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    Computer control of external switches

    I'm working on a automation project and I'd like to use an old laptop I have to control several push buttons.

    Searching the net, gets way to much stuff to try slogging thorugh.

    Does anyone know of a breakout style interface that would simulate a push button switch being pressed.

    Having it software controlled is a must.

    Thanks

    Cam

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    Quote Originally Posted by rcctechie View Post
    I'm working on a automation project and I'd like to use an old laptop I have to control several push buttons.

    Searching the net, gets way to much stuff to try slogging thorugh.

    Does anyone know of a breakout style interface that would simulate a push button switch being pressed.

    Having it software controlled is a must.

    Thanks

    Cam
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    MIT may be able to help you with that. https://ist.mit.edu/help

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    These computer controlled relay boards will allow you to control a solenoid or three.
    https://www.quasarelectronics.co.uk/...d-relay-boards

    cheers, Paul

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