Questions tagged [relay]

A relay is a part that acts like a switch that can be controlled by an Arduino. They usually are powered by sending current through a coil, which moves a piece of metal to touch a contact within it. (Note there are also solid state relays which act more like a transistor.) The moving parts is why some devices make a "clicking" noise when they turn on/off a light or another device attached to it.

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Driving 5V relay with ESP-01

I'm trying to drive a 5V relay with 3.3V ESP-01 with schematic below. I programmed the ESP to start a portal through which I can derive the relay by triggering GPIO-0 & GPIO-2. However when I ...
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How to close humidity sensor at specific humidity

I am using dht humidity and temperature sensor on arduino and i would like to add relay and buzzer on the system. What I would like to do is to close it via buzzer and on 65% humidity run buzzer. The ...
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I'm desperate and need help with MFRC522 (stops working randomly)

I've made a light switcher that switches lights on for 15s after a correct tag is presented, and also when door is opened for 6 seconds (its for outside) so i can see a keyhole after leaving for a ...
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Help with NodeMCU based smart switch

The project I'm planning is to use a NodeMCU at each electrical board in house to control lights and fans via relays. Each MCU will communicate via MQTT over WiFi to a Raspberry Pi 4 from where I can ...
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error ph meter cant show the data [duplicate]

im using ph meter DFROBOT v1.0 at i compiled the code from the DFROBOT web this is the code * # This sample code is used to test the pH meter V1.0. # Editor : YouYou # Ver : 1.0 # Product: ...
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Peculiar relay behavior from POST

I am trying to toggle on/off between two separate HTTP request. One submit button to turn it on, and another separate submit button to turn it off. I expect the device to launch in the off/low 0V ...
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Turn on relay for amount of time by continuous input

I have a project having two input status first the input is not continuous the output buzzer relay will be on for 10 seconds and then turned off or it can be off directly by push button the second ...
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How to use a push button & transistor as a kickstarter for power supply?

My goal is to save energy, and I intend to do so by powering a chip with itself, and cut power whenever unnecessary. The best image I can have is of a startled monkey who jumps on the branch, screams ...
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What Kind of relay module to use if i want to turn on or off high voltage appliances like AC? [closed]

What kind of relay module to use if i want to turn on or off my AC (which is a 1.5 ton bluestar) using arduino. Like we use a 5v relay for small appliances like fan and lights, what to use if i want ...
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Relay module works reverse [closed]

16 channel Relay module led is ON when pin is LOW and OFF when pin is HIGH, how to reverse that? Could you please help me
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Can I Make a Radio Frequency Remote with Arduino

Im doing a project where i'm using arduino with a RF Receiver 433MHz. Where i press a button on a RF remote to make the lights or anything that i connect to the relay modules which in turn are ...
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Can i connect in pin of relay module to Analog pins of arduino instead of digital pin?

Im a complete beginner Im making a project using relay modules and arduino. but all the digital pins of my arduino are filled. I wanted to ask if i can use the analog pins to connect my relay module ...
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Which relay module to buy and what is the difference between 1 channel and 2 channel relay boards

I wanted to d a simple circuit using Arduino to control the lights in my house. But i do not know which relay module to use my house runs on standard 220v ac. Can anyone tell me weather this relay ...
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how to stop the relay after it is getting on and let the sensor get the result

I want to provide a delay in the following iteration reading so that the sensor can read the condition after the pump starts. void loop() { //-------------Fungsi Read sensor----------- // ...
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Relays just switch ON and OFF on delay(), not on millis()

I use fuzzy logic for the running time of relays, but the relays just switch ON and OFF at the interval of the delay() I put at the end of loop. This is my code: void loop () { ph = -180/100.0; ...
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Remove a sudden pulse on pin d3 of nodemcu when powering it up [duplicate]

I am using node mcu and a 2 channel relay connected to the motor via pin d3. When I power on the circuit, it shoots a pulse to the relay and i think it will damage the motor. Please suggest me how to ...
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controlling 2 sensor and 3 pump using millis

i make a 3 pump for output and im using millis for it, i want to stop if rach the intervalm now in my code its still looping not realy stop for it thx int pump1 = 5;//pin D5 int pump2 = 6;//pin D6 int ...
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Module that can both detect Voltage (12V) and Control current [closed]

I need a module for ARDUINO that can both detect Voltage (12V) and Control current between 2 pins (12V), like a relay on another device I have found relay modules to control pins and another module ...
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Connect 5V relay to ESP32 WROVER B board

I need to use a ESP32 WROVER B based MCU board with a standard (cheap) one-channel 5V relay (e.g. to switch on a mains-power appliance). Attempted removal of excess solder around the headers ...
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Digital pin output voltage fall down when driving a relay

I'm trying to trigger 8 different 5V relays using arduino atmega 2560. the relays (70Ohm coil) are powered by an external 5V source, and im trying to trigger them through a driving stage which ...
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Can I control solid state relay directly from arduino digital pin?

I want to switch on/off some AC device using solid state Omron G3MB relay I know that for magnetic relay there should be transistor and flyback diode, but what about SSR? Can I connect it directly to ...
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Ultrasonic Sensor(HC-SR04) recording random distance

I am am trying to make a code which automatically controls relay on basis of ultrasonic sensor measurements. I am using a nodeMCU as a microcontroller rather than an arduino. The relay and the ...
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How do I control a conveyor to start and stop in same location using optical rotary encoder

I am a complete novice at arduino. I just want to know if this is possible before I start investing in components. I need to start and stop a chain drive conveyor {can't slip} powered by a 12 volt ...
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Detect 2 wire thermostat output

I have a 2 wire thermostat. R is +24VAC, W is Heater. I have no Ground wire (C), and I cannot open the thermostat. When the heater goes on, the thermostat internal relay gets powered and connects R ...
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XH-M131 Photoresistor Relay Module NC position

I have purchased XH-M131 Photoresistor Relay Module to automatically light my outdoor yard at sunset and turn it off at sunrise. I'ts working as it is supposed to, However, if I power off the relay, ...
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Relay starts trigger about 6 times when connecting arduino to laptop

I have a fairly simple code to turn a relay on-off every 2 seconds When i attach the USB of the arduino Uno to the laptop, it goes into a frenzy and the relay triggers on off for 6 times within 3-4 ...
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Sequencing air pistons proble - Help please?

I am a beginner trying to activate 2 sets of 3 air pistons sequentially by going through the YouTube Tutorials... Help, please, pretty please?? :-) There are 3 sets of 2 pistons, each set working in ...
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Unable to hear the click sound from the relay [closed]

I am using a 5v 2 channel relay module with arduino nano to turn on and off using RTC. I am able to see the LED on the relay turn on but unable to hear the click sound and the relay does not turn my ...
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What is the proper wiring for relay module?

I want to know the recommended wiring for relay. I am setting it up as NO. Where should I connect the relay, the hot wire or the ground wire? Where should I connect the wire going to bulb, NO or C ...
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Most Efficient & Cost Effective Home Automation Setup

I managed to build a system using Wemos D1 R1 connected to my website to retrieve data to power on or off a 5V relay. Now I would like to expand the project to control all my house outlet. Assuming I ...
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Controling 5V relay with Wemos D1 R1

I would like to control a 5V relay with Wemos D1 R1 module through webserver. I'm using the following modules: Tongling 5vdc Relay Wemos D1 R1 I'm using the following schematic: and here is the ...
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Switching a Solenoid Using Arduino's 5V Output?

I'm a bit stumped on how to switch on a solenoid using a transistor using my Arduino Nano's 5v Output. The solenoid runs on 12V, so I used an NPN transistor to connect the 12V source to the solenoid ...
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What would you change to make this circuit safer and more efficient?

I have a 24v battery bank and need to power a 24v pump for a duck pond. In my existing setup, I have a submersible pump with, effectively, a 100% duty cycle but this pump is not submersible and while ...
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Relay with NodeMCU is not working

I'm using a Relay Channel and NodeMCU(8266-WIFI). When i trigger the connection, LED Turns ON in Node MCU But the Relay connection is not working. I'm not sure what is the issue, Please help to fix it....
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How to prevent flickering relay upon waking from deep sleep using ESP01 board?

I have a cheap ESP01 relay module and am using it with ESPEasy. I soldered the GPIO pin 16 to RST to allow deep sleep and that all works great. However when the unit wakes up the relay flickers quite ...
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Relay + Arduino uses too much power for battery to handle. Which solution is best?

You can see in my crumby schematic that I am using a Non-latching relay to turn on a 3A circuit (one of them arc lighters), which is powered by a 25C (supposedly) lipo battery. That same battery also ...
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Connecting a time on/off circuit and my adafruit neopixel light strip

I'm new to programming and hardware so be gentle. I've used this tutorial https://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Ultra-Mega-Timers/ to create a time on/off circuit. I'm attempting to connect some ...
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EMI resets atmega on switching ON relay with inductive load like a 230v fan

I am making an automation device. I am using an atmega8a to control 6 relays. The setup is standard, 220v load, 5v dc coil, flyback diode and an NPN transistor to trigger with atmega pin. The problem ...
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Using Arduino to control a high voltage DC device

I am an amateur hobby electronics enthusiast , and given the situation , I too am trying to make a contactless hand Sanitizing system like everyone else. My project requires a 36V DC solenoid valve to ...
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DH11 and uno relay controle fridge

I want to control my bar fridge with temp sensor and relay, This is my first project with code, i copied this: https://robojax.com/learn/arduino/?vid=robojax-DHT22_11_TM1637_relay But I want some ...
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Atmega 328pu as stand alone

I am used atmega 328pu as stand alone.i used 7805 as regulator. I regulated from 12 VOLT 2 amp smps. When I connect my dc 12 VOLT pump in between 12 VOLT and ground dc motor working fine but Atmega ...
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activate a relay with two esp8266 -12e pins

I have an esp8266-12e that I want to activate the reset side of a latching relay. The problem is that the 12e only puts out 12mA/pin and the relay needs more than that. I am using a transistor on ...
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Arduino 5V pump digital pin

I am trying to control a 5V pump with arduino and ultrasonic sensor however i can't make it work with the pump connected to a pin. I saw on the forum that you need transistor or relay but i don't ...
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How to set a timer for a function and be able to reset it in the middle of the process?

Hello me and my friend have to do an assignment for school but we need some help. We have to make a LED turn on and of with a button and a relay. But when I press the button the LED should be on for ...
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5V on HIGH Digital Pins, Only While Using USB Power

So I have a small problem with my Arduino Pro Mini here. May be worth noting that it is a clone, but otherwise this is still some weird functionality. I have done some experimenting so I'll just set ...
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ESP8266 reseted due to relay / AC plugged

My Wemos card is reseting for unknown reason. For example, the pump plugged on the relay works fine till 1am and then the pump stop. After a few research I figured out the ESP should reset because all ...
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To control the relay switching in nextion using esp32 Microcontroller

I have developed the code to control the relay switching on/off using nextion display and esp32. But whenever I press my dual state button in the nextion display there is some delay and I need to ...
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Noob here.. Need help with a thermostat controlled relay

So After trying several sketches for a LM35 and none working I finally found one that was giving me accurate results. The problem is the code is way over my head. I was able to modify it enough to get ...
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Desmos D1 + Numpad + relay can't put D15 pin on HIGH

So I basically have the following setup: This schema is not %100 accurate, since the tool I used to generate this did not allowed me to express exactly what I wanted, so some clarifications: The CPU ...
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Help, I want to turn relay constantly on until a difference is detected, but triggered only one instead

Help, I want to use arduino to control relay for electricity, i get data from a sensor and when a value is detected it should be constantly on until another detection triggered again, i can get the ...

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