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Offline StarkannonTopic starter

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Newbie help simple switching system questions
« on: November 01, 2009, 11:56:18 AM »
I am designing a system to have my computer wirelessly control 4 remote 12 volt high amperage (1.7 k/amp surge)  switching devices. It needs to have microsecond on/off capability. I have been researching for months now to try to figure out a solution and pretty much confused myself even more. So how do I make this work? URLs to parts/ code/ whatever.

I am most comfortable with Java, so if it can work with that then it is even more of a plus thank you so much for all of your help!

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Re: Newbie help simple switching system questions
« Reply #1 on: November 01, 2009, 02:37:18 PM »
It needs to have microsecond on/off capability.

I think that is where you will have the most difficulty with your requirements. Especially since Jave is, by its nature, a rather slow interpreted language.

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Re: Newbie help simple switching system questions
« Reply #2 on: November 01, 2009, 02:55:58 PM »
Yeah I can code it to do that with a good deal of effort, and on the faster computers the JVM will do whatever you want it to do and not really give to much trouble provided the commands are simple enough.

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Re: Newbie help simple switching system questions
« Reply #3 on: November 10, 2009, 05:28:54 PM »
You should be able to use a microcontroller like axon (  http://www.societyofrobots.com/axon/ ) or roboduino ( http://www.curiousinventor.com/kits/roboduino ), some relays, and bluetooth reciever/transmitter. I don't know about using java though. Here's a tutorial for using axon with bluetooth...
Axon Bluetooth Tutorial
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