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Old 4th November 2004, 12:48 AM   #1
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Default Design for IR Remote on/off switch?

I am looking for a simple IR remote on/off circuit. I would just like to use a single button remote to turn my amp on and off. The circuit needs to be able to handle the switching of mains power 115v AC.

Any Ideas?
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Old 5th November 2004, 09:15 AM   #2
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There's some remote control kits at

I've seen remote controls for christmas tree lights (so you don't have to go crawling behind the tree to unplug it); you might need to use a beefier relay, though. It's the right time of year to find those at the hardware store.

How about an X10 "appliance" module? Not infrared, and you either need a wired controller or a RF remote and receiver module. That's what I've been using to control power to my audio system.
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