[OT?]Controlling standard tabletop lamp from MAX – Urgent question

Oct 10, 2007 at 8:08am

[OT?]Controlling standard tabletop lamp from MAX – Urgent question

Hi,
I am trying to use my new Make controller+application board to solve a last minute problem in my installation that’s do to show tomorrow…
I need to use my Max/MSP data to control the dimming of a normal tabletop reading lamp- ideally 220V but I can make it also with a 12V lamp. Since I’m really getting into this at the last minute, I could use some pointers about how to proceed with this, or links to similar projects etc..
Thanks a lot,any help would be greatly appreciated and a true lifesaver
Nadav

#34067
Oct 10, 2007 at 8:48pm

Quote: Nadav Assor wrote on Wed, 10 October 2007 01:08
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> Hi,
> I am trying to use my new Make controller+application board to solve a last minute problem in my installation that’s do to show tomorrow…
> I need to use my Max/MSP data to control the dimming of a normal tabletop reading lamp- ideally 220V but I can make it also with a 12V lamp. Since I’m really getting into this at the last minute, I could use some pointers about how to proceed with this, or links to similar projects etc..
> Thanks a lot,any help would be greatly appreciated and a true lifesaver
> Nadav
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You need a 220V relay that is controlled by one of the digital outputs of the Make controller board. Here’s some basic info:

http://www.eleinmec.com/article.asp?24

mz

#114463
Oct 10, 2007 at 9:00pm

you could also use an arduino board (cheaper than a make board)

#114464

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