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Programmable timer switch

Posted on Thursday, December 13th, 2012 in project logs by DP

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Need a switch that turns on and off at set times? Here is a project by Victor that does exactly that. It’s PIC18F4550 based and uses a DS1307 real time clock chip to keep time. A small 12 volt relay acts as the switch.

This project, like others before, has started out of need: our 30+ year old mechanical timer for the central heater of the house has finally given it up. It would have been faster and cheaper to get a replacement from the local hardware store, but I decided to learn something new and I set out to create a digital version of it.

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3 Responses to “Programmable timer switch”

  1. Phuoc Ho says:

    pls send me Programmable timer switch
    tks

  2. tanveer says:

    can u send me compleate project.

  3. tanveer says:

    can u share ur project

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