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Subject: How to add remote control to traditional staircase light switch?

Date: 11/30/99
Posted by: Ireneusz Lula
E-mail: ilula(at)poczta(dot)onet(dot)pl(no spam)
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Anybody has an idea how to remotely control the wall staircase light switch? The circuit should be placed inside the traditional mechanical switch case, and must be supplied from two available wires (via the bulbs). The remote command should switch on the light (shorten the electronic key), and keep it on for at least 1.5 sec. During this time the supply of the circuitry (remote receiver and electronic key) is short-circuit, and the small capacitor must deliver enough current to keep the key closed. Current consumed by triac gate seems too big ...

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