-power-mosfet-controller-8-way-DC-1A-module-http-web-TCPIP-network-/170941238738?_trksid=p2046732.m2060&_trkparms=aid%3D111000%26algo%3DREC.CURRENT%26ao%3D1%26asc%3D27%26meid%3D4528766664005581407%26pid%3D100040%26prg%3D1011%26rk%3D3%26sd%3D170893392585%26
which I can think of using to controll my several devices (entry gate, garage door, entry door, ...).

Do you think this device can be controlled by the same plug-in with some slight modifications ?

Hello

Yes, I do believe it will be easy to modify the plugin to support that card.

If you buy, send me the docs. and I will look into it.

TommyE

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Re: RS232 quad relay controller
« Reply #62 on: January 06, 2013, 02:26:28 pm »
Thank you TommyE !

I have contacted the seller to ask the question how different control of this 8-output borad is different from quad relay controller and here is the answer I have got: "The command is similar. The command for the 1st four ways are exactly the same" so this is very promising.

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Re: RS232 quad relay controller
« Reply #63 on: January 07, 2013, 08:32:35 am »
Thank you TommyE !

I have contacted the seller to ask the question how different control of this 8-output borad is different from quad relay controller and here is the answer I have got: "The command is similar. The command for the 1st four ways are exactly the same" so this is very promising.

Ok, but looking at the specs. I have for my relay I can't really say I understand what the commands for the last four relays will be.
If you can get the documentation I will modify my files to support 8 relays.

TommyE



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Re: RS232 quad relay controller
« Reply #64 on: January 08, 2013, 01:07:08 pm »
TommyE,

Thank you in advance.

I attach documentation. Hope this is "natural" extention of quad relay board.

Maco

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Re: RS232 quad relay controller
« Reply #65 on: January 08, 2013, 01:08:37 pm »
Additionally I was wondering if this shoudl be given new topc/thread as this is not anymore quact relay but oct-realy controller... ::)

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Re: RS232 quad relay controller
« Reply #66 on: January 09, 2013, 07:19:57 am »
Additionally I was wondering if this shoudl be given new topc/thread as this is not anymore quact relay but oct-realy controller... ::)

Sure I'll make one, when I the modified code is finished :)

TommyE


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Re: RS232 quad relay controller
« Reply #67 on: January 09, 2013, 08:23:57 am »
TommyE,

I cannot reply for your message in Forum. Getting this message:
MiCasaVerde An Error Has Occurred! You are not allowed to access this section

You can mail me on my e-mail which is in my profile (I have made it open now). This is the e-mail: maciek@szalega.com

Maco

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Re: RS232 quad relay controller
« Reply #68 on: February 27, 2013, 01:51:41 pm »
Since I have the Vera Lite there is no serial port. Has anyone tried this with the IPSerial Plugin. Plan on using a Digi serial to ip converter. Thanks.

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Re: RS232 quad relay controller
« Reply #69 on: February 27, 2013, 01:56:12 pm »
There are several members user ser2net on varies platforms; including, raspberry pi. See http://forum.micasaverde.com/index.php?topic=12947.0

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Re: RS232 quad relay controller
« Reply #70 on: February 27, 2013, 02:19:35 pm »
I went to Radio Shack and bought an over-priced serial to usb converter/cable, but I haven't tried it out yet...  Will that not work in this case?

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Re: RS232 quad relay controller
« Reply #71 on: April 30, 2013, 05:40:20 pm »
Hi

Sorry to jump in here but I have been looking for ethernet controlled relay boards for a while from my irrigation and ended up buying this one http://www.robot-electronics.co.uk/htm/eth_rly16tech.htm which can deal with higher voltages and currents

It was simple to install on my network and works perfectly.

I would love to see a Vera plugin for it but have not got a clue where to start.

Would any of the work on the quad relay controller be a base to start from?

Thanks Rosss

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Re: RS232 quad relay controller
« Reply #72 on: September 01, 2013, 11:14:29 am »
who can tell with what exactly the device works plug-in? what version of firmware should I use? someone has screenshots of the interface plug-in?

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Re: RS232 quad relay controller
« Reply #73 on: April 06, 2014, 03:59:18 pm »
Would be great to know of some good USB-Serial cables that would work with a vera lite and this 4 relay board?

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Re: RS232 quad relay controller
« Reply #74 on: April 07, 2014, 12:35:30 am »
Would be great to know of some good USB-Serial cables that would work with a vera lite and this 4 relay board?

There is a list on the Wiki:

http://wiki.micasaverde.com/index.php/USBSerial_Supported_Hardware

This the one I am using:

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B006PIU2KO/ref=oh_details_o07_s00_i00?ie=UTF8&psc=1


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